Tag: Ankita Raina

20
Aug

Ankita Raina and Ekaterine Gorgodze bow out of Quarter-finals WTA 125 Chicago

By Radhika Aggarwal | AITA India’s Ankita Raina and Ekaterine Gorgodze from Georgia, pitted against the team of Taiwanese professional Hsieh Yu-chieh and Germany’s Mona Barthel, in the Quarter-finals of the WTA 125 Chicago event, lost in straight sets 7-5, 6-2 in one hour and 10 minutes long duel. The winning Taiwanese-German duo won a total of 70 points while

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13
Aug

Play suspended during the second round match of Ankita Raina at ITF W100 event in Landisville

By Radhika Aggarwal | AITA The second-round match between India’s Ankita Raina and Polish Katarzyna Kawa got suspended midway at the ITF W100 event in Landisville, Pennsylvania after two hours and 12 minutes of action on court. Raina facing the 176th ranked Kawa got off to a slow start and lost the first set 3-6. Kawa made five double faults

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13
Aug

Ankita Raina into the second round at ITF W100 event in Landisville, USA

By Radhika Aggarwal | AITA After qualifying for the main draw of the ITF W100 at Landisville, India’s highest-ranked player in the world, Ankita Raina won her first-round tie in straight sets 6-3, 6-2 against Mexico’s Renata Zarazua who is ranked 122 in the world in the singles and advanced to the second round at Koser Jeweler Tennis Challenge in

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11
Aug

Ankita Raina qualifies for the main draw at ITF W100 event in Landisville, USA

India’s highest-ranked player in the world, Ankita Raina won both of her qualifying rounds and booked a place in the main draw of Koser Jeweler Tennis Challenge, an ITF $100K Tournament in Landisville, Pennsylvania. En route to the main draw, Raina beat Louisa Chirico of the USA and British eighth-seeded player in the qualifying draw, Katie Boulter. Raina won the

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25
Jul

Fantastic fight back from Ukraine’s Kichenok sisters oust Mirza and Raina from Tokyo 2020 in Women’s doubles

By Saurabh Singh | AITA Indian team in the Women’s doubles Tennis discipline, comprising of four-time Olympian Sania Mirza and Olympics debutant Ankita Raina, lost their first round match against Ukrainian twins Nadiia Kichenok and Lyudmyla Kichenok 6-0, 6-7, 8-10 at court no 11 of the Ariake Tennis Park today. In yet another rollercoaster of a match for Team India

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3
Jul

Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna clinch Historic win in All-Indian Wimbledon clash

The experienced pair of Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza defeated the brand new combination of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina 6-2 7-6 (5) in the historic all-Indian mixed doubles first-round match at Wimbledon here on Friday. It was the first time in the open era that two Indian teams competed against each other at a Grand Slam tournament. The contest

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30
Jun

Ankita Raina, Prajnesh Gunneswaran nominated for Arjuna Awards

Asian Games bronze medallists Ankita Raina and Prajnesh Gunneswaran have been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award by the All India Tennis Association. The names of Balram Singh and Enrico Piperno for the Dhyanchand honour has also been sent. Ankita and Prajnesh both won singles bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta and Palembang. Ankita is now

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16
Mar

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

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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15
Feb

Ankita Raina rallies to win opener at Phillip Island Trophy

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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11
Jan

Ramkumar Ramanathan, Ankita Raina advance to 2nd round of Australian Open Qualifiers

Ramkumar, who is yet to make a Grand Slam main draw appearance, ousted 10th seed Argentine Facundo Bagnis with a hard-fought 7-6(6) 7-5 victory in one hour and 53 minutes in men’s singles first round. Indian tennis players Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina advanced to the second round of the Australian Open Qualifiers after recording wins in their respective singles

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