newstennis10 hours ago

French Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran to meet Hugo Dellien in first round

Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran will play his opening round match against world number 92 Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien. Gunneswaran is the only Indian in the main draw of the competition as Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the qualifying stage.
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newstennisa day ago

Indian tennis doesn’t lack guidance, you play the hand you're dealt with, says Vijay Amritraj

Vijay Amritraj has been of the opinion that Indian tennis doesn’t lack a role model or individual guidance and it all depends on the players to perform. The Indian tennis legend also stated that India’s lack of success at Davis Cup and Fed Cup has restricted them from moving forward.
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newstennis4 days ago

French Open 2019 | Ramkumar Ramanathan gets eliminated in first round of qualification

The 24-year-old faltered in the tournament’s very first hurdle itself losing in straight sets to Australian Jason Kubler. This was a fourth consecutive first round exit for him in the tournament, having gone down to Jay Clarke, Guido Pella, and Matthew Barton in the previous editions.
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newstennis17 days ago

Tennis Round-up | Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal get ousted in respective tournaments

Ramkumar Ramanathan, alongside, partner Brayden Schnur lost in the round of 64 match of the Busan Challenger, South Korea, against Taiwan-Indonesian pair of Christopher Rungkat and Hsieh Cheng-peng. Sumit Nagal lost in straight sets to USA’s Ulises Blanch in the Rome Challengers.
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newstennis21 days ago

Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan likely to miss out on TOPS funding

The Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain the split of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan as the duo runs the risk of missing out on funding. Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina have also not been a part of the scheme following Asiad 2018.
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newstennis23 days ago

Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series | Mann Maulik Shah, Shaikh Humera advance to Paris

India ended the tournament on a positive note as Mann Maulik Shah and Shaikh Humera won their respective final matches to make it to the International Finals of the Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series. They would be playing the winners from China and Brazil there.
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newstennis24 days ago

Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series | Maulik Shah and Salsa Aher advance into the semi-finals

The Indian colts started their Rolland Garros campaign on a winning not with Maulik Shah and Salsa Aher winning their respective matches to progress into the semis. While Dev V Javia, Kabir Hans, and Madhwin Kamath advanced, Bhakti Shah, Shaikh Humera and Sarah Dev did from Girls' category.
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newstennisa month ago

India Tennis Wrap | Prajesh Gunneswarn loses in ATP 250 final qualifier, Pranjala Yadlapalli finishes runner-up at ITF Event

Prajesh Gunneswaran has lost in the final qualifying round at ATP 250 in Munich to Dennis Istomin while Pranjala Yadlapalli finished as the runner up at $25,000 ITF event. The all-Indian pair of Arjun Kadhe and Vijay Sundar Prashanth went down to Dan Added and Michail Pervolarakis.
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newstennisa month ago

Barcelona Open | Leander Paes and partner Benoit Paire bow out

Leander Paes along with his French partner Benoit Paire were knocked out in the final round of the doubles qualifying event in the ongoing Barcelona Open. The Indo-French pair went on to lose to Spanish opponents and wildcard entrants Roberto Carballes Baena and Jaume Munar 7-6(3), 7-5.
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newstennisa month ago

Nanchang Challenger 2019 | SK Mukund and NS Balaji progress to pre-quarters

India’s SK Mukund and NS Balaji did enough to ensure a berth in the pre-quarterfinals of the ongoing Nanchang Challenger event being held in China. While Mukund was adjudged the winner after Japan’s R Tokuda retired hurt, Balaji beat local Yan Bai 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 to progress to the next round.
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