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2
Mar

Sania Mirza returns to WTA circuit with win in Doha with Andreja Klepac

Sania Mirza made a winning return to the WTA circuit as she and her Slovenian partner Andreja Klepac beat Ukrainians Nadiia Kichenok and Lyudmyla Kichenok to reach the doubles quarterfinals of the Qatar Total Open here. The Indo-Slovenian pair won 6-4 6-7(5) 10-5 against the duo of Kichenok and Kichenok in the opening round of the WTA 500 tournament Monday

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1
Mar

India’s “Return to Tennis – High Performance Training Camps” bear fruit as Akanksha Nitture makes the ITF Women’s $15K Main Draw

The All India Tennis Association’s (AITA) ‘Return to Tennis’ endeavour – the High Performance Training Camps (HPTC) – started to bear fruit already as 17-year-old HPTC trainee from Navi Mumbai, Akanksha Nitture ousted Snehal Mane in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 in the final qualifying round at the ITF Women’s $15,000 event at Delhi Lawn Tennis Association Complex, New Delhi today.

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15
Feb

Ankita Raina rallies to win opener at Phillip Island Trophy

Melbourne: Indian tennis player Ankita Raina recorded her first victory in the singles main draw of a WTA Tour event with a three-set win over Elisabetta Cocciaretto at the Phillip Island Trophy here on Sunday. Ankita came from behind to beat the Italian 5-7 6-1 6-2 in the opening round of the USD 235,238 hardcourt tournament. The two-hour and 11

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13
Feb

Soha overcomes top seed for title at AITA Women’s Championship

Bengaluru lass Soha Sadiq made the home crowd proud when the second seed made a superb comeback win against the top Seed Humera Baharmus of Telengana to wrest the title in the Rs 1-lakh AITA Women’s Championship that concluded at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence here on Saturday. This was the 22-year-old’s second title in as

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10
Feb

Sharmada makes a solid comeback, ousts seventh seed at AITA Women’s C’ship

Sharmada Balu who is making a comeback to competitive tennis after nearly five years showed that she had not lost the touch which had fetched her South Asian Games honours apart from a berth in the Indian Fed Cup Team. Sharmada who had to go through the qualifying rounds, sent home seventh seed Rituparna Nayak of Telangana in the first

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9
Feb

Australian Open: Sumit Nagal crashes out in First Round after losing to Ricardas Berankis

India’s Sumit Nagal exited the Australian Open with a first-round defeat, struggling to cope with the power-packed game of Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis, here on Tuesday. Nagal’s challenge deflated in a matter of minutes as Berankis’ powerful ground strokes proved to be too good for the Indian, who lost 2-6 5-7 3-6 in two hours and 10 minutes. Nagal had lost

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8
Feb

India’s Return to Tennis journey marches on with ‘High Performance Training Camp’ for Junior Girls

After the much appreciated and successful conduct of a High Performance Training Camp for Junior Boys held in January 2021, the All India Tennis Association’s (AITA) ‘Return to Tennis’ endeavour continues with a ‘High Performance Training Camp’ for Junior Girls underway at R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium, New Delhi. The aim of this camp is to mark the return to tennis

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7
Feb

RIP Akhtar Ali Ji

6
Feb

Australian Open: Sumit Nagal to face Ricardas Berankis in 1st round

Ace India tennis player Sumit Nagal will face Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis in the men’s singles first round of the 2021 Australian Open which begins on February 8. The draw for the first Grand Slam of the season was held on Friday. Nagal, ranked 139 in the world, faced 72nd ranked Berankis in his last match as well at the Murray

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4
Feb

Women’s matches shortened in Australian Open tuneups

Women will play shorter matches at the Australian Open tuneups from Friday due to a logjam in fixtures after Thursday’s play was cancelled on news a quarantine hotel worker was infected with the coronavirus. Thursday’s matches at the six events ahead of the Feb. 8-21 Grand Slam were cancelled after a worker at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, which was used

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