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From having $6 in his pocket, to taking a set off Federer – Sumit Nagal reflects on his breakthrough season

By Rajdeep Singh Puri – 27th September, 2019 “Early this year, when I was flying from Canada to Germany after a tournament, I had six dollars in my wallet… just six dollars after the help that I have been getting, so imagine what a mess I must have been before. But I survived, and things …

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Bopanna/Shapovalov’s Rogers Cup run ends in the SF after tight loss

By Ajaydeep Grewal – 11th August, 2019 Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov were knocked out of the Rogers cup in Montreal after going down 6-7(3) 6-7(7) to the Dutch pairing of Robin Haase and Wesley Koolhof in the semi-finals. Playing on the National Bank Court at the IGA stadium, the Indo-Canadian pairing was backed by …

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Bopanna/Shapovalov advance to Round 2 of the ATP Masters 1000 Rogers Cup in Canada

By Ajaydeep Grewal – 7th August, 2019 Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov progressed to the second round of the Rogers Cup with an upset win over the 4 th seed French pairing of Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin. The Indo-Canadian pair won 4-6, 6-1, 10-6 in just over an hour and will now face either Basilashvili/Struff …

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Kerber’s former coach Benjamin Ebrahimzadeh shares his experience of working with Karman

Benjamin Ebrahimzadeh is an Iranian-German tennis player turned coach. He has worked with the likes of Angelique Kerber, Victoria Azarenka and Stefanos Tsitsipas. Benjamin has also been a major part of the coaching staffs of prestigious tennis academies such as Mouratoglou Tennis Academy and Alexander Waske Tennis University.

In this interaction, he discusses his overall experience of working with Karman, his take on her game, and his thoughts on what the future holds for her –

Reigning National Champion Siddharth Vishwakarma sets sights on Top 300 finish in 2019

By Ravishankar Krishnan, 5th February, 2019 Siddharth Vishwakarma, India’s men’s reigning National Champion is not your run of the mill tennis player. Unlike most Indian tennis players, Siddharth doesn’t come from a metro city. He comes from Varanasi, a town which doesn’t exactly have the richest tennis history. Yet he has established himself as a …

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