Category: Indian Players

Interviews focused on the journey of Indian players

The First Indian Woman To Win A Grand Slam Match : The Journey of Nirupama Sanjeev

Nirupama Sanjeev (nee Vaidyanathan) was the first Indian female tennis player to win a singles match at a Grand Slam, the 1998 Australian Open. Most recently, after giving birth to her daughter, she returned to compete for India at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in 2010. Her autobiography, The Moonballer, is a fascinating exploration of her career, her cerebral playing style, and some of the challenges that she overcame to triumph at the Grand Slam level.

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“I have been trying to be more physical with my game” – Saketh Myneni

It’s been a tough year for Saketh Myneni on tour, having been unable to play a full schedule due to persisting niggles and injuries. He talks to us about he has learnt to be patient with his body, and plans to be patient and keep working. He also speaks about how he wants to keep singles as his priority for 2020, his partnership with Arjun Kadhe, how he likes to mentor the young Indian players whenever he can, and much more –

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