newstennis16 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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newstennis20 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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newstennis2 months ago

Dubai Tennis Championship | Ramkumar Ramanathan loses to Roberto Bautista Agut in first round

India’s run in the men’s singles of the Dubai Tennis Championship was all but over as 24-year-old Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets. India, however, still have the men’s doubles of Purav Raja and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to play in the round of 16.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | AITA secretary confident of Indian team travelling to Pakistan

AITA secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee is confident that the national team will travel to Pakistan for their Davis Cup away tie as a forfeiture can lead to a two-year suspension from the global governing body ITF. India last travelled to Pakistan in 2006 where they won by 3-2.
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newstennis3 months ago

Mahesh Bhupathi surprised at Leander Paes’ exclusion for David Cup tie in Kolkata

Mahesh Bhupathi has stated that Leander Paes should have been in the team for the Davis Cup tie against Italy due to his expertise on grass-court in Kolkata. Bhupathi has slammed for the archial selection process and said that the captain should be consulted during the selection meetings.
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newstennis3 months ago

I think it’s time to start thinking about winning Grand Slam singles, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi claims that Indian youngsters must shift their efforts from succeeding in the doubles' category and work towards winning a Grand Slam title in the singles’ category in the near future. Bhupathi also spoke about Indian veterans, Leander Paes and Sania Mirza, in a recent interview.
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newstennis3 months ago

Tennis | Passion for the sport keeps me going, says Leander Paes

Leander Paes has stated that passion and love for the game keeps him going and added that he also likes to put in the hard work that goes into all the process. Paes is into his mid-forties but recently participated in Australian Open, even though he was ousted from the tournament early.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Leander Paes and Sam Stosur knocked out in round two

Leander Paes, along with partner Sam Stosur, bowed out in the second round of the ongoing Australian Open in the mixed doubles category after suffering defeat Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah. The Indo-Australian duo lost the match by a scoreline of 6-4. 4-6, 8-10 to their fifth seed opponents.
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newstennis3 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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newstennis3 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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