newstennis10 days ago

Sumit Nagal calls for support to stay afloat after ‘dream’ Grand Slam debut

Despite becoming a household name following his Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal has struggled to get new sponsorships and has for support to stay afloat. Latest ATP rankings have made Nagal India’s second highest-ranked tennis player as he leapfrogged Ramkumar Ramanathan.
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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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newstennisa month ago

Indian Tennis Round-up | Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out as Ankita Raina shines in US Open qualifiers

Ramkumar Ramanathan ended his US Open qualifying campaign with a disappointing loss in the first round itself to Filippo Baldi of Italy, ranked 145. Meanwhile, Ankita Raina pulled off a stunning win in the opening round by defeating Ysaline Bonaventure of Belgium in a thrilling match.
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newstennis2 months ago

Hall of Fame Open | Ramkumar Ramanathan eliminated, Leander Paes advances to quarters in men’s doubles

Ramkumar Ramanathan succumbed to an early exit at the ATP Hall of Fame Championships as he fell in straight sets to France’s Ugo Hembert in the second round. Meanwhile, Leander Paes managed to book himself a quarterfinals seat along with doubles partner Marcus Daniell following a comeback victory.
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reporttennis2 months ago

Hall of Fame Open | Ramkumar Ramanathan saves match point to beat Sergiy Stakhovsky

World number 134 and India's no.2 Ramkumar Ramanathan saved a match point as he came back from a set down to dramatically beat Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky 5-7, 7-6, 6-2. The Indian player will now face France's Ugo Humbert in the next round, for a place in the quarter-final of the grass event.
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reporttennis3 months ago

Indian Tennis Round up | Ramkumar Ramanathan enters second round of Wimbledon Qualifications, Saketh Myneni bows out

Ramkumar Ramanathan has entered the second round of the men’s singles qualification event for the Wimbledon after beating Lukas Lacko in straight sets. In another men’s singles match, Saketh Myneni lost to Guillermo Garcia Lopez of Spain in round 1 to get knocked out of the event.
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newstennis3 months ago

Tennis Round-up | R Ramanathan advances in England as P Gunneswaran bows out in Germany

Ramkumar Ramanathan advanced into the final of the Surbiton Trophy in England with partner Kwon Soon-woo as they beat the British pair of Lloyd Glasspool and Dan Evans in the men’s doubles semis. An unfortunate Prajnesh Gunneswaran retired with an injury against Matteo Viola in Stuttgart Open.
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reporttennis4 months ago

India Tennis Round up | Sumit Nagal loses in ATP Challenger Poznan, Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out of Surbiton Challenger

Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal lost his second round match in the ATP Challenger Poznan in Poland against Alessandro Giannessi. In the Surbiton Challenger tennis tournament, Ramkumar Ramanathan was knocked out in the second round after losing to Matthias Bachinger from Germany.
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newstennis4 months ago

French Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran to meet Hugo Dellien in first round

Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran will play his opening round match against world number 92 Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien. Gunneswaran is the only Indian in the main draw of the competition as Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the qualifying stage.
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newstennis4 months ago

French Open 2019 | Ramkumar Ramanathan gets eliminated in first round of qualification

The 24-year-old faltered in the tournament’s very first hurdle itself losing in straight sets to Australian Jason Kubler. This was a fourth consecutive first round exit for him in the tournament, having gone down to Jay Clarke, Guido Pella, and Matthew Barton in the previous editions.
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