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Curtain raiser: Indian players set to shine as excitement builds for French Open

By BD Narayankar
New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) Anticipation is soaring as the French Open 2024 tennis tournament kicks off at the historic Stade Roland Garros in Paris on Monday. The main draw matches of the season's second Grand Slam are scheduled to start on May 26.
India's Sumit Nagal has made headlines by earning a spot in the men's singles main draw, becoming the first Indian male player to do so since Prajnesh Gunneswaran in 2019. Nagal's impressive career-high world ranking of 80 secured his entry. Recently, the 26-year-old stunned the tennis world by defeating world No. 38 Matteo Arnaldi at the Monte Carlo Masters, making him the first Indian in 42 years to qualify for the main draw of an ATP Masters 1000 tournament.
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AP Govt ready to do justice to cricketer Hanuma Vihari: Minister Lokesh

25 Jun 2024 | 5:54 PM

Vijayawada, June 25 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Minister for Human Resources Development (HRD) Nara Lokesh has said that the Government is extending a very warm welcome to the star cricketer and Telugu luminary Hanuma Vihari back in State who resigned from the captaincy of the Andhra cricket team in a humiliating manner due to excessive political interference.

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Croatia's Euro 2024 hopes hang in balance after 1-1 draw with Italy

Croatia's Euro 2024 hopes hang in balance after 1-1 draw with Italy

25 Jun 2024 | 2:52 PM

Leipzig, June 25 (UNI) Italy's Mattia Zaccagni struck a dramatic injury-time goal to salvage a 1-1 draw against Croatia, securing their place in the Euro 2024 round of 16 as Group B runners-up. They are now set to face Switzerland in the next stage, while Croatia's fate hinges on other match outcomes.

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Afghanistan book SF berth in T20 WC, bring hope to terrorism-torn nation

Afghanistan book SF berth in T20 WC, bring hope to terrorism-torn nation

25 Jun 2024 | 11:49 AM

St Vincent, June 25 (UNI) Terrorism-ravaged Afghanistan created history on Tuesday by reaching the semifinals of the T20 World Cup for the first time with a nail-biting 8-run victory over Bangladesh at the Arnos Vale Ground in St Vincent.

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India storm into T20WC semifinals as Rohit shines with sparkling 92

India storm into T20WC semifinals as Rohit shines with sparkling 92

25 Jun 2024 | 7:46 AM

St Lucia, June 24 (UNI) Under the dazzling lights of the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, India roared into the semifinals of the T20 World Cup 2024, with a scintillating performance led by Rohit Sharma's masterful 92 here on Monday.

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Rohit Sharma's explosive 92 guides India to 205/5

Rohit Sharma's explosive 92 guides India to 205/5

24 Jun 2024 | 10:49 PM

St Lucia, June 24 (UNI) In a high-stakes clash at the World Cup, Rohit Sharma's blistering innings has propelled India to a challenging total against Australia here at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground on Monday.

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