Interviews

“We are taking it match by match” – Riya Bhatia, who partnered Sowjanya Bavisetti, in the doubles win over Uzbekistan at the Fed Cup 2020.

(To Sowjanya Bavisetti) So yesterday was your Fed Cup debut. After years of hard work you finally made it here? Your thoughts on it? It is always an honor to play for the country and it has been my dream. I mean, I have always wanted to win the Nationals, and then if you win …

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How Yash Pandey, Indian High Performance Sports Physiotherapist, is trying to ensure “Peak Performance” of Indian Tennis

Injuries, and fitness, or the lack of thereof have been issues that have been plaguing not just Indian tennis, but Indian sports for a long time. We, as the sports watching janta, often talk about these issues. But do we really understand them?  We caught up with physio, Yash Pandey, who works closely with several …

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“We will fight till the last point” – Rajpal, ahead of Croatia tie

(To the captain, Mr. Rohit Rajpal) How impressed are you with the current form of all your players? All of them look in great shape. We have had some nice sessions here, and everybody has been playing some tournaments. So they are reasonably sharp coming from tournaments, it is not like they are coming from …

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“I started really well but she stepped up at the crucial moments” – Rutuja Bhosale, after an inspiring performance against the WTA Top 35 Shuai Zhang at the Fed Cup

Putting up a gutsy show, Ankita Raina gave a scare to world number 29 Qiang Wang after Rutuja Bhosale suffered defeat in the first singles as India lost the Fed Cup tie against China after conceding an unassailable 0-2 lead, here on Tuesday. Rutuja fought her heart out before losing 4-6 2-6 to world number …

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“It’s important to celebrate people” – Matt Ebden, shares his experience of playing with Leander Paes on the latter’s farewell tour

Matthew Ebden is a new face for tennis watchers in India and in the Indian community. When he decided to add India to his tour this year and play the Maharashtra Open in Pune, the Bengaluru Open and then the Dubai Duty Free Championships, he had not realised that in a short time, Indian fans …

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