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newstennis13 days ago

WTA Chennai Open | Ankita Raina loses in straight sets to Wimbledon semifinalist

Ankita Raina, the top-ranked female tennis player in India, was eliminated early from the Chennai Open 2022 WTA 250 on Tuesday after falling to German fourth-seed Tatjana Maria. The German, a Wimbledon 2022 semifinalist, defeated Raina 6-0, 6-1 in one hour and 16 minutes on Tuesday.
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newstennisa month ago

WTA Chenai Open 2022 | Ankita Raina given a wild card entry into women's singles draw

Ankita Raina, the top-ranked female tennis player in India, received a wild card admission on Tuesday for the upcoming Chennai Open, which will take place here from September 12 to 18. Eugenie Bouchard of Canada will also compete in the WTA 250 competition and has been given a wildcard too.
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newstennis3 months ago

Chennai Open 2022 | India to host first WTF 250 event after 14 years

For the first time after a span of 14 years, a WTA event in India will be held for the first time, it was announced recently. The event, Chennai Open WTA 250 will be held from September 12-18 this year, on the hard courts, at SDAT Tennis Stadium in Nungambakkam, featuring best players in country.
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newstennis5 months ago

Billie Jean King Cup 2022 | India beat South Korea to remain in Group I

Team India concluded its campaign with another win, this time over South Korea, at the Billie Jean King Cup 2022 Asia/Oceania Group I in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday. This was India's third straight win in the competition, after registering victories over Indonesia and New Zealand.
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newstennis5 months ago

Billie Jean King Cup 2022 | India beat Indonesia 2-1, rise to fourth position

The Indian women's team finally registered a win at the Billie Jean King Cup 2022 in the Asia/Oceania Group I, beating Indonesia 2-1 in Antalya, Turkey on Wednesday. Playing on the clay courts, Rutuja Bhosale, ranked 477, won against Beatrice Gumulya 6-4, 6-1 in one hour and 23 minutes.
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newstennis5 months ago

Billie Jean King Cup 2022 | India handed 0-3 defeat by Japan in Sania Mirza's absence

On Tuesday, the Indian women's tennis team lost 3-0 to Japan at Antalya, Turkey, at the Billie Jean King Cup 2022 Asia/Oceania Group I. India's Rutuja Bhosale, ranked 477, was the first to go up in the tie against Yuki Naito, ranked 229, on the clay courts at MTA Tennis Academy.
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newstennis7 months ago

Billie Jean King Cup 2022 | Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina included in team

Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina have been named to the Indian tennis squad for the Billie Jean King Cup 2022 Asia/Oceania Group I stage, which begins on April 12. While Karman Kaur Thandi and Rutuja Bhosale were retained, Zeel Desai, who was part of the squad when India lost to Latvia, was left out.
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newstennisa year ago

India can win medals in Tennis at the 2028 and 2032 Olympics, believes Yuki Bhambri

Indian Tennis star Yuki Bhambri believes that India could win medals in Tennis at the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games, in doubles and mixed doubles. Only three Indian players had qualified for Tennis at the 2020 Olympics, with none of them managing to get past the round of 32 in their respective events.
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newstennisa year ago

US Open | India's Rohan Bopanna & Ivan Dodig Make it to pre-quarters in men's doubles

India doubles player Rohan Bopanna, and his Croatian partner Ivan Dodig have made it to the pre-quarters of the US Open 2021 on Sunday. Bopanna is the lone surviving Indian in the competition after the likes of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina crashed out in their women's doubles matches.
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newstennisa year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina leave for Tokyo

The Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina are now on their way to Tokyo, with them leaving for the Games village from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad. It was earlier this month that their qualification for the Olympics was officially confirmed for the women’s doubles event.
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