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Kerala minister Thomas Chandy rejects encroachment charges; opposition press for resignation        Shiv Sena takes to streets against inflation, fuel price hike        Journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead: Punjab Police sets up SIT to probe case, IJU condemns the murder        We created institutions of excellence, Pakistan created terror factories: Sushma at UN General Assembly        Early count puts Bill English ahead in New Zealand election        Another powerful aftershock jolts Mexico with 6.1 magnitude        India vs Australia, 3rd ODI Preview: Virat Kohli & Co look towards in-form bowlers to seal series        Pakistan name five upcapped players in 16-man squad for Sri Lanka Tests        Rajasthan's 'Falahari Baba' arrested for rape        LDF entry of BDJS: : Kanam breaks silence        Chandy issue: Achuthanandan takes a dig at Pinarayi        Malappuram genital chopping case: Police confused        Injustice being done, says Manju        Thomas Chandy alleges conspiracy in encroachment row        Medium-intensity earthquake in Kashmir Valley        IRCTC denies reports of some banks cards barred for payment        We don't indulge in vote bank politics: Modi        Ghana names squad for FIFA U-17 World Cup        I don't see Kuldeep being replaced anytime soon: Harbhajan        Indiabulls Housing Fin raises Rs 2,000 cr via bonds        
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Sports News
Top seed Nadal upset by Canadian teen Shapovalov
 
(MONTREAL, Aug 11, 2017):Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters tournament, spoiling the Spaniard's chances of returning to world number one.

The 18-year-old Shapovalov, who needed a wild card to get into the tournament, continued his giant killing form at the hardcourt tournament by rallying to beat Nadal in three sets, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Thursday. Nadal would have returned to No. 1 in the world if he had defeated Shapovalov Thursday, and then Chung Hyeon or Adrian Mannarino on Friday.

Shapovalov's stunning upset against the reigning French Open champion came as a result of some inspired tennis in front of a boisterous home crowd who cheered his every shot. Shapovalov had just three wins this season coming into the tournament. He quickly got on a roll in Montreal beating Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva in the opening round 4-6, 7-6 (10/8), 6-4. He defeated former US Open winner Juan Martin Del Potro in the second round in straight sets 6-3 7-6 (7/4) to set up the showdown with Nadal.

Shapovalov won seven of the final eight points of the third set tiebreaker before closing out the match with a forehand winner down the line. He celebrated by falling onto his back then covering his face with his hands. Shapovalov blasted a total of nine aces, including ones on his second serve that handcuffed Nadal. He also had seven double faults and won 67 percent of his first serve points.

Nadal won 77 percent of his first serve points but had just two aces and six double faults in the two hour, 45 minute center court match.


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KERALA NEWS
LDF entry of BDJS: : Kanam breaks silence
 (Malappuram, Sep 23, 2017, DG): CPI State Secretary Kanam Rajendran today invited BDJS into t  
Chandy issue: Achuthanandan takes a dig at Pinarayi
Malappuram genital chopping case: Police confused
Injustice being done, says Manju
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
We created institutions of excellence, Pakistan created terror factories: Sushma at UN General Assembly
 (NEW DELHI, Sep 23, 2017):Sushma Swaraj on Saturday unleashed a very sharp and strong attack
Early count puts Bill English ahead in New Zealand election
Another powerful aftershock jolts Mexico with 6.1 magnitude
Bangla Hindus to cut Durga Puja expense to aid Rohingyas
NATIONAL NEWS
Shiv Sena takes to streets against inflation, fuel price hike
 (MUMBAI, Sep 23, 2017):The Shiv Sena, a key member of the ruling NDA government at the Centre
Journalist KJ Singh, mother found dead: Punjab Police sets up SIT to probe case, IJU condemns the murder
Rajasthan's 'Falahari Baba' arrested for rape
Medium-intensity earthquake in Kashmir Valley
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