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Prajnesh wins ITF men’s tournament in Kuwait

Jan 31 2023 17:01pm

Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat Khumoyun Sultanov of Uzbekistan 6-2, 7-6(5) in the final of the $25,000 ITF men’s tennis tournament in Al Zahra, Kuwait, on Sunday. After racing away with the first set, Prajnesh was cruising at 4-1 in the second, when the Uzbek showed his fighting qualities. The 33-year-old Prajnesh was in a spot of trouble as he faced a

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Balaji – Jeevan shock the no 2 seed to storm into the doubles semis.

Jan 07 2023 12:01pm

Indian pair of N. Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan pulled off one of the major upsets of the fifth edition of the Tata Open Maharashtra, beating the No. 2 seed American duo 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) in the doubles quarter-finals at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Thursday. Balaji and Jeevan, who entered the tournament as an alternative entry, put

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World No. 17 Cilic cruises into quarter-finals at the 5th Tata Open Maharashtra

Jan 05 2023 12:01pm

Marin Cilic made his way into the singles quarter-finals at the fifth edition of the Tata Open Maharashtra after beating Roberto Carballes Baena 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in an exciting contest at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Wednesday. The 2014 US Open champion Cilic, who received a bye in the opening round, made a dominating start in the match and

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Ramkumar Ramanathan storms into the Doubles quarter-final

Jan 04 2023 12:01pm

Ramkumar Ramanathan made his way into the doubles quarter-finals along with Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela at the fifth edition of the Tata Open Maharashtra after defeating the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Botic van de Zandschulp 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 11-9 at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Tuesday. The Indo-Mexican duo put up a brilliant performance against the strong opposition

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Priska Nugroho justified the singles glory, Ankita/Prarthana duo prevailed in the doubles

Jan 02 2023 12:01pm

The Indian duo Ankita Raina and Prarthana G Thombare has won the Solapur Open ITF $25k doubles, defeating Priska Nugroho and Ekatarina Yashina. It was Ankita’s 5th doubles title this year and Prarthana’s 3rd. It was an easy straight sets victory by the Indian pair 6-1, 6-2. In the singles event, Ankita Raina was the only Indian to reach the

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Top-seeded Cilic to begin in the second round; Bopanna, Ramkumar among seven Indians to compete in doubles

Jan 01 2023 12:01pm

Rising India star Manas Dhamne will be competing alongside the World No. 17 Marin Cilic and other global stars at the fifth edition of Tata Open Maharashtra as the 15-year-old tennis prodigy has been given a wildcard in the singles main draw of South Asia’s only ATP 250 event, taking place at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune from December 31

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Vaidehi Chaudhari beats top seed Laskutova for maiden pro singles title

Jan 01 2023 12:01pm

Second seed Vaidehi Chaudhari was at her fighting best as she beat the top seed Ksenia Laskutova 7-5, 6-4 to clinch the title in the $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament at the City Centre Tennis Complex in Gwalior on Sunday. Watched by an appreciative audience which came alive as the match hotted up, Vaidehi bounced back from 1-4 down and

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TATA Maharashtra Open 2023

Jan 01 2023 12:01pm

This New year is going to be a delightful one for Indian tennis enthusiasts as the 5th edition of the Tata Open Maharashtra is knocking at the door. It is the only ATP 250 event in the South East Asian region, scheduled from 31st December to 7th January. It is a special one because last year the tournament was held

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India finds new number ones in Mukund and Thandi

Dec 26 2022 11:12am

Indian tennis is seeing a change in its top spot in both men’s and women’s circuits. Recently Mukund Sasikumar has become the top Indian male tennis player with a 342 ATP ranking surpassing Ramkumar Ramanathan, who currently holds the 3rd spot, while the 2nd spot is being held by Prajnesh Gunneswaran. The 25-year-old, Chennai lad won his sole title of

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Vladyslav Orlov justified the singles crown, the dream run continues for the Niki-Rithvik duo in the doubles

Dec 05 2022 11:12am

The top seed in the men’s draw, Vladyslav Orlov came out victorious in the men’s final in Bhilai. The hard-court ITF M15 tournament, scheduled from the 21st to the 27th of November, ended with heartbreak for Indian fans. The hope was high around the 27-year-old, Niki Kaliyanda Pooncha, who hadn’t lost a single set so far in the tournament. The

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A tour to remember for our junior players at the ITF Asia 14&U Development Championships 2022 finals.

Oct 14 2022 15:10pm

It was a victorious ending in Thailand for our trio named Tanussh Ghidyal, Aishwarya Jadhav and Aakruti Narayan Sonkusare as tanussh emerged as singles champion in the boys’ category and the duo of Aishwarya & Aakruti won the doubles crown in the girl’s event. A series of top-ranked players from Asian countries were featured in the tie including from India,

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Gujarat to host the 36th edition of the National games

Sep 23 2022 17:09pm

The National Games 2022 will be held across six cities of Gujarat — Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. Gujarat will host the National Games for the first time, starting September 27 to October 10, 2022. This will be the 36th edition of the National Games, and an estimated 7,000 athletes will take part across 34 sporting disciplines. The iconic

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Indians Dhamne, Nandal, Shah, Dahiya , Ahlawat  in semifinals at MSLTA ITF Asian B1 Championships

Sep 22 2022 15:09pm

Indian junior players , Manas Dhamne , Yuvan Nandal, Aryan Shah , Aman Dahiya and Shruti  Ahlawat entered the semifinals of the Boys and the girls singles at the MSLTA-PMDTA ITF Asian B1 Championships being organised by MSLTA PMDTA and played at the Deccan Gymkhana Courts in Pune It was  a splendid performance by the Indian players as Four Boys reached

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Inauguration of ITF Juniors Asian B1

Sep 22 2022 12:09pm

ITF Juniors – MSLTA ITF Asian B1 Tennis Championship got off to a flying start at the Deccan Gymkhana Club, Pune with an impressive opening ceremony that was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Siddharth Shirole, MLA Shivajinagar, Mr. Namdev Shirgaonkar , Sec MOA, Mr. Sundar Iyer, JT Sec AITA. JT TD Mr. Ashwin Girme, PMDTA Sec Abhishek Tamhane, Mr.

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Team India justified Bronze Medal in Kazakhstan

Sep 21 2022 11:09am

By Sujoy Roy | AITA We are elated to share with you the news that team India (U12 Girls) clinched the Bronze Medal in the recently completed ITF Asia 12&U Team Competition 2022-Finals, held in Nur-Sultan, the capital city of Kazakhstan. A total of Ten teams from South-Asian countries were featured in the tie including team India, which consisted of

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OBITUARY – Naresh Kumar

Sep 15 2022 22:09pm

The All India Tennis Association mourns the sad demise of Indian Tennis Legend and former Davis Cup Captain Naresh Kumar. The news is shocking and it’s an irreparable loss to Indian Tennis. The game has lost one of its dedicated followers who has remained an absolute gentleman to the core till the end of his life. We pray for his

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Masterful Myneni replaces Injured Bopanna in the Davis Cup tie against Norway.

Sep 15 2022 15:09pm

By Sujoy Roy | AITA India’s dream of conquering Casper Rudd’s Norway in the Davis Cup tie endured a shock after its most experienced Doubles player Rohan Bopanna pulled out due to a knee injury on Saturday, 10th September 2022. “I have had to make a tough call this week against my constant love & devotion towards representing the country

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Chennai to host first WTA 250 tournament in India since 2008

Sep 02 2022 13:09pm

Excitement is gearing up ahead of the WTA 250 event, as Chennai is all set to welcome the mega tournament in just ten days. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K Stalin handed over the approval letter from the TN Government to hold the event to Indian Tennis legend Vijay Amritraj, who is also the president of Tamil Nadu Tennis Association. This

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National U-18 Clay Court Tennis C’ship: Kriish Tyagi, Vaishnavi Adkar defeat top seeds to win singles titles

Aug 22 2022 17:08pm

Kriish Tyagi and Vaishnavi Adkar both defeated the top seeds to clinch the singles titles at the 29th National Junior U-18 Clay Court Championship at the SDAT Stadium in Egmore, Chennai on Saturday. Maharashtra’s Madhurima Sawant, who won the doubles title with Ruma Gaikaiwari and reached the semifinals in singles, and Gagan Vimal, unseeded local boy who made it to

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Manish Sureshkumar bagged Double title in ITF M-15 in Colombo

Aug 05 2022 15:08pm

By Sujoy Roy | AITA It was a tour to remember for 22 years Manish Sureshkumar as he bagged two championships in back-to-back two ITF M-15 tournaments held in the capital city of Sri Lanka. In Sri-Lanka Futures 1, he clinched the singles title, beating the top seed Quentin Folliot of France in the final with absolute dominance and followed

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