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India Secures 5th Position in the 2023 Junior Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying: A Resilient Finish and Promising Future

May 16 2023 13:05pm

By – Sujoy Roy The 2023 Junior Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying tournament witnessed a thrilling display of young tennis talent in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. Team India showcased their prowess on the court, finishing an impressive 5th in the competition. Although they narrowly missed out on a semifinal berth, their strong performance throughout the tournament left a lasting impact. India commenced

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Sumit Nagal Makes History: First Indian to Win ATP Challenger Title on European Clay

May 02 2023 15:05pm

Sumit Nagal, the top-ranked singles player in India, created a historic milestone by becoming the first-ever Indian to win an ATP Challenger title on European Clay. His remarkable victory at the ATP Rome Challenger not only highlights his exceptional talent but also showcases the significance of the ATP Challenger Tour in nurturing aspiring tennis professionals. Let’s explore Nagal’s inspiring journey

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India’s Women’s Tennis Team Finishes Fourth in Billie Jean King Cup 2023 Asia/Oceania Group I Despite Mixed Results

Apr 28 2023 13:04pm

The Indian women’s tennis team recently concluded its campaign at the Billie Jean King Cup 2023 Asia/Oceania Group I in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. India played five matches in the tournament, winning two and losing three. Despite the mixed results, the team managed to finish fourth in Group I Pool A, thus avoiding relegation to the Asia/Oceania Group II for the next

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India’s Mukund Sasikumar and Vishnu Vardhan Secured Doubles Title at ITF M25 Mysuru Open

Apr 13 2023 11:04am

By Sujoy Roy | AITA India’s Mukund Sasikumar and Vishnu Vardhan justified the doubles crown at the recently concluded ITF $25,000 Men’s Tennis Tournament held at the Mysore Tennis Club. In a thrilling final, the Indian duo defeated the top-seeded pair of Niki Poonacha and Rithvik Bollipalli in straight sets 6-3 6-4. The victory was even sweeter as Vishnu and

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Rohan Bopanna: A Legend Defying Age at Indian Wells Masters 1000

Mar 22 2023 12:03pm

By Sujoy Roy | AITA Indian tennis legend Rohan Bopanna has once again shown that age is just a number as he clinched the BNP Paribas Open – Indian Wells Masters 1000 doubles title with his partner Matthew Ebden. The duo defeated the top-seeded pair of Wesley Koolhoof and Neal Skupski in a thrilling final that went the distance, with

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Ankita Raina’s Valiant Effort Comes Up Short in Hard-Fought Bengaluru Fina

Mar 14 2023 12:03pm

Ankita Raina, India’s current number one player in the women’s category, performed strongly at the ITF $40,000 Women’s Tennis Tournament held at the KSLTA Stadium in Bengaluru from 6th to 12th March 2023. Despite facing tough opponents throughout the tournament, Ankita showed her skill and determination on the court and ended the competition as a singles finalist. However, her bid

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Anirudh – Vijay claimed the doubles crown at the ATP challenger – PMR Open

Mar 10 2023 10:03am

The recently concluded ATP Challenger 100 – Pune Metropolitan Open (PMR Open) Men’s tennis tournament witnessed some breathtaking performances from some of the best players around the world. The tournament, organized by the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) and played at the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, was a grand success, with a lot of tennis enthusiasts

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Vaidehi Chaudhari rallies from a set down to win her second title

Mar 01 2023 15:03pm

Vaidehi Chaudhari recovered from a slow start to beat Sandeepti Singh Rao 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament at the Tennis Project, Baliawas, on Sunday. It was an impressive culmination to three weeks of sustained high quality performance by the 23-year-old Vaidehi, who has been trained for long by coach Jignesh Rawal in

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Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden Clinch Doubles Title at Qatar ExxonMobil Open

Mar 01 2023 14:03pm

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna and his Australian partner Matthew Ebden emerged victorious at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open, an ATP 250 men’s professional tennis tournament held in Doha, Qatar. The pair beat Constant Lestienne and Botic Van De Zandschulp in a thrilling three-set final to claim the doubles title. Bopanna and Ebden had a tough road to the final, facing

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Max Purcell crowned DafaNews Bengaluru Open 2023 champion.

Feb 28 2023 14:02pm

The Bengaluru Open 2023, the second leg of the ATP Challenger tour in India, took place from the 20th to the 26th of February at the KSLTA Tennis Stadium in Bengaluru. Max Purcell from Australia emerged as the singles champion of the tournament, defeating his compatriot James Duckworth in an exciting final of three-setters. Purcell, who is also the reigning

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Sania Mirza leaves indelible footprint as she says farewell to tennis

Feb 24 2023 17:02pm

For Sania Mirza, it was more than her Grand Slam wins or rise to No.1 in doubles. It’s the belief she instilled to aspiring Indian women’s athletes that will have an impact for years to come. Sania Mirza played her final professional match Tuesday, ending her career at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, a tournament she considered her home

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Bopanna – Ebden finished as runner-up in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Feb 20 2023 18:02pm

The Indo-Aussie pair, Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden went down to the 3rd seed Croatian – American pair of Ivan Dodig/Austin Krajicek in the doubles final after an epic encounter that ended in a super tie-breaker 6-7(5) 6-2 (10-12) at the ATP 500 ABN AMRO Open in the Netherlands. Dodig and Krajicek faced a championship point at 9/10 in the

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Zeel Desai stopped the dream run of Sandeepti Singh Rao in the final to justify the crown

Feb 20 2023 15:02pm

Zeel Desai claimed a hard-fought victory in the ITF $15,000 Women’s tennis tournament, held at the Joygaon tennis academy in Jhajjar. After dropping the first set to qualifier Sandeepti Singh Rao, Desai surged back to take the match 1-6 6-1 6-4. Singh Rao had an impressive run in the tournament, taking down the top seed Diana Marcinkevica in round two

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A year to remember for Indian tennis in Doubles

Feb 09 2023 13:02pm

The year 2022 will be remembered as a turning point in the Indian tennis doubles division. Several Indian doubles teams made their impact on the world stage during the year. Purav Raja and Divij Sharan had a successful year on the ATP Challenger Tour, reaching multiple finals and winning two in Istanbul and Helsinki Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji also

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Holger Rune proved to be deciding factor as Denmark beats India 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group 1 Playoff tie.

Feb 07 2023 17:02pm

Denmark proved to be too good for the Men in Blue as team India relegated to World Group II for the first time after suffering a 3-2 loss against the Holger Rune-led Danish team in its Davis Cup World Group 1 Playoff Tie. In the first singles, Yuki Bhambri had no clue against the world no 9 Holger Rune as

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DD SPORTS to telecast India’s Davis Cup World Group – I Playoff

Feb 02 2023 18:02pm

DD SPORTS will broadcast LIVE Davis Cup World Group – I Playoff, between India and Denmark scheduled to be played on 3rd and 4th Feb. The Davis Cup tie between India & Denmark will be live on DD Sport.🇮🇳 3rd February: 1600 hrs local time onwards (1500 hrs GMT) (2 singles matches) 4th February: 1200 hrs local time onwards (1100

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Sania ends her Grand Slam career with a mixed doubles runner-up finish in the Australian Open 2023

Feb 02 2023 17:02pm

From winning all the Grand Slams to registering her own name four times as an Olympian,  the achievements of Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza not only registered her as the most accomplished Women’s tennis player in the country but also gave her the status of a National Sporting icon. Coming into her final major tournament, Sania had six Grand Slam

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Tatjana Maria wins Singles, Ankita -Prarthana Lift doubles title at 22nd edition of NECC Deccan ITF $40000 Women’s Tennis Tournament

Feb 02 2023 17:02pm

Top-seeded Tatjana Maria of Germany, and Indian pair Ankita Raina – Prarthana Thombare won the singles and doubles titles respectively at the 22nd edition of the NECC Deccan ITF $40000 Women’s Tennis Tournament organised under the auspices of the ITF, AITA and MSLTA by Deccan Gymkhana and sponsored by National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) at the Deccan Gymkhana Tennis Courts,

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Dutch star Griekspoor clinches his maiden ATP Tour title, India’s Balaji-Jeevan finished runners up at 5thTata Open Maharashtra

Feb 01 2023 17:02pm

The Dutch tennis star Tallon Griekspoor dropped the first set but pulled off a stunning come from-behind 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 win against the World No. 60 Benjamin Bonzi in a thrilling singles final to clinch the 5th edition of the Tata Open Maharashtra as well as his maiden ATP Tour title at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune. The blockbuster summit

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20 Member All Women’s Officiating team worked at NECC ITF 40K Tennis Championships

Feb 01 2023 17:02pm

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in Tennis in India that a 20-member All Women’s Officiating team worked at the NECC ITF 40K Tennis Championships event that was being held at the Deccan Gymkhana courts, from 23rd to 29th January 2023 in Pune. The All Women’s led by Asia’s Gold Badge Referee Sheetal Iyer, who officiated her 100th plus ITF event had

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