Tag: Wimbledon

8
Jul

Wimbledon 2021: Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna pair ousted from Mixed doubles Third Round

Rohan Bopanna stayed solid with his service games and net play but Sania Mirza’s serve was consistently put under pressure as the Indian team was ousted from the Wimbledon Championships following a three-set defeat in the stop-start mixed doubles third round, in Wimbledon on Wednesday. The contest resumed with the 14th seed pair of Jean Julien-Roger and Andreja Klepac having

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3
Jul

Wimbledon 2021: Divij Sharan, wife Samantha Murray Sharan’s dream comes true after 7 years

Divij Sharan and his wife Samantha Murray Sharan’s dream of playing at Wimbledon together finally reached fruition after seven years – and to top it all they won their first-round mixed doubles match on Friday. Sharan, 35, and Murray Sharan, 33, beat Uruguayan Ariel Behar and Kazakh Galina Voskoboeva 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in a match that had a lengthy interruption

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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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2
Jul

Wimbledon 2021: Sania, Mattek-Sands stun sixth seeds to enter second round

Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands knocked out sixth seeds Desirae Krawczyk and Alexa Guarachi to move to the second round of the women’s doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships, here in London, United Kingdom on Thursday. Sania and Mattek-Sands were a bit rusty at the start but once they got their rhythm they dominated the match and

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25
Jun

Wimbledon 2021: Ramkumar Ramanathan fights hard but yet again fails to enter Grand Slam main draw

India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan saved four match points in a marathon five-setter against Marc Polmans but a Grand Slam main draw eluded him yet again as he lost the final qualifying round at the Wimbledon championships on Thursday. Showing nerves of steel, Ramkumar saved one match point after another but eventually lost 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-3, 9-11 to his Australian rival

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24
Jun

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

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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23
Jun

Ramkumar Ramanathan advances, Prajnesh and Ankita crash out of Qualifiers

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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22
Jun

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

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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