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Roger Federer may contend in French Open

Johannesburg (South Africa), Mar 3 World No 1 Roger Federer has said he is planning to again begin contending in the French Open.

“I dream for returning to Roland-Garros,” Sport24 cited Federer, as saying.

Federer has not played in the French Open for the last two years in order to give rest to his body and focus on different occasions where he has greater chances of winning.

The Swiss has only one single French Open title among his 20 Grand Slams.

“I don’t have the foggiest idea, I will decide that in April after Indian Wells,” Federer said of his French Open probable comeback.

The 36-year-old stated, ” It depends on how I feel, it’s much more than a decision, it’s the decision of the year, it’s amidst it, it’s a surface change.”

Roland Garros is right now the only Grand Slam occasion held on clay, and is broadly thought to be the most physically requesting tennis tournament in the world.

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal has won the French Open title ten times.

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Virat Kohli hugs his `one and only` Anushka in new Insta post

New Delhi, Feb 20 Power couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s beautiful chemistry is giving relationship objectives to young couples over and over.

The couple has by and by left everybody entranced after the swashbuckling batsman Kohli, who has been on a triumphant binge these previous couple of days, posted a cherished up photo of her “one and only” on his Instagram account.

In the lovely picture, Virat and Anushka could be found amidst a tight embrace and is by all accounts reproducing the spray painting directly behind them.

Virat is presently beyond happy in the wake of directing the Men dressed in Blue to a first-historically speaking ODI arrangement prevail upon South Africa by securing a 5-1 win in the six-coordinate arrangement. He is currently driving the side in the three-coordinate T20I arrangement against the Proteas.

As of late, Kohli ascribed his wife Anushka for his magnificent form on the visit.

Kohli, who played an unbeaten knock of 129 to manage India

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Roger Federer begins fourth stretch as World No.1

London, Feb 20: 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has come back to the top of the ATP Rankings for his fourth stretch at the pinnacle of men’s professional tennis, over 14 years after he initially wound up number one.

Federer, who outperformed eight-time Grand Slam champ Andre Agassi’s record to end up the most established ever No 1 in transit to winning the Rotterdam Open title last week, dethroned his great rival Rafael Nadal of Spain at the top of the rankings, as per the ATP.

Federer had before promised himself the No.1 spot by achieving the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open. He, in any case, later went ahead to ease past Bulgarian player Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 to secure his 97th title in Netherlands.

The Swiss star first became world number one in February 2004 and had not topped the rankings since October 2012. He, in fact, slipped to a low of seventeenth in January 2017.

In the mean time, Bulgarian Dimitrov’s run to the final also saw him move one place to

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Sachin Tendulkar announced as brand ambassador for T20 Mumbai League

Mumbai, Feb 17 Sachin Tendulka was made the brand ambassador of the upcoming T20 Mumbai League and he feels the league will provide a fine platform for the talented cricketers.

Probability Sports India Private Limited, a consortium of the IIFL Group as Lead Member and Wizcraft, on Friday declared cricket symbol Sachin Tendulkar as the League Ambassador of the Twenty-20 Mumbai League.

The Mumbai-based inaugural T20 cricket league, held under the aegis of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), will be held in March.

With six teams taking part in the first season, the tournament is scheduled to occur between March 11-21. Probability Sports has welcomed offers for awarding six teams to enroll and participate in the T20 Mumbai League.

The teams will be from Mumbai North, Mumbai North-West, Mumbai North-East, Mumbai North-Central, Mumbai South-Central and Mumbai South.

“It’s always a pleasure to be related with the Mumbai Cricket Association. The T20 Mumbai League won’t just en

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India select to field first in dead-rubber: Centurion ODI

Centurion (South Africa), Feb 16 India won the toss and selected to field first in the dead-rubber 6th and last ODI of the six-match series against South Africa at the SuperSport Park here on Friday.

After winning the toss, Indian captain Virat Kohli stated, “As a batting unit, we need to grasp the pressure of chasing. We need to get used to the mindset and escape the safe place and need the bowlers to get used to a circumstance they may experience in a crunch game.”

South African remain in captain Aiden Markram, then again, said that Supersport Park pitch is always a good one to bat on and, hence, they are anticipating put out the perfect game today.

To the extent Playing XI is concerned, India have rolled out only one improvement in the squad. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been rested and Shardul Thakur has been brought in his place.

In the mean time, the home side are going with four changes. Chris Morris, Imran Tahir, Khaya Zondo and Farhaan Behardien have come back to the side

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South Africa win toss, ask India to bat first: Cape Town ODI

Cape Town (South Africa), Feb 7 South Africa won the toss and asked India to bat first in the third ODI of the six-match series at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Indian captain Virat Kohli decided to go with a similar playing XI which has won the last two ODIs.

Be that as it may, for South Africa, pacer Lungi Ngidi” Lungi Ngidi and right-gave batsman Heinrich Klaasen will make a presentation, replacing injured Quinton de Kock and Morne Morkel.

In the mean time, Andile Phehlukwayo will supplant left-arm spinner Tabraiz Shamsi.

A 2-0 lead in the arrangement by destroying the hosts in the initial two matches in Durban and Centurion effortlessly has given the men dressed in blue a lift in certainty.

South Africa, then again, have been hit by wounds, losing their top three players – skipper Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock.

AB de Villiers was precluded preceding his side’s six-wicket prevail upon India in the principal ODI while captain F

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Chahal leaves Proteas destroyed, India get 119-run target: Centurion ODI

Centurion [South Africa], Feb 4 Wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal ripped through South African batting line with his maiden five-wicket haul, as the hosts were packaged out for only 118 in the second ODI of the six-match series at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.

After asked to bat first, Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock turned out to open for South Africa.

India got the first leap forward as Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Amla for 23.

Quinton de Kock was then gotten out on 20 of Chahal’s ball.

Another wrist-spinner, chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, got off to an awesome begin and sent back remain in-captain Aiden Markram for 8. He at that point guaranteed David Miller for a duck.

South Africa, which is suffering from injury misfortunes as both their star players, skipper Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers, are not playing, lost six wickets in last six overs.

JP Duminy hit 25; Khaya Zondo who supplanted harmed du Plessis to make his ODI debut scored 25 and Chris Morris struck 14 be