newstennis6 days ago

Miami Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran advances, Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out in qualifiers

Top-ranked Indian single player Prajnesh Gunnerson comfortably advanced to the next round of the Miami Open after defeating 29-year-old Spaniard Adrian Menendez Maceiras with a scoreline of 6-2, 6-4. Meanwhile, compatriots Ramkumar Ramanathan and Karman Kaur Thandi bowed out in the opener itself.
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newstennis7 days ago

ATP Rankings | Prajnesh Gunneswaran reaches career-high 84

Prajnesh Gunneswaran has now reached a men’s singles ranking of 84 after starting his year with a rank of 243. This is owing to his phenomenal performance in the Indian Wells Masters where he even managed to defeat world number 18 Nikoloz Basilashvili which is his career’s biggest victory.
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newstennisa month ago

Dubai Tennis Championship | Ramkumar Ramanathan loses to Roberto Bautista Agut in first round

India’s run in the men’s singles of the Dubai Tennis Championship was all but over as 24-year-old Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets. India, however, still have the men’s doubles of Purav Raja and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to play in the round of 16.
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newstennisa month ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters ATP Top 100 rankings

Top-ranked singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran broke into the men’s singles top 100 for the first time in his career after he advanced six places to the 97th spot in the ATP rankings. Gunneswaran is only the third Indian player to break into the top 100 after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | Italy register 3-1 win against India to secure spot in World Finals

Andrea Seppi helped Italy to a 3-1 win against India in their Davis Cup qualifying match on the grass court in Kolkata on Saturday to secure a spot in the World Finals to be held in November this year. Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna secured the only win for the hosts in the doubles category.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | Mahesh Bhupathi rues missed opportunities against Italy

Mahesh Bhupathi, who is the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, admitted that his side did not seize the opportunities that came their way in the qualifier against superior-ranked Italy. The Italians took a 2-0 lead against India on the opening day of the encounter in Kolkata.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | No point in making excuses right now, asserts Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi, who serves as the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, said it was too late for excuses right now as the hosts’ gear up to face Italy in their Davis Cup qualifier. Bhupathi added that there is a belief within the Indian team that they can beat the Italians on home turf.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | Match against China was turning point of Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s career, opines Zeeshan Ali

India’s coach Zeeshan Ali has mentioned that the Davis Cup decider against China last year was the turning point in Parjnesh Gunneswaran’s career. The Indian team, under Mahesh Bhupathi’s captaincy, will take on Italy in the Davis Cup qualifiers on February 1 and 2 on grass in Kolkata.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | My boys will not be intimidated by Italy, claims Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi has claimed that his young team will not be intimidated by European giants Italy whom they face in their Davis Cup qualifiers next month. India opted for grass courts in South Club for the February fixtures which will see the winners play in the 18-nation finals in Madrid next year.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Prajnesh Guneswaran makes a winning start in qualifiers

Indian tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran commenced his first Grand Slam campaign of the calendar year with a straightforward win against Croatia’s Victor Galovic. With Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan also winning their respective matches, India look strong at the moment in singles category.
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