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newstennis2 years 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

India lose hosting rights for two international tennis tournaments amidst severed Pakistan ties

India has been stripped of the hosting rights for two premier international tennis tournaments - Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup - due to the tense relations with neighbors - Pakistan. On Saturday, the United World Wrestling (UWW) took away India’s hosting rights of the Junior Asian championships.
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newstennis2 years ago

Support the girls currently in the team, those emerging will be ready in no time, says Vishal Uppal

Fed Cup captain Vishal Uppal has reflected on India’s performance saying that if the girls in the current team are supported, the emerging players will flourish in a few years. He also complimented Ankita Raina for her remarkable performance in the Fed cup, calling her the No.1 player.
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newstennis2 years ago

Fed Cup | Ankita Raina wins twice in India's 2-1 triumph over Thailand

Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi won their doubles match to help India beat Thailand 2-1 in the Fed Cup Asia-Oceania Group - 1 tournament in Astana. India staved off an unexpected scare from lower-ranked Thailand as Ankita Raina won both singles and doubles matches to lead the side to a 2-1 win.
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newstennis3 years ago

Fed Cup : Serena Williams set to return to competitive tennis after a year

Former World number one Serena Williams is set to make her return to the tennis court after almost a year on the sidelines as she will be part of the US Doubles team at the Fed Cup. Serena skipped the Australian Open in January in order to recover from the birth of her child who was born last year.
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newstennis3 years ago

Fed Cup: Kazakhstan beat India as Ankita Raina is the lone fighter once again

Though India lost their second consecutive game against Kazakhstan in Fed Cup, Ankita Raina was on fire once again in an inspirational win over a Yulia Putintseva. India will face Hong Kong next after getting knocked out of the tournament as they are set to finish last in their group.
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newstennis3 years ago

Fed Cup : India go down fighting to China despite Ankita Raina’s win

A pumped-up Ankita Raina produced a courageous performance under pressure to shock world number 120, Lin Zhu in straight sets of 6-3, 6-2 but that wasn’t enough as India lost 1-2 to neighbours China in the Fed Cup. India are set to take on Kazakhstan in the next match - a must-win tie on Thursday.
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newstennis4 years ago

US Tennis apologizes after playing Nazi-era German anthem

US Tennis has apologized to German players after playing a since-removed stanza of the German national anthem that had been associated with the Nazi regime in the Fed Cup opening ceremony yesterday. Germany's Andrea Petkovic led the players' outrage against the blunder but received a prompt apology.
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