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newstennis4 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | AITA has misled the players regarding Olympics qualification, states Rohan Bopanna

Tennis star Rohan Bopanna is furious with the way AITA misled him into thinking that the doubles player still has an outside chance of making it to the Olympics. The doubles player had previously partnered Sania Mirza in the previous edition of the Games, narrowly missing out on a bronze medal.
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newstennis5 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina leave for Tokyo

The Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina are now on their way to Tokyo, with them leaving for the Games village from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad. It was earlier this month that their qualification for the Olympics was officially confirmed for the women’s doubles event.
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featuretennis22 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Tennis Contingent

For the first time since the 2004 Athens Olympics, India is set to field a two-member Tennis contingent for the mega-event. However, the women's doubles team - comprising veteran Sania Mirza and youngster Ankita Raina - is looking formidable, thus keeping hopes alive at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newstennis2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Ankita Raina to partner Sania Mirza at the Games

Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza will partner young Ankita Raina at the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the women’s doubles event. This will be Sania’s fourth appearance at the Olympics, with the six-time grand slam winner already featuring in the past three editions, in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
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newstennis2 years ago

It was only a matter of time before I won the title, says ITF Lagos winner Riya Bhatia

Indian tennis player Riya Bhatia, on her USD 25,000 ITF triumph in Lagos, asserted that it was only a matter of time before she won the title. The city of Lagos in Nigeria has turned out to be a special platform for launching Indian women’s tennis players to the next level, including Sania Mirza.
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newstennis2 years ago

Sania Mirza looking to resume play from August

Sania Mirza has revealed that she has returned back to training after almost two years of absence from court and is targeting to resume play from August this year. However, the 32-year-old also added that she would have to go a long way in getting acquainted with things again before she can compete.
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newstennis2 years ago

I think it’s time to start thinking about winning Grand Slam singles, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi claims that Indian youngsters must shift their efforts from succeeding in the doubles' category and work towards winning a Grand Slam title in the singles’ category in the near future. Bhupathi also spoke about Indian veterans, Leander Paes and Sania Mirza, in a recent interview.
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newstennis3 years ago

Tennis | Won’t be easy to get back to the top, believes Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza has stated that making a comeback to the competitive tennis and once again reaching the top won’t be a cakewalk. Mirza held the No.1 spot in the Women's Doubles rankings for more than a year before an injury and the following pregnancy took her away from the game.
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newstennis3 years ago

Sania Mirza eyes late 2019 comeback to WTA circuit

Post giving birth to her first child with husband Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza has set herself a target of late 2019 to make a professional comeback to competitive tennis at the highest level. Mirza last played in 2017 before she suffered an injury near the end of the year after which she got pregnant.
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newstennis3 years ago

Leander Paes, Sania Mirza are miracles that come around once in 30-40 years, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi stated that compatriots Leander Paes and Sania Mirza are once in lifetime miracles and hoped that the sport of tennis received more support in India. Bhupathi also said that it’s been a learning experience to captain the Davis Cup team in the past two years.
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