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8th Kuwait Open tennis tourney starts March 2

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28, (KUNA): Kuwait Tennis Association has declared the launch of the 8th Kuwait Open Tennis Tournament this Thursday, March 2, which is to continue until March 14. In a press statement, Head of the association and Head of the tournament’s higher organizing committee Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdullah …

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Dimitrov wins first title in over 2 years – Bautista Agut beats Medvedev in Chennai final

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan 8, (Agencies): Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won his first title in over two years when he upset world number five Kei Nishikori in three sets to win the Brisbane International on Sunday. In an enthralling final between two evenly matched opponents, Dimitrov claimed the Roy Emerson Trophy 6-2, …

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Kuwait tennis team win gold in Morocco Championship – Al-Ghareeb, Maqdis star in doubles category

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: Kuwait Tennis National Team returned to the country after winning first place — gold medal — in doubles category in the just-concluded Arab Tennis Championship in Rabat, Morocco. Among those who welcomed the team were Head of Kuwait and Arab tennis federations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, …

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Kuwait’s team wins top places in GCC Junior Tennis Championship

Kuwait’s national tennis team got on Friday the top places at end of 2016 GCC Junior Tennis Championship under 12 and 16 years old, co-organized by Qatar Tennis Federation and the GCC. In Under 16 years old event, the team included Fouad Behbehani, Essa Qebazerd, Bader Antar and Ali Al-Shatti …

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Murray ‘clinches’ 3rd Shanghai title

SHANGHAI, Oct 16, (AFP): Andy Murray demolished Roberto Bautista to win the Shanghai Masters without dropping a set as he edged closer to Novak Djokovic’s world number one ranking on Sunday. The Wimbledon and Olympic champion won seven points in a row in the first-set tie-break and he broke Bautista …

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Murray reaches Shanghai final as Djokovic crashes – Wozniacki ends Jankovic title defense in Hong Kong

SHANGHAI, Oct 15, (Agencies): Andy Murray blasted his way into the Shanghai Masters final on Saturday but holder Novak Djokovic angrily smashed his racquet and ripped his shirt as he crashed out to Roberto Bautista. Murray was made to work in a rollercoaster first set against Gilles Simon featuring seven …

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Simon upstages Wawrinka in Shanghai – Djokovic, Murray advance; Venus knocked out of Hong Kong Open

SHANGHAI, Oct 13, (Agencies): Frenchman Gilles Simon upstaged world number three Stan Wawrinka 6-4 6-4 in the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday.Simon, ranked 32nd in the world, took 96 minutes to beat U.S. Open champion Wawrinka and set up a last eight clash with American Jack Sock, …

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New film explores tennis greats rivalry – ‘X’ profile Japan rock band

LOS ANGELES, Oct 5, (RTRS): The heated rivalry between Swede Bjorn Borg and American John McEnroe is the centerpiece of a new film on the famous battles between the tennis greats both on and off the court. “Borg/McEnroe”, starring Swedish actor Sverrir Gudnason as Borg and US actor Shia LaBeouf …

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Al-Ghareib receives congratulatory message

KUWAIT CITY, July 20: Famous Kuwait National Tennis Team player Muhammad Al-Ghareib received a congratulatory massage from Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Information and the State Minister of Youth Affairs for defeating Malaysian National Team in the Davis Cup (World Tennis Championship for Men). Kuwait won 4-1 …

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Edmund propels champions Britain into Davis Cup semis

BELGRADE, Serbia, July 17, (Agencies): Kyle Edmund stepped into the role of Andy Murray and took titleholder Britain into the semifinals of the Davis Cup by beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia in straight sets in the first of the reverse singles on Sunday. Edmund’s 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5) win on …

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