Roland Garros 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters second round of qualifying, Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan exit
Seeded 16th, Nagal — who became the first Indian in seven years to win a singles match at a Grand Slam with his opening-round victory at the US Open — lost 6-7 (4) 5-7 to Germany's seasoned player Dustin Brown in one hour and 47 minutes.
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.
From Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to Purav Raja, Indian tennis players work on future ventures during coronavirus forced break
Swinging the racquet will not earn them money all their life, so a few Indian tennis players, forced out of Pro Tour due to the health crisis triggered by COVID-19, are utilising their time to work on career beyond tennis.
Fed Cup: Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina and Co in state of disbelief after 'surreal' 2-1 win over Indonesia and qualification for playoffs
The India Fed Cup team created history on Saturday night by progressing to the playoffs for the first time ever with Ankita Raina leading the side to a 2-1 win over Indonesia in Dubai
Fed Cup: Double delight for Ankita Raina as India beat Indonesia to qualify for playoffs for first time
The Indian Fed Cup team on Saturday created history by earning a promotion to the playoffs for the first time ever with Ankita Raina leading the side to 2-1 win over Indonesia.
Fed Cup: Rutuja Bhosale, Sania Mirza-Ankita Raina pair keep India's playoffs hopes alive with win over South Korea
Sania and Ankita joined forces to prevail over Na-Ri Kim and Han 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 39 minutes to clinch the tie for India.
Fed Cup: Rutuja Bhosale, Ankita Raina clinch victories as India secure unassailable 2-0 lead against Uzbekistan
Rutuja Bhosale recorded a come-from-behind win before country's number one player Ankita Raina won the second singles as India secured the Fed Cup tie against Uzbekistan by taking an unassailable 2-0 lead
Fed Cup: China ousts India after Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale go down fighting in individual singles
Rutuja Bhosale fought her heart out before losing to world number 35 Shuai Zhang in the first singles as India trailed China 0-1 on the opening day of the Fed Cup competition on Tuesday.
Fed Cup: India ready to challenge for playoff spot with in-form Ankita Raina and Sania Mirza in side
Ankita Raina's red-hot form and Sania Mirza's assuring presence will give India a much better shot at the playoffs place when the six-team Fed Cup competition begins from Tuesday.
Australian Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran comes from set down to advance to final round of qualifying; Sumit Nagal crashes out
India's top-ranked singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran is one win away from sealing a place in the Australian Open main draw after progressing to the final round of the qualifiers but it was curtains for compatriot Sumit Nagal.
Australian Open 2020: India No 1 Prajnesh Gunneswaran advances to second round of qualifiers; Ramkumar Ramanathan bows out
In the women's qualifiers, India's lone contender Ankita Raina went down fighting 2-6, 6-7(2) against Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova
Sania Mirza last played Fed Cup in 2016 and has been out of action since October 2017 as she took a two-year break to start a family.
Tennis Rankings: Sumit Nagal jumps 15 places into career-high ranking of 159; Prajnesh Gunneswaran up to 82
22-year-old Sumit Nagal from Haryana ended runners up in the Banja Luka ATP Challenger following a first-round appearance at the US Open last month
US Open 2019: India's Ankita Raina out of qualifiers after losing hard-fought three-set match to Denisa Allertova
India's Ankita Raina crashed out of the women's singles US Open qualifying event after a hard-fought three-set loss to Denisa Allertova.
India's Sumit Nagal won his first-round match in the US Open qualifiers which is also his first win in a Grand Slam qualifying event
Ankita has not gone beyond the second round at the Grand Slam qualifiers and she has a good chance to better that stat as she is up against Czech Republic's Denia Allertova, who is placed 85 places below her at 279
Veteran Leander Paes has secured a stake in the Mumbai franchise that is set to figure in the second edition of the Tennis Premier League (TPL) in December.
Prajnesh Gunnesaran is the only Indian in Wimbledon singles main draw as Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina exited after losing their respective second round matches.
French Open 2019: Reeling in fairytale year, India's sole warrior in singles event Prajnesh Gunneswaran soldiers into Roland Garros
Gunneswaran won his second ATP US$ 150K Challenger event, in Bangalore at the end of 2018, made his Grand Slam debut by qualifying for the Australian Open, broke through into the top-100 and played his first ATP 1000 Masters event in Indian Wells in February – all in the space of four months.
The second seeded Indian, ranked 175, came back from a one-set deficit to beat her Hong Kong rival 2-6 6-4 7-5 in a nearly two-hour long quarterfinal.