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Indonesian embassy holds tennis tourney for migrant workers

Indonesian embassy holds tennis tourney for migrant workers

In commemoration of International Migrants Day, Embassy of Indonesia in Qatar, in collaboration with Indonesian Lawn Tennis Association in Qatar and representative of Bank Central Asia in Qatar, hosted a tennis tournament for Indonesian migrant workers in Qatar.

Djokovic still leads rankings, US Open Champion Thiem third

Djokovic still leads rankings, US Open Champion Thiem third

Novak Djokovic's disqualification from the US Open has not affected his position at the top of the latest tennis world rankings published today by the ATP.

Djokovic disqualified from US Open after striking line judge

Djokovic disqualified from US Open after striking line judge

World number one Novak Djokovic was sensationally disqualified in the US Open fourth round on Sunday after striking a line judge with a ball following a point during the first set of his match ...

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

The Wimbledon tennis championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two as the coronavirus pandemic wiped another blue-riband sports event off the calendar on Wednesday.

Sabalenka blows past Kvitova to win Qatar title

Sabalenka blows past Kvitova to win Qatar title

Aryna Sabalenka won the Qatar Total Open on Saturday, and she did it in her inimitable style. Seemingly blessed with boundless energy and the attitude of a champion heavyweight boxer, the 21-year-old from Belarus ...

Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title

Barty ends Australia's 46-year wait for French Open title

Ashleigh Barty ended Australia's 46-year wait for a French Open singles title on Saturday by thrashing nervous Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in a one-sided women's final.

Spider-cam smashes into umpire's sun shield

Spider-cam smashes into umpire's sun shield

An umpire was lucky to escape injury at the Australian Open Sunday when a spider-cam smashed into the sun shield above her chair, ripping it off, as Maria Sharapova and Ashleigh Barty stood nearby.

'Very sorry' Murray ends season after suffering ankle injury

'Very sorry' Murray ends season after suffering ankle injury

Former world number one Andy Murray has brought his truncated season to a premature end, pulling out of the China Open in Beijing after suffering an ankle injury during his quarter-final defeat at the Shenzhen Open.

Five Armenians charged in Belgium over tennis match-fixing

Five Armenians charged in Belgium over tennis match-fixing

Five Armenians have been charged in Belgium with corruption, money laundering and other crimes as part of a major international investigation into match-fixing in tennis, Belgian federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

Sharapova wins first French Open match since 2015

Sharapova wins first French Open match since 2015

Two-time champion Maria Sharapova survived a serious scare to claim a 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Dutch qualifier Richel Hogenkamp in her first French Open match since 2015 on Tuesday.

India tennis star Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

India tennis star Sania Mirza announces pregnancy

Grand Slam-winning Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday announced she is pregnant, describing herself as ‘ecstatic’ but giving no indication whether she would retire from the sport.

Simona Halep reclaims world number one ranking

Simona Halep reclaims world number one ranking

Simona Halep has reclaimed the world number one ranking from Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki, despite pulling out of last week's Dubai Championships due to a foot injury.