newstennisa month ago

Davis Cup | AITA announces unprecedented eight-man squad for tie against Pakistan

The All India Tennis Association has decided to ready an eight-member contingent for their Davis Cup ties against Pakistan with the much-debated tie set to finally take place on November 29-30. Amongst the names missing from the squad are Arjun Kadhe, Vijay Sundar Prashanth, and more.
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newstennis2 months ago

Let’s ban India-Pakistan Davis Cup ties instead of wasting ITF’s time, suggests PTF

After All India Tennis Association (AITA) has kept postponing their Davis Cup tie against Pakistan repeatedly, a frustrated Pakistan Tennis Federation has called for a ban on all future ties. After the initial announcement, AITA has now been contemplating a second string to Pakistan for the tie.
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newstennis2 months ago

Becoming the top-ranked Asian is something that will stay with me for the rest of my life, admits Divij Sharan

India’s tennis pro Divij Sharan admits that the achievement of becoming the top-ranked Asian in the ATP doubles list is an achievement that will stay with him for the rest of his life. Divij further confirmed that he will pair up with Rohan Bopanna for the Tokyo Olympics next year.
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newstennis3 months ago

Divij Sharan wins fifth career ATP title; clinches St Petersburg Open with Slovak Igor Zelenay

India’s Divij Sharan claimed his fifth ATP career title after winning the St Petersburg Open men's doubles crown on Sunday partnering Igor Zelenay of Slovakia. The win in Russia makes it Divij’s second title of the season after winning the Maharashtra Open in Pune earlier this year.
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newstennis3 months 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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newstennis3 months 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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newstennis4 months ago

Divij Sharan bows out of Los Cabos tournament in the semifinal along with partner Jonathan Erlich

Divij Sharan and Jonathan Erlich succumbed to a defeat in the penultimate round of the ATP 250 tournament in Los Cabos against the number one seeded pair of Dominic Inglot and Austin Krajicek. The two fought back from a set down to equalize only to end up losing in the consequent tiebreaker.
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newstennis4 months ago

ATP Los Kabos | Prajnesh Gunneswaran makes second-round exit, loses to Taylor Fritz

Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s run in the ATP Los Kabos event came to an early end as he went down to America’s World No. 28 Taylor Fritz as he pocketed USD 12,825 as prize money. Apart from him, while Divij Sharan won his clash alongside doubles partner Leander Paes went down in Washington.
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reporttennis5 months ago

Wimbledon 2019 | India’s contention comes to end as Divij Sharan bows out

India’s only remaining contender in the ongoing Grand Slam crashed out in the men’s doubles on Monday alongside Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner. The Indian-Brazilian duo was up against top seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo and the match ended in four sets after some gruelling display.
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reporttennis5 months ago

Wimbledon 2019 | Divij Sharan wins second round, Leander Paes loses in mixed doubles

Indian doubles ace Divij Sharan continued his winning streak in the ongoing Grand Slam alongside Brazilian partner Marcelo Demoliner as he overcame a tricky four-setter. In other game, Leander Paes had to bow out in the first round itself along with his Australian partner Samantha Stosur.
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