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    National Tennis Complex named after Lt Sheikh Jamal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:06am on January 19, 2021

    The National Sports Council has decided to rename the National Tennis Complex at Ramna after Bangabandhu’s son Lt Sheikh Jamal. It will be called ‘Lieutenant...

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    No delay to Australian Open despite quarantines

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 01:20am on January 18, 2021

    Australian Open chief Craig Tiley insisted Sunday the Grand Slam tournament would still begin next month, but problems mounted for organisers as another 25 players...

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    Becker's former coach Brett dies

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:38pm on January 05, 2021

    Australian Bob Brett, who coached Boris Becker in his standout 1989 season during which he won Wimbledon and the US Open, died Tuesday of cancer...

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    Australian Open gets February start

    Agence France-Presse .Melbourne | Updated at 04:49pm on December 17, 2020

    The Australian Open was pushed back to February 8 on Thursday after weeks of negotiations as coronavirus disruption hits a second Grand Slam tennis season....

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    'In a lonely, dark place': Kyrgios reveals depression battle

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 05:27pm on November 08, 2020

    Polarising Australian Nick Kyrgios Sunday admitted to be being in a ‘lonely, dark place’ during recent years as he battled depression sparked by the relentless...

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    Nadal claims 1,000th win of career

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:49pm on November 05, 2020

    Rafael Nadal said he was proud of a ‘great achievement’ after securing the 1,000th Tour-level victory of his illustrious career on Wednesday, becoming the fourth...

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    Becker accused of failing to hand over Wimbledon trophies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:41pm on October 22, 2020

    Boris Becker has been accused of failing to hand over trophies -- including the 1985 Wimbledon men's cup that catapulted him to sporting stardom --...

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    'I will only play Grand Slams from now on' jokes Kvitova

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 07:50pm on October 15, 2020

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova jokingly suggested she might only play Grand Slams in the future after ending a ‘very, very successful’ Grand Slam season...

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    Swiatek wants sustained success

    Agnece France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:50pm on October 11, 2020

    Iga Swiatek called her French Open title ‘a life-changing experience’ and said her biggest challenge would be to try match the consistency of her hero,...

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    Swiatek hailed as ‘beast’

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:19pm on October 04, 2020

    Polish teenager Iga Swiatek was hailed by her coach as ‘the beast of the competition’ after she stormed to a shock 6-1, 6-2 victory over...

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