By – Gautam Belday, 27th August, 2019 It was the biggest day in the career of our brightest young stars, Sumit Nagal, making his Grand Slam debut against arguably, the greatest of all time, Roger Federer – at the biggest Tennis stadium in the world, the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. But the young … More “Sumit played really consistent and handled the big stage very well” – Federer on Sumit’s game
Prajnesh Gunneswaran shares his thoughts on the match, his future schedule, what he needs to do to move to the next well and also thoughts on the prize money on the tour … More “I twisted my ankle at 2-2 in the first set and unfortunately, that was that” – Prajnesh Gunneswaran
By Rishab Rajan – 23rd August, 2019 This is the sixth in a series of articles going in-depth into the journey of Karman Kaur Thandi, who at age 20, became just the sixth Indian woman to crack the top 200 in the WTA Rankings Previous articles in the series – 1) Raw talent > Work In … More “Karman has time on her side” – Fed Cup Captain Vishal Uppal
By Jayant Chowdhary – 5th August, 2019 This is the fifth in a series of articles going in-depth into the journey of Karman Kaur Thandi, who at age 20, became just the sixth Indian woman to crack the top 200 in the WTA Rankings Previous articles in the series – 1) Raw talent > Work In … More “You cannot have any glaring weaknesses after crossing top 200” – Coach Bobby Mahal
Vedant Bhagat, School student from Rhode Island, speaks to Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Coach Balachandran Sir to get their perspective on the match and the tourney. … More Indian players have done well at the Hall of Fame Open ATP 250 event and I can clearly see why – Prajnesh Gunneswaran
On the back of a stupendous Challenger run, where he made 5 SFs in his last 7 tournaments, Sumit Nagal has reached a career high ATP Ranking of 204.
Sumit has been training at the Nensel Tennis Academy in Peine, Germany, under head coach Sascha Nensel and his team. Sascha has coached former Top 10 players Nicolas Keifer and Julia Goerges in the past. … More “None of us are doing this to be just Top 200 ATP” – Sascha Nensel, on his association with Sumit Nagal
“As a parent, I can keep telling the whole world that my kid is very good at Tennis, and nobody would listen. But when a legend like Mahesh(Bhupathi) says the same, they will come out and support.” These words from Karman’s father, Mr. Chetanjit Singh Thandi, are enough to highlight the impact Bhupathi has had on young Karman’s career. … More “Karman is moving in the right direction every year” – mentor Bhupathi
Mr Devdutt Sharma provides a brief peek into the journey of Astra from a parent’s perspective, the impact of College tennis on her career, their Indian roots and how Astra has lived up to the name he had given her! … More ‘I chose the name ‘Astra’ which means the weapon of God and she has indeed lived up to that name!’ – Mr Devdutt Sharma shares a brief perspective as a parent on the journey of Astra Sharma
This is the second in a series of articles going in-depth into the journey of Karman Kaur Thandi, who at age 20, became just the sixth Indian woman to crack the top 200 in the WTA Rankings … More “Karman playing Tennis is like Sehwag playing Cricket” – Coach Aditya Sachdeva
Sister of former Indian No.1 Shikha Uberoi (and Neha), read the interview to know about the journey of Nikita – an upcomer and one of the nicest players out there. … More Indian-American Nikita Uberoi, an Ivy league graduate and now steadily making a name for herself on the Pro tour.