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Pakistan’s terror net gets exposed again as documentary traces journey of Paris attacker linked to 26/11 | Latest News India

A new documentary has shed light on the involvement of Paris attack conspirator Muhammad Ghani Usman, a Pakistan national and Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist, in the planning and execution of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Usman is in a French jail after being arrested in connection with the 2015 attack on the French capital. The documentary has been aired by German broadcaster DW. ...

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6 different French Open champions in 6 years- Why so many 1st-time women’s Grand Slam champs in Paris?

It started with Garbiñe Muguruza beating Serena Williams in the 2016 French Open final. Jelena Ostapenko’s triumph came in 2017. Then, the following year, the woman Ostapenko beat for the title at Roland Garros, Simona Halep, had her moment. Next it was Ash Barty’s turn and, in 2020, Iga Swiatek’s. And now Barbora Krejcikova has joined the chat: Her victory ...

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French Open: Krejcikova pays tribute to former coach Novotna after conquering Paris

Barbora Krejcikova honoured her former coach, Jana Novotna after winning the maiden Grand Slam singles title at Roland Garros. World No.33 is the first Czech woman to win singles at French Open since Hana Mandlikova in 1981. If not for the courage of an 18-year-old Krejcikova to go knock on the door of the late, great Jana Novotna, uninvited for ...

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French Open: Inspired by Novotna, Krejcikova wins 1st Slam title in Paris

Thinking of her late coach the whole time, Barbora Krejcikova went from unseeded player to Grand Slam champion at a French Open full of surprises. Krejcikova beat 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the final at Roland Garros on Saturday to win the title in just her fifth major tournament as a singles player. “It’s big achievement that nobody ...

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French Open: Nadal concedes best player won after losing to Djokovic in Paris

Rafael Nadal was his usual gracious self despite suffering his first defeat at Roland Garros since 2015 as he went out to world number one Novak Djokovic in the the French Open semi-finals on Friday, saying his opponent had deserved his victory. It was only 13-time champion Nadal‘s third defeat here since his debut in 2005 and the first time ...

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French Open 2021: Tsitsipas ends Medvedev run in Paris to book last four spot

Fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas beat world number two Daniil Medvedev in straight sets on Tuesday to advance to the French Open semi-finals for the second straight year and end the Russian’s surprise run on the Parisian clay. The Greek got revenge for his Australian Open semi-final loss to the Russian this year and improved his Grand Slam quarter-final record to ...

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French Open: Swiatek holds off Kostyuk to reach last eight in Paris

Defending champion Iga Swiatek held off a fierce challenge from Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk to reach the French Open quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-4 victory on Monday. The eighth-seeded Pole has now won 22 consecutive sets at Roland Garros going into her clash with Greek 17th seed Maria Sakkari as she bids to become the first woman to retain the Roland ...

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Pavlyuchenkova rolls back the years in Paris to reach last eight

Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova rolled back the years as she reached the quarter-finals of the French Open for the first time since 2011 by beating former world number one Victoria Azarenka 5-7 6-3 6-2 on Sunday. The 31st seed, who will play in the last eight of a Grand Slam for the seventh time but has never progressed further, sent down ...

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The Latest: 17-year-old Gauff advances to 3rd round in Paris

Coco Gauff is living up to her career-best ranking at the French Open. Ranked 25th at age 17, Gauff advanced to the third round by beating Wang Qiang 6-3, 7-6 (1). Gauff earned her first clay-court final when she beat Wang in Parma, Italy, less than two weeks ago. Gauff has 23 match victories this season and only three women ...

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French Open 2021: Serena’s serve leads to win in Paris

Her superior serve back at its unreturnable best, Serena Williams was in full control of her French Open match — until, suddenly, that stroke wasn’t as dominant and neither was she. And then, pushed to a third set by an opponent offering up all sorts of spins and speeds and angles, Williams regained her form and forged to the finish. ...

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