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Olympic Day: Sania Mirza focusing on Tokyo Games next year 23.6.2020 Xtratime
XtraTime Web Desk: Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Tuesday said she is setting her sights on Tokyo Olympics next year. In a video message shared on her twitter handle…
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Have a day as wonderful as your forehand: Yuvi to Paes 17.6.2020 Rediff: Sports
Yuvraj Singh jokingly said he and Paes could become a good retired doubles partner if the former is looking for one.
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On this day: Born June 14, 1969: Steffi Graf, German tennis player 13.6.2020 Reuters: Top News
The pursuit of perfection in tennis has proved beyond all but one player in the modern era, Germany's Steffi Graf.
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Sport-On this day: Born June 14, 1969: Steffi Graf, German tennis player 13.6.2020 Reuters: Sports News
The pursuit of perfection in tennis has proved beyond all but one player in the modern era, Germany's Steffi Graf.
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Rankings on June 7 next year to be considered for Olympic qualification: ITF 9.6.2020 Tennis: Live Tennis Scores, News, Results, Players, Schedule, Videos - myKhel
London, June 9: The ITF on Tuesday announced that it will use the ATP and WTA rankings of June 7, 2021 to finalise the entry list for the tennis events of next year's Tokyo Olympics though the criteria to
Rankings on June 7 next year to be considered for Olympic qualification: ITF 9.6.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
The ITF on Tuesday announced that it will use the ATP and WTA rankings of June 7, 2021 to finalise the entry list for the tennis events of next year's Tokyo Olympics though the criteria to determine the eligibility of athletes remains unchanged.
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If 2021 Olympics gets cancelled I won't wait for 2024: Paes 8.6.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
"If the Tokyo Olympics is cancelled then I have already played my last Olympics in Rio. I am not going to wait for the next Olympics," Leander told Purav Raja in an Instagram chat on Sunday.
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"Mark My Words": India Will Be In Top 10 In 2028 Olympics, Says Rijiju 8.6.2020 NDTV Sports - Latest
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has backed India to finish in the top 10 in the 2028 Olympics.
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Will Paes complete 100 Grand Slam appearances? 5.6.2020 Rediff: Sports
Leander Paes is just three shy of completing a century of Grand Slam appearances but is now unsure whether uncertainty caused by coronavirus pandemic will allow him to complete the coveted milestone or for that matter compete at the next year's Tokyo Olympics. Paes had announced that 2020 would be his last season as a professional player but his plan to bid adieu on a high with a record eight appearance at the Olympics, was stalled by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has wrecked the sporting calendar around the world.
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Leander Paes wants to complete 100 Grand Slam appearances 5.6.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Leander Paes is just three shy of completing a century of Grand Slam appearances but is now unsure whether uncertainty caused by COVID-19 pandemic will allow him to complete the coveted milestone or for that matter compete at the next year's Tokyo Olympics.
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Naomi Osaka smashes highest-earning female athlete record and overtakes Serena Williams 23.5.2020 Daily Express :: Tennis Feed


Naomi Osaka was primed to be the face of the Toyko Olympics before the coronavirus pandemic.
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Rafael Nadal reflects on his career and how he wants to be remembered when he retires 9.5.2020 Daily Express :: Tennis Feed


Rafael Nadal has enjoyed a historic career and he is not done yet.
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With no TT table at home, Sharath totally out of practice 8.5.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Sharath Kamal hasn't picked the racquet since his Oman title in March. He is also planning to invite a few sparring partners from other states once the Sports Authority of India's regional centres open.
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PIX: 'Homebody' Osaka making the most of isolation 30.4.2020 Rediff: Sports
Following a whirlwind few years, Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka can be forgiven for taking time to reset and relax as the sporting world goes on an indefinite pause due to the coronavirus crisis. Osaka, a two-time Grand Slam winner who also became the first Japanese player to reach world number one, had been preparing for another action-packed summer including her Olympics debut on home soil at Tokyo 2020.
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'Homebody' Osaka making the most of isolation, remains focused on Olympics 30.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Following a whirlwind few years, Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka can be forgiven for taking time to reset and relax as the sporting world goes on an indefinite pause due to the coronavirus crisis.
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Top 10 Finish In 2028 Olympics "Ambitious But Not Impossible": Rijiju 29.4.2020 NDTV Sports - Latest
Kiren Rijiju said that with the right policies, India can aim at a top 10 finish in the medals tally of the 2028 Olympics.
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Top 10 finish at 2028 Olympics not impossible: Rijiju 29.4.2020 Rediff: Sports
He said the time was right to strengthen and popularise table tennis in India, especially with 27 Indian paddlers currently in top 100 and 17 of them in top 50 in the world rankings.
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'Top 10 finish in 2028 Olympics is ambitious but not impossible' 29.4.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju feels finishing among top 10 countries in the medal tally of 2028 Olympics is definitely "ambitious but not impossible" and the government has already initiated efforts to realise the goal. "We have set ourselves a goal of having India in the top 10 countries in the Olympic 2028 medal tally. It is an ambitious goal, but not impossible," said the sports minister.
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Without COVID-19 vaccine, there can't be any sport: Sharath Kamal 28.4.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Table tennis veteran Sharath was on the verge of Olympic qualification when the pandemic brought the world to a stop. Going forward, he believes winning back the lost trust and confidence to go out and train will be a mental battle that the athletes will have to win first.
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Feat of Clay: Sharapova found unexpected sanctuary at Roland Garros 19.4.2020 Articles by Peter Bodo
Maria Sharapova, who retired without fanfare in late February at age 32 after struggling with injuries and eroding form for most of the past two years, was renowned for her droll wit—a talent that stood in stark contrast to her unambiguous, aggressive game. Four years ago, in a press conference to announce that she faced a doping suspension, Sharapova assured reporters that she wasn’t about to declare her retirement in a downtown Los Angeles hotel “with this ugly carpet.” On another occasion, when a reporter attempted to bond with her by revealing that his own daughter also liked the book Pippi Longstocking, Sharapova quipped, “Great, maybe we can start a book club.” But the remark that proved to have the longest shelf life, as well as the most relevance to her career, was one she made almost 14 years ago at the French Open following a tidy, second-round win over American veteran Jill Craybas. Of playing on the red clay, Sharapova said that the slippery nature of the surface made her feel “like a cow on ...
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