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Manipur’s Bicky Sagolshem wins Boys U-18 TTA AITA CS 2021

Apr 12 2021 12:04pm

Manipur’s Bicky Sagolshem, unseeded in the draw, got the better of Shivam Khanna of Bengal in the summit class of the Boys Singles Under 18 event at the just concluded TTA AITA Championship Series 2021, held at the synthetic courts of the State Tennis Complex. Champion from the last AITA meet at Agartala, Khanna was leading in the opening set

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Indian team flies out to face Latvia for Billie Jean King Cup Play-offs

Apr 09 2021 18:04pm

India to make historic maiden appearance in World Group in an away tie Indian team is geared up for their historic first Billie Jean King Cup Play-offs challenge and is flying out of India tonight to take on more fancied opponents Latvia on 16-17 April 2021 at National Tennis Centre Lielupe, Jurmala, Latvia. Team India was promoted to the Billie

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Olympic-bound tennis ace Sania included in TOPS after gap of four years

Apr 08 2021 18:04pm

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza was on Wednesday included in the government’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), four years after she opted out of the programme. Sania was selected in the TOPS during the 56th meeting of the Mission Olympic Cell here. The 34-year-old multiple Grand Slam winner had opted out of the scheme when she was selected last in

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Four Indians qualify for ITF M15 New Delhi Singles Main Draw

Mar 30 2021 21:03pm

Poonacha, Qamar and Bocchi register opening round wins as the Main Draw action gets underway  The ITF Men’s $15,000 New Delhi qualifiers concluded today with the final round matches being held today at the RK Khanna Tennis Stadium, New Delhi. From the six qualifiers’ spots up for grabs in the singles qualifying, four Indians – Ishaque Eqbal, Siddharth Vishwakarma, Muthu

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Oliver Crawford wins $15,000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Mens tennis championships

Mar 28 2021 00:03am

Fourth seeded Oliver Crawford stopped the winning run of eighth seeded Zane Khan to win the Men’s singles event at the $15,000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Men’s tennis championships being organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played at their tennis courts In a one sided final the three weeks of stress seemed to have shown on the

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Kadhe-Castelnuovo win doubles title at $15000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Men’s tennis championships

Mar 27 2021 20:03pm

Local favourite Arjun Kadhe pairing with Switzerland’s Luca Castelnuovo won the doubles title at the $15000 KPIT –MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Men’s tennis championships being organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played at their tennis courts. The second seeded Indo -Swiss pair of Kadhe and Castelnuovo  outplayed Irishman Simon Carr and American Alexander Kotzen 6-4, 7-5 in the finals. The

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Khan to clash with Crawford in finals of  $15000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Mens tennis championships

Mar 27 2021 18:03pm

Zane Khan of USA made it to the third straight finals in a row setting  up a summit clash with Great Britain’s Oliver Crawford in the men’s singles finals of the  $15000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup  Men’s tennis championships being organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played at their tennis courts. In the semi-finals today, the

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Kadhe, Sureshkumar enter quarter-finals of $15000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Men’s tennis championships

Mar 26 2021 11:03am

Indians Arjun Kadhe and Manish Sureshkunar provided a silver lining on a otherwise gloomy day as they came back from loss of the first set to recover and reach the men’s singles quarter-finals at  the  $15000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup  Men’s tennis championships being organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played at their tennis courts In

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Clinical Karman enters ITF W15 Monastir last eight

Mar 25 2021 17:03pm

By Saurabh Singh | AITA India’s Karman Kaur Thandi pocketed a comfortable straight sets win, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and seven minutes, over her Czech opponent Laetitia Pulchartova at the ITF Women’s $15,000 event in Monastir, Tunisia. Ranked 634th in the WTA singles rankings, Thandi won all of her eight service games and managed to break her rival Pulchartova

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Dominant Nagal progress to Zadar Challenger quarter-finals

Mar 24 2021 19:03pm

By Saurabh Singh | AITA India’s Sumit Nagal registered a dominant 6-0, 6-1 win over Croatia’s wildcard entrant Frane Nincevic in their round of 16 tie at the €44,820 Zadar Open in just 57 minutes today. Seeded second in the ATP Challenger 80 category event, 23-year-old Nagal came out all guns blazing and won nine games straight against local boy

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Javia, Dahiya in round two of $15000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Mens tennis championships

Mar 24 2021 12:03pm

Indian junior Dev Javia and qualifier Paras Dahiya entered the second round of the main draw at the $15000 KPIT –MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Men’s tennis championships being organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played at their tennis courts. In the opening round, Dev Javia who made it to the main draw as ITF junior reserve spot

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ITF M15 Pune: Eqbal upsets second seed Sinha in qualifiers

Mar 22 2021 11:03am

Unseeded Ishaque Eqbal upset second seeded Nitin Kumar Sinha 7-6(6),7-6(4) to enter the final round of qualifying at the $15,000 ITF WTT Cup men’s tennis championships on Sunday. In the other first round qualifying matches, ninth seeded Chandril Sood scraped past Yash Chaurasia 2-6, 7-6(4), 15-13 while 11th seeded Suraj R Prabodh was given a tough time by local player

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Kadhe, Rashmikaa become national champions

Mar 21 2021 05:03am

Maharashtra’s Arjun Kadhe and Telangana’s Rashmikaa S Bhamidipaty emerged the new national champions after winning their respective finals at the 2020 Hard Court National Championship in Gurugram, Haryana today. Kadhe, who trains in Pune and has the experience of competing at higher level, got the better of Tamil Nadu’s Prithvi Sekhar 6-3 6-4 in the men’s singles summit clash. Sekhar

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Krish Tyagi and Asmi Adkar win National U-14 titles in Mumbai

Mar 20 2021 05:03am

Bengaluru lad Krish Tyagi and Maharashtra’s Asmi Adkar won the bragging rights as National Champions when they won the prestigious National U-14 championship held at the MSLTA Courts in Mumbai on Saturday. Seeded second, Krish beat the top seed Rethin Pranav of Tamil Nadu 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the final to claim his maiden National title. Among the girls, 14th

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Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina to lead Indian charge at Billie Jean King Cup World Group Play-off tie against Latvia in April

Mar 16 2021 12:03pm

Vishal Uppal to continue as Captain India to make maiden appearance at the World Group Play-off stage of Billie Jean King Cup The Professional Selection Committee of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) comprising of Nandan Bal (Chairman), Balram Singh, Mustafa Ghouse and Sai Jayalakshmi met today to select the team for the upcoming India’s maiden Billie Jean King Cup

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Yuki goes down fighting in Dubai

Mar 16 2021 11:03am

Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri frittered away a one-set advantage against Aijaz Bedene in a first round match to bow out of the Dubai Duty Free Championships yesterday. Yuki made a promising start but eventually lost 6-3 1-6 4-6 to the world number 59 from Slovenia. Returning to competitive tennis after a long injury lay-off, Yuki had qualified for the

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Bhosale – Webley Smith lift doubles title at $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA ITF WTT Cup tennis championships

Mar 14 2021 12:03pm

Top seeds Rutuja Bhosale of India and Emily Webley Smith of Great Britain lifted the doubles title  at the $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup tennis championships organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played on the Deccan Gymkhana tennis courts. In the doubles finals played Rutuja Bhosale and Emily Webley-Smith won their second 25K event on

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Chawla, Rajeshwaran win memorable double crown at MSLTA Ramesh Desai Memorial under 12 Sub-Junior Tennis Nationals Tournament

Mar 14 2021 11:03am

Aarav Chawla of Haryana and Manya Rajeshwaran of Tamil Nadu added the singles title to their doubles title winning the coveted double crown at the 15th MSLTA Ramesh Desai Memorial  Junior Tennis Nationals for Boys and Girls under 12 being hosted by the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) at their GA Ranade Tennis complex. In the boys finals second

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Rutuja, Vaidehi, Zeel in quarterfinals of $ 25,000 KPIT –MSLTA ITF WTT Cup tennis championships

Mar 12 2021 10:03am

Three Indians – fourth seeded and local favourite Rutuja Bhosale, seventh seeded Zeel Desai and Wildcard Vaidehi Chaudhari – entered the singles quarterfinals  of the $ 25,000 KPIT–MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup tennis championships organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played on the Deccan Gymkhana tennis courts. In the second round matches, local favorite Rutuja Bhosale ended the

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