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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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Roger Federer admits that he’s anxious despite training hard ahead of Cincinnati

Roger Federer displayed some caution ahead of his return to American soil for the Cincinnati Masters this month which will be followed by the US Open that begins on August 27. Federer revealed that he had to take breaks between tournaments in order to keep himself at 100% ahead of the US Open.
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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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newstennis3 days ago

ITF Men's Futures Tennis Tournament | Niki Poonacha claims his first singles title

Indian Tennis player Niki Poonacha has claimed his maiden singles title after defeating Michael Look of Australia by 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the $25,000 ITF men's Futures Tennis Tournament held in Indonesia. Before the tournament, he had three doubles title recorded in his name as well.
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newstennis8 days ago

Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi motivating young girls to aim higher, says Ankita Bhambri

Heaping praise on women's tennis aces, Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi, Ankita Bhambri has stated that their success has motivated young girls, who play tennis, to strive for more. Bhambri, coach of the women's team, is also expecting a positive outing at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta.
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newstennis9 days ago

Asian Games | Zeeshan Ali hints at pairing of Leander Paes and Ramkumar Ramanathan

Captain Zeeshan Ali has hinted that India might pair Ramkumar Ramanathan and Leander Paes for the upcoming Asian Games on the former's request to pair him up with Paes. Initially, the pairing of Leander Paes and Sumit Nagal was being considered for the men's doubles event in the Asian Games.
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newstennis9 days ago

Rohan Bopanna decides to skip Rogers Cup to save shoulder for Asian Games

Doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna has decided that he will skip the Rogers Cup beginning in Toronto on August 6 and will reach Jakarta on August 14 in order to get acclimatized to the conditions. Bopanna had suffered a shoulder injury during Wimbledon and will now play directly in the Asian Games.
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newstennis16 days ago

Rohan Bopanna uncertain of Rogers Cup participation ahead of Asian Games

Indian tennis star, Rohan Bopanna has said that he is uncertain about his participation in the Rogers Cup in Canada ahead of the 2018 Asian Games. Bopanna has already missed three ATP World Tour events including the Bastad event and has been out of action since Wimbledon due to a shoulder injury.
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newstennis17 days ago

Sourabh Verma reckons he’s still a work in progress after Russian Open triumph

Fresh off an impressive win at the recently concluded Russian Open, Sourabh Verma has claimed that he is still a work in progress as he pointed out to areas where he can still improve. Verma defeated world number 119 Koki Watanabe of Japan 19-21 21-12 21-17 in the final of the event on Sunday.
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newstennis18 days 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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