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AITA talks with ITF over Pak tie called off: Bhupathi
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AITA talks with ITF over Pak tie called off: Bhupathi

The teleconference between the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) regarding the former's security concerns about playing the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group 1 tie against Pakistan in Islamabad next month has been cancelled, tennis icon Mahesh Bhupathi said.

Medvedev, Keys crowned Cincinnati Masters champions
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Medvedev, Keys crowned Cincinnati Masters champions

Russia's Daniil Medvedev and Madison Keys of the US won the men's and women's singles titles of the Cincinnati Masters after winning their respective summit clashes.

Winning at World C'ships has always been a dream: Ponnappa
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Winning at World C'ships has always been a dream: Ponnappa

Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa has said it's always been her dream to perform and win at the World Championships and that's why she would try to give her best at the tournament beginning on Monday in Basel, Switzerland.

Osaka beats Sasnovich, Barty ends Sharapova's hopes
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Osaka beats Sasnovich, Barty ends Sharapova's hopes

Japan's world No. 1 Naomi Osaka triumphed over Aliaksandra Sasnovich 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the third round of Cincinnati Masters. Australian No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty also breezed to a straight set victory over Russian ace Maria Sharapova.

AITA wants Davis Cup venue to be shifted from Pakistan
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AITA wants Davis Cup venue to be shifted from Pakistan

Amid tension between India and Pakistan after the abrogation of Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, All India Tennis Association (AITA) has written a letter to International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift the Davis Cup venue from Pakistan or postpone the tournament for sometime.

AITA wants Davis Cup venue change from Pakistan
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AITA wants Davis Cup venue change from Pakistan

Amid tension between India and Pakistan after the abrogation of Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, All India Tennis Association (AITA) has written a letter to International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift the Davis Cup venue from Pakistan or postpone the tournament for sometime.

'ITF must understand Indian players can't play in Pak at present'
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'ITF must understand Indian players can't play in Pak at present'

All India Tennis Association (AITA) Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee on Tuesday said that they have sought time for a conversation with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in order to request them to change the venue of the upcoming Davis Cup tie from Islamabad as the international body isn't understanding the ground reality.

Andy Murray rules out playing singles at US Open
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Andy Murray rules out playing singles at US Open

Former world number one Andy Murray has announced that he would not be competing at the singles event in the upcoming US Open beginning August 26.

Player safety on AITA's mind ahead of Davis Cup tie in Islamabad
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Player safety on AITA's mind ahead of Davis Cup tie in Islamabad

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has sent a letter to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) seeking a review of the security situation in Islamabad. No request for a change in venue has been mentioned, according to AITA secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee.

Cannot take isolated stand in multilateral events: Kiren Rijiju
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Cannot take isolated stand in multilateral events: Kiren Rijiju

The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju has said that an isolated stand cannot be taken when it comes to multilateral events orgsed by international bodies.

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