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ITF $15K Kolkata Futures : Singles R2/Doubles QF Photos

Top seeds Vishnu Vardhan/Arjun Kadhe were ousted from the doubles event at the hands of the young duo of Nitin Kumar Sinha and Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam, while six Indians made it through to the singles quarter-finals. Results below – Singles R2 : [R2] Nitin Kumar Sinha (IND, 1194) d. Niklas Schell (GER, 1176) 36 63 …

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International Tennis returns to Calcutta South Club ; this time in the form of ITF Futures – A Report from Day 1 Proceedings

Not much longer than a year since Kolkata last greeted men from beyond our borders on a Tennis court, its gates were open once again. India is one of the participating host nations in the 2020 ITF Men’s World Tennis Tour and Kolkata is one of its two cities to do the honours. Some small …

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Fed Cup : Indian Team Creates History By Qualifying For The World Group Playoffs For The First Time Ever

There could not be a better Women’s Day gift for Indians than waking up with the news of the Indian Fed Cup team qualifying for the Fed Cup World Group Playoffs in the history of the competition. Led by non-playing captain Vishaal Uppal, the young team, under the guidance of legendary Sania Mirza, achieved this …

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“Nothing worked out for me today”- Sumit Nagal after being outclassed by Marin Cilic in the Davis Cup

Fielding Sumit Nagal instead of Prajnesh Gunneswaran in the 4th rubber of Davis Cup tie didn’t payoff for the visitors, as the the 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic took just 56 minutes to demolish the Indian lad 6-0 6-1. The magical duo of Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna had earlier pulled off a thriller …

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“The main goal was to compete for every point. I tried my best” – Ramkumar, after running former US Open champ Marin Cilic close

After a set of two close matches, India find themselves 2-0 down after the first day’s play against Croatia, with an uphill task of winning three matches on the trot on Saturday, starting with the doubles. Results below – Rubber 1 – Borna Gojo(CRO) beat Prajnesh Gunneswaran(IND) 3-6 6-4 6-2Rubber 2- Marin Cilic(CRO) beat Ramkumar …

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Fed Cup : India edge Korea 2-1 – Photos and Results

India beat Korea 2-1 with ties against Chinese Taipei and Indonesia to come. Results – [R1] Rutuja Bhosale (IND,433) bt Su Jeong Jang (KOR,309) 75 64[R2] Ankita Raina (IND,160) l Na-Lae Han (KOR,184) 46 06[R3] Sania Mirza (IND)/ Ankita Raina (IND) bt Na-Lae Han (KOR)/ Na Ri Kim (KOR) 64 64 Photos – Sania Mirza/Ankita Raina – Ankita Raina …

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Fed Cup : India beat Uzbekistan 3-0 ; to take on Korea next

India beat Uzbekistan 3-0, with Rutuja emerging as the star of the day, beating former WTA Top 50, Akgul Amanmuradova 2-6 6-2 7-5, before Ankita Raina and Sowjanya Bavisetti/Riya Bhatia ensured a 3-0 win for India. Fed Cup 2020 – Asia/ Oceania Group I, Dubai, UAE Group AIndia bt Uzbekistan 3-0 [R1] Rutuja Bhosale (IND,433) bt Akgul …

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ATP 500 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships : Leander Paes Photos

Playing in his last Dubai Open, Leander Paes, partnering with Aussie Matt Ebden, upset 2nd seeds Dodig/Polasek in R1, before bowing out to qualifiers Kontinen/Struff in the QF. Results – [R1] (WC) Matthew Ebden (AUS)/ Leander Paes (IND) d. (2) Ivan Dodig(CRO)/ Filip Polasek (SVK) 64 63[R2] (WC) Matthew Ebden (AUS)/ Leander Paes (IND) l. (Q) Henri Kontinen (FIN)/ …

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