newstennis5 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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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

India to host Italy in Davis Cup Qualifiers in February

India will play hosts to Italy in the qualifying round of the Davis Cup on February 1 and 2 next year. India holds a higher rank than Italy in the Asia-Oceania zone and was announced to host the match by virtue of that but the city for the qualifiers is yet to be decided by the Indian body.
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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

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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newstennis7 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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newstennis8 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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featuretennis9 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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newstennisa year 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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