newstennisa month ago

Davis Cup | AITA announces unprecedented eight-man squad for tie against Pakistan

The All India Tennis Association has decided to ready an eight-member contingent for their Davis Cup ties against Pakistan with the much-debated tie set to finally take place on November 29-30. Amongst the names missing from the squad are Arjun Kadhe, Vijay Sundar Prashanth, and more.
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newstennisa month ago

I am still Team India captain unless I hear otherwise, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Veteran Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi on Wednesday rejected suggestions that he has been replaced as captain of India for the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan stating that he is available and believes he is "still captain". Rohan Bopanna also expressed his shock over the captaincy change by AITA.
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newstennisa month ago

ATP Paris Masters | Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov crash out in quarter-finals

India’s Rohan Bopanna, along with his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov, suffered a narrow defeat against the Russian pair of Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev and bowed out of the Paris Masters in the quarter-finals. The Indo-Canadian duo went down fighting 5-7, 7-6, 8-10 against the Russian duo.
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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

Becoming the top-ranked Asian is something that will stay with me for the rest of my life, admits Divij Sharan

India’s tennis pro Divij Sharan admits that the achievement of becoming the top-ranked Asian in the ATP doubles list is an achievement that will stay with him for the rest of his life. Divij further confirmed that he will pair up with Rohan Bopanna for the Tokyo Olympics next year.
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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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newstennis3 months ago

Divij Sharan wins fifth career ATP title; clinches St Petersburg Open with Slovak Igor Zelenay

India’s Divij Sharan claimed his fifth ATP career title after winning the St Petersburg Open men's doubles crown on Sunday partnering Igor Zelenay of Slovakia. The win in Russia makes it Divij’s second title of the season after winning the Maharashtra Open in Pune earlier this year.
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newstennis3 months ago

US Open 2019 | Rohan Bopanna bows out, ends India’s campaign

India’s contention in the US Open came to a sad end on Monday when Rohan Bopanna, alongside his partner Denis Shapovalov, was eliminated in the round of 16 from the men’s doubles. In the mixed doubles, Bopanna had partnered with Abigail Soears and saw a similar fate in the same round.
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newstennis3 months ago

US Open | Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov stun Nicolas Mahut-Pierre-Hughes Herbert in doubles opener

India’s Rohan Bopanna, pairing up with Denis Shapovalov, started off their US Open men’s doubles campaign with a stunning win over fourth seeds Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hughes Herbert from France in the first round. The Indo-Candian pair beat the four-time Grand Slam champions 6-3, 6-1.
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newstennis4 months ago

Rogers Cup | Bopanna, Shapovalov crash out in the semi-finals in straight sets

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his partner Denis Shapovalov crashed out of the ATP Montreal Masters on Saturday after going down in straight sets in the semi-finals of the men’s doubles event in Montreal. The unseeded duo lost to the Dutch combination of Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof.
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