reporttennisa month ago

French Open | Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes register comfortable wins, Divij Sharan gets knocked out

Rohan Bopanna and his men’s doubles partner Marius Copil have qualified for the men’s doubles pre-quarterfinals while Leander Paes also won his first-round match with partner Benoit Paire in the ongoing French Open. Divij Sharan and Marcelo Demoliner lost their second round men’s doubles match.
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newstennisa month ago

French Open | Divij Sharan and partner Shuko Aoyama bow out in mixed doubles

Divij Sharan along with his partner Shuko Aoyama from Japan suffered a 6-3, 2-6, 10-7 defeat against Ukraine 's Lyudmyla Kichenok and Mexico 's Santiago Gonzalez in the French Open. Earlier, Rohan Bopanna and Czech Republic’s Lucie Hradecka had lost to top seeds Nicole Melichar and Bruno Soares.
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newstennisa month ago

French Open | Divij Sharan makes into round of 32 as J. Nedunchezhiyan bows out in men’s doubles

Divij Sharan advanced into the round of 32 alongside Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner as they got the better of Sweden’s Robert Lindstedt and Hungary’s Márton Fucsovics. In another match, the Indo-German pair of Mischa Zverev and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan lost to Mate Pavić and Oliver Marach.
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newstennisa month ago

French Open | Rohan Bopanna advance into Round of 28 alongside Marius Copil

India’s doubles tennis ace Rohan Bopanna advances into the next round of the French Open partnering with Romania’s Marius Copil as they beat the Australia-South African pair of Michael Venus and Raven Klassen. India also have Leander Paes, Divij Sharan, and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in other matches.
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reporttennis2 months ago

Rutuja Bhosale lifts women’s doubles title at ITF $25,000 event in Namangan

Indian female tennis player Ruturaj Bhosale has claimed the women’s doubles title at the ITF $25,000 event in Namangan, Uzbekistan with her partner Eudice Chong. The pair got the better of Anastasia Pribylova and Shalimar Talbi 6-4, 6-3 in the final on Saturday to win the trophy.
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newstennis2 months 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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newstennis3 months 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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newstennis5 months ago

Australian Open | Leander Paes, Sam Stosur progress to second round; Rohan Bopanna bows out

Leander Paes along with partner Sam Stosur made it to the second round in the mixed doubles category of the Australian Open after winning the opening game against Květa Peschke and Wesley Koolhof. Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and China's Zhaoxuan Yang crashed out in the first round of the same category.
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newstennis5 months ago

Australian Open | Indian men’s doubles challenge ends in first round

The campaign of Indian tennis players in the men’s doubles category has come to an end in the first round of the Australian Open. The Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lost its first game while Leander Paes and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan also went down with their respective partners.
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newstennis6 months ago

Maharashtra Open | Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan’s pairing bag their maiden ATP title

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan defeated the British pair of Luke Bamridge and Jonny O’Mara in straight sets in the final match of the Maharashtra Open. Though the top seeds fought hard in the quarterfinal and semifinals, it was a relatively easy win for the duo in the final match.
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