reporttennis4 days ago

Barcelona Open | Rohan Bopanna-Pablo Cuevas lose in first round

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas suffered a first round exit at the Barcelona Open today. The pair went down 6-7 (3), 6-7 (2) to the top seeded Finnish-Australian combination of Henri Kontinen and John Peers after winning the Monte Carlo Masters last week.
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newstennis8 days ago

Monte Carlo Masters | Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas through to men's doubles final

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas notched up a straight sets victory over Romain Arneodo of Monaco and Hugo Nys of France to enter the men's doubles final of the Monte Carlo Masters on Saturday. This is Bopanna's third final of the year, having won the Chennai Open and finishing as runner-up in Dubai.
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newstennis21 days ago

Bhupathi-Paes feud turns ugly after players take row to social media

The relationship between Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi has always been a tumultuous one. However, this time the duo have gone too far with Leander Paes opening accusing Bhupathi of dropping him for personal reasons and the latter releasing private Whatsapp messages between the two to the media.
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newstennisa month ago

Rohan Bopanna crashes out of Miami Open

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas were knocked out in the first round of the Miami Open by the all-Australian team of Nick Kyrgios and Matt Reid. The Indo-Uruguayan pair rallied from a set down but ended up losing the super tie-break. The match lasted an hour and 24 minutes.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Sania Mirza-Dodig pair enters mixed doubles semi-finals

Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig entered the mixed doubles semi-finals at the Australian Open by beating Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski 6-4, 3-6, 12-10 and will meet the winner of the Martina Hingis/Leander Paes-Sam Stosur/Sam Groth clash for a place in the final.
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reporttennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Good day for Indian tennis as both Mirza and Bopanna win

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna won their respective mixed doubles matches in the first round at the Australian Open to book a place in the next round. While Bopanna-Dabrowski had to face a tough challenge from their opponents, Mirza and Dodig had a rather easy outing to qualify for the second round.
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reporttennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Federer and Murray through to third round

Former Champion Roger Federer and World No. 1 Andy Murray secured a place in the third round of the year's first Grand Slam with wins over Noah Rubin and Andrey Rublev respectively. Indians Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the next round in the women's and men's doubles respectively.
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featuretennis4 months ago

Indian tennis’ lacklustre 2016 – A report card

Sania Mirza's phenomenal success and Leander Paes' completion of his mixed-doubles Career Grand Slam were the only news that brought cheer to Indian tennis fans in an otherwise insipid season.
Sudeshna Banerjee
newstennis4 months ago

Rohan Bopanna critical of Davis Cup team selection

Rohan Bopanna has voiced his displeasure at not being picked for the Davis Cup tie against New Zealand in February, calling for “logic and fair selection.” The 36-year-old also expressed unhappiness at receiving team news from the media and not the federation.
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newstennis4 months ago

Davis Cup | Rohan Bopanna axed, Mahesh Bhupathi appointed non-playing captain

Mahesh Bhupathi will take over as the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup squad for a two-year term, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has announced. However, Anand Amritraj will continue as captain for the tie against New Zealand to be played in Pune in February.
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