newstennis6 days 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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newstennisa month ago

Ramkumar Ramanathan progresses in Slovak Open; Leander Paes makes quarters in Knoxville

Ramkumar Ramanathan registered a comfortable 6-3, 7-5 victory over Spain’s Sergio Gutierrez-Ferrol to advance to the second round at the ongoing Slovak Open on Wednesday. Meanwhile, veteran tennis ace, Leander Paes, sealed a spot in the quarter-final of the Knoxville Challenger yesterday.
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newstennisa month ago

Divij Sharan becomes the number one doubles player in India

Divij Sharan has become the numero uno doubles player in India overtaking Rohan Bopanna after the latest shuffle in the ATP rankings. After the latest change in the ATP rankings, Sharan has moved to 38th in world rankings whereas Bopanna slipped to 39th which lead to the change at the top spot.
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newstennis2 months ago

Yuki Bhambri makes a first round exit from European Open

Coming to the tournament after a recovering from an injury, Yuki Bhambri suffered a defeat in the first round of the European Open being held in Antwerp, Belgium. Bhambri was coming back to the International arena after making a recovery after he had last appeared in the US Open in August.
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newstennis2 months ago

Leander Paes, Sania Mirza are miracles that come around once in 30-40 years, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi stated that compatriots Leander Paes and Sania Mirza are once in lifetime miracles and hoped that the sport of tennis received more support in India. Bhupathi also said that it’s been a learning experience to captain the Davis Cup team in the past two years.
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newstennis2 months ago

Leander Paes and Miguel Reyes-Varela seal title at Santo Domingo Open

Tennis ace Leander Paes and partner Miguel Reyes-Varela defeated Ariel Behar and Roberto Quiroz 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 in the final of the Santo Domingo Trophy to clinch the Challenger title. This was Paes’ second challenger title of the season having previously won the Newport Beach event in January.
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newstennis2 months ago

Pranjala Yadlapalli wins second consecutive ITF title while Leander Paes enters the Santo Domingo Open finals

Pranjala Yadlapalli won the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday when she defeated a better ranked Conny Perrin of Switzerland. On the other hand, Leander Paes, along with his partner Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela, managed to reach the finals of Santo Domingo Open.
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newstennis3 months ago

Leander Paes excluded from India’s Davis Cup squad for World Group away tie against Serbia

Veteran tennis star Leander Paes has been dropped from India’s Davis Cup squad for the World Group away tie against Serbia scheduled from September 14 to 16. However, the reigning Asian Games champion pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan have been included to play the doubles.
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newstennis4 months ago

After pulling out of Asian Games, Leander Paes gets wildcard entry at Winston-Salem Open

Leander Paes has been given a wildcard participation in the Winston-Salem Open, paired with Jamie Cerretani for the men's doubles category in the event, just after he pulled out of Asian Games. An ATP 250 tournament, Winston-Salem Open is scheduled to take place in United States before the US Open.
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newstennis4 months ago

Disappointing not to have Leander Paes for Asian Games, says coach Zeeshan Ali

Indian men’s tennis team captain and coach Zeeshan Ali has stated that it is disappointing to not to have a player like Leander Paes in the mix for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Ali added that Paes' withdrawal from the team, two days before the event, is a huge blow for their medal chances.
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