newstennis12 hours ago

Looking forward to playing against all-time great Roger Federer, says Sumit Nagal

Pune's Sumit Nagal was exuberant after he found out that he would face tennis legend Roger Federer in his maiden Grand Slam appearance at this year's US Open. The Indian ace pulled off a brilliant comeback to defeat Joao Menezes of Brazil by 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 margin in the final qualifying round.
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newstennis2 days ago

Sumit Nagal gets dream Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer after qualification

India's Sumit Nagal booked a place in the main draw of the US Open, after a win over Joao Menezes, where he was dealt a dream matchup against Roger Federer. Nagal will be joined by Prajnesh Gunneswaran making it the first time since 1998 that India have two players in the singles main draw.
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newstennis3 days ago

US Open 2019 | Sumit Nagal reaches final qualifying round for first time

Haryana tennis ace Sumit Nagal has managed to reach the final qualifying round of the US Open after he overcame the challenge of Canada’s Peter Polansky in his last match. Meanwhile, Indian tennis star Prajnesh Gunneswaran has drawn Cincinnati champion Daniil Medvedev in the first round.
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newstennis20 days ago

Davis Cup | Saketh Myneni returns to Indian squad for Pakistan tie

India has fielded a strong team which will mark the return of Saketh Myneni for this year's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan. Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan will lead the singles challenge while Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will form the doubles pair for the highly anticipated tie.
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newstennis25 days 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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newstennisa month ago

Davis Cup | Indian tennis players seek security clearance ahead of Pakistan trip

The Indian tennis team for the Davis Cup is all set to visit Pakistan after 55 years and the players, who are ready for the trip, are awaiting security clearance from the home ministry. India would most likely be led by Prajnesh Gunneswaran and non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi for the tie.
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newstennisa month ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran upsets John Millman at ATP Los Cabos

Prajnesh Gunneswaran started off with a hard-fought victory against Australian rival John Millman at the ATP Los Cabos event. The top-ranked Indian singles player won by an eventual scoreline of 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in a match that lasted for a total of one hour and 49 minutes on Monday night.
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newstennisa month ago

Tennis Round-up | Sumit Nagal, P Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina lose in respective matches

After all the hype of reaching his first ATP 500 main draw, Sumit Nagal had to bow down to French tennis veteran Richard Gasquet in straight sets in the Hamburg Open. Meanwhile, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina also lost their respective clashes in the Atlanta Open and Baltic Open respectively.
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newstennis2 months ago

Davis Cup | Prajnesh Gunneswaran wants to play against Pakistan despite risks of dropping rank

India’s top-ranked tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran has expressed his desire to travel to Lahore and play arch-nemesis Pakistan even it means risking his ranking, which is in the top 100. The World no. 95 also stated that his Wimbledon loss to Milos Raonic was a matter of very small margins.
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reporttennis2 months ago

Wimbledon 2019 | P Gunneswaran loses in straight sets against Milos Raonic; bows out

India’s sole contender in the men’s singles tennis event of the Wimbledon - P Gunneswaran - crashed out in the very first match of the tournament as he lost in three straight sets against 15th seeded Milos Raonic. Earlier, Gunneswaran had stated that he was feeling good going into the Grand Slam.
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