newstennis7 hours ago

Saketh Myneni's efficient run in Fergana Challenger ends with loss in semis

Indian Tennis star Saketh Myneni, who was sporting an admiring run in the ATP Fergana Challenger in Uzbekistan, ended up being defeated in the singles and doubles categories on Saturday. It was disappointing to watch the steady performance of the player leading to a defeat in singles and doubles.
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newstennisa day ago

Saketh Myneni and Karman Kaur Thandi notched wins to continue their good run

Saketh Myneni and Karman Kaur Thandi continued their terrific run this week with strong wins on Friday. Thandi overcame Zuzana Zlochova to reach the final of the $25K ITF event in Hong Kong while Myneni stormed into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the Fergana Challenger in Uzbekistan.
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newstennis3 days ago

Fergana Challenger | Saketh Myneni makes it to quarter-finals of the Men’s singles

Indian tennis ace Saketh Myneni made his way to the quarter-finals of the Men’s singles event after beating higher ranked Dominican Roberto Cid 6-0, 6-4 in the fourth round at the Fergana Challenger. Myneni also reached the semi-finals in the Men’s doubles event with partner Prashanth V.
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newstennis5 days ago

Yuki Bhambri crashes out of Queen's Club Championships with knee injury

Yuki Bhambri was forced to retire against Milos Raonic in the second set of the first round clash at Queen's Club Championships due to a knee injury. The result came after Saketh Myneni had beaten Dzmitry Zhyrmont of Belarus in straight sets of the Round of 16 clash at the Fergana Challenger.
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newstennis6 days ago

Yuki Bhambri to face Milos Raonic in Queen’s Club opener

After qualifying for the the Queen’s Club Championship main draw, Yuki Bhambri will take on Milos Raonic, who lost to Roger Federer in the Stuttgart Open Finals, in the first round of the event. Saketh Myneni, on the other hand, successfully qualified for the main draw of the Fergana Challenger.
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newstennis10 months ago

Leander Paes out; Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni return in India's Davis Cup Squad

Veteran Leander Paes has been dropped from India's Davis Cup squad for the tie against Canada next month, whereas, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, along with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna have made it to the team. Mahesh Bhupathi will lead the Indian Davis Cup squad this time as well.
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newstennisa year ago

Bhupathi-Paes feud turns ugly after players take row to social media

The relationship between Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi has always been a tumultuous one. However, this time the duo have gone too far with Leander Paes opening accusing Bhupathi of dropping him for personal reasons and the latter releasing private Whatsapp messages between the two to the media.
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newstennisa year ago

Mahesh Bhupathi : Will respond to Paes after winning Uzbekistan tie

India’s non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi has said that he will respond to compatriot Leander Paes after India win the ongoing Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan in Bangalore. Earlier, Paes had accused Bhupathi of flouting the selection criteria after being dropped for the tie.
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newstennisa year ago

Leander Paes quashes retirement rumours

Leander Paes said he has no intentions of retiring in the near future and wants to win a few more grand slams before calling it a day. The 43-year-old also expressed his excitement at playing Davis Cup under former partner Mahesh Bhupathi, who is to take over as non-playing captain.
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featuretennisa year ago

Indian tennis’ lacklustre 2016 – A report card

Sania Mirza's phenomenal success and Leander Paes' completion of his mixed-doubles Career Grand Slam were the only news that brought cheer to Indian tennis fans in an otherwise insipid season.
Sudeshna Banerjee