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2021 Davis Cup | Indian players falter on Day 1 against Finland

Indian Tennis stars Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan lost their respective singles matches on the opening day of their Davis Cup tie against Finland. India now needs to win all the matches on Saturday to progress to the qualifiers for the next edition of the Davis Cup, in 2022.
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newstennisa month ago

Davis Cup | Coach Zeeshan Ali banking on doubles team to seal clash against Finland

The Indian tennis team will face Finland in the World Group I of Davis Cup, starting September 17. Coach Zeeshan Ali is of the opinion that the doubles team of Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna could help the country seal the clash. In the singles, Prajnesh and Ramanathan would be expected to deliver.
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newstennis2 years 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 years 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 years 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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newstennis2 years 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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newstennis2 years 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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newstennis2 years 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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newstennis2 years 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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newstennis2 years 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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