newstennisa month ago

ATP Pune Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses three-set thriller

Top seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffered a tough loss in the third round of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger in Pune on Thursday, losing to the Netherlands’ Tim van Rijthoven in three sets. Meanwhile, three other Indians made it to the quarter-finals, with two of them set to clash against each other.
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newstennisa month ago

Pune ATP Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran to lead 21 singles player

India’s top ranked tennis singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran would be leading a contingent of 21 singles players of India in the upcoming Pune ATP Challenger event. Gunneswaran hasn’t won a single title this season and the season-ending event could offer him a crucial chance as well as points.
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newstennisa month ago

Sumit Nagal, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan to feature in the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger

India’s top singles players including the likes of Sumit Nagal, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, and Ramkumar Ramanathan will feature in the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger, which will commence in Pune from November 11. The singles winner will get a prize money of $7,200 and will also earn 80 ATP points.
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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

Sumit Nagal goes up by six spots, achieves career-best ranking of 129

India’s ace young tennis player, Sumit Nagal kept his ascent steady as the latest rankings released on Monday saw the 22-year-old moving up six spots in the world singles rankings to sit at 129. Nagal higged the limelight first after he was drawn against Roger Federer in US Open’s first round.
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newstennis2 months ago

Tennis Round-up | Rohan Bopanna reaches doubles quarters, Ramanathan crashes out

Indian tennis had a mixed day in the office that saw veteran doubles player Rohan Bopanna advancing into the quarterfinals of the ATP-500 tennis tournament in Tokyo alongside Dennis Shapalov. In other matches, while Sumit Nagal got the bye into the pre-quarters, R Ramanathan crashed out in Spain.
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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

Sumit Nagal calls for support to stay afloat after ‘dream’ Grand Slam debut

Despite becoming a household name following his Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal has struggled to get new sponsorships and has for support to stay afloat. Latest ATP rankings have made Nagal India’s second highest-ranked tennis player as he leapfrogged Ramkumar Ramanathan.
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newstennis3 months ago

ATP Rankings | Sumit Nagal goes ahead of Ramkumar Ramanthan

After some tremendous displays in the last one month or so, Sumit Nagal was rightly rewarded with a stupendous jump of 16 places in the ATP rankings taking him two places ahead of compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan. India’s top-ranked tennis player, however, is still Prajnesh Gunneswaran.
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newstennis4 months ago

Indian Tennis Round-up | Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out as Ankita Raina shines in US Open qualifiers

Ramkumar Ramanathan ended his US Open qualifying campaign with a disappointing loss in the first round itself to Filippo Baldi of Italy, ranked 145. Meanwhile, Ankita Raina pulled off a stunning win in the opening round by defeating Ysaline Bonaventure of Belgium in a thrilling match.
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