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Konta beats Tomljanovic in tie-break at Australian Open

Konta beats Tomljanovic in tie-break at Australian Open

Melbourne, Former Australian Open semi-finalist Johanna Konta advanced to the second round of the Australian Open after beating Ajla Tomljanovic in a tie-break on Tuesday. The Brit, who lost to Tomljanovic in Brisbane earlier this month, defeated her opponent 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-6(7), reports Efe news. Tomljanovic began with a break[Read More…]

Nadal nearing full fitness ahead of Australian Open

Nadal nearing full fitness ahead of Australian Open

Melbourne,  Spain’s Rafael Nadal said on Saturday he was feeling healthy and approaching full fitness ahead of next week’s Australian Open, after his rival, Britain’s Andy Murray, announced plans to retire due to injury. Nadal, who won the Melbourne tournament in 2009 and has been dogged by injury problems for[Read More…]

Andy Murray out of Brisbane International

Andy Murray out of Brisbane International

Sydney, Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was ruled out of the Brisbane International by losing in straight sets 7-5, 6-2 to Russia’s Daniil Medvedev. Murray, 31, took his hip surgery early last year and missed three of the four Grand Slam events in 2018, reports Xinhua news agency. He couldn’t[Read More…]

Injured Rafael Nadal withdraws from Brisbane International

Injured Rafael Nadal withdraws from Brisbane International

Brisbane: Spain’s Rafael Nadal on Wednesday pulled out of the Brisbane International with a left thigh injury. The 32-year-old was set to play his 2019 opening match in Brisbane against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, reports Efe. “I did an MRI and it shows small scarring on my left thigh. I tried[Read More…]





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