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Sania and Mattek-Sands crash out of Viking International Eastbourne

Jun 24 2021 13:06pm

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

Jun 24 2021 12:06pm

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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Ramkumar Ramanathan advances, Prajnesh and Ankita crash out of Qualifiers

Jun 23 2021 11:06am

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

Jun 22 2021 16:06pm

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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ITF WORLD PARTICIPATION CONFERENCE 2021 INNOVATING TO DRIVE PARTICIPATION IN SPORT

Jun 16 2021 18:06pm

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

Jun 16 2021 18:06pm

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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Siddhanth Banthia registers maiden pro win on ITF World Tennis Tour

Jun 16 2021 16:06pm

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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Ramanathan enters round two of Nottingham Trophy

Jun 16 2021 12:06pm

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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French Open: Rohan Bopanna and Franko Skugor reach pre-quarterfinals in men’s doubles

Jun 04 2021 13:06pm

Veteran Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Croatian partner Franko Skugor advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the French Open with a straight set win over Americans Frances Tiafo and Nicholas Monroe on Thursday. The unseeded Bopanna and Skugor prevailed 6-4, 7-5 in the second round match that lasted one hour and 20 minutes. The 41-year-old Bopanna, ranked 40 in

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Communication to Players

May 31 2021 17:05pm

Dear Players and Friends, We hope and pray that all of you and your loved ones are safe and in good health. These have been very challenging and difficult times, totally unprecedented in our lives. This on-going and unending global pandemic – COVID-19 has completely upset the normal lives of one and all, and we can only pray to the

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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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