New Delhi, India – A Hindu priest lights up a sacred fire and chants from his scriptures, surrounded under a large tent by dozens of┬áMuslim women, some sporting vermillion on their foreheads – a gesture of reverence usually displayed by the Hindus. The priest was participating in an interfaith prayer ceremony held on Thursday at…

Royal Challengers Bangalore have lost their opening two games of this season’s IPLIndian Premier League, Bangalore:Mumbai Indians 187-8 (20 overs): Rohit 48Royal Challengers Bangalore 181-5 (20 overs): De Villiers 70*, Kohli 46Mumbai Indians won by six runsScorecardVirat Kohli furiously criticised the umpires after his Royal Challengers Bangalore side lost to Mumbai Indians in the Indian…

Dominic Thiem reached the French Open final in 2018Dominic Thiem ended Roger Federer’s bid for a record sixth Indian Wells title with a battling three-set victory in the final in California.The Austrian seventh seed fought back to beat Federer 3-6 6-3 7-5.Swiss Federer, a 24-time Grand Slam champion, converted just two of 11 break points…

Bianca Andreescu is the first wildcard to win the title at Indian WellsBianca Andreescu’s remarkable Indian Wells run culminated with the wildcard beating three-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber to secure the title.The 18-year-old Canadian, ranked outside the top 150 at the start of the year, beat the German 6-4 3-6 6-4.Kerber saved three match…

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Roger Federer has now won 66 matches at Indian Wells – the most of any playerRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face each other for the first time since 2017 in the semi-finals at Indian Wells after winning their respective quarter-finals on Friday.Swiss fourth seed Federer, 37, eased past Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz 6-4 6-4.Spanish second…

Kyle Edmund reached the second round at Indian Wells in 2018Roger Federer beat British number one Kyle Edmund to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells.The Swiss, a five-time champion in California, eased past Edmund 6-1 6-4 in just over an hour.World number four Federer, who has yet to drop a set at the tournament, saved…

Novak Djokovic smashed his racquet during his defeat by Philipp KohlschreiberWorld number one Novak Djokovic was knocked out of the BNP Paribas Open in the third round by Philipp Kohlschreiber at Indian Wells.The Serb, who currently holds three of the four Grand Slam titles, was beaten 6-4 6-4 by the German world number 39.Djokovic broke…