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Australian Open | Indian men’s doubles challenge ends in first round

The campaign of Indian tennis players in the men’s doubles category has come to an end in the first round of the Australian Open. The Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lost its first game while Leander Paes and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan also went down with their respective partners.
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Australian Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s maiden grand slam campaign comes to an end

Playing in the main draw of the Australian Open, India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost to Frances Tiafoe 6-7, 3-6, 3-6 to be knocked out of the prestigious tournament. With the exit of Gunneswaran from the opening round match, India’s challenge in the singles has also come to an end in the event.
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newstennis2 years ago

Australian Open to have fifth set tie-breaker from 2019

Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley has announced that after consulting with members of the tennis fraternity, they have decided to scrap advantage final sets system, replacing it with a tie-breaker. The change will come into effect from the next Australian Open that starts next month.
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