newstennis5 days ago

Tennis Roundup | P Gunneswaran advances to round of 16 in Japan, Ankita Raina loses in China

India’s second seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran had a smooth sail in Japan’s Kaohsiung Challenger on Tuesday as he overcame Shuichi Sekiguchi 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the pre-quarterfinals on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Ankita Raina was ousted by Magdalena Frech of Poland in Guangzhou’s $500,000 event.
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newstennis7 days ago

Sumit Nagal loses Banja Luka Challenger final in straight sets

22-year-old sixth seed Sumit Nagal suffered a defeat to Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor in the final of the €46,600 Challenger tennis tournament in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina. Nagal, who hadn't dropped a single set in the tournament, suffered a straight-sets defeat against the Dutchman.
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newstennis9 days ago

Davis Cup tie against Pakistan most likely to take place in November, states AITA

The AITA has stated that the date for the controversial Davis Cup tie against rivals Pakistan has been set for early November and early December in Islamabad, subject to a security check. The fixture was previously scheduled for September but had to be postponed due to security concerns.
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newstennis10 days ago

Sumit Nagal calls for support to stay afloat after ‘dream’ Grand Slam debut

Despite becoming a household name following his Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal has struggled to get new sponsorships and has for support to stay afloat. Latest ATP rankings have made Nagal India’s second highest-ranked tennis player as he leapfrogged Ramkumar Ramanathan.
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newstennis14 days ago

ATP Rankings | Sumit Nagal goes ahead of Ramkumar Ramanthan

After some tremendous displays in the last one month or so, Sumit Nagal was rightly rewarded with a stupendous jump of 16 places in the ATP rankings taking him two places ahead of compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan. India’s top-ranked tennis player, however, is still Prajnesh Gunneswaran.
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newstennis14 days ago

Modified Davis Cup format will provide opportunities for more nations to compete, says ITF

The ITF has abolished the Group I and II at the regional level competition of the Davis Cup to ensure that more nations are able to compete on a worldwide basis. This is the second major change after after introducing the year-end Finals instead of competing on the home and away format.
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newstennis16 days ago

Jinan Open | P Gunneswaran falters as Divij Sharan makes doubles final

Top Indian tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran saw yet another disappointing end to his campaign, this time in the Jinan Challenger, as he went down to Japan’s Go Soeda in three sets. His compatriot Divij Sharan has, however, reached the final of the tournament alongside Australia’s Matthew Ebden.
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newstennis20 days ago

Sumit Nagal eliminated in first match on return to Challenger circuit

Sumit Nagal went down fighting in the opening round of the Genoa Challenger as he was ousted by local player Giulio Zepperi in straight sets. The Indian had only last week made his Grand Slam debut when he played Roger Federer in the US Open first round, managing to win a set against the legend.
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newstennis21 days ago

US Open 2019 | Rohan Bopanna bows out, ends India’s campaign

India’s contention in the US Open came to a sad end on Monday when Rohan Bopanna, alongside his partner Denis Shapovalov, was eliminated in the round of 16 from the men’s doubles. In the mixed doubles, Bopanna had partnered with Abigail Soears and saw a similar fate in the same round.
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newstennis22 days ago

US Open | Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov stun Nicolas Mahut-Pierre-Hughes Herbert in doubles opener

India’s Rohan Bopanna, pairing up with Denis Shapovalov, started off their US Open men’s doubles campaign with a stunning win over fourth seeds Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hughes Herbert from France in the first round. The Indo-Candian pair beat the four-time Grand Slam champions 6-3, 6-1.
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