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“We are roaring pretty loudly at the moment” – Paes, after making ATP Bengaluru Challenger SF

In his last professional tournament in India, Leander Paes, partnering with Aussie Matt Ebden, made it to the semi-final of the ATP Bengaluru Challenger, beating the Swedish/Indonesian pairing of Goransson and Rungkat 7-5 0-6 10-7. Goransson/Rungkat had won the doubles title at the ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra last week. Leander’s last year on tour …

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“I am a much better player now than when I played him last time” – Prajnesh, after his R2 win over Fanselow in Bengaluru

7th seed and India No. 1, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, made things tough for himself after being a set and a break up, but managed to hold on for a 6-2 4-6 6-4 win against Germany’s Sebastian Fanselow in the 2nd round of the ATP Bengaluru Challenger. When Prajnesh played Fanselow the last time here in 2018, …

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“Hitting with Rafa was intense & memorable. Uncle Toni is incredibly genuine” – Adil Kalyanpur

Local Bengaluru boy Adil Kalyanpur is raring to go at his home ATP Challenger event in Bengaluru, where he has gotten a wildcard in both the singles and doubles competition. In this chat, Adil talks about his preparations for the big ATP Challenger, his time at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca, experiences with Rafa …

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Nagal, Gunneswaran aim to make it big at ATP Bengaluru Open starting 10th Feb

Bengaluru, Feb 8: India’s top ranked players defending champion Prajnesh Gunneswaran and 2017 winner Sumit Nagal will have an easy outing as they earned a bye in their respective opening matches at the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger that kicks off on Monday. Prajnesh is seeded 7th while Sumit is seeded 8th, at the draw ceremony held just …

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Leander Paes to enthral crowds at ATP Bengaluru Open from 10th Feb

Bengaluru, 6th February 2020 : The Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger could not have got a bigger boost than the participation of virtually the God of Indian Tennis – Leander Paes who is in his swan song this year, ending a decorated career spanning 30 years and has been instrumental in putting India on the global tennis …

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Paes outshines Sharan as Prajnesh also off to winning start at the third edition of Tata Open Maharashtra

Pune, February 4: Legendary Leander Paes marked his arrival at the third edition of Tata Open Mahrashtra with a thumping 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) win over compatriot Divij Sharan in the doubles opening round match at Mhalunge Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Tuesday. Playing alongside Australian partner Matthew Ebden, eight-time doubles Grand Slam Champion Paes, who is …

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Prajnesh pulls off stunning win in opening round at the third edition of Tata Open Maharashtra

Pune, February 4: India No. 1 Prajnesh Gunneswaran stamped his authority at home with a sensational straight sets victory against Germany’s Yannick Maden in the singles opening round match at the third edition of Tata Open Maharashtra at Mhalunge Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Tuesday. The Indian star Gunneswaran held his nerves throughout the match as …

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Nagal, Ramanathan bow out of Tata Open Maharashtra after brave fight

Pune, February 3: Indian stars Sumit Nagal & Ramkumar Ramanathan put up strong performances against Serbian ace Vicktor Troicki and Italian Salvatore Caruso, respectively, before going down in their singles opening round matches at the third edition of Tata Open Maharashtra at Mhalunge Balewadi Stadium here today. India No. 2 Nagal, who took a set away …

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4 Top 100 players for ATP Bengaluru Challenger starting on 10th February, 2020

Bengaluru, Jan 26: The third edition of the Bengaluru Open will see the best field thus far considering the names who have signed in for the richest ATP Challenger Tour event to be held at the KSLTA from Feb 10-16. Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis, ranked 69th in the world ATP rankings, followed by 74th ranked Stefano Travaglia …

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