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newstennis8 months ago

Sumit Nagal is reaping the rewards of all the hard work he's done over the years, says Devvarman

Somdev Devvarman heaped praise on youngster Sumit Nagal who was drawn against tennis great Roger Federer in the opening round of this year's US Open. The 22-year old defeated Joao Menezes in the final qualifying round to seal a spot in the main draw for the first time in his career.
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newstennisa year ago

Australian Open | Would like to see more Indians reach the main draw, reveals Gunneswaran

Prajnesh Gunneswaran revealed that he would like to see more Indian youngsters reach the main draw at Grand Slams in the coming years after reaching the final round of the Australian Open. Gunneswaran defeated Japan’s Yosuke Watanuki in the third round of the qualifiers over the weekend.
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newstennisa year ago

Tennis | If his vision is so great he should implement it, says Hironmoy Chatterjee

All India Tennis Association Secretary General Hironmoy Chatterjee has stated that if Somdev Devburman’s vision to develop Tennis in India is so great he should be the one to implement it. Chatterjee responded to Devburman’s query who had asked the AITA what its vision was for the sport in India.
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newstennis2 years ago

Ramkumar Ramanathan loses in Hall of Fame final to Steve Johnson

Ramkumar Ramanathan, the first Indian to reach an ATP final since Somdev Devvarman’s loss back in 2011, lost to Steve Johnson in the Hall of Fame Classic grass-court tournament in Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday. For the past twenty years, no Indian has ever won an ATP Tour final.
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newstennis2 years ago

Ramkumar Ramanathan scripts history by reaching final of Hall of Fame Open

Ramkumar Ramanathan created history by becoming first Indian to reach the title clash of an ATP world tour in seven years as he powered through to the final of the Hall of Fame Open in Newport on Saturday. He defeated American Tim Smyczek 6-4, 7-5 in the semi-final match that lasted for 90 minutes.
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newstennis3 years 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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newstennis3 years ago

Somdev Devvarman slams AITA over Nagal row in open letter

In an open letter, Somdev Devvarman has criticized the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Secretary General Hironmoy Chatterjee for allegedly leaking the reasons for dropping Sumit Nagal to the press. Devvarman defended Nagal, who has maintained his innocenece in the entire controversy.
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newstennis3 years ago

Somdev Devvarman : Losing passion for the game helped me make my decision

Somdev Devvarman said he lost his passion for tennis and that made it easier for him to call time on his professional career. The 31-year-old was also critical of the All India Tennis Association for their lack of vision, saying that he had given up on the federation and handled everything himself.
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newstennis3 years ago

Tennis star Somdev Devvarman calls it a day

Tennis star Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis today to bring an end to a promising but injury-prone career. The two-time ATP Tour finalist had been India's highest-ranked player in the singles circuit and had won the Asian amd commonwealth Gold medals.
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newstennis3 years ago

Somdev Devvarman questions AITA’s need to remove Anand Amritraj

Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman has come out in support of the beleaguered Anand Amritraj, who is the captain of India’s Davis Cup team. The AITA has previously hinted at the possibility to removing Amritraj over his failure to impose discipline in the team.
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