From starting Tennis at age 12 to playing on the pro circuit – Arthi Muniyan’s voyage into the Tennis world

Arthi Muniyan may not be a name you have heard of, but the tale of her unlikely journey into the Tennis world is definitely one you should be aware about. From starting at the age of 12, to achieving a career high WTA Ranking of 1263 is no mean feat. In this chat, Arthi talks about the struggles she’s had and has to face on a daily basis, the support she’s received so far, and the unexpected friends she’s made on the journey –

Weekly Roundup 2020.02.10 : Disappointment for Indian players in singles at Bengaluru Challenger, doubles title for Raja/Ramanathan

It was a decent doubles week for our players across the globe – with Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan winning their third ATP Challenger title together in Bengaluru, the pair of Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov making to the SF at the ATP 500 Rotterdam, and Ankita Raina making the doubles SF at WTA Hua …

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“Our partnership came about because of Aisam Qureshi” – Purav Raja, after going three out of three at the ATP Challenger level as a pair with Ramkumar Ramanathan

It’s not often you see a doubles pair dominate the way the pair of Raja-Ramanathan has, regardless of the level of tournaments. And to do it at the ATP Challenger level, it’s much more unlikely. The #RajaRam pair is here to stay! Their record stands at 12-0 in matches and 23-1 in sets at the …

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Sundays with Purav : Episode 10 – “The Elephant In The Room”

“Sundays with Purav” is a 11 part series in collaboration with our very own, Purav Raja. Through his first hand experience of competing on the ATP Tour, Purav aims to educate Indian tennis parents, fans, and community, in general, about what our country needs to do to be called a sporting nation Catch other episodes …

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“Niki Poonacha is a really really hard working person. Irrespective of what day it is, he comes in and puts in his 100%.” – Rohan Bopanna shares his thoughts on the brilliant run by Niki Poonacha

Rohan Bopanna shares his thoughts on the brilliant run by Niki Poonacha (Trainee, Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy) at the ATP Bengaluru Challenger defeating Lukas Rosol and then running top-100 player Yuichi Sugita very close. Surya Raj caught up with Rohan Bopanna on the sidelines of the ATP 500 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. …

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“We are roaring pretty loudly at the moment” – Paes, after making ATP Bengaluru Challenger SF

In his last professional tournament in India, Leander Paes, partnering with Aussie Matt Ebden, made it to the semi-final of the ATP Bengaluru Challenger, beating the Swedish/Indonesian pairing of Goransson and Rungkat 7-5 0-6 10-7. Goransson/Rungkat had won the doubles title at the ATP 250 Tata Open Maharashtra last week. Leander’s last year on tour …

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ATP Bengaluru Challenger – All singles players crash out ; doubles hopes still alive

Leander Paes added some colour to an otherwise day of gloom for the Indians at the Bengaluru Open 2020. Leander Paes, along with his partner, Matt Ebden recovered from a second set bagel, to defeat the third seeded pair of Rungkat and Goransson 7-6 0-6 (10-8), to progress to the semi-finals, in what is slated …

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