Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicUS Open

Topic: US Open

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

Emma Raducanu & Leylah Fernandez — 2 teenagers who drew on mixed heritage to wow at US Open

UK’s Raducanu beat Canada’s giant-slaying Fernandez in the final, becoming the first qualifier in men’s or women’s singles to win a grand slam in the Open Era of tennis.

Novak Djokovic can be the GOAT of tennis. But he won’t be loved like Nadal and Federer

Novak Djokovic now shares record 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. And yet he is the clear outcast in the tennis' Big Three.

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball

During his fourth-round match, Djokovic angrily smacked a ball behind him which flew right at the line judge, who dropped to her knees at the back of the court and reached for her neck.

India’s Sumit Nagal loses to Dominic Thiem in straight sets, exits US Open

Nagal lost 3-6 3-6 2-6 to the second-seeded Austrian Thiem, who celebrated his 27th birthday with a commanding performance at the Arthur Ashe stadium Thursday.

With US Open win, Rafael Nadal shows yet again why the top slot isn’t only for Federer

Rafael Nadal's relentless attitude has put him just one behind Roger Federer’s all-time singles slam record of 20.

Sumit Nagal, the Haryana boy who Roger Federer predicts will have a ‘very solid career’

World No. 190 Sumit Nagal took a set off the legendary Roger Federer in his Grand Slam debut at the US Open Monday. ThePrint traces his journey so far.

India’s Sumit Nagal takes a set from Roger Federer before exiting US Open

Twenty-two-year-old Sumit Nagal is the fourth Indian to win a set in the main draw of a Grand Slam in the last 20 years.

China aims for the poles, and cartoonist slammed for ‘racist’ Serena Williams cartoon

Washington has decided to shut down the Palestinian mission, and publisher of Bob Woodward book braces for sale rush ahead of launch.

Serena Williams claims ‘sexism’ in tennis & probiotics are now being called ‘useless’

Nepal to now access Chinese sea ports, and Spix's macaw go extinct in the wild.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.