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Fenesta Open 2021: Pandemic results in strict COVID protocols, reduced attendance
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Fenesta Open 2021: Pandemic results in strict COVID protocols, reduced attendance

Fenesta Open, India's national tennis tournament, was cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It returned this time but in a controlled environment.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA to refer Rohan Bopanna's call-recording act to ethics committee
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA to refer Rohan Bopanna's call-recording act to ethics committee

AITA also released its complete correspondence with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) concerning the qualification of India's men doubles team for the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA hits back at Rohan Bopanna, questions why doubles star didn’t qualify on his own
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA hits back at Rohan Bopanna, questions why doubles star didn’t qualify on his own

The AITA had announced the nomination of Bopanna and Sharan for the men's doubles event of the Tokyo Games. However, Bopanna (38) and Sharan (75), with a low combined rank of 113 missed out on qualification.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna hits back after AITA condemns 'misleading' tweets over qualification
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna hits back after AITA condemns 'misleading' tweets over qualification

In a response to Bopanna's tweet, Sania echoed similar sentiments, saying that the lack of clarity may well have cost India a shot at winning the medal in the mixed doubles event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA pairs Sumit Nagal with Rohan Bopanna for doubles, withdraws Divij Sharan
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AITA pairs Sumit Nagal with Rohan Bopanna for doubles, withdraws Divij Sharan

The ITF, as of now, has not confirmed if Bopanna and Nagal can enter the men's doubles.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sumit Nagal eligible for singles draw; Yuki Bhambri misses out due to injury
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sumit Nagal eligible for singles draw; Yuki Bhambri misses out due to injury

Nagal was ranked 144 on June 14, when ATP rankings were to be considered for direct entries. g

Rethin Pranav RS to lead Indian team at ITF World Junior Tennis Finals 2021
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Rethin Pranav RS to lead Indian team at ITF World Junior Tennis Finals 2021

Kriish Ajay Tyagi and Tejas Ahuja, ranked number two and three respectively, are the other playing members in the squad.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan set to miss cut for men's doubles event at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan set to miss cut for men's doubles event at Games

It was expected that with a low combined ranking of 113, Bopanna (38) and left-handed Sharan's (75) entry would depend only on large scale withdrawals.

AITA nominates Ankita Raina, Prajnesh Gunneswaran for Arjuna Award; Balram Singh, Enrico Piperno picked for Dhyan Chand Award
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AITA nominates Ankita Raina, Prajnesh Gunneswaran for Arjuna Award; Balram Singh, Enrico Piperno picked for Dhyan Chand Award

Raina was nominated for the 'Arjuna' last year also but Asian Games gold medallist Divij Sharan succeeded in bagging the award.

'My life moved before my eyes'; Former Indian tennis player Rohit Rajpal recounts battle against COVID-19
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'My life moved before my eyes'; Former Indian tennis player Rohit Rajpal recounts battle against COVID-19

Rajpal said those 11 days in the hospital taught him that the privileged people like him take 'simple pleasure of life' for granted.

All India Tennis Association promises to take action against age fraud suspects ahead of National Championships
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All India Tennis Association promises to take action against age fraud suspects ahead of National Championships

AITA said if the federation is given names of the suspects of age manipulation, they will enquire and remove the guilty players from the championships.

National Tennis Championships to begin from 15 March; AITA lines up 78 tournaments for next month
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National Tennis Championships to begin from 15 March; AITA lines up 78 tournaments for next month

For the first time ever, the state of Haryana will host the senior National Hard Court Championship, which will be held in Gurugram at The Tennis Project.

AITA abolishes Life President, Life Vice President posts to become Sports Code compliant
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AITA abolishes Life President, Life Vice President posts to become Sports Code compliant

AITA approved the changes at its Special General Body meeting, (SGM) held virtually on Monday.

AITA makes age verification test mandatory for junior tennis players entering national championships
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AITA makes age verification test mandatory for junior tennis players entering national championships

AITA said the alleged molestation inside the CLTA complex, which led to accusation of age-fudging against five junior players, has provided them an opportunity to re-introduce the deterrent.

Investigation into molestation case against junior Davis Cup player leads to discovery of age fraud
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Investigation into molestation case against junior Davis Cup player leads to discovery of age fraud

The victim was molested by a junior Davis Cup player and four others at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association complex last year, and subsequent investigation into the matter resulted in the discovery of age fraud on the part of the alleged perpetrator.

Coronavirus Outbreak: AITA tells academies to not resume training till government gives go ahead
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AITA tells academies to not resume training till government gives go ahead

In the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), a 14-page document, circulated to the state associations on Thursday, the national tennis federation outlined steps to be taken before and after training is permitted.

AITA to recommend Ankita Raina, Divij Sharan for Arjuna Award, Nandan Bal for Dhyan Chand Award
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AITA to recommend Ankita Raina, Divij Sharan for Arjuna Award, Nandan Bal for Dhyan Chand Award

Asian Games medal winners Ankita Raina and Divij Sharan are set to be nominated for the Arjuna award by the national tennis federation, which plans to send former Davis Cup coach Nandan Bal's name for the Dhyan Chand honour.

Sania Mirza feels women’s sport in India has come a long way but ‘cultural issues’ still are a major hindrance
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Sania Mirza feels women’s sport in India has come a long way but ‘cultural issues’ still are a major hindrance

Sania spoke on a range of issues including the role of parents and attitude of coaches towards women players during a webinar organised by the AITA and SAI

Tennis great Leander Paes stresses on importance of learning new skills during coronavirus-enforced lockdown
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Tennis great Leander Paes stresses on importance of learning new skills during coronavirus-enforced lockdown

Speaking at an Education Webinar for coaches, jointly organised by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Paes touched upon various topics including his junior days, the transition to men's circuit, the role mental fitness plays in tennis, dealing with pressure, nutritional knowledge and coaching tips

Coronavirus Outbreak: AITA plan to launch domestic circuit in July to support players struggling during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: AITA plan to launch domestic circuit in July to support players struggling during lockdown

India plans to launch a domestic tennis circuit from July to support its players who are struggling financially during the sport’s shutdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the country’s tennis body (AITA) said on Saturday.