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newstennis8 months ago

Davis Cup | AITA appoints Rohit Rajpal as non-playing captain for Pakistan tie

The All India tennis Association (AITA) has named former India player and chairman of the national tennis federation’s selection panel Rohit Rajpal as the non-playing captain for India’s tie against Pakistan. This came after weeks of speculation about Leander Paes being the front runner.
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newstennisa year ago

Davis Cup | Global scenario important for the India-Pakistan tie, says Vijay Amritraj

Former India tennis player Vijay Amritraj has put the government clearance and their take on India’s visit to Pakistan as the utmost priority asking AITA to follow it to the letter. The legend also recalled past Davis Cup incidents where India had boycotted travel plans to Israel and South Africa.
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newstennisa year ago

Indian tennis doesn’t lack guidance, you play the hand you're dealt with, says Vijay Amritraj

Vijay Amritraj has been of the opinion that Indian tennis doesn’t lack a role model or individual guidance and it all depends on the players to perform. The Indian tennis legend also stated that India’s lack of success at Davis Cup and Fed Cup has restricted them from moving forward.
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newstennis2 years ago

Tamil Nadu Tennis Association plans to host a WTA event for Chennai in 2020

The Tamil Nadu Tennis Association is working towards hosting a WTA 250 event in February 2020 after the Australian Open Grand Slam event and hopes to make it an annual affair. The Chennai Open, which was being hosted in the city by the TNTA for 21 long years shifted to Pune last year.
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newstennis2 years ago

Indian Tennis | The focus has to be on singles for India, says Vijay Amritraj

Former Indian tennis player Vijay Amritraj has mentioned that India will have to focus on developing efficient singles players if they want to excel in the Davis Cup. India's recent 0-4 loss to Serbia in the Davis World Group Play-off tie highlighted the need of strong singles players.
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newstennis2 years ago

Carlos Ramos could have given Serena Williams a soft warning during the break, says Vijay Amritraj

Vijay Amritraj has stated that Carlos Ramos could have given Serena Williams a warning during the break in the women's final of the US Open. As the Serena Williams controversy continues, Amritraj believes that Ramos could only hold on to the rules, while failing to maintain decorum.
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