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“PUBG game influenced my first Pro tour title in Thailand!” – Sidharth Rawat

Indian No.6 and one of the most hardworking players on the circuit, Sidharth Rawat shared his journey so far with Coach Balachandran Manikkath in the light hearted interview.  During the interview, Sidharth shares several interesting notes on the crucial moments that shaped his career and also about his special camaraderie with the Indian Tennis family.  …

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“I have been trying to be more physical with my game” – Saketh Myneni

It’s been a tough year for Saketh Myneni on tour, having been unable to play a full schedule due to persisting niggles and injuries. He talks to us about he has learnt to be patient with his body, and plans to be patient and keep working. He also speaks about how he wants to keep singles as his priority for 2020, his partnership with Arjun Kadhe, how he likes to mentor the young Indian players whenever he can, and much more –

Team India raring to go at India-Pak Davis Cup tie in freezing Kazakh conditions

Press Release : Nursultan , Kazakhstan – 27th November, 2019 The Indian Davis Cup team, under new captain Rohit Rajpal. is raring  to go on the indoor courts of the National Tennis Center at Nursultan the capital of Kazakhstan. In temperatures reaching – 20 degrees, the team has done well to acclimatise to the extreme …

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Davis Cup: Croatia to face India or Pakistan in 2020 qualifier

2018 Davis Cup champions Croatia will face off against the winner of the India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie in the 2020 Davis Cup qualifier match. India and Pakistan are set to square off in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on 29-30th November, with India likely to emerge victorious, after Pakistan’s top players, Aisam Qureshi and Aqeel Khan pulled out …

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“Our goal is to play the Grand Slams next year” – Indo-Japanese pairing of Vardhan/Matsui

It’s been a tough season for Olympian Vishnu Vardhan, especially after the highs of last season, where he and Sriram Balaji qualified and made the 2nd round at Wimbledon. Vishnu recounts his season, and also talks about how life has been difficult on tour financially, especially after the Telangana Government took away his funding, and …

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Purav/Ramkumar take Pune crown ; back-to-back Challenger titles for the pair

Top seeds Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan won their second doubles title in as many weeks at the KPIT MSLTA Pune Challenger hosted at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune. Purav and Ramkumar faced some tough opposition from local boy Arjun Kadhe and tour veteran Saketh Myneni in the first set with consecutive breaks of …

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Ramkumar goes down to 2nd seed Duckworth ; all Indian final in doubles

Press Release – 16th November, 2019 Pune , November 16 : Indian challenge ended in the singles as Sixth  seeded Ramkumar Ramanathan went down to second seeded James Duckworth of Australia in the semifinals   at  the sixth edition of the KPIT MSLTA Challenger a Challenger 80 series event which is  under way at the …

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Ramkumar pips Sumit in a tight QF clash, Mukund gives a scare to 2nd seeded Duckworth

One hour before the marquee quarter final clash, as Sumit is hitting a few balls on the centre court, I overhear two fans discussing the possible outcome of this match – Fan 1 – “Ramu maarega aaj” (Ramkumar will win)Fan 2 – “Lekin form me to Sumit hai” Such was the uncertainty going into this …

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