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newstennis5 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | AITA has misled the players regarding Olympics qualification, states Rohan Bopanna

Tennis star Rohan Bopanna is furious with the way AITA misled him into thinking that the doubles player still has an outside chance of making it to the Olympics. The doubles player had previously partnered Sania Mirza in the previous edition of the Games, narrowly missing out on a bronze medal.
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newstennis6 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina leave for Tokyo

The Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina are now on their way to Tokyo, with them leaving for the Games village from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, in Hyderabad. It was earlier this month that their qualification for the Olympics was officially confirmed for the women’s doubles event.
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newstennis2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Ankita Raina to partner Sania Mirza at the Games

Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza will partner young Ankita Raina at the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the women’s doubles event. This will be Sania’s fourth appearance at the Olympics, with the six-time grand slam winner already featuring in the past three editions, in 2008, 2012 and 2016.
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newstennis4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Only best players should represent India at the Games, opines Leander Paes

Indian Tennis star Leander Paes feels that only the best players in the country should be playing in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, with him also preparing for the same. The legendary player is preparing for his eighth appearance at the Games, since his debut during the 1996 Atlanta Games.
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newstennisa year ago

Junior Indian players impress tennis legend Mary Pierce at Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series

4-time Grand Slam Champion Mary Pierce was left impressed by the displays of the 16 Junior players battling it out at the Roland-Garros Junior Wild Card Series. The second day of the tournament saw a few nail-biting games as the players fought hard to reach the finals and grab the coveted spots.
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newstennis2 years ago

Hurt but not surprised by AITA’s treatment, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi has said that although he was hurt by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) sacking him from the tennis team captaincy, he was not surprised at the treatment he received. Bhupathi believes that India will make light work of Pakistan when they meet in the Davis Cup on Friday.
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newstennis2 years ago

ATP Pune Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses three-set thriller

Top seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffered a tough loss in the third round of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger in Pune on Thursday, losing to the Netherlands’ Tim van Rijthoven in three sets. Meanwhile, three other Indians made it to the quarter-finals, with two of them set to clash against each other.
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newstennis2 years ago

Davis Cup | AITA announces unprecedented eight-man squad for tie against Pakistan

The All India Tennis Association has decided to ready an eight-member contingent for their Davis Cup ties against Pakistan with the much-debated tie set to finally take place on November 29-30. Amongst the names missing from the squad are Arjun Kadhe, Vijay Sundar Prashanth, and more.
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newstennis2 years ago

ATP Pune Challenger | Aryan Goveas, Manish Sureshkumar, Chandril Sood advance into second round

The large Indian contingent had a good day at the office after Aryan Goveas, Manish Sureshkumar, Chandril Sood and others won their respective opening matches to reach the second round of the competition in Pune. Barring them, wild card Tejas Chaukulkar entered the main draw after qualifiers.
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newstennis2 years ago

Pune ATP Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran to lead 21 singles player

India’s top ranked tennis singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran would be leading a contingent of 21 singles players of India in the upcoming Pune ATP Challenger event. Gunneswaran hasn’t won a single title this season and the season-ending event could offer him a crucial chance as well as points.
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