newstennis2 days ago

Leander Peas puts his bet on youngsters for his Mumbai Leon Army

Co-owner of Mumbai Leon Army has put all his bet on young tennis players ahead of the next season of the Tennis Premier League by roping in Niki Poonacha and Aryan Goveas. Saketh Myneni went to Delhi Binny’s Brigade while Purav Raja was bought by Pune Warriors for an identical prize of 2.25 lakhs.
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reporttennis3 months ago

Hall of Fame Open | Ramkumar Ramanathan saves match point to beat Sergiy Stakhovsky

World number 134 and India's no.2 Ramkumar Ramanathan saved a match point as he came back from a set down to dramatically beat Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky 5-7, 7-6, 6-2. The Indian player will now face France's Ugo Humbert in the next round, for a place in the quarter-final of the grass event.
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reporttennis4 months ago

Leander Paes and Marcus Daniell finish second in Ilkley Challenger men’s doubles

Leander Paes and his men’s doubles partner Marcus Daniell lost the final of the Ilkley Challenger tennis tournament and had to settle with the runner’s up Trophy. The Indo-Kiwi pair was beaten by Santiago Gonzalez and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi in straight sets in the summit clash on Sunday.
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reporttennis4 months ago

Leander Paes and Marcus Daniell reach Ilkley Challenger men’s doubles final

Leander Paes and partner Marcus Daniell have made it to the final of the ongoing Challenger Tennis Tournament at Ilkley in England. The Indo-Kiwi men’s doubles pair got the better of the all Indian duo of Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja 6-3, 7-6(4) in the doubles semi-finals.
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newstennis8 months ago

Dubai Tennis Championship | Ramkumar Ramanathan loses to Roberto Bautista Agut in first round

India’s run in the men’s singles of the Dubai Tennis Championship was all but over as 24-year-old Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets. India, however, still have the men’s doubles of Purav Raja and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to play in the round of 16.
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newstennisa year ago

Purav Raja and Rameez Junaid clinch Istanbul Challenger title

Purav Raja and Rameez Junaid have managed to lift the Istanbul Challenger title with a 7-6(4), 4-6, [10-7] win over second seeds Timur Khabibulin of Kazakhstan and Ukraine’s Vladyslav Manafov on Sunday. The win in Turkey was 32-year old Raja’s first triumph of the 2018-19 season.
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newstennisa year ago

Indian tennis round-up | Saketh Myneni beats top-seed Mikhail Youzhny; Ankita Raina to face Rutuja Bhosale

Saketh Myneni added a feather to his cap as he beat top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia by a scoreline of 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of the Astana Challenger. The second round will also see Ankita Raina facing compatriot Rutuja Bhosale in the ITF Futures tournament in Thailand.
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reporttennis2 years ago

Tennis round-up | Rohan Bopanna enters second round in Miami Open; Purav Raja secures final berth in Lille Challenger

Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin progressed into the second round of the Miami Open after registering a brilliant 4-6, 6-2, 14-12 win over the duo of Adrian Mannarino and Daniil Medvedev. The Indian duo of Purav Raja and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan reached in the final of Lille Challenger.
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newstennis2 years 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 years 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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