newstennisan hour ago

TIU imposes life ban on Ukranian twins for match fixing

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has handed Ukranian twin brothers Gleb and Vadim Alekseenko a lifetime ban from professional tennis under the act of multiple match-fixing offences and corrupt betting. Besides the ban, the twins have also been asked to pay off a fine of $250,000 individually to TIU.
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newstennis20 hours ago

South Korean ace Hyeon Chung confirms participation in Tata Open Maharasthra

World No. 26 tennis prodigy Hyeon Chung will be playing in the second season of ATP 250 even Tata Open Maharashtra. The 22-year-old is expected to be a top draw in the tournament.
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newstennisa day 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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newstennisa day ago

Del Potro out for the season with fractured knee

Argentina tennis star Juan Martin del Potro had to end his season early yet again after he incurred a knee injury at the Shanghai Masters. The 30-year-old World No. 4 had to walk with his leg in a splint after doctors confirmed he had fractured the patella bone in the right knee.
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newstennis2 days ago

Leander Paes and Miguel Reyes-Varela seal title at Santo Domingo Open

Tennis ace Leander Paes and partner Miguel Reyes-Varela defeated Ariel Behar and Roberto Quiroz 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 in the final of the Santo Domingo Trophy to clinch the Challenger title. This was Paes’ second challenger title of the season having previously won the Newport Beach event in January.
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newstennis2 days ago

Pranjala Yadlapalli wins second consecutive ITF title while Leander Paes enters the Santo Domingo Open finals

Pranjala Yadlapalli won the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Lagos, Nigeria, on Saturday when she defeated a better ranked Conny Perrin of Switzerland. On the other hand, Leander Paes, along with his partner Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela, managed to reach the finals of Santo Domingo Open.
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newstennis3 days ago

Tennis | More events like Bengaluru Open needed in India, says Zeeshan Ali

India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali has suggested that more ATP challenger tournaments like the upcoming Bengaluru Open will immensely help the Indian players gain some valuable ATP ranking points. The Bengaluru Open is part of the ATP challenger tour and was started in the year 2015.
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newstennis5 days ago

Tennis Round-up | Divij Sharan, Rohan Bopanna lose in Shanghai Masters

In his maiden appearance at a Masters, Divij Sharan and Artem Sitak lost in straight sets to third seeds Marcelo Melo and Luksz Kubot. Meanwhile, at the Tashkent Challenger, Vishnu Vardhan and N Sriram Balaji suffered a shock defeat against Sanjar Fayziev and Jurabek Karimov in the quarter-finals.
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newstennis6 days ago

Twitter reacts to Fernando Verdasco’s antics towards young ball boy during China Open

A series of Tweets from prominent personalities headed by Swiss legend - Roger Federer were directed towards 34-year old Fernando Verdasco after his recent outburst towards a young ball boy in China. Verdasco aggressively gesticulated at the ball boy to hurry up during last month's Shenzhen Open.
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newstennis15 days ago

Delhi frontrunner to host the Davis Cup qualifier

Delhi is likely to host the Davis Cup qualifier between India and Italy in February 2018. Despite losing to Serbia in the World Group Playoffs, India have a second chance as they will play in the knockout qualifiers on February 1 and 2 to finalise their place in the finals for the upcoming season.
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