Tag: Ankita Raina


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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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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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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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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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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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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Ankita Raina wins ITF doubles title in Dubai

Top Indian tennis player Ankita Raina won her third doubles title of the pandemic-hit 2020 season, clinching the Al Habtoor challenge with Ekaterine Gorgodze. The unseeded Indo-Georgian pair won 6-4 3-6 10-6 against Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov from Spain and Slovakian Kaja Juvan in the final of the USD 100,000 hard court event on Saturday.Ankita said success on the singles circuit

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