newstennisa day ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Saketh Myneni qualifies for Doubles quarter-finals

The Indian men’s doubles pair of Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Saketh Myneni has qualified for the quarter-finals at the ongoing Anning Challenger tennis tournament in China. Meanwhile, the other Indian pair of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Vishnu Vardhan lost their first round match to exit the event.
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newstennis2 days ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan advance to quarter-finals

Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan have continued their domineering run in Anning, China, as they registered wins against Saketh Myneni and Yan Bai, respectively. While Gunneswaran would play Adam Pavlásek next, Ramanathan will take on Zhang Zhizhen in the quarterfinals.
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newstennis3 days ago

Kunming Open | Saketh Myneni advances to pre-quarters, S Mukund bows out

Saketh Myneni advanced into the pre-quarterfinal stage of the Kunming Open, held in Anning, China, as he defeated Czech Republic’s Václav Šafránek to set an all-Indian clash with Prajnesh Gunnsewaran. Sasi Kumar Mukund, on the other end, was humbled by China’s Ban Yai in straight sets.
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newstennis3 days ago

ATP Rankings | Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-best 80

After starting 2019 with a rank of 243, Prajnesh Gunneswaran has now reached a career-best 80 in the latest ATP rankings. Gunneswaran is having a brilliant year so far with an entry into the third round at Indian Wells after making it into his first ever main draw of the Australian Open.
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newstennis9 days ago

Junior Davis Cup | India brush aside Indonesia with comfortable 3-0 win

The Indian junior tennis team registered a commendable 3-0 win against Indonesia on Tuesday as Ajay Malik won his singles and doubles match in the Asia/Oceania final qualifying match in Bangkok. Sushant Dabas completed the win for India by defeating Nauvaldo Jati Agatra in the second singles match.
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newstennis14 days ago

BWF Malaysia Open | Kidambi Srikanth reaches quarters; PV Sindhu knocked out

India Open runner-up Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the third round of the ongoing BWF Malaysia Open with a 21-11, 21-15 win over Khosit Phetpradab in round two on Thursday. Meanwhile, PV Sindhu was knocked out of the competition after suffering a 21-18, 21-7 loss to Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea.
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newstennis14 days ago

Pranjala Yadlapalli impresses on return while Paes-Paire secure another victory

On her return from a three-month layoff, Pranjala Yadlapalli registered a 7-5, 6-0 win over Japan’s Misaki Matsuda to reach round two of the ITF event in Japan. Meanwhile, Leander Paes and partner Benoit Paire beat Andrea Vavassori and Andrei Vasilevski to reach the quarters in Sophia Antipolis.
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newstennis18 days ago

Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes have left Indian tennis in a mess, says Vishal Uppal

The pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes was a curse for Indian tennis and has ultimately left the sport in a mess in the country claims former India player Vishal Uppal. The Indian men's doubles duo had won a total of 25 international titles which includes three Grand Slams as well.
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newstennisa month ago

Sania Mirza looking to resume play from August

Sania Mirza has revealed that she has returned back to training after almost two years of absence from court and is targeting to resume play from August this year. However, the 32-year-old also added that she would have to go a long way in getting acquainted with things again before she can compete.
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newstennisa month ago

Miami Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses to Jaume Munar in Round 1

Prajnesh Gunneswaran has been knocked out in the first round of the ongoing Miami Open as he lost his opening battle against Spain’s Jaume Munar. The Indian tennis player, who got into the main draw through the qualifiers, was beaten 7-6 (3), 6-4 by the world no. 61 in the ATP Masters 1000 event.
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