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newstennisa year ago

Karman Thandi focuses on what her goals are, states Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi has revealed what special he saw in Karman Thandi's game that willed him to take her under his wing. Bhupathi also briefly discussed his role in getting her into the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy, her constant rise and her attitude that has propelled her to success.
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newstennisa year ago

Miami Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran advances, Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out in qualifiers

Top-ranked Indian single player Prajnesh Gunnerson comfortably advanced to the next round of the Miami Open after defeating 29-year-old Spaniard Adrian Menendez Maceiras with a scoreline of 6-2, 6-4. Meanwhile, compatriots Ramkumar Ramanathan and Karman Kaur Thandi bowed out in the opener itself.
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newstennisa year ago

Support the girls currently in the team, those emerging will be ready in no time, says Vishal Uppal

Fed Cup captain Vishal Uppal has reflected on India’s performance saying that if the girls in the current team are supported, the emerging players will flourish in a few years. He also complimented Ankita Raina for her remarkable performance in the Fed cup, calling her the No.1 player.
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newstennisa year ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters ATP Top 100 rankings

Top-ranked singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran broke into the men’s singles top 100 for the first time in his career after he advanced six places to the 97th spot in the ATP rankings. Gunneswaran is only the third Indian player to break into the top 100 after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.
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newstennisa year ago

Fed Cup | Ankita Raina wins twice in India's 2-1 triumph over Thailand

Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi won their doubles match to help India beat Thailand 2-1 in the Fed Cup Asia-Oceania Group - 1 tournament in Astana. India staved off an unexpected scare from lower-ranked Thailand as Ankita Raina won both singles and doubles matches to lead the side to a 2-1 win.
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newstennisa year ago

Australian Open 2019 | Ramkumar Ramanathan, Ankita Raina make promising start

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina made successful starts to their respective qualifying campaigns for this year’s Australian Open competition with convincing wins. Meanwhile, women’s singles player Karman Kaur Thandi bowed out with a 0-6, 5-7 loss to 16th seed Jennifer Brady.
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newstennis2 years ago

Disappointing not to have Leander Paes for Asian Games, says coach Zeeshan Ali

Indian men’s tennis team captain and coach Zeeshan Ali has stated that it is disappointing to not to have a player like Leander Paes in the mix for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Ali added that Paes' withdrawal from the team, two days before the event, is a huge blow for their medal chances.
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newstennis2 years ago

No point in making things easy for players by hosting home tournaments, believes Mahesh Bhupathi

India’s Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi has claimed that making things easy for the players by hosting home tournaments throughout the year is of no use. He has further stated that the Indian tennis players need to play more tournaments abroad, in order to give them more exposure.
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newstennis2 years ago

Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi motivating young girls to aim higher, says Ankita Bhambri

Heaping praise on women's tennis aces, Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi, Ankita Bhambri has stated that their success has motivated young girls, who play tennis, to strive for more. Bhambri, coach of the women's team, is also expecting a positive outing at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta.
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newstennis2 years ago

Indian tennis round-up | Karman Kaur Thandi clinches first WTA tour win; Ramanthan and Paes bow out

India’s number two singles player Karman Kaur Thandi won her WTA tour match as she beat Chinese player Lu Jiajing 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 in a two hour 42-minute clash in the first round of Jiangxi Open in China. Meanwhile, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Leander Paes bowed out in the first round of the Atlanta Open.
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