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  • Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates after victory against Germany's Carina Witthoeft during their women's singles match on day three of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN/

    Kerber celebrates birthday with victory in Australian Open

    Melbourne: World No.1 woman tennis player Angelique Kerber celebrated her 29th birthday on Wednesday with a 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-2 victory against her compatriot Carina Witthoeft, securing her place in the third round of the Australian Open.

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    ‘Will not let Kohli settle into rhythm’

    Cuttack : England pace bowler Jake Ball on Tuesday said the visitors will try to unsettle Indian skipper Virat Kohli with short balls and not let him find his rhythm while batting during the second One-Day International (ODI) cricket match.

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    75 aces, 84 games- but Karlovic wanted to play on…

    Marathon man Ivo Karlovic said he had been hoping to set a world record for the longest tennis match before his epic 84-game victory over Horacio Zeballos came to an end on Tuesday.

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    Australia rope in Sridharan, Panesar as spin consultants

    Sydney : Former India all-rounder Sriram Sridharan on Tuesday rejoined the Australian cricket team as a spin consultant for their upcoming four-Test tour in the subcontinent, starting February 23.

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    Back With Bang!

    Serena, Nadal cruise in comeback games, Djoko too advances (more…)

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    AB de Villiers fuels Test retirement speculation

    Johannesburg : Fuelling talk that he might call it a day in Test cricket, South African star batsman AB de Villiers pulled out of the upcoming series in New Zealand in March, although saying this was not a retirement call.

  • Kapil Dev inducted into Legends Club ‘Hall of Fame’

    Mumbai : Cricket icon Kapil Dev was today inducted into Legends Club ‘Hall of Fame’ in presence of former India captains Ajit Wadekar, Sunil Gavaskar and Nari Contractor at the Cricket Club of India here.

  • Stranded, without luggage but women boxers still pack a punch

    New Delhi : Stranded at the airport for nearly 24 hours and without their luggage for a good part of the competition, Indian women boxers had to deal with more than just opponents at the Nation’s Cup in Serbia but showed tremendous fortitude to return with half a dozen medals.

  • Aizawl beat Shillong

    Aizawl : Hosts Aizawl FC won their second consecutive home match, beating Shillong Lajong 2-1 in an I-League football match here on Tuesday.

  • Van Gaal retires

    London : Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has announced his retirement from professional football, putting an end to his 26-year-long illustrious career.

  • Haryana into PWL-2 final

    New Delhi : Sandeep Tomar, Rajneesh along with Haryana Hammer’s foreign exports helped the team register a came-from-behind win to enter the final of the Pro Wrestling League season two by beating new entrants Jaipur Ninjas 6-3 in the first semifinals.