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25
Jun

Wimbledon 2021: Ramkumar Ramanathan fights hard but yet again fails to enter Grand Slam main draw

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan saved four match points in a marathon five-setter against Marc Polmans but a Grand Slam main draw eluded him yet again as he lost the final qualifying round at the Wimbledon championships on Thursday. Showing nerves of steel, Ramkumar saved one match point after another but eventually lost 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-3, 9-11 to his Australian rival

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24
Jun

Bopanna-Sharan pair reach Viking International quarters, to face top seeded Croatian duo of Mektic-Pavic

By Saurabh Singh | AITA India’s top-ranked doubles specialists Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan have reached the quarter-finals €609,065 ATP 250 event, Viking International Eastbourne being held in Eastbourne, Great Britain. The all Indian pairing of Bopanna-Sharan came on top in straight sets 7-5, 6-3 against the local wild card entrants Alastair Gray and Luke Johnson in their Round of

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24
Jun

Sania and Mattek-Sands crash out of Viking International Eastbourne

India’s Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) lost their first-round match in straight sets at the Viking International Eastbourne in Eastbourne, UK. The unseeded Indo-American pair lost 3-6 4-6 to the Christina Mchale and Sabrina Santamaria of USA in a match that lasted one hour 18 minutes late on Wednesday night. The 34-year-old winner of six Grand

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24
Jun

Wimbledon 2021: Ramkumar Ramanathan one win away from Wimbledon Main Draw

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan stood just one win away from his maiden Grand Slam appearance after he progressed to the final round of the Wimbledon Qualifiers with a straight-set win over Tomas Martin Etcheverry. Ramkumar, who gradually slipped out of the top-200 for lack of good results, beat his Argentine rival 6-3 6-4. The Indian Davis Cupper, now ranked 211, did

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23
Jun

Ramkumar Ramanathan advances, Prajnesh and Ankita crash out of Qualifiers

Ramkumar Ramanathan advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon Qualifiers but Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who was under-prepared due to a left-wrest injury, bowed out in the first round. Ramkumar beat Slovakia’s 13th seed Jozef Kovalik 6-3 6-0 in exactly one hour in his first round. Prajnesh, though, lost in straight sets to British wild card Arthur Fery. The left-handed Indian, ranked

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22
Jun

Wimbledon 2021: Prajnesh, Ramkumar and Ankita begin their quest for Main Draw spots today

By Saurabh Singh | AITA After the 2020 edition of the Wimbledon Championship was cancelled for the first time since World War II due to coronavirus pandemic, the season’s third Grand Slam marked its return, this week, to the International tennis calendar after a year’s gap. Three Indian players – Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina, who are vying

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16
Jun

ITF WORLD PARTICIPATION CONFERENCE 2021 INNOVATING TO DRIVE PARTICIPATION IN SPORT

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced that the 3rd edition of the ITF World Participation Conference will take place on 12-14 July, providing a virtual platform for global conversation about increasing participation in tennis and sport. Key-note speakers Judy Murray and Martina Hingis will headline day two and three of the conference which brings together leading international experts to

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16
Jun

Bopanna-Sharan duo knocks out second seeds Kubot and Roger-Vasselin to reach Noventi Open quarters

By Saurabh Singh | AITA The all Indian pairing of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan displayed another spirited performance together and knocked out tournament’s second seeded Polish-French doubles team of Lukasz Kubot and Eduoard Roger-Vasselin today in the second round of Noventi Open which is being played at Halle, Germany. During their second round win against the second seeds, the

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16
Jun

Siddhanth Banthia registers maiden pro win on ITF World Tennis Tour

By Saurabh Singh | AITA 20-year-old Siddhanth Banthia registered his maiden professional win at the doubles event of the ITF Men’s $15,000 Monastir tournament. Hailing from Pune in India, Banthia along with his Korean partner Uisung Park defeated the top-seeded pairing of Matias Franco Descotte (ARG) and Felip Peliwo (CAN) to triumph in the doubles trophy with a come from

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16
Jun

Ramanathan enters round two of Nottingham Trophy

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan entered the second round of the Nottingham Trophy grass-court tournament with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(1) win over 229th ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina. Ramanathan, who is ranked 211th on the ATP Tour, next plays Kamil Majchrzak of Poland. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>   Ramanathan came through qualifiers to reach this

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