newstennis5 days ago

Tennis Roundup | P Gunneswaran advances to round of 16 in Japan, Ankita Raina loses in China

India’s second seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran had a smooth sail in Japan’s Kaohsiung Challenger on Tuesday as he overcame Shuichi Sekiguchi 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the pre-quarterfinals on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Ankita Raina was ousted by Magdalena Frech of Poland in Guangzhou’s $500,000 event.
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newstennis13 days ago

ATP Rankings | Sumit Nagal goes ahead of Ramkumar Ramanthan

After some tremendous displays in the last one month or so, Sumit Nagal was rightly rewarded with a stupendous jump of 16 places in the ATP rankings taking him two places ahead of compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan. India’s top-ranked tennis player, however, is still Prajnesh Gunneswaran.
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newstennis16 days ago

Jinan Open | P Gunneswaran falters as Divij Sharan makes doubles final

Top Indian tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran saw yet another disappointing end to his campaign, this time in the Jinan Challenger, as he went down to Japan’s Go Soeda in three sets. His compatriot Divij Sharan has, however, reached the final of the tournament alongside Australia’s Matthew Ebden.
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newstennisa month ago

US Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses to Daniil Medvedev in first round

Prajnesh Gunneswaran was still India’s biggest hope in the US Open despite Sumit Nagal playing the legendary Roger Federer in the other first-round match. However, the Indian top-ranked tennis player couldn’t do much either as he lost in straight sets to Russia’s Daniil Medvedev on Monday.
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newstennisa month ago

Looking forward to playing against all-time great Roger Federer, says Sumit Nagal

Pune's Sumit Nagal was exuberant after he found out that he would face tennis legend Roger Federer in his maiden Grand Slam appearance at this year's US Open. The Indian ace pulled off a brilliant comeback to defeat Joao Menezes of Brazil by 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 margin in the final qualifying round.
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newstennisa month ago

Sumit Nagal gets dream Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer after qualification

India's Sumit Nagal booked a place in the main draw of the US Open, after a win over Joao Menezes, where he was dealt a dream matchup against Roger Federer. Nagal will be joined by Prajnesh Gunneswaran making it the first time since 1998 that India have two players in the singles main draw.
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newstennisa month ago

US Open 2019 | Sumit Nagal reaches final qualifying round for first time

Haryana tennis ace Sumit Nagal has managed to reach the final qualifying round of the US Open after he overcame the challenge of Canada’s Peter Polansky in his last match. Meanwhile, Indian tennis star Prajnesh Gunneswaran has drawn Cincinnati champion Daniil Medvedev in the first round.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | Saketh Myneni returns to Indian squad for Pakistan tie

India has fielded a strong team which will mark the return of Saketh Myneni for this year's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan. Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan will lead the singles challenge while Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will form the doubles pair for the highly anticipated tie.
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newstennis2 months ago

ATP Los Kabos | Prajnesh Gunneswaran makes second-round exit, loses to Taylor Fritz

Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s run in the ATP Los Kabos event came to an early end as he went down to America’s World No. 28 Taylor Fritz as he pocketed USD 12,825 as prize money. Apart from him, while Divij Sharan won his clash alongside doubles partner Leander Paes went down in Washington.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | Indian tennis players seek security clearance ahead of Pakistan trip

The Indian tennis team for the Davis Cup is all set to visit Pakistan after 55 years and the players, who are ready for the trip, are awaiting security clearance from the home ministry. India would most likely be led by Prajnesh Gunneswaran and non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi for the tie.
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