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  • Nadal hits 11 again

    World number one Rafael Nadal made light work of Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Barcelona Open final 6-2, 6-1 yesterday, lifting the

  • Table Tennis team denied Swedish visa

    The Bangladesh women's team will not be able to take part in the World Team Table Tennis Championships due to 'negligence' of the

  • Unstoppable Nadal in final

    Rafael Nadal racked up the 400th clay court victory of his career on Saturday as he swept past Belgium's David Goffin 6-4, 6-0 to reach

  • Nadal eyes title after Dimitrov, Thiem crash out

    Rafael Nadal's path to an 11th Barcelona title is cleared of dangermen Grigor Dimitrov and Dominic Thiem after they crashed to shock quarter-final losses.

  • Nadal eases into Barcelona quarter-finals

    Rafael Nadal extends his Open Era record to 40 for consecutive sets win on clay when he eases past Guillermo Garcia Lopez 6-1, 6-3 and into the Barcelona quarter-finals.

  • Djokovic stunned; Nadal breezes

    Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise defeat in his latest comeback from injury at the Barcelona Open on Wednesday as Rafael Nadal got his bid for an 11th title safely off the ground.

  • Nadal first to 11

    Rafael Nadal romped to a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside an outclassed Kei Nishikori in Sunday's

  • Nadal faces Nishikori in final

    World number one Rafael Nadal swept aside Grigor Dimitrov to ease into his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-4, 6-1 victory on Saturday, while Kei Nishikori edged out Alexander Zverev.

  • Nadal thrashes Thiem

    Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Friday as he stepped up

  • Nadal sets up Thiem clash

    World number one Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Russian Karen Khachanov on Thursday to set up a "difficult" Monte Carlo Masters quarter-final against Dominic Thiem, after the Austrian stunned Novak Djokovic.

  • Thiem stuns Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the Monte Carlo Masters by an inspired Dominic Thiem in the third round on Thursday, with the

  • Djokovic sets up Thiem clash

    Novak Djokovic needed 10 match points to claim a hard-fought straight-sets victory over the dangerous Borna Coric on Wednesday,

  • Novak returns with a win

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic showed signs of a return to form with a 6-0, 6-1 thrashing of fellow Serb Dusan Lajovic in the

  • Final day flourish not enough

    Though the players of Palolic Club of Bangladesh had a tremendous outing on the final day of the Advocate Golam Mostafa Memorial South Asian

  • Nadal eases past Zverev

    Rafael Nadal kept Spain's Davis Cup hopes alive by beating Alexander Zverez on Sunday in the fourth rubber of their quarter-final against

  • Close defeat for hosts

    Palolic Club of Bangladesh were defeated by HUAWEI Club of Nepal on the opening day of the Advocate Golam Mostafa Memorial South

  • Rafa returns in style

    Rafael Nadal described his return to action as "a memorable day" after the 16-time Grand Slam winner pulled Spain level in their

  • C'ship from 7th

    Bangladesh is all set to host the inaugural South Asian Club Table Tennis Championship with the champions of the premier leagues

  • Nadal reclaims ATP top spot

    Rafael Nadal reclaimed top spot in the men's ATP rankings on Monday a day after Swiss rival Roger Federer crashed out in Miami to

  • Stephens wins Miami Open

    Sloane Stephens held her nerve in an error-strewn WTA Miami Open final to beat Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (7/5) 6-1 and lift the

  • World No. 1 Halep crashes out of Miami Open

    World number one Simona Halep tumbled out of the Miami Open on Saturday, falling 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska.

  • Dejected Djokovic looks for answers after Miami Open defeat

    Six-time champion Novak Djokovic "ran out of gas" in a straight sets loss to Benoit Paire, while the red-hot Juan Martin Del Potro won his opening match at the ATP Miami Masters on Friday.

  • Hewitt slams Davis Cup shake-up as a 'money grab'

    Furious Australian Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt slams a proposed shake-up of the competition as a "money-grabbing" exercise that will ruin the century-plus event.

  • Djokovic pain-free at last

    Novak Djokovic insists he is playing pain free for the first time in "years" as he pursues his comeback at the Miami Masters.

  • Juan Martin

    Del Potro stuns Federer

    Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro stunned top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8/10), 7-6 (7/2) Sunday to win his first Indian Wells title and second consecutive ATP crown.

  • Federer survives a scare

    World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the BNP

  • Simona Halep

    Halep and Venus into quarters, Wozniacki falls

    World No. 1 Simona Halep and Venus Williams punch their tickets to the Indian Wells quarter-finals, while Caroline Wozniacki suffers another exit at the hands of Russia's rising star Daria Kasatkina.

  • Venus KO's Serena

    Serena Williams' return to the WTA Tour came to an abrupt end Monday as she crashed out of Indian Wells with a 6-3, 6-4 loss to her sister Venus.

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    Badminton, table tennis conclude

    Though the going had been tough for budding athletes participating in their respective events of the inaugural Bangladesh Youth

  • Ctg Open from Mar 21

    The 2nd City Bank American Express Chittagong Open will be held at the Bhatiary Golf & Country Club in Chittagong from March 21 to