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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Weekly Roundup 2020.03.02: Indian Women create history in Fed Cup,Leander/Rohan shine in Davis Cup loss, good run by Zeel Desai in Egypt

Fed Cup -Indian Women made history when they qualified for the world group play-offs for the first time in history, by finishing in top 2 of the Asia Oceania Group 1 qualfiers played in Dubai this week. Indian women won 4 of their 5 matches, most of them in close fights. Photo Credits: Krishnakumar/ Maurizio/Timmy …

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“With Sania being in the team, everyone was really motivated” – Coach Ankita Bhambri

In a chat with ITD volunteer Krishnakumar Duraiswamy, Indian Fed Cup Team coach Ankita Bhambri shares her experience and thoughts on the historic Fed Cup achievement – Q) How does it feel moving into the World group Playoffs? It’s fantastic. Everybody as a team came together collectively. There was Rutuja, Ankita and obviously Sania, who …

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“I’m glad I was able to see this day” – Sania Mirza ; Player reactions to India’s historic Fed Cup World Group Playoffs qualification

If there ever was an ideal Women’s Day gift, this has to be it. The Indian Fed Cup Team braved out competition from 5 other Asian Women’s Tennis powerhouses to seal their place in the Fed Cup World Group Playoffs, where they will take on Latvia in Latvia on April 17-18, 2020. Reactions from the …

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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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