curtain-raiser

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curtain-raiser

Theatre a short dramatic piece presented before the main play
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Doha [Qatar], Jan 1 ( ANI ): Serbian tennis maestro and defending champion Novak Djokovic made a late withdrawal from the Qatar Open as one of the season's traditional curtain-raisers is all set to begin here, on Monday.
We hope that as many of the counties as possible can come to that arrangement with their male counterparts in having curtain-raisers.
The Under 8s teams competing in the curtain-raiser are Meltham All Blacks, St Joseph's, Moldgreen, Thornhill, Emley Moor, Slaithwaite Saracens, Saddleworth and Newsome Panthers.
TODAY'S Community Shield has the potential to go down as one of the greatest curtain-raisers in history.
The table below shows how the 20 Premiership teams have fared in their curtain-raisers over the last ten years.