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French Open: Bopanna-Vasselin to play for the semi-final spot

The 13th seeded Indo-French pair will face eighth-seeded team of Austria’s Alexander Peya and Croatia’s Nikola Mektic in the quarter-final clash at Roland-Garros. Earlier, Bopanna and Roger-Vasselin bounced back strongly to knock out the top-seeded Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot 6-4, 7-6(1) in a thrilling last-16 clash that lasted an hour …

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Day of defeats for India at French Open

First up was the pair of Yuki and Sharan in the men’s doubles second round but the second seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic prevailed over the Indians with a 7-5 6-3 win. Yuki, playing at French Open for the first time in his career, had already lost his singles, …

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Yuki, Sharan in second round at French Open

Bhambri and Sharan, who had also teamed up at the inaugural Maharashtra Open, sent Raja and Martin packing with a 6-3 5-7 6-4 win in the opening round of the clay court Grand Slam. They next face second seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic. Another Indian in the second round …

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Serena, Venus get French Open doubles wildcard

They have won 14 Grand Slam doubles as a team but since their last win together in Paris they have only featured on two further occasions at the tournament, losing in the first round in 2013 and the third round in 2016. Serena, a three-time singles champion at the French …

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N Korea says still open to talks with US

“The abrupt announcement of the cancellation of the meeting is unexpected for us and we cannot but find it extremely regrettable,” Kim Kye Gwan, North Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister, said in a statement carried by the state-run KCNA news agency. “We again state to the US our willingness to …

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