newstennis2 months ago

Leander Paes, Sania Mirza are miracles that come around once in 30-40 years, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi stated that compatriots Leander Paes and Sania Mirza are once in lifetime miracles and hoped that the sport of tennis received more support in India. Bhupathi also said that it’s been a learning experience to captain the Davis Cup team in the past two years.
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newstennis4 months ago

No point in making things easy for players by hosting home tournaments, believes Mahesh Bhupathi

India’s Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi has claimed that making things easy for the players by hosting home tournaments throughout the year is of no use. He has further stated that the Indian tennis players need to play more tournaments abroad, in order to give them more exposure.
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newstennis4 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | I’m a much better player now than I was four years ago, says Prarthana Thombare

Indian ace Prarthana Thombare has claimed that she has improved since her last bronze medal triumph along with partner Sania Mirza at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon. Thombare recently won the women’s doubles win in the Manchester ITF $1lakh event with partner - Luksika Kumkum of Thailand.
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newstennis4 months ago

Sania Mirza targets Tokyo 2020 Olympics to make comeback after pregnancy

Sania Mirza, who is currently expecting her first child with husband Shoaib Malik, has revealed that she is targeting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to make a comeback to pro tennis. Mirza was adamant that she would be able to balance her family life as well as her career as a professional tennis player.
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newstennis9 months ago

Leander Paes returns to top-50 in World rankings

Leander Paes, who reached the final in Dubai Championship last week, has jumped to the 46th position in world rankings. While the talismanic Indian ace is just two places behind Divij Sharan, who is at the 44th position, Rohan Bopanna continued to enjoy the top spot and at number 20.
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featuretennis9 months ago

Rohan Bopanna - The many sides of Indian tennis' silent hero

In the cricket crazy bubble that India lives in, we, as sports fans, often forget to give due credit to the athletes who have excelled in sports that don’t involve leather and willow.
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newstennis10 months ago

India has exceptional talent to look forward to in future, says Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza has heaped praise on the young players for their heroics in the tennis world by saying that India has an exceptional bunch of talented players who can be the future stars of the country. She also hopes that the Indian contingent will put up a good show at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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newstennis10 months ago

Sania Mirza to miss another couple of months through injury

Six-time Grand Slam winner Sania Mirza's spell on the sideline is set to continue as she gave an estimate of 'two more months' to recover from an injury to her right knee which aggravated last October. Sania has been off the court for four months and will miss the upcoming Fed Cup.
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newstennisa year ago

Tennis Rankings | Sania Mirza out of top-10, Divij Sharan breaks into top-50

Sania Mirza has crashed out of the top-10 women’s doubles rankings in the latest WTA chart for the first time since March 2014 and is now placed at No. 12. However, it wasn't all bad news as 31-year-old Divij Sharan has entered the top-50 for the first time in his professional career.
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newstennisa year ago

Times as SanTina were incredible, says Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis has bid goodbye to professional tennis on Saturday, and she praised Sania Mirza and Leander Paes by stating that the 'SanTina' times were incredible. She ended her career on a losing note as she lost the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals with her partner Chan Yung-jan.
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