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Prajnesh Gunneswaran eliminated in China challenger quarterfinals

India’s top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran was stunned in straight sets by Canada’s in the quarterfinals of the $162,480 Challenger tennis tournament in Ningbo, China. However, Riya Bhatia and Rutuja Bhosale made it to the semi-finals of the $25,000 ITF women’s event, Lagos.
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newstennis2 days ago

Let’s ban India-Pakistan Davis Cup ties instead of wasting ITF’s time, suggests PTF

After All India Tennis Association (AITA) has kept postponing their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan repeatedly, a frustrated Pakistan Tennis Federation has called for a ban on all future ties. After the initial announcement, AITA has now been contemplating a second string to Pakistan for the tie.
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newstennis3 days ago

AITA begin procuring Pakistan visas ahead of Davis Cup tie

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has decided to begin the process to procure Pakistan visas for its players and support staff. The association is willing to send a team for next month’s Davis Cup tie, in case the International Tennis Federation (ITF) rejects its requests for a neutral venue.
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newstennis3 days ago

Amazed by what Roger Federer has done to reinvent himself, says Leander Paes

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has heaped praise on Roger Federer, admitting that he was amazed to see how the Swiss maestro has "reinvented" himself to win Grand Slams in the twilight years of his career. Federer had confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympics on Monday.
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newstennis3 days ago

Was born for Olympics and yearning to represent India in Tokyo 2020, claims Leander Paes

A Veteran Indian tennis player who has been playing the sport for almost three decades now, Paes has claimed that he was born for the Olympics and would want to represent India in Tokyo 2020. The 46-year-old also stated that he has taken inspiration from his former partner Martina Navratilova.
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newstennis5 days ago

Leander Peas puts his bet on youngsters for his Mumbai Leon Army

Co-owner of Mumbai Leon Army has put all his bet on young tennis players ahead of the next season of the Tennis Premier League by roping in Niki Poonacha and Aryan Goveas. Saketh Myneni went to Delhi Binny’s Brigade while Purav Raja was bought by Pune Warriors for an identical prize of 2.25 lakhs.
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newstennis7 days ago

Becoming the top-ranked Asian is something that will stay with me for the rest of my life, admits Divij Sharan

India’s tennis pro Divij Sharan admits that the achievement of becoming the top-ranked Asian in the ATP doubles list is an achievement that will stay with him for the rest of his life. Divij further confirmed that he will pair up with Rohan Bopanna for the Tokyo Olympics next year.
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newstennis11 days ago

Sumit Nagal goes up by six spots, achieves career-best ranking of 129

India’s ace young tennis player, Sumit Nagal kept his ascent steady as the latest rankings released on Monday saw the 22-year-old moving up six spots in the world singles rankings to sit at 129. Nagal higged the limelight first after he was drawn against Roger Federer in US Open’s first round.
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newstennis16 days ago

Tennis Round-up | Rohan Bopanna reaches doubles quarters, Ramanathan crashes out

Indian tennis had a mixed day in the office that saw veteran doubles player Rohan Bopanna advancing into the quarterfinals of the ATP-500 tennis tournament in Tokyo alongside Dennis Shapalov. In other matches, while Sumit Nagal got the bye into the pre-quarters, R Ramanathan crashed out in Spain.
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newstennis17 days ago

Nitin Sinha upsets Vishnu Vardhan in straight sets at Fenesta Open

Young Nitin Sinha has defeated experienced Vishnu Vardhan while top seeds in both men’s and women’s singles advanced to the second round of the National Hard Courts Tennis Championships in New Delhi on Tuesday. Vishnu served strong, Nitin returned well throughout to come out a 6-4, 6-0 winner.
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