Match Reports

“My target is to make the Top 200 and Qualies of Slams by next year” – Pranjala, after qualifying for the $25K L&T Mumbai Open

Young Pranjala Yadlapalli has been on a role the past few weeks. After winning back-to-back ITF $25K titles in Lagos, Nigeria, she conjured up two impressive wins to qualify for the main draw of the WTA 125K L&T Mumbai Open. On being asked about the conditions in Mumbai and how they were different from Lagos, …

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Prajnesh Gunneswaran vs Thanasi Kokkinakis : Match report with Prajnesh Quotes and 5-min highlights

Match Report by Manoj Tolety and Yashwanth Form guide for the match up Having announced himself on the Pro Tour by reaching the top-70 as a 19-year old, Thanasi had to be out of tennis for more than an year due to injuries. He announced his return with the big win over Roger Federer this …

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

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 today. A brief match …

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

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 about the crowd, Ramkumar said “It’s always …

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

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 games of Herbert. But he was unable …

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

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 Pierre-Hugues Herbert from France tomorrow. On his …

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Sumit goes down bravely in his first ATP Main Draw Match

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 and witness his protege’s rapid progress in …

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