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    French Open delayed by a week

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:24pm on April 08, 2021

    The French Open was on Thursday delayed by a week to May 30-June 13 in the hope that heightened Covid-19 restrictions in France will have...

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    Djokovic ties Federer record of 310 weeks as ATP No 1

    | Updated at 05:27pm on March 01, 2021

    Novak Djokovic matched Roger Federer's all-time record for the most weeks as ATP world number one on Monday, holding the top spot for the 310th...

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    Osaka beats Brady to win Australian Open

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 04:36pm on February 20, 2021

    Japan's Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady in straight sets in the Australian Open final to win her fourth major title on Saturday. Osaka edged a...

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    Electronic line judges make Grand Slam debut

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 04:10pm on February 09, 2021

    The days of tennis players arguing whether balls are in or out could be coming to a close, after the smooth introduction of electronic line...

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    Australian Open relief as players, officials COVID-free

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 01:46pm on February 05, 2021

    An Australian Open testing blitz has revealed no new coronavirus cases, organisers said Friday, putting preparations for the Grand Slam tournament back on track after...

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    Tennis chaos as players, officials isolate after COVID case

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 08:40pm on February 03, 2021

    Preparations for the Australian Open were thrown into chaos Wednesday when up to 600 players and officials were told to isolate and get tested after...

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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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