Life Outside the Lines: Episode 3- Parents Vs Parenting

“Life Outside the Lines” is a new weekly column in collaboration with one of India’s promising Gen Next player, Mukund Sasikumar. With candid honesty, he shares his thoughts from a player’s perspective. Read the first two episodes here – Thanks to Suresh Sonachalam sir for asking me to write a blog about parents affecting a …

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“She eats, drinks, sleeps, Tennis. Which is what makes her very special” says Krushmi Chhedha, friend and nutritionist of Indian no 1, Ankita Raina.

Krushmi Chheda is India’s leading Nutritionist and Sports Scientist as well as a former giant of Indian Tennis. In this interview, Krushmi Chheda , talks about her journey into tennis, Nutrition and her work with India No.1 Ankita Raina, Find out more about tennis player-turned-nutritionist Krushmi herself. These are series of articles going in-depth into …

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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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Life Outside the Lines: Episode 2- Anger Management

“Life Outside the Lines” is a new weekly column in collaboration with one of India’s promising Gen Next player, Mukund Sasikumar. With candid honesty, he shares his thoughts from a player’s perspective. Read the first episode here –Episode 1 –Expectations Hello, As a continuation of my previous write up on expectations, today I want to write …

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“I am a big supporter of US College Tennis” – Somdev Devvarman shares his opinion on the “going pro vs going to college” debate

“We already have a great pipeline for churning out super talented cricketers in different positions and the reason we are able to do that so successfully is because the infrastructure is there and the culture has been built and everyone wants to play cricket in India, similar things need to be done for other sports …

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“There were so many players more talented than her, but her hard work stood out” – Coach Hemant Bendrey on Ankita Raina

Mr. Hemant Bendrey is one of the prominent coaches in the country right now, having coached players like Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale, Arjun Kadhe, Natasha Palha, among many others. He shares his experience of working with Ankita, Rutuja, and the others, shares details about his academy(HBTA), interesting anecdote on how he got into coaching, and …

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Chai With Raja : Episode 7 – “Holy Cow”

On the heels of “Sundays With Purav”, “Chai With Raja” talks about topics more privy to Indian Tennis. “Chai With Raja” is a 7 part series coming your way to make your next seven Sundays exciting Read the first five episodes here –Episode 1 – Davis CupEpisode 2 – Roberto Bautista AgutEpisode 3 – CoronavirusEpisode 4 – The Indian ExpressEpisode 5 – #NKRisingEpisode 6 – …

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