Mixed Day For Indians at the French Open – Qualifying Day 1 Report

Report by Vishnu Reddy It was a mixed day for Indians at the Roland Garros Day I of qualifying. Only Prajnesh Gunneswaran made it past the opening hurdle, as Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan faltered after fighting hard for three sets. It was a holiday in Paris and it attracted one of its biggest audiences … More Mixed Day For Indians at the French Open – Qualifying Day 1 Report

Ramkumar goes down to Cilic after a decent fight at ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra

By – Vatsal Tolasaria, January 3, 2018 India No. 2 Ramkumar Ramanathan fought his heart out against top seed and World No. 6 Marin Cilic, going down 4-6 3-6. There was a decent turnout for this match, despite the Maharashtra Bandh affecting the city. The tennis lovers were treated to some delightful tennis. When asked … More Ramkumar goes down to Cilic after a decent fight at ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra

Yuki loses to 8th seed Herbert – A match of missed opportunities

By – Vatsal Tolasaria, January 3. 2018 India’s best hope, Yuki Bhambri, couldn’t continue his good work from last night, bowing out to the 8th seed from France, Pierre-Hugues Herbert, in three tight sets. Yuki had ample opportunities to turn the 3rd set in his favour, opening up 0-40 opportunities on the first two service … More Yuki loses to 8th seed Herbert – A match of missed opportunities

Yuki overcomes a spirited Arjun Kadhe – To face 8th seed Herbert next at the ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra

By – Vatsal Tolasaria, January 2, 2018 India No. 1 Yuki Bhambri got off to sound start at the country’s only ATP World Tour event in the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra, as he quelled the challenge of local boy Arjun Kadhe in straight sets, 6-3 6-4. Yuki will now take on 8th seeded serve-and-volley player … More Yuki overcomes a spirited Arjun Kadhe – To face 8th seed Herbert next at the ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra

Sumit goes down bravely in his first ATP Main Draw Match

By : Vatsal Tolasaria, January 2, 2018  There are about 20-30 people on Court 1 at the Balewadi Stadium, to see the country’s new 20 year old tennis sensation, doing battle in his first match at the ATP Main Draw level. And there’s Mahesh Bhupathi in attendance too, who’s driven down from Bombay to analyse … More Sumit goes down bravely in his first ATP Main Draw Match

Sumit Nagal qualifies for his maiden ATP Main Draw – Qualifying Day 2 Report from ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra

By : Vatsal Tolasaria, December 31, 2017 It has been a great last few months for 20 year old Indian tennis prodigy, Sumit Nagal, first winning his maiden ATP Challenger title in Bangalore, and now qualifying for his first ATP Tour level main draw in Pune. Autocorrect suggests me to change Nagal to Nadal, but … More Sumit Nagal qualifies for his maiden ATP Main Draw – Qualifying Day 2 Report from ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra