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US Open 2021: Rohan Bopanna, Ivan Dodig advanced to men's doubles pre-quarterfinals
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US Open 2021: Rohan Bopanna, Ivan Dodig advanced to men's doubles pre-quarterfinals

The 14th seed Indo-Croatian pair won 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 over their unseeded rivals in one hour and 56 minutes on Saturday night.

US Open 2021: Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan exit in qualifiers
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US Open 2021: Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan exit in qualifiers

Nagal had played in the Australian Open main draw early this year and had lost in the first round. He could not qualify for the French Open and missed the Wimbledon qualifiers due to an unrevealed injury.

US Open 2021: Ankita Raina bows out of qualifiers despite gritty fightback in third set against American Jamie Loeb
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US Open 2021: Ankita Raina bows out of qualifiers despite gritty fightback in third set against American Jamie Loeb

Ranked 193, Raina lost to the American ranked one place below her, 3-6, 6-2, 4-6 in a nearly two-hour opening round contest at the Flushing Meadows.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sania Mirza-Ankita Raina pair knocked out in match tiebreak in first round
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sania Mirza-Ankita Raina pair knocked out in match tiebreak in first round

Sania and Raina were running away with the contest after bageling their opponents but in a dramatic turnaround, the Kichenok sisters came back from the dead to pull off a 0-6 7-6(0) 10-8 win at court 11 of Ariake Tennis Centre.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sumit Nagal to face Denis Istomin in opening round of men's singles
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Sumit Nagal to face Denis Istomin in opening round of men's singles

Nagal, who qualified for the Games last week after large-scale withdrawals, was pitted against the lower-ranked Uzbek in the draw on Thursday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020, Form Guide: Tracking Indian tennis over the last two years
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Tokyo Olympics 2020, Form Guide: Tracking Indian tennis over the last two years

Firstpost.com takes a quick look at the tennis players that will represent India at the Games, and charts their journey towards securing Olympic qualification.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna frustrated by lack of clarity over doubles cut
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rohan Bopanna frustrated by lack of clarity over doubles cut

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan are set to miss out on the Tokyo Olympics, which get underway on 23 July, unless there are withdrawals.

Ankita Raina interview: 'Motivated by Sania Mirza's fearless approach on court'
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Ankita Raina interview: 'Motivated by Sania Mirza's fearless approach on court'

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Ankita Raina spoke about her Wimbledon debut, looked ahead to the Tokyo Olympics and her relationship with Sania Mirza.

Wimbledon 2021: Ankita Raina-Lauren Davis bow out in first round of women's doubles
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Wimbledon 2021: Ankita Raina-Lauren Davis bow out in first round of women's doubles

The 14th seeds disposed off the challenge from the Raina-Davis pair beating them 6-3 6-2 in 70 minutes during a late evening match on Court No 11.

Sania Mirza interview: 'With the bubble, I need to see mental health of my child, not just myself'
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Sania Mirza interview: 'With the bubble, I need to see mental health of my child, not just myself'

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Sania Mirza talked about return to Wimbledon, life in a bubble for a mother, her aspirations on the tour and the upcoming Olympics.

Wimbledon 2021: Sania Mirza, Bethanie Mattek-Sands knock out sixth seeded duo to enter second round
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Wimbledon 2021: Sania Mirza, Bethanie Mattek-Sands knock out sixth seeded duo to enter second round

Sania and Mattek-Sands were a bit rusty at the start but once they got their rhythm they dominated the match and won 7-5. 6-3 against the American-Chilean combination in one hour and 27 minutes.

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.

Wimbledon 2021: Ramkumar Ramanathan advances in qualifying; Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina lose
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Wimbledon 2021: Ramkumar Ramanathan advances in qualifying; Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina lose

Prajnesh Gunneswaran is now on an 8-match losing streak going back to April after a poor clay court season and then a wrist injury.

French Open: India's Ankita Raina, Ramkumar Ramanathan fail to make it past qualifiers
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French Open: India's Ankita Raina, Ramkumar Ramanathan fail to make it past qualifiers

Ankita, up against higher-ranked German Greet Minnen, could win only two games in the entire match that lasted one hour and 21 minutes.

French Open: Sumit Nagal draws lower-ranked Roberto Marcora in 1st round; Ankita Raina faces Aussie veteran Anastasia Rodionova
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French Open: Sumit Nagal draws lower-ranked Roberto Marcora in 1st round; Ankita Raina faces Aussie veteran Anastasia Rodionova

Nagal is yet to earn a main draw berth in the Clay court Grand Slam and must make a good start against the 191st ranked Marcora.

Two Olympic bound wrestlers, two rowers included in TOPS; Vinesh Phogat to continue training overseas
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Two Olympic bound wrestlers, two rowers included in TOPS; Vinesh Phogat to continue training overseas

The ministry also announced that star Indian grappler Vinesh Phogat will continue training overseas till the Tokyo Games as her proposal was cleared by the Mission Olympic Cell.

Billie Jean King Cup: Ankita Raina, India go down fighting to Latvia in playoff tie
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Billie Jean King Cup: Ankita Raina, India go down fighting to Latvia in playoff tie

Latvia beat India 3-1 in the Billie Jean King Cup playoff with Ankita Raina once again highlighting her fighting spirit despite two defeats.

Billie Jean King Cup: India trail Latvia 0-2 after Day 1 as Ankita Raina pushes Jelena Ostapenko
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Billie Jean King Cup: India trail Latvia 0-2 after Day 1 as Ankita Raina pushes Jelena Ostapenko

Latvia took a 2-0 lead over India in the Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie with wins for Jelena Ostapenko, Anastasija Sevastova over Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi respectively.

Billie Jean King Cup Preview: India face stiff task against Latvia in maiden playoff tie
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Billie Jean King Cup Preview: India face stiff task against Latvia in maiden playoff tie

India take on higher-ranked Latvia in their first-ever Billie Jean King Cup playoff tie. The matches will be played on indoor hard courts in an empty stadium.