Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicUS Open

Topic: US Open

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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Rise of social media leading to privacy & IP disputes. Indian laws need teeth to tackle them

GDPR directives make platforms such as Facebook and YouTube responsible for ensuring that copyright-infringing content is not hosted on their sites.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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