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Davis Cup | Match against China was turning point of Prajnesh Gunneswaran’s career, opines Zeeshan Ali

India’s coach Zeeshan Ali has mentioned that the Davis Cup decider against China last year was the turning point in Parjnesh Gunneswaran’s career. The Indian team, under Mahesh Bhupathi’s captaincy, will take on Italy in the Davis Cup qualifiers on February 1 and 2 on grass in Kolkata.
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newstennis2 years ago

Tennis | More events like Bengaluru Open needed in India, says Zeeshan Ali

India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali has suggested that more ATP challenger tournaments like the upcoming Bengaluru Open will immensely help the Indian players gain some valuable ATP ranking points. The Bengaluru Open is part of the ATP challenger tour and was started in the year 2015.
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newstennis2 years ago

Leander Paes excluded from India’s Davis Cup squad for World Group away tie against Serbia

Veteran tennis star Leander Paes has been dropped from India’s Davis Cup squad for the World Group away tie against Serbia scheduled from September 14 to 16. However, the reigning Asian Games champion pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan have been included to play the doubles.
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newstennis2 years ago

Disappointing not to have Leander Paes for Asian Games, says coach Zeeshan Ali

Indian men’s tennis team captain and coach Zeeshan Ali has stated that it is disappointing to not to have a player like Leander Paes in the mix for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Ali added that Paes' withdrawal from the team, two days before the event, is a huge blow for their medal chances.
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newstennis2 years ago

Asian Games | No idea about Leander Paes’ arrival, claims Zeeshan Ali

With the Asian Games just three days away, Zeeshan Ali, the captain of the Indian tennis team for the Asian Games, has revealed that he has no clue on when Leander Paes will arrive at the in Jakarta. But Rohan Bopanna voiced his optimism ahead of this year’s Asian showpiece.
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newstennis2 years ago

Asian Games | Zeeshan Ali hints at pairing of Leander Paes and Ramkumar Ramanathan

Captain Zeeshan Ali has hinted that India might pair Ramkumar Ramanathan and Leander Paes for the upcoming Asian Games on the former's request to pair him up with Paes. Initially, the pairing of Leander Paes and Sumit Nagal was being considered for the men's doubles event in the Asian Games.
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newstennis2 years ago

Rohan Bopanna decides to skip Rogers Cup to save shoulder for Asian Games

Doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna has decided that he will skip the Rogers Cup beginning in Toronto on August 6 and will reach Jakarta on August 14 in order to get acclimatized to the conditions. Bopanna had suffered a shoulder injury during Wimbledon and will now play directly in the Asian Games.
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