Sunday, 2 October, 2022
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Topic: Tennis

A new era of Men’s tennis is here and three have risen – Alcaraz, Sinner and Ruud

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Even as Federer signalled he was tennis’ future, he seemed a creature from its pristine past

Federer didn’t overcome his opponents by blasting them out of court or wearing them down with heavy percentage topspin. They were taken apart in gentler ways.

Farewell Federer, the best tennis player to touch the court. You’re GOAT beyond numbers

With 20 Grand Slams, 103 ATPs, 24 years, Roger Federer changed tennis from a game of power to one of grace.

‘It is time to end my competitive career’ — Roger Federer announces retirement from tennis

In a Twitter post, the 41-year-old Swiss player said he considered himself 'one of the most fortunate people on Earth' and called his retirement a 'bittersweet decision'.

Tennis legend Serena Williams bids farewell to the sport after third-round loss at US Open

Serena, only a few weeks away from turning 41 & one of the greatest sportswomen the world of tennis has seen, lost the match 7-5, 6-7(4), 6-1 to Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia on Friday

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.

17 years ago, I fell in love with the ‘phoenix of tennis’. Rafael Nadal is more than a player

Nadal’s journey, above all, for two long decades, has been the greatest display of human resilience ever witnessed in sport.

Not work ethic, fighting spirit or tenacity, Nadal’s ability to ‘handle’ injury sets him apart

As Rafael Nadal turn 36 Friday, its time to both honour and celebrate not just one of the greatest tennis careers, but one of the greatest sporting careers of all time.

Ash Barty’s retirement sets mark for new-age champion — the athlete makes way for the person

The 25-year-old Aussie is a rare champion who does not see her sport as the only important chapter of her life. She played at the highest level, and retired on her own terms.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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