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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newstennisa month ago

India-Pakistan Davis Cup to be played at neutral venue, confirms ITF

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday that the India-Pakistan Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie will be played at a neutral venue on November 29-30. The Indian team, led by non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi, had appealed for a change of venue citing security reasons.
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newstennisa month ago

Davis Cup | AITA appoints Rohit Rajpal as non-playing captain for Pakistan tie

The All India tennis Association (AITA) has named former India player and chairman of the national tennis federation’s selection panel Rohit Rajpal as the non-playing captain for India’s tie against Pakistan. This came after weeks of speculation about Leander Paes being the front runner.
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newstennisa month ago

AITA forced to name Leander Paes for Davis Cup clash against Pakistan

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has been forced to name Leander Paes for India’s highly-anticipated Davis Cup tie against Pakistan after Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna refused to travel to Islamabad, citing security concerns. The Asia-Oceania Group-I tie is scheduled for November 29-30.
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newstennis2 months ago

Amazed by what Roger Federer has done to reinvent himself, says Leander Paes

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has heaped praise on Roger Federer, admitting that he was amazed to see how the Swiss maestro has "reinvented" himself to win Grand Slams in the twilight years of his career. Federer had confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympics on Monday.
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newstennis2 months ago

Was born for Olympics and yearning to represent India in Tokyo 2020, claims Leander Paes

A Veteran Indian tennis player who has been playing the sport for almost three decades now, Paes has claimed that he was born for the Olympics and would want to represent India in Tokyo 2020. The 46-year-old also stated that he has taken inspiration from his former partner Martina Navratilova.
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newstennis2 months 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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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

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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newstennis5 months ago

Leander Paes’ historic run in Hall of Fame Open continues, Sumit Nagal one win away from qualification in Hamburg

Leander Paes advanced to the semifinals after a hard-fought win along with doubles partner Marcus Daniell to become the oldest player to reach an ATP Tour semifinal in the last 13 years. Meanwhile, Sumit Nagal recorded another victory and is only one match away from the Hamburg Open main draw.
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