reporttennis9 hours ago

Anning Challengers | Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran advance to semis

The Indian singles tennis continued their winning streak at the Annings Challenger with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Prajnesh Gunneswaran winning their respective matches to advance to the semi-finals. While Ramanathan faces Kamil Majchrzak, Gunneswaran will take on Nikola Milojević in next round.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennisa day ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Saketh Myneni qualifies for Doubles quarter-finals

The Indian men’s doubles pair of Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Saketh Myneni has qualified for the quarter-finals at the ongoing Anning Challenger tennis tournament in China. Meanwhile, the other Indian pair of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Vishnu Vardhan lost their first round match to exit the event.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennis2 days ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan advance to quarter-finals

Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan have continued their domineering run in Anning, China, as they registered wins against Saketh Myneni and Yan Bai, respectively. While Gunneswaran would play Adam Pavlásek next, Ramanathan will take on Zhang Zhizhen in the quarterfinals.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennis3 days ago

Kunming Open | Saketh Myneni advances to pre-quarters, S Mukund bows out

Saketh Myneni advanced into the pre-quarterfinal stage of the Kunming Open, held in Anning, China, as he defeated Czech Republic’s Václav Šafránek to set an all-Indian clash with Prajnesh Gunnsewaran. Sasi Kumar Mukund, on the other end, was humbled by China’s Ban Yai in straight sets.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennisa month ago

Miami Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran advances, Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out in qualifiers

Top-ranked Indian single player Prajnesh Gunnerson comfortably advanced to the next round of the Miami Open after defeating 29-year-old Spaniard Adrian Menendez Maceiras with a scoreline of 6-2, 6-4. Meanwhile, compatriots Ramkumar Ramanathan and Karman Kaur Thandi bowed out in the opener itself.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennisa month ago

ATP Rankings | Prajnesh Gunneswaran reaches career-high 84

Prajnesh Gunneswaran has now reached a men’s singles ranking of 84 after starting his year with a rank of 243. This is owing to his phenomenal performance in the Indian Wells Masters where he even managed to defeat world number 18 Nikoloz Basilashvili which is his career’s biggest victory.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennis2 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennis2 months ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters ATP Top 100 rankings

Top-ranked singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran broke into the men’s singles top 100 for the first time in his career after he advanced six places to the 97th spot in the ATP rankings. Gunneswaran is only the third Indian player to break into the top 100 after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennis3 months ago

Davis Cup | Italy register 3-1 win against India to secure spot in World Finals

Andrea Seppi helped Italy to a 3-1 win against India in their Davis Cup qualifying match on the grass court in Kolkata on Saturday to secure a spot in the World Finals to be held in November this year. Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna secured the only win for the hosts in the doubles category.
SportsCafe Desk
newstennis3 months ago

Davis Cup | Mahesh Bhupathi rues missed opportunities against Italy

Mahesh Bhupathi, who is the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team, admitted that his side did not seize the opportunities that came their way in the qualifier against superior-ranked Italy. The Italians took a 2-0 lead against India on the opening day of the encounter in Kolkata.
SportsCafe Desk