newstennis11 days ago

Yuki Bhambri jumps 9 places to 84, Prajnesh Gunneswaran attains his career best 169th rank

Top-ranked Indian singles player Yuki Bhambri jumped nine places to 84 while Prajnesh Gunneswaran touched his career-best rank of 169 after climbing 14 spots on the ranking ladder. Gunneswaran has also qualified for his first ATP World Tour event in Stuttgart, which is slated to start this week.
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newstennis13 days ago

I think the important part is to put the best team for the country in Davis Cup, says Leander Paes

Leander Paes, who has been included in the squad for the Asian Games 2018, insisted that India needs to send its best team to the Davis Cup in order to achieve positive results. Paes has also added that he missed the clay season because he needs to maximize his performance to achieve his goals.
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newstennis20 days ago

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna in Asian Games squad; Yuki Bhambri excluded

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna have been given the nod to travel to Indonesia for the 18th Asian Games as Yuki Bhambri is excused on account of his involvement in the US Open. Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi are the two players who lead the list of Indian female participants.
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newstennis20 days ago

Leander Paes to return for Asian Games while Yuki Bhambri opts to play the US Open

Leander Paes is slated to make a return to the Indian tennis squad for the Asian Games while top ranked Indian singles player Yuki Bhambri reveals he would prefer to play in the US Open. The AITA selection committee will meet today to announce the Asian Games squad.
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newstennis3 months ago

Divij Sharan’s decision against travelling with Davis Cup team irks AITA officials

Divij Sharan’s decision not to travel to China with the Indian Davis Cup team as a reserve has not gone down well with the AITA and the governing body may put up a code of conduct for players. The 32-year old is willing to travel Tianjin for the April 6-7 tie in case his services are required.
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newstennis3 months ago

Davis Cup | Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri to lead Indian charge

Indian Tennis veterans Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna are set to lead the charge in the Davis Cup match against China along with the likes of Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal and Divij Sharan. Paes makes a return to the side after last featuring against Uzbekistan in April 2017.
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newstennis4 months ago

Leander Paes returns to top-50 in World rankings

Leander Paes, who reached the final in Dubai Championship last week, has jumped to the 46th position in world rankings. While the talismanic Indian ace is just two places behind Divij Sharan, who is at the 44th position, Rohan Bopanna continued to enjoy the top spot and at number 20.
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newstennis4 months ago

Dubai Tennis Championship | Leander Paes, Jamie Cerretani falter in final

Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani lost to Netherland-Romanian pair of Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 2-6, 6-7(2) in the doubles final of the Dubai Tennis Championship. This was the 44-year-old tennis ace’s 97th ATP tour final, who is now three short of achieving a century in summit tour clashes.
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featuretennis4 months ago

Rohan Bopanna - The many sides of Indian tennis' silent hero

In the cricket crazy bubble that India lives in, we, as sports fans, often forget to give due credit to the athletes who have excelled in sports that don’t involve leather and willow.
Faizan Qadiri
newstennis4 months ago

Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani book a berth in men’s doubles final in Dubai

The duo of Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani have managed to enter the doubles final of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Friday. The pair, who outclassed Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus 2-6, 6-4, [10-7] in the quarters, beat Damir Dzumhur and Filip Krajinovic 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals.
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