“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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“I need to continue playing the way I am playing” – Rutuja Bhosale, after the Korea tie.

Rutuja Bhosale has been very impressive in the current edition of the Fed Cuo Asia/Oceania Group I qualifiers. She gave a tough fight against Shuai Zhang of China and battled hard to win against the veteran Akgul Ammanmuradova of Uzbekistan and Su Jeong Jang of South Korea. Here, she describes her thoughts regarding her matches …

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“If the rubber is dead, there is no point in playing Sania” – Vishaal Uppal, Indian Fed Cup Team Captain.

Indian Fed Cup team is soaring high at the ongoing Asia/Oceania Group I qualifiers to clinch a spot at the World Group Play-Offs. India has now beaten Uzbekistan and Korea, after conceding defeat in the opening tie against China. Team ITD had a brief chat with the captain of the team, Mr. Vishal Uppal, to …

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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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“We are taking it match by match” – Riya Bhatia, who partnered Sowjanya Bavisetti, in the doubles win over Uzbekistan at the Fed Cup 2020.

(To Sowjanya Bavisetti) So yesterday was your Fed Cup debut. After years of hard work you finally made it here? Your thoughts on it? It is always an honor to play for the country and it has been my dream. I mean, I have always wanted to win the Nationals, and then if you win …

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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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How Yash Pandey, Indian High Performance Sports Physiotherapist, is trying to ensure “Peak Performance” of Indian Tennis

Injuries, and fitness, or the lack of thereof have been issues that have been plaguing not just Indian tennis, but Indian sports for a long time. We, as the sports watching janta, often talk about these issues. But do we really understand them?  We caught up with physio, Yash Pandey, who works closely with several …

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“We will fight till the last point” – Rajpal, ahead of Croatia tie

(To the captain, Mr. Rohit Rajpal) How impressed are you with the current form of all your players? All of them look in great shape. We have had some nice sessions here, and everybody has been playing some tournaments. So they are reasonably sharp coming from tournaments, it is not like they are coming from …

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