newstennis9 hours ago

No point in making things easy for players by hosting home tournaments, believes Mahesh Bhupathi

India’s Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi has claimed that making things easy for the players by hosting home tournaments throughout the year is of no use. He has further stated that the Indian tennis players need to play more tournaments abroad, in order to give them more exposure.
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newstennis4 months ago

International Tennis Federation to try and create a season-ending World Cup of Tennis

The International Tennis Federation is all set to review a three-billion-dollar proposal to establish a season-ending World Cup of Tennis which could end up featuring at least 18 tennis nations. Mahesh Bhupathi has, however, highlighted the importance of the Davis Cup on the International stage.
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newstennis4 months ago

Mahesh Bhupathi advises players to focus more on singles rather than doubles

Mahesh Bhupathi has slammed Indian singles players - Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal - for not showing any aggression against China at the zonal level of Davis cup 2018. The 43-year-old has also asked the players to try improving their singles game instead of focusing more on doubles events.
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featuretennis5 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.
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newstennis7 months ago

Sumit Nagal : I have realised the downside of having a fiery temper

Having experienced the effects of having a fiery temper, Sumit Nagal has said that he has realised the downside of the same and is working hard to improve on it. Mahesh Bhupathi, however, added that that having a fiery personality is not a crime if it is being backed by right results.
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newstennisa year ago

Leander Paes out; Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni return in India's Davis Cup Squad

Veteran Leander Paes has been dropped from India's Davis Cup squad for the tie against Canada next month, whereas, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, along with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna have made it to the team. Mahesh Bhupathi will lead the Indian Davis Cup squad this time as well.
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newstennisa year ago

Bhupathi-Paes feud turns ugly after players take row to social media

The relationship between Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi has always been a tumultuous one. However, this time the duo have gone too far with Leander Paes opening accusing Bhupathi of dropping him for personal reasons and the latter releasing private Whatsapp messages between the two to the media.
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newstennisa year ago

Mahesh Bhupathi : Will respond to Paes after winning Uzbekistan tie

India’s non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi has said that he will respond to compatriot Leander Paes after India win the ongoing Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan in Bangalore. Earlier, Paes had accused Bhupathi of flouting the selection criteria after being dropped for the tie.
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newstennisa year ago

Bengaluru to host India-Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie in April

Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) will host the India-Uzbekistan Asia-Oceania Zone Group I Davis Cup tie from April 7 to 9, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has announced. Uzbekistan has a 3-2 head-to-head record over India in the premier competition.
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newstennis2 years ago

Leander Paes quashes retirement rumours

Leander Paes said he has no intentions of retiring in the near future and wants to win a few more grand slams before calling it a day. The 43-year-old also expressed his excitement at playing Davis Cup under former partner Mahesh Bhupathi, who is to take over as non-playing captain.
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