newstennis14 days ago

Davis Cup | AITA secretary confident of Indian team travelling to Pakistan

AITA secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee is confident that the national team will travel to Pakistan for their Davis Cup away tie as a forfeiture can lead to a two-year suspension from the global governing body ITF. India last travelled to Pakistan in 2006 where they won by 3-2.
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newstennis23 days ago

Mahesh Bhupathi surprised at Leander Paes’ exclusion for David Cup tie in Kolkata

Mahesh Bhupathi has stated that Leander Paes should have been in the team for the Davis Cup tie against Italy due to his expertise on grass-court in Kolkata. Bhupathi has slammed for the archial selection process and said that the captain should be consulted during the selection meetings.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open | Leander Paes, Sam Stosur progress to second round; Rohan Bopanna bows out

Leander Paes along with partner Sam Stosur made it to the second round in the mixed doubles category of the Australian Open after winning the opening game against Květa Peschke and Wesley Koolhof. Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and China's Zhaoxuan Yang crashed out in the first round of the same category.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open | Indian men’s doubles challenge ends in first round

The campaign of Indian tennis players in the men’s doubles category has come to an end in the first round of the Australian Open. The Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lost its first game while Leander Paes and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan also went down with their respective partners.
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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s maiden grand slam campaign comes to an end

Playing in the main draw of the Australian Open, India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost to Frances Tiafoe 6-7, 3-6, 3-6 to be knocked out of the prestigious tournament. With the exit of Gunneswaran from the opening round match, India’s challenge in the singles has also come to an end in the event.
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newstennisa month 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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newstennis2 months ago

Maharashtra Open | Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan’s pairing bag their maiden ATP title

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan defeated the British pair of Luke Bamridge and Jonny O’Mara in straight sets in the final match of the Maharashtra Open. Though the top seeds fought hard in the quarterfinal and semifinals, it was a relatively easy win for the duo in the final match.
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newstennis2 months ago

Tennis | Indian squad for Davis Cup event against Italy announced

The selection panel has announced the team for the upcoming Davis Cup qualifiers event against Italy in Kolkata to be held on February 1 and 2. Yuki Bhambri missed out on a spot while Divij Sharan has been picked after a seven-year hiatus in a team which seemed picked on the basis of rankings.
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newstennis3 months ago

Tennis | Rohan Bopanna to partner Divij Sharan for the men's doubles coming season

Indian men’s doubles Tennis player Rohan Bopanna ranked 37th in the ATP men’s doubles rankings will partner Divij Sharan ranked 39th in the same category starting with the Maharashtra Open. They both had paired earlier this year at the Asian Games to win the men’s doubles Tennis gold medal.
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newstennis4 months ago

Divij Sharan becomes the number one doubles player in India

Divij Sharan has become the numero uno doubles player in India overtaking Rohan Bopanna after the latest shuffle in the ATP rankings. After the latest change in the ATP rankings, Sharan has moved to 38th in world rankings whereas Bopanna slipped to 39th which lead to the change at the top spot.
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