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    Murshed named SAARC Open tournament chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2019

    Asian Tennis Federation announced Golam Murshed, the general secretary of Bangladesh Tennis Federation, as the organising committee chairman and tournament director of the first installment...

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    Late grooming stymies TT growth: Indian coach

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 12:00am on February 01, 2019

    Late grooming of players is hindering the progress of table tennis in Bangladesh, said Indian coach Anshul Garg on Thursday, suggesting the Bangladesh Table Tennis...

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    Djokovic hails ‘best’ Slam final performance

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    Novak Djokovic said he played his ‘best final in a Grand Slam’ to win a record magnificent seventh Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3...

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    Humbled Nadal says needs ‘time, work’ to beat Djokovic

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    A chastened Rafa Nadal said even his best tennis may have not been enough against a rampant Novak Djokovic after being thrashed by the Serb...

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    Osaka embraces pressure, eyes ‘Naomi Slam’

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2019

    Newly-minted Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said she was not satisfied with back-to-back majors Sunday and hoped to complete a ‘Naomi Slam’ after her success...

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    Djokovic routs Nadal for record Australian title

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 05:07pm on January 27, 2019

    Novak Djokovic claimed a record seventh Australian Open crown on Sunday as he demolished Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3 in his most dominant Grand Slam...

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    Greatest rivals Djokovic, Nadal square off

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will renew the ‘greatest rivalry’ in modern tennis when they collide in a mouth-watering 107th Australian Open final today....

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    Osaka savours coronation

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    With a resilience forged in the strife-torn U.S. Open final, Naomi Osaka clinched her second Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday, but...

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    Osaka claims AO crown

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2019

    Japan’sw Naomi Osaka said she was ‘in a state of shock’ Saturday after holding her nerve to battle past Petra Kvitova to win the Australian...

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    Djokovic sets up Nadal final

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2019

    Novak Djokovic said he was ‘in the zone’ and played a ‘perfect match’ Friday to line up a blockbuster Australian Open final against his great...

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