Tennis

HUA HIN, Thailand — Lin Zhu of China won her maiden career title after beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Thailand Open on Sunday. In a match lasting 1 hour and 45 minutes, both players exchanged nail-biting baseline rallies before Zhu finally found a way past her determined opponent.
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Sumit Nagal brought India back in the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against Denmark, winning the second singles after Yuki Bhambri was outplayed in the opening match on Friday. It was always a tall task for Bhambri to counter world number nine Holger Rune and there was no surprise as Denmark’s top singles player
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Former top-20 tennis player and U.S. Olympian Varvara Lepchenko‘s doping suspension for use of a banned stimulant was reduced from four years to 21 months as part of an agreement with the International Tennis Federation. The agreement was reached after Lepchenko appealed her suspension to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The settlement was signed
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LONDON — German tennis player Alexander Zverev will not face disciplinary action after an investigation into domestic abuse allegations against him found “insufficient evidence” to substantiate the claims, the men’s professional tour said Tuesday. The ATP had commissioned the investigation in October 2021 after Zverev’s former girlfriend, Olya Sharypova, accused the 2020 U.S. Open runner-up
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