India Tennis Weekly – Ramkumar Ramanathan Ends Season With Second Round Loss

With the women’s WTA season officially over and the ATP Tour taking a break before its World Tour Finals, it was a low-key week on the tennis circuit. Ramkumar Ramanathan reached the second round in the Italy Challenger while Ankita Raina won a match for the first time since July. All this and more in

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Indian Tennis Weekly #35 – Sania Mirza Wins Again

Sania Mirza continues to dominate the tennis headlines in India as she captured her seventh title of the season. Elsewhere, Saketh Myenni continues his upward trajectory by reaching a Challenger final in Turkey but Ankita Raina’s poor run of form continued with another first-round loss. All this and more in our weekly update of Indian

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Indian Tennis Weekly #27 – Yuki Bhambri Becomes India No. 1

Rohan Bopanna made it to yet another semi-final on the ATP circuit in an otherwise lackluster week for Indians on the tennis circuit. Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri also made the headlines in this week’s recap of Indian tennis. Rohan Bopanna/ Florin Mergea Reach Another Semi Finals For the fourth tournament in a row dating

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Indian Tennis Weekly #25 – Divij Sharan Triumphs

Purav Raja had another good week on the ATP Tour, Divij Sharan wins an ATP Challenger title and Prerna Bhambri makes the ITF Finals in Hong Kong. All of this and more in our weekly recap on Indian tennis. Divij Sharan Wins First ATP Challenger Title Divij Sharan also saw a welcome return to form

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Wimbledon Qualifying: Tough Loss For Saketh; Raja Wins

Day 3 of Wimbledon qualifying saw a heartbreaking loss for Saketh Myneni in the second round of men’s singles while Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin overcame Divij Sharan and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela to enter the main draw in men’s doubles. Saketh Myneni goes down fighting in Wimbledon qualifying World No. 210 Saketh Myneni put up

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Wimbledon Qualifying: Doubles Brings Joy; Somdev Out

Indian doubles players provided the spark after Somdev Devvarman’s disappointing exit in singles on Day 2 of the Wimbledon qualifying held at Roehampton. Somdev came back on Tuesday to complete his rain-suspended first round match against Spaniard Inigo Cervantes. However, the Indian No. 2 could not do much and succumbed to a 7-5, 4-6, 2-6

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Wimbledon Qualifying: Somdev Tied At One Set All

Somdev Devvarman was left waiting to complete his Wimbledon qualifying first round match as rain and darkness forced many of the matches to be either suspended or altogether cancelled on Monday evening. Somdev was tied with the 144th ranked Spaniard Inigo Cervantes when the match was halted. Meanwhile, there were mixed fortunes for India on

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Indian Tennis Weekly #16: Challenger Semis For Yuki Bhambri

Yuki Bhambri put up a good show last week, reaching the semi-finals of the ATP Challenger event in Taipei. And, while our top doubles stars did not make much noise, Karunuday Singh and the pair of Somdev Devvarman/Sanam Singh reached doubles finals in Challenger events to cap a decent week for Indian tennis. Yuki Bhambri Reaches Challenger

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Indian Tennis Weekly #14 – Sania Mirza Leads India to Fed Cup Promotion

India getting promoted to the Fed Cup Asia Oceania Zone Group I was the big story in Indian tennis this week with Sania Mirza playing a crucial role once again. And there were good performances from Sharmadaa Baluu, Divij Sharan and Ramkumar Ramanathan as well on the international circuit. Sania Leads India to Fed Cup

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Indian Tennis Weekly #13 – Sania Mirza Creates History

Sania Mirza, World No. 1 – that’s the biggest story in Indian tennis this week and for the year so far. Elsewhere, Yuki Bhambri won an ITF Futures title in Uzbekistan while Rohan Bopanna, Ankita Raina and Prarthana Thombare also reached finals to round off a good week for Indian tennis.