newstennis9 days 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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newstennis18 days 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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newstennis21 days 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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newstennis24 days 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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newstennis25 days 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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newstennisa month 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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newstennisa month 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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newstennis2 months ago

Tennis | Indian squad for Davis Cup event against Italy announced

The selection panel has announced the team for the upcoming Davis Cup qualifiers event against Italy in Kolkata to be held on February 1 and 2. Yuki Bhambri missed out on a spot while Divij Sharan has been picked after a seven-year hiatus in a team which seemed picked on the basis of rankings.
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newstennis2 months ago

Have been working a lot on my upper body, says Ramkumar Ramanathan

Ramkumar Ramanathan has stated that after a decent 2018, he has focused more on his upper body strength to get more power on his serves ahead of the new season. The Indian tennis ace has also clarified that there hasn’t been any politics involved in the team selection of the Asian Games.
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newstennis2 months ago

Don’t know what all the fuss surrounding Leander Paes is about, claims Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi played down all the buzz surrounding Leander Paes’ absence from the Indian tennis contingent at this year’s Asian Games competition which was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Bhupathi added that Paes was not at 100 per cent fitness which made him a liability during the Games in Jakarta.
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