newstennisa month 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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newstennisa month 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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newstennisa month ago

Australian Open | Paes-Raja advance to next round, Federer, Djokovic reach third round

Leander Paes and partner Purav Raja beat Nikoloz Basilashvili and Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round of the Australian Open. The likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Juan Del Potro along with women's World No.1 Simona Halep progressed to the next round of the tournament.
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newstennisa month ago

"Controlling the ball" still motivates me, asserts Leander Paes

While admitting that he has nothing left to prove in his career, Leander Paes has revealed that commanding the court and controlling the ball is what motivates him as he enters the 27th year of his career. Paes also passed on some tips for youngsters on how they can improve in the offseason.
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newstennis3 months ago

Tennis Rankings | Sania Mirza out of top-10, Divij Sharan breaks into top-50

Sania Mirza has crashed out of the top-10 women’s doubles rankings in the latest WTA chart for the first time since March 2014 and is now placed at No. 12. However, it wasn't all bad news as 31-year-old Divij Sharan has entered the top-50 for the first time in his professional career.
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newstennis4 months ago

Times as SanTina were incredible, says Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis has bid goodbye to professional tennis on Saturday, and she praised Sania Mirza and Leander Paes by stating that the 'SanTina' times were incredible. She ended her career on a losing note as she lost the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals with her partner Chan Yung-jan.
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newstennis6 months ago

US Open | Marin Cilic crashes out in third round as Venus Williams continues her winning streak

Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic saw a shocking elimination in the third round of the US Open as he went down to Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman in an evenly matched game. Meanwhile, Venus Williams kept her form intact as she cruised into the fourth round overcoming Greek’s Maria Sakkari.
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newstennis6 months ago

Leander Paes out; Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni return in India's Davis Cup Squad

Veteran Leander Paes has been dropped from India's Davis Cup squad for the tie against Canada next month, whereas, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, along with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna have made it to the team. Mahesh Bhupathi will lead the Indian Davis Cup squad this time as well.
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reporttennis7 months ago

Wimbledon 2017 | Rohan Bopanna, Purav Raja-Divij Sharan bow out while Nadal, Murray advance to the round of 16

Rohan Bopanna and Roger Vasselin's men's doubles campaign came to an end after the duo was beaten by Ken and Neal Skupski in the second round while Divij Sharan and Purav Raja, too bowed out of the category. Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray progressed to the round of 16.
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reporttennis7 months ago

Wimbledon 2017 | Boppana-Vasselin advance while Paes goes down; Federer and Djokovic through

It was a mixed day for India at Wimbledon yesterday, as Leander Paes and Adil Shamasdin went down in a close encounter to Austria's Julian Knowle and Philip Oswald. But Rohan Bopanna and Roger Vasselin did make it through to round two. Meanwhile, Federer and Djokovic also advanced round three.
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