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newstennis11 days ago

India can win medals in Tennis at the 2028 and 2032 Olympics, believes Yuki Bhambri

Indian Tennis star Yuki Bhambri believes that India could win medals in Tennis at the 2028 and 2032 Olympic Games, in doubles and mixed doubles. Only three Indian players had qualified for Tennis at the 2020 Olympics, with none of them managing to get past the round of 32 in their respective events.
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newstennis2 months ago

Sumit Nagal, Sasikumar Mukund and Yuki Bhambri to miss India's David Cup clash against Finland

India’s Davis Cup team will take the court as underdogs when they take on Finland in the World Cup group stage match that begins next Friday. The team captain, Rohit Rajpal is not pleased with the fact that they will be missing out the services of Sumit Nagal, Yuki Bhabmri, and Sasikumar Mukund.
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newstennis2 years ago

Yuki Bhambri eyes return from injury at Maharashtra Open next year, reveals Stephen Koon

According to coach Stephen Koon, Yuki Bhambri, who has been out of action for almost a year due to a knee injury is eyeing a return at the Maharashtra open next year. Koon has been associated with Bhambri since the latter’s last years of high school when they met at the Nick Bollettieri Academy.
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newstennis2 years ago

Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan likely to miss out on TOPS funding

The Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain the split of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan as the duo runs the risk of missing out on funding. Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina have also not been a part of the scheme following Asiad 2018.
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newstennis3 years ago

ATP Rankings | Prajnesh Gunneswaran reaches career-high 84

Prajnesh Gunneswaran has now reached a men’s singles ranking of 84 after starting his year with a rank of 243. This is owing to his phenomenal performance in the Indian Wells Masters where he even managed to defeat world number 18 Nikoloz Basilashvili which is his career’s biggest victory.
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newstennis3 years ago

Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters ATP Top 100 rankings

Top-ranked singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran broke into the men’s singles top 100 for the first time in his career after he advanced six places to the 97th spot in the ATP rankings. Gunneswaran is only the third Indian player to break into the top 100 after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.
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newstennis3 years 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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newstennis3 years ago

Tennis | Indian squad for Davis Cup event against Italy announced

The selection panel has announced the team for the upcoming Davis Cup qualifiers event against Italy in Kolkata to be held on February 1 and 2. Yuki Bhambri missed out on a spot while Divij Sharan has been picked after a seven-year hiatus in a team which seemed picked on the basis of rankings.
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newstennis3 years ago

Davis Cup | India likely to play Italy on grass

India will host its Davis Cup tie against Italy on grass which hasn't been the norm in last one decade as the players have mostly preferred hardcourts for the game than grass ones. Italy is way ahead of India considering two top players - Fabio Fognini (ranked 14) and Macro Cecchinato (ranked 20). 
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newstennis3 years ago

Yuki Bhambri makes a first round exit from European Open

Coming to the tournament after a recovering from an injury, Yuki Bhambri suffered a defeat in the first round of the European Open being held in Antwerp, Belgium. Bhambri was coming back to the International arena after making a recovery after he had last appeared in the US Open in August.
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