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Top seed Bhatia knocked out of $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA ITF WTT Cup tennis championships

Mar 09 2021 11:03am

Top seed Bhatia knocked out of $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup tennis championships Pune , March 9, 2021 :  Qualifier Soha Sadiq knocked out Top seeded Riya Bhatia in the opening match of the main draw at $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup tennis championships organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played on the

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Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated by Alexander Bublik in first round of Qatar Open

Mar 09 2021 10:03am

India’s Ramkumar Ramnathan, world no. 201, was defeated by Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik, world no. 44, in straight sets 4-6, 2-6 in a first round encounter at the ATP Tour Qatar ExxonMobile Open that lasted one hour and 13 minutes in Doha, Qatar. Bublik managed to convert half of the chances he got as break points while Ramanathan failed to convert

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Pune’s Wildcard Tejasvi Kate at $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA ITF WTT Cup tennis championships

Mar 08 2021 04:03am

Pune’s Wildcard Tejasvi Kate upsets fourth seed Van Poppel to enter final round qualifying at $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup tennis championships Wild card entrant and local girl Tejasvi Kate knocked out fourth seeded Emma Van Poppel of Netherlands 4-6,6-2 ,10-5 to enter the final round qualifying of the $ 25000 KPIT –MSLTA  ITF WTT Cup tennis championships

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Pratima, Veerasamy emerge champs at KSLTA-AITA Wheelchair Tennis

Mar 06 2021 12:03pm

Pratima Rao and Veerasamy Shekhar brought laurels to the host state when they emerged as the champions in the women’s and men’s category respectively of the Rs 3-lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Wheelchair tennis tournament that concluded at the KSLTA here on Saturday. Top seed Pratima Rao faced a stiff challenge from KP Shilpa before overcoming the second seed in three

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First Indian Wheelchair Tennis team selected for BNP Paribas World Team Cup Regional Qualifier

Mar 06 2021 12:03pm

New Delhi: The All India Tennis Association (AITA) announces the team selection for India’s maiden participation in BNP Paribas World Team Cup Regional Qualification event to be held from 9th to 16th May 2021 at Vilamoura, Portugal. The Indian side will contest for one of the four Regional Qualification spots available to reach the World Group event of BNP Paribas

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Sumit Nagal bows out of Argentina Open

Mar 06 2021 10:03am

Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal on Friday (local time) bowed out of the ongoing Argentina Open after losing his quarter-final clash. Spain’s Albert Ramos Vinolas outclassed Nagal 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 at Court Guillermo Vilas. The first set was won by Nagal 6-4 and he was looking on course to win one more set in order to qualify for the semi-finals.

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Sania Mirza, Andreja Klepac advance into semi-finals of Qatar Total Open 2021

Mar 04 2021 12:03pm

Sania Mirza continued her good form as she along with her partner Andreja Klepac of Slovenia progressed to the semi-finals of the Qatar Total Open on Wednesday. Sania and her women’s doubles partner Klepac registered a comfortable 6-2, 6-0 win in straight sets over fourth-seeded Anna Blinkova and Gabriela Dabrowski in the quarter-finals of the tournament. Earlier on Monday, Sania

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Sumit Nagal stuns World No 22 Cristian Garin in straight sets to enter Argentina Open quarter-finals

Mar 04 2021 10:03am

India’s Sumit Nagal registered the biggest win of his career when he stunned second seed Cristian Garin of Chile in straight sets to enter the quarter-finals of the Argentina Open ATP 250 tournament here. Nagal, ranked 150, produced high-class tennis on Wednesday to register an impressive 6-4 6-3 second round win over his Chilean rival, who is ranked way above

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Sumit Nagal Qualifies for Argentina Open main draw

Mar 03 2021 12:03pm

Sumit Nagal of India defeated local lad Nicolas Kicker in a come from behind win of 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the final qualifying round match of the ATP Tour Argentina Open being held in Buenos Aires. The match lasted two hours and 12 minutes. In the main draw, 150th ranked Nagal will be pitted against 100th ranked Joao Sousa of

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

Mar 02 2021 10:03am

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

Mar 01 2021 04:03am

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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Ankita Raina rallies to win opener at Phillip Island Trophy

Feb 15 2021 04:02am

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

Feb 13 2021 04:02am

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

Feb 10 2021 04:02am

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

Feb 09 2021 06:02am

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

Feb 08 2021 04:02am

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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Feb 07 2021 04:02am


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

Feb 06 2021 04:02am

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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Women’s matches shortened in Australian Open tuneups

Feb 04 2021 04:02am

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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Manav creates ripples at AITA Men’s Championship

Jan 21 2021 03:01am

Young Manav Jain wrote the script of the biggest upset of the tournament when he overcame second seed Suraj Prabodh to enter the quarterfinals of the Rs 1-lakh prize money AITA Men’s Championship being held at the at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, here on Wednesday. The 17-year-old Manav, who is also the youngest player in

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