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Star India Bags TV Rights on French Open Tennis

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Media giant Star India has bagged exclusive broadcasting rights for the next five French Open from 2017 to 2021, adding one more global event to its list top sports coverage rights all over the world. The tournament lasts for 15 days to be held annually by the French Tennis Federation. The contract covers media and digital rights besides making Star ...

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Federer Wins Seventh Cincinnati Final; Beats Djokovic

Roger Federer beats world number one Novak Djokovic to win his seventh Cincinnati Masters title on Sunday. The 34-year-old Swiss star is 7-0 in Cincinnati finals, recorded a 7-6(7-1) 6-3 win. Federer who knocked out Britain’s Andy Murray in the semi-final, will be seeded second at the US Open behind Djokovic. This win will give Federer a lot of confidence ...

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Paes and ‘Stanimal’ Wawrinka Enter Second Round of Cincinnati Open

Indian hopes took another step ahead in the Cincinnati Open as Leander Paes and his Swiss partner Stanislas Wawrinka came back from a set down to win the opener of the tournament. .@stanwawrinka and @Leander team for opening win at @CincyTennis on Monday. Read: http://t.co/HVAWEpGuAq #atp pic.twitter.com/bght2stZLD — ATP World Tour (@ATPWorldTour) August 17, 2015 Producing a slow start got ...

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It’s Over: Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov Part Ways After Two Years

And again, another tennis relationship goes down the flames. This time it’s Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov who decided to end their romance after two years. Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov have split. WHAT IS GOING ON, WORLD? 🙁 http://t.co/czIHIgSfQ6 pic.twitter.com/RY9jUU0Suj — Yahoo Celebrity UK (@YahooCelebUK) July 24, 2015 After going public with their too-hot-to-handle romance at the 2013 Mutua ...

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Wimbledon 2015: Another year, another setback as Rafael Nadal crashes out on second round

Unlike Rafael Nadal’s shocking 10th seed in this year’s Wimbledon pretty much everything was expected – including his second round defeat to Germany’s Dustin Brown on Thursday. Rafa (as Nadal is known to his fans) has been having one of the worst years of his decade-long career with just one title in Stuttgart, ironically a grass-court tournament where he defeated ...

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Steffi Graf: The new ambassador for Ayurveda Tourism in Kerala

Former world number 1, Steffi Graf registers herself for a new role as Kerala government gives their nod to the state’s tourism department to sign the German as the global ambassador for Kerala Ayurveda. After meeting on Wednesday, the state cabinet decided to appoint the 46-year-old as the new ambassador of Kerala Ayurveda in an attempt to promote the state’s ...

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Pune Marathas beat Hyderabad Aces to enter CTL final

Pune Marathas entered the final of the Champions Tennis League (CTL), beating Hyderabad Aces 25-24 in a tense South Zone contest here Monday. Pune will face Delhi Dreams in the title clash on Wednesday in New Delhi. Mark Philippoussis gave Hyderabad a three-game lead, beating Pat Cash 6-3 in the legends singles. Pune quickly neutralised that lead as Agnieszka Radwanska and Marcos ...

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Tennis: Delhi Dreams enter final of CTL

Delhi Dreams entered the final of the Champions Tennis League (CTL), beating Mumbai Tennis Masters 27-21 in a North Zone match here Sunday. Delhi Dreams got a dream start when Juan Carlos Ferrero defeated Sergi Bruguera 6-3 in the legends match. Mumbai came back into the contest with a win in the mixed doubles match. Alize Cornet and Tommy Robredo ...

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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic Defends Paris Masters with 600th Career Victory

World No.1 Novak Djokovic, a two-time champion in previous Paris Masters, Sunday claimed his 20th ATP Masters 1,000 title here without dropping a set after taking his 600th career victory over 10th-ranked Canadian Milos Raonic. It took the 27-year-old Serbian an hour and 23 minutes to brush aside the 23-year-old Canadian 6-2, 6-3 to lift the tree-shaped crystal trophy and ...

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End of Federer Days? Wimbledon Goes to Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer has again lost to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon finals, which went to his opponent for the second time and is the seventh grand slam title for him, creating history in tennis. Djokovic lost the first set and slipped a championship point in the fourth as Federer raised hopes of his fans with a remarkable comeback, but finally ...

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Roland Garros to stage Davis Cup semi-final

France is set to host September’s Davis Cup semi-final against the Czech Republic on the clay courts of Roland Garros, the French Tennis Federation announced on Monday. It will be the first time since the 2002 semi-final that Roland Garros will host a Davis Cup. In 2002, France defeated the United States before they lost 3-2 to Russia in the ...

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