Aus Open: Coco Gauff knocks out Raducanu in second round

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World No.7 American Coco Gauff defeated 2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu 6-4, 7-6(4) in a scratchy first-time meeting with the Brit to enter the third round of the Australian Open, here on Wednesday. Gauff will face either Chinese Zheng Qinwen or Croatian-born American Bernarda Pera next

India survives Bracewell scare

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Michael Bracewell struck a stunning century as he gave India a mighty scare in Hyderabad by scoring 140 nearly dragging New Zealand to an unlikely win in the series opener. From the depths of 131/6, Bracewell joined hands with Mitchell Santner (57) to revive the chase but fell in the final over as New Zealand were bowled out for 337.

French nun, world’s oldest known person, dies at 118

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A French nun who was believed to be the world’s oldest person has died a few weeks before her 119th birthday, the spokesperson for her nursing home in southern France said Wednesday. Lucile Randon, known as Sister Andre, was born in the town of Ales, southern France, on February 11, 1904.