Davis Cup – Sumit, Ramkumar give India 2-0 lead against Pakistan

By Vatsal Tolasaria – 29th November, 2019 It was a breeze on day one for the Indian team at the indoor courts in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal coming through in extremely one-sided victories against the weakened Pakistani outfit. While Ramkumar warmed up with a 42 minute 6-0 6-0 win over their … More Davis Cup – Sumit, Ramkumar give India 2-0 lead against Pakistan

Team India raring to go at India-Pak Davis Cup tie in freezing Kazakh conditions

Press Release : Nursultan , Kazakhstan – 27th November, 2019 The Indian Davis Cup team, under new captain Rohit Rajpal. is raring  to go on the indoor courts of the National Tennis Center at Nursultan the capital of Kazakhstan. In temperatures reaching – 20 degrees, the team has done well to acclimatise to the extreme … More Team India raring to go at India-Pak Davis Cup tie in freezing Kazakh conditions

Davis Cup: Croatia to face India or Pakistan in 2020 qualifier

By Vatsal Tolasaria – 25th November, 2019 2018 Davis Cup champions Croatia will face off against the winner of the India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie in the 2020 Davis Cup qualifier match. India and Pakistan are set to square off in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on 29-30th November, with India likely to emerge victorious, after Pakistan’s top players, … More Davis Cup: Croatia to face India or Pakistan in 2020 qualifier

Bhavani Kedia – Story of a fighter & champion

By Tejaswi J S – 25th November, 2019 “I was really impressed by the way she was anticipating the ball and changing directions. She has very good strokes too,” said Olympian and Asian Games Silver Medalist, of Bhavani’s game, after a hit at Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium in Hyderabad. For the 17 year old Bhavani, … More Bhavani Kedia – Story of a fighter & champion

“If I am injury-free, I should be knocking at ATP Top 100 soon” – Mukund Sasikumar

By Vatsal Tolasaria – 21st November, 2019 It has been a year of firsts for young Mukund Sasikumar – earning a maiden Davis Cup call-up for the World Group Playoff tie against Italy in Kolkata, making his first ATP Challenger final, taking part in his first ATP Tour event. He has been working on playing … More “If I am injury-free, I should be knocking at ATP Top 100 soon” – Mukund Sasikumar

“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

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