“Our goal is to play the Grand Slams next year” – Indo-Japanese pairing of Vardhan/Matsui

By Vatsal Tolasaria – 20th November, 2019 It’s been a tough season for Olympian Vishnu Vardhan, especially after the highs of last season, where he and Sriram Balaji qualified and made the 2nd round at Wimbledon. Vishnu recounts his season, and also talks about how life has been difficult on tour financially, especially after the … More “Our goal is to play the Grand Slams next year” – Indo-Japanese pairing of Vardhan/Matsui

Weekly Roundup 2019.46: Ramkumar dominates, Rajeev Ram triggers an iconic moment for Indian Community in USA

On a week when we had two home events on the international tour, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sowjanya Bavisetti dominated the news for us and Rajeev Ram created a historic moment for the Indian Community in the US … More Weekly Roundup 2019.46: Ramkumar dominates, Rajeev Ram triggers an iconic moment for Indian Community in USA

Purav/Ramkumar take Pune crown ; back-to-back Challenger titles for the pair

By Jayant Chowdhary – 17th November, 2019 Top seeds Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan won their second doubles title in as many weeks at the KPIT MSLTA Pune Challenger hosted at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune. Purav and Ramkumar faced some tough opposition from local boy Arjun Kadhe and tour veteran Saketh Myneni in … More Purav/Ramkumar take Pune crown ; back-to-back Challenger titles for the pair

Ramkumar goes down to 2nd seed Duckworth ; all Indian final in doubles

Press Release – 16th November, 2019 Pune , November 16 : Indian challenge ended in the singles as Sixth  seeded Ramkumar Ramanathan went down to second seeded James Duckworth of Australia in the semifinals   at  the sixth edition of the KPIT MSLTA Challenger a Challenger 80 series event which is  under way at the … More Ramkumar goes down to 2nd seed Duckworth ; all Indian final in doubles

Ramkumar pips Sumit in a tight QF clash, Mukund gives a scare to 2nd seeded Duckworth

By Vatsal Tolasaria – 15th November, 2019 One hour before the marquee quarter final clash, as Sumit is hitting a few balls on the centre court, I overhear two fans discussing the possible outcome of this match – Fan 1 – “Ramu maarega aaj” (Ramkumar will win)Fan 2 – “Lekin form me to Sumit hai” … More Ramkumar pips Sumit in a tight QF clash, Mukund gives a scare to 2nd seeded Duckworth