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“My focus has always been singles. I play doubles just for the love of the sport” – Saketh Myneni

By Ravishankar Krishnan, 25th November, 2018 Picture Credits – Deepthi Indukuri When Saketh Myneni went to University of Alabama in the year 2007, he was largely unheralded. He had a junior high ranking in the 1200s. But the four years of playing US Collegiate Tennis changed him completely as a player. He turned professional in …

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Prajnesh beats Saketh to bag his 2nd ATP Challenger title in Bengaluru, to become India No.1 on Monday

By Ravishankar Krishnan, 17th November, 2018 Picture Credits – Deepthi Indukuri Going into the finals of the 2018 ATP Bengaluru Open, Saketh and Prajnesh had faced each other on two occasions, with the head to head standing at 1-1. Both these matches were 3 setters. So you would have been forgiven if you thought we …

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It’s a Prajnesh vs Saketh final at the ATP $150K(+H) Bengaluru Final

By Ravishankar Krishnan – 16th November, 2018 To have two Indians competing in the singles final of an ATP Challenger event is rare, a $150K(+H) one at that. What makes it even more special is the fact that our top two singles players, Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan, weren’t even taking part in the event. …

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Fenesta Open : The Story So Far & A Look At The 2018 Edition

By Rahul Bhutani, 30th September, 2018 The 24th edition of the Fenesta Open – the National Tennis Hard-court Championship kicks off in the capital from the 1st October. The Fenesta Open is the biggest domestic tennis tournament in the country and has attracted the interest of top players over the country. The winners list includes …

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Interview with Abhijeet Tiwari – Divij Sharan’s Coach

By – Udit Sehgal(@cricketics), 26th August, 2018 Abhijeet Tiwari is a name that only those deeply invested in Indian Tennis would be familiar with. Abhijeet hails from Chhattisgarh and was a professional player until a few years back, with a career high ATP Ranking of around 1100, apart from being a Top 200 ITF Juniors …

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Asian Games 2018 Tennis Preview : India Look To Improve On 2014 Showing; Start As Favorites in Men’s Doubles

By Rahul Bhutani(Twitter – @BhutaniRahul) – 14th August, 2018 The Tennis event at Asian Games 2018 is scheduled to start from 19th of August and will go on till the 25th. The men and women team events have been dropped, and as a result, the sport will see the five regular events – men and …

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Prajnesh Gunneswaran vs Thanasi Kokkinakis : Match report with Prajnesh Quotes and 5-min highlights

Match Report by Manoj Tolety and Yashwanth Form guide for the match up Having announced himself on the Pro Tour by reaching the top-70 as a 19-year old, Thanasi had to be out of tennis for more than an year due to injuries. He announced his return with the big win over Roger Federer this …

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