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1 June, 2018 3:05 PM Shrivalli misses wild card, but has fine experience

B. Shrivalli Rashmikaa missed the girls’ wild card for the French Open junior tennis championship, in a three-nation competition at Rolland Garros, but had the unforgettable experience of competing on the Grand Slam courts in Paris, and met some of the top players including Serena Williams and Simona Halep. The Indian champion of the Rendezvous Roland 31

30 May, 2018 9:31 AM French Open 2018: Serena Williams returns to action

Serena Williams has not played a major tournament since winning a 23rd title at the 2017 Australian Open, having given birth to her daughter Alexis in September. Paris: Former world number one Serena Williams returns to Grand Slam action for the first time in over 15 months, when she goes up against Czech Kristyna Pliskova in the French Open first round 329

30 May, 2018 9:31 AM French Open: New mum Serena back in the Grand Slam groove in Paris

Paris: Even the Parisian stormclouds cleared for Serena Williams on Tuesday, as the new mother's baby steps back to Grand Slam tennis became a stride into the second round of the French Open. Kristyna Pliskova, who shared the Wimbledon winners' stage with Serena back in 2010 -- the Czech was junior champion as Serena won the real thing that year, played 71

23 May, 2018 7:47 PM Ronaldo retains top spot as world's most popular athlete: ESPN

Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo topped the ESPN World Fame 100 list for a third straight year, pipping American basketball player Lebron James and long-term Argentine rival Lionel Messi. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo, a five-time Ballon d`Or winner, was named the most popular athlete in the world on the basis of his social media following, endorsement 55

20 May, 2018 3:41 PM Svitolina sweeps past Halep

Underlines her status as a top contender at Roland Garros Elina Svitolina underlined her status as a top favourite at Roland Garros by sweeping aside Simona Halep 6-0, 6-4 to successfully defend her Italian Open crown on Sunday. In a repeat of last year’s final at the Foro Italico, Ukrainian Svitolina, seeded fourth, was up against Halep a day after 82

19 May, 2018 7:46 PM Harry weds Meghan: Images from the Royal wedding

The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed Saturday in a service that reflected Prince Harry’s royal heritage, Meghan Markle’s biracial roots and the pair’s shared commitment to putting a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy. The wedding was a global event, thanks to Harry’s status as a senior British royal and Markle’s 43

3 May, 2018 4:32 PM Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open as she continues to regain full fitness ahead of the French Open later this month, the tournament`s organisers said on Thursday. The 36-year-old, who won the Madrid Open in 2012 and 2013, returned to the WTA tour in March after giving birth to her first child last September 47

3 May, 2018 1:31 PM Serena Williams Pulls Out Of Madrid Open

Serena Williams has pulled out of the Madrid WTA tournament due to a high fever, organisers said Thursday. "Unfortunately I have had to pull out of Madrid because I have had a fever and I don't feel 100 percent," the official Mutua Madrid Open site quoted Williams as saying. The 36-year-old 23-time Grand Slam winner made the decision shortly before the main draw. The tennis 43

22 March, 2018 4:53 AM Serena Williams loses in first round at Miami Open to Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams lost in the first round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, still rusty in her comeback from pregnancy and unable to overcome a tough draw against Naomi Osaka, who won 6-3, 6-2. The 20-year-old Osaka, who earned her first career title Sunday at Indian Wells, showed no signs of letup and overpowered the erratic Williams. Osaka had the stronger 33

13 March, 2018 11:31 AM Pablo Carreño reaches round of 16 at Indian Wells

Indian Wells: Spain's Pablo Carreño qualified for the round of 16 at Indian Wells after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets here. The 11th seeded Carreño beat his opponent 6-1, 7-5 in one hour and 29 minutes to set up a clash with South Africa`s Kevin Anderson, who defeated Argentina's Nicolas Kicker 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3) in the third round 38