Life Outside the Lines: Episode 6- Your Game Vs Your Opponent

“Life Outside the Lines” is a new weekly column in collaboration with one of India’s promising Gen Next player, Mukund Sasikumar. With candid honesty, he shares his thoughts from a player’s perspective. Read the previous episodes here – This time I thought I’ll go with ITD’s suggestion to write about what happens when you play …

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“Ankita Raina is a very hardworking and dedicated player. At some point in time, the results are going to come.” – Zeeshan Ali

Mr Zeeshan Ali is one of the top ranked ATP player to have come out of India. Mr Zeeshan was ranked World Junior No.2 at the age of 16 and 126 in the ATP. Hewas also the youngest Men’s National Champion at age 16. He was also part of the Indian Davis Cup team which …

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Possible change in dates for Tata Open Maharashtra, hints Tournament Director Sutar

Mumbai, May 16: With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting the sporting world and causing mass cancellations and postponements of the tournaments, Tata Open Maharashtra may also be impacted when the new calendar is invoked. Tournament Director Prashant Sutar said the world men’s tennis body, ATP, has been having frequent discussions with its tournament directors around the world …

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Life Outside the Lines: Episode 5- Dreams Vs Reality

“Life Outside the Lines” is a new weekly column in collaboration with one of India’s promising Gen Next player, Mukund Sasikumar. With candid honesty, he shares his thoughts from a player’s perspective. Read the previous episodes here – This is quite a general subject that anyone can relate to. And in today’s blog I am …

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Life Outside the Lines: Episode 4- Players Vs Education

“Life Outside the Lines” is a new weekly column in collaboration with one of India’s promising Gen Next player, Mukund Sasikumar. With candid honesty, he shares his thoughts from a player’s perspective. Read the previous episodes here – I chose to write about a bit larger topic this time and one blog is not enough …

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Life Outside the Lines: Episode 3- Parents Vs Parenting

“Life Outside the Lines” is a new weekly column in collaboration with one of India’s promising Gen Next player, Mukund Sasikumar. With candid honesty, he shares his thoughts from a player’s perspective. Read the first two episodes here – Thanks to Suresh Sonachalam sir for asking me to write a blog about parents affecting a …

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“She eats, drinks, sleeps, Tennis. Which is what makes her very special” says Krushmi Chhedha, friend and nutritionist of Indian no 1, Ankita Raina.

Krushmi Chheda is India’s leading Nutritionist and Sports Scientist as well as a former giant of Indian Tennis. In this interview, Krushmi Chheda , talks about her journey into tennis, Nutrition and her work with India No.1 Ankita Raina, Find out more about tennis player-turned-nutritionist Krushmi herself. These are series of articles going in-depth into …

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“PUBG game influenced my first Pro tour title in Thailand!” – Sidharth Rawat

Indian No.6 and one of the most hardworking players on the circuit, Sidharth Rawat shared his journey so far with Coach Balachandran Manikkath in the light hearted interview.  During the interview, Sidharth shares several interesting notes on the crucial moments that shaped his career and also about his special camaraderie with the Indian Tennis family.  …

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