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Under-pressure Taliban to meet EU, US in diplomatic push

The Taliban will hold joint face-to-face talks with European and US envoys, the EU said on Monday, as the hardline Islamists pursue their diplomatic push for international support

In this file photo taken on 8 July Mohammad Nabi Omari (C-L), a Taliban member formerly held by the US at Guantanamo Bay and reportedly released in 2014 in a prisoner exchange, Taliban negotiator Abbas Stanikzai (C-R), and former Taliban intelligence deputy Mawlawi Abdul Haq Wasiq (R) walk with another Taliban member during the second day of the Intra Afghan Dialogue talks in the Qatari capital Doha.

Tennis

Raducanu to take her time in search for new coach

British star Emma Raducanu plans to take her time before hiring a new coach as she returns for her first tournament since winning the US Open at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells

Emma Raducanu of Great Britain in action during a practice session on Day 2 of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on 5 March, 2021 in Indian Wells, California

Dollar boosted by US Treasury yields surge, British pound drops

The US dollar climbed to its highest in more than five weeks, while other major G10 currencies dropped, as higher US Treasury yields made the dollar more attractive to investors.

Dollar boosted by US Treasury yields surge, British pound drops

Djokovic's Grand Slam bid foiled as Medvedev wins US Open

Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic's Grand Slam dream with a straight sets victory in the US Open final here Sunday, denying the world number one a record-breaking 21st major men's singles title

 Russia's Daniil Medvedev kisses the trophy after winning the 2021 US Open Tennis tournament men's final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on 12 September, 2021

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Djokovic aims for first calendar Slam for 52 years

Novak Djokovic will attempt to win the first calendar-year men's singles Grand Slam since 1969 in Sunday's US Open final and make his case to be considered the greatest player in tennis history

Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their 2021 US Open Tennis tournament men's semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on 11 September, 2021

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Teen Raducanu wins US Open title for first Slam crown by qualifier

British teenager Emma Raducanu completed the greatest underdog title triumph in tennis history on Saturday, becoming the first qualifier to capture a Grand Slam title with a straight sets defeat of ...

Britain's Emma Raducanu celebrates with the trophy after winning the 2021 US Open Tennis tournament women's singles final match against Canada's Leylah Fernandez at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on 11 September, 2021

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Djokovic fights back to beat Berrettini in four sets

Novak Djokovic moved within two matches of completing the first men's calendar-year singles Grand Slam in 52 years on Wednesday, rallying to defeat Italian Matteo Berrettini in a US Open quarter-final

Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return to Italy's Matteo Berrettini during their 2021 US Open Tennis tournament men's quarter-finals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, on 8 September, 2021

Teen titans Fernandez, Raducanu on brink of US Open final

Teen powerhouses Leylah Fernandez and Emma Raducanu are each one victory from reaching their first Grand Slam final at the US Open, displaying the next generation's formidable talent

Emma Raducanu of the United Kingdom waves to the crowd after defeating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during her Women’s Singles quarterfinals match on Day Ten of the 2021 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on 8 September, 2021

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Djokovic tested but wins at US Open to advance Slam quest

Novak Djokovic struggled but advanced within three matches of completing the first men's singles calendar-year Grand Slam in 52 years on Monday by outlasting American Jenson Brooksby at the US Open

Djokovic tested but wins at US Open to advance Slam quest

Teen Fernandez stuns Osaka to reach last 16 at US Open

Two-time champion Naomi Osaka's US Open title defence ended in tears on Friday, as she suffered a stunning defeat in the third round to Canadian Leylah Fernandez 5-7 7-6(2) 6-4

Teen Fernandez stuns Osaka to reach last 16 at US Open
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