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newstennis8 days 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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newstennis2 months 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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newstennis3 months 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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featuretennis4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Tennis Contingent

For the first time since the 2004 Athens Olympics, India is set to field a two-member Tennis contingent for the mega-event. However, the women's doubles team - comprising veteran Sania Mirza and youngster Ankita Raina - is looking formidable, thus keeping hopes alive at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newstennis5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Ankita Raina to partner Sania Mirza at the Games

Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza will partner young Ankita Raina at the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the women’s doubles event. This will be Sania’s fourth appearance at the Olympics, with the six-time grand slam winner already featuring in the past three editions, in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
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newstennis2 years ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran eliminated in China challenger quarterfinals

India’s top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran was stunned in straight sets by Canada’s in the quarterfinals of the $162,480 Challenger tennis tournament in Ningbo, China. However, Riya Bhatia and Rutuja Bhosale made it to the semi-finals of the $25,000 ITF women’s event, Lagos.
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newstennis2 years ago

Mental and physical attribute the main difference between top 10 and 100, says Leander Paes

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has stated that the biggest difference between a player in the top 10 world ranking and in the top 100 is often the physical and mental attribute. The 46-year-old has also praise the Tennis Premier League for giving chances to the young blood.
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newstennis2 years 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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newstennis2 years ago

Indian Tennis Round-up | Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out as Ankita Raina shines in US Open qualifiers

Ramkumar Ramanathan ended his US Open qualifying campaign with a disappointing loss in the first round itself to Filippo Baldi of Italy, ranked 145. Meanwhile, Ankita Raina pulled off a stunning win in the opening round by defeating Ysaline Bonaventure of Belgium in a thrilling match.
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newstennis2 years ago

Tennis Premier League to have second season in December

The Tennis Premier League would be having its second edition at the end of this year, starting from December 12 with stars like Arjun Kadhe and Ankita Raina participating in the tournament. A total of eight teams would be participating with 88 players comprising of junior boys and girls.
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