newstennis4 months 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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featuretennis4 months ago

Rohan Bopanna - The many sides of Indian tennis' silent hero

In the cricket crazy bubble that India lives in, we, as sports fans, often forget to give due credit to the athletes who have excelled in sports that don’t involve leather and willow.
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newstennis4 months ago

India has exceptional talent to look forward to in future, says Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza has heaped praise on the young players for their heroics in the tennis world by saying that India has an exceptional bunch of talented players who can be the future stars of the country. She also hopes that the Indian contingent will put up a good show at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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newstennis5 months ago

Sania Mirza to miss another couple of months through injury

Six-time Grand Slam winner Sania Mirza's spell on the sideline is set to continue as she gave an estimate of 'two more months' to recover from an injury to her right knee which aggravated last October. Sania has been off the court for four months and will miss the upcoming Fed Cup.
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newstennis8 months ago

Tennis Rankings | Sania Mirza out of top-10, Divij Sharan breaks into top-50

Sania Mirza has crashed out of the top-10 women’s doubles rankings in the latest WTA chart for the first time since March 2014 and is now placed at No. 12. However, it wasn't all bad news as 31-year-old Divij Sharan has entered the top-50 for the first time in his professional career.
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newstennis8 months ago

Times as SanTina were incredible, says Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis has bid goodbye to professional tennis on Saturday, and she praised Sania Mirza and Leander Paes by stating that the 'SanTina' times were incredible. She ended her career on a losing note as she lost the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals with her partner Chan Yung-jan.
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newstennis10 months ago

US Open Round Up | Rafael Nadal beats Juan Martin Del Potro to set up title clash with Kevin Anderson; Sania Mirza crashes out

World Number 1 Rafael Nadal came one step closer to his 16th Grand Slam title as he overpowered a robust Juan Martin Del Porto to set up a final clash against Kevin Anderson. Sania Mirza and Peng Shuai's doubles run ended in the semis as they were shown the door by Martina Hingis and Yung-Jan Chan.
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newstennis10 months ago

US Open | Sania Mirza enters doubles semifinals; Sloane Stephens to face Madison Keys for women’s singles title

Sania Mirza and her partner Shuai Peng have advanced to the women's doubles semi-finals at the US Open by beating Andrea Hlavackova and Timea Babos 7-6(5), 6-4 on Thursday. Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens got the better of compatriot Venus Williams and will meet Madison Keys in an all-American final.
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newstennis10 months ago

US Open| Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna progress as Maria Sharapova crashes out in pre-quarter finals

Indian aces Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the quarter finals after their respective wins in the women’s doubles and mixed doubles event. Maria Sharapova’s winning run came to a shuddering halt as she went down 5-7 6-4 6-2 to Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the pre-quarter finals.
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newstennis10 months ago

US Open | Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal cruise to the next round; Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna advance in respective events

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal secured comfortable wins in the third round of the US Open as they overcame Feliciano Lopez and Leonardo Mayer respectively to reach the fourth round. Indian stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the second round after wins in their respective doubles events.
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