newstennis20 days ago

Divij Sharan’s decision against travelling with Davis Cup team irks AITA officials

Divij Sharan’s decision not to travel to China with the Indian Davis Cup team as a reserve has not gone down well with the AITA and the governing body may put up a code of conduct for players. The 32-year old is willing to travel Tianjin for the April 6-7 tie in case his services are required.
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newstennisa month ago

Davis Cup | Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri to lead Indian charge

Indian Tennis veterans Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna are set to lead the charge in the Davis Cup match against China along with the likes of Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal and Divij Sharan. Paes makes a return to the side after last featuring against Uzbekistan in April 2017.
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newstennis2 months ago

Leander Paes returns to top-50 in World rankings

Leander Paes, who reached the final in Dubai Championship last week, has jumped to the 46th position in world rankings. While the talismanic Indian ace is just two places behind Divij Sharan, who is at the 44th position, Rohan Bopanna continued to enjoy the top spot and at number 20.
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newstennis2 months ago

Dubai Tennis Championship | Leander Paes, Jamie Cerretani falter in final

Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani lost to Netherland-Romanian pair of Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 2-6, 6-7(2) in the doubles final of the Dubai Tennis Championship. This was the 44-year-old tennis ace’s 97th ATP tour final, who is now three short of achieving a century in summit tour clashes.
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featuretennis2 months ago

Rohan Bopanna - The many sides of Indian tennis' silent hero

In the cricket crazy bubble that India lives in, we, as sports fans, often forget to give due credit to the athletes who have excelled in sports that don’t involve leather and willow.
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newstennis2 months ago

Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani book a berth in men’s doubles final in Dubai

The duo of Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani have managed to enter the doubles final of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Friday. The pair, who outclassed Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus 2-6, 6-4, [10-7] in the quarters, beat Damir Dzumhur and Filip Krajinovic 6-4, 6-2 in the semi-finals.
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newstennis2 months ago

Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes all game for proposed changes to Davis Cup format

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna have welcomed the International Tennis Federation’s proposal of crunching the annual feature into a week-long tournament and stated that it was much needed. Paes also added that if there would be only one Davis Cup tie, all big players would participate in it.
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newstennis2 months ago

Leander Paes books a place in the Dubai semi finals

Leander Paes and American Jamie Cerretani have made it through to the semi-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships after beating fourth seeds Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus 2-6, 6-4, [10-7]. They will now face Damir Dzumhur and Filip Krajinovic in the semi-final of the ATP 250 event.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open | India's challenge in men's doubles comes to an end as Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lose

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan failed to continue their journey in the men’s doubles of the Australian Open as they witnessed a loss with their respective partners in the third round. Yesterday, Leander Paes and Purav Raja were also ousted from the tournament after facing a straight-set loss.
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newstennis3 months ago

Australian Open | Leander Paes and Purav Raja stun Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray to reach pre-quarters

The Indian duo of Leander Paes and Purav Raja have entered in the third round of the men’s doubles after handing a shock defeat to fifth seeds Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray 7-6(3) 5-7 7-6(6). In the next round, they will face Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah for a place in the quarters.
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