newstennis2 hours ago

Ramkumar Ramanathan exits Ilkley Challenger in first round

Ramkumar Ramanathan's disappointing run continued in the Ilkley Challenger as well where he lost in the first round 5-7, 3-6 to Austria’s Sebastian Ofner in under 64 minutes. Prior to this, he was ousted by Spain's Marcel Granollers 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 in the quarter-final of Nottingham Challenger.
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newstennis3 hours ago

My goal has always been to defend the Halle trophy, says Roger Federer

World number one Roger Federer has revealed that his aim was always to defend his Halle Open title ahead of the tournament this year as he eyes to retain the top spot in world rankings. Federer would need to win a record 10th Halle Open crown if he is to enter Wimbledon as the top ranked.
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newstennisa day ago

Yuki Bhambri to face Milos Raonic in Queen’s Club opener

After qualifying for the the Queen’s Club Championship main draw, Yuki Bhambri will take on Milos Raonic, who lost to Roger Federer in the Stuttgart Open Finals, in the first round of the event. Saketh Myneni, on the other hand, successfully qualified for the main draw of the Fergana Challenger.
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newstennisa day ago

For Novak Djokovic success in Wimbledon is more significant than appearing in World Cup finals

Despite being a big fan of the Serbian national football team, Novak Djokovic has stated that he would gladly miss the FIFA World Cup finals even if Serbia makes an appearance in it for success in Wimbledon. Serbia took off their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Russia on Sunday.
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newstennisa day ago

Claiming ITF women's Tennis title, Prarthana Thombare and Luksika Kumkhum shocks top seeds

23- year old Prarthana Thombare and Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand have secured a striking victory in the ITF women's Tennis, shocking top seeds Naomi Brady of Great Britain and Asia Muhammad of United States. The title was Thombare biggest doubles crown on the professional circuit.
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newstennis2 days ago

Yuki Bhambri qualifies for main draw at Queen’s Club Championships

India ace Yuki Bhambri has managed to qualify for the main draw of the Queen’s Club Championships after beating James Ward and Tony Fritz in the qualifying rounds. Bhambri beat British wild card entry Ward 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 and American Fritz 6-4, 6-2 to seal a spot in the main draw in London.
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newstennis4 days ago

Yuki Bhambri confused and disappointed after his exclusion from TOP Scheme

Yuki Bhambri admitted that he was surprised and shocked upon being excluded from the Target Olympic Podium Scheme and justified his preference of playing with the best the US Open over Asian Games. All India Tennis Association has, however, asked the government to reconsider the decision.
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newstennis4 days ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran knocked out of Stuttgart Open, misses out on a face-off with Roger Federer

Prajnesh Gunneswaran's ambitious run to face Roger Federer ATP Mercedes Cup came to an end as he was ousted in his second round clash by Argentina's Guido Pella in Stuttgart on Thursday. After stunning World number 23 Denis Shapovalov in the opening round, Gunneswaran lost to world number 75.
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newstennis5 days ago

Maria Sharapova decides to skip pre-Wimbledon tournament to rest

Maria Sharapova has opted to back out of a pre-Wimbledon tournament that will start this weekend in Birmingham as she wanted to give her body as much rest as possible for the season ahead. Sharapova last played in a quarter-final defeat to Garbine Muguruza at the 2018 French Open this year.
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newstennis6 days ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran upsets Denis Shapovalov to progress to round of 16 at Stuttgart Open

Indian Davis Cup player Prajnesh Gunneswaran defeated Canadian player Denis Shapovalov by a scoreline of 7-6 (8-6), 2-6, 6-3 at the 2018 Stuttgart Open in his round of 32 match. 28-year old Gunneswaran will now face-up against Argentine player Guido Pella in the round of 16 match in Germany.
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