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India defeat New Zealand in Billie Jean King Cup
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India defeat New Zealand in Billie Jean King Cup

Rutuja Bhosale got the better of Beatrice Gumulya 6-4 6-1, while Ankita Raina made it 2-0 overall with a 6-1 6-2 thrashing of Aldila Sutjiadi

Junior Davis Cup: India down Japan, win Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying
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Junior Davis Cup: India down Japan, win Asia/Oceania Final Qualifying

Down 0-1 after Bhushan Haobam's 3-6, 6-3, 2-6 loss to Naoya Honda, seventh seed India bounced back to win the remaining single and doubles rubbers and claim the event.

Davis Cup 2022: Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan save three match points as India see off Denmark
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Davis Cup 2022: Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan save three match points as India see off Denmark

In a closely contested match, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan beat Mikael Torpegaard and Frederik Nielsen 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 to give India an unassailable 3-0 lead.

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Yuki Bhambri win comfortably; India lead 2-0 over Denmark
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Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Yuki Bhambri win comfortably; India lead 2-0 over Denmark

India took a 2-0 lead over Denmark in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie in Delhi with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Yuki Bhambri picking up straight set wins.

Davis Cup 2022: From oblivion, tennis returns to Delhi Gymkhana Club after 49 years
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Davis Cup 2022: From oblivion, tennis returns to Delhi Gymkhana Club after 49 years

Delhi Gymkhana Club, venue for India's remarkable Davis Cup win in 1966, had lost its prestigious place in Indian tennis. The venue hopes to change that with the Denmark tie.

Players and AITA need to come together for Indian tennis to improve, says Purav Raja
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Players and AITA need to come together for Indian tennis to improve, says Purav Raja

There will be no Indian in the singles main draw of the 2022 Australian Open after Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina exited in qualifying.

Adelaide International 1 2022: Bopanna-Ramkumar enter semi-finals with straight set win, Sania-Kichenok knocked out
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Adelaide International 1 2022: Bopanna-Ramkumar enter semi-finals with straight set win, Sania-Kichenok knocked out

Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan will clash with the fourth-seeded Bosnian-Mexican duo of Tomislav Brkic and Santiago Gonzalez for a spot in the final.

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.

Daksh Prasad and Suhita Patil clinch U-16 boys and girls titles at national championships
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Daksh Prasad and Suhita Patil clinch U-16 boys and girls titles at national championships

Both Prasad and Khosla train under the same coach, Aditya Sachdeva.

'We created a brotherhood': Leander Paes on his successful partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi
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'We created a brotherhood': Leander Paes on his successful partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi

Paes and Bhupathi played together from 1994 to 2006 and reunited for their second stint from 2008 to 2011.

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: Sumit Nagal ousted from qualifying event after losing to Alejandro Tabilo
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French Open: Sumit Nagal ousted from qualifying event after losing to Alejandro Tabilo

Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Guneswaran and Ankita Raina have already exited from the tournament.

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.

Anindya Dutta interview: Author on tracing Indian tennis' rich history, forgotten legacy of women's game and more in book
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Anindya Dutta interview: Author on tracing Indian tennis' rich history, forgotten legacy of women's game and more in book

A banker by profession, Anindya Dutta's latest book, called Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis, is a deep dive on pre-Independence tennis, the early players, the Krishnans, Amritrajs, doubles and women's tennis.

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.

India's Ankita Raina wins ITF $100k doubles title in Dubai with partner Ekaterine Gorgodze
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India's Ankita Raina wins ITF $100k doubles title in Dubai with partner Ekaterine Gorgodze

It was the fourth doubles final of the season for Ankita Raina but the biggest trophy of the calendar since her earlier two titles were at the USD 25,000 level.

Playing Australian Open straight after quarantine 'quite dangerous', warn tennis stars
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Playing Australian Open straight after quarantine 'quite dangerous', warn tennis stars

International travel to Australia is still tightly controlled and all overseas arrivals must quarantine for two weeks, while individual states also have their own COVID-19 restrictions.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffers defeat against Denis Kudla in final of Cary Challenger
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Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffers defeat against Denis Kudla in final of Cary Challenger

This was Prajnesh's seventh Challenger finals. The 31-year-old Indian has won two title – Anning (China, April 2018) and Bengaluru (November 2018).

Eckental Challenger: India's Ramkumar Ramanathan storms into semi-final with win over Evgeny Donskoy
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Eckental Challenger: India's Ramkumar Ramanathan storms into semi-final with win over Evgeny Donskoy

The unseeded Indian trounced the Russian 6-2 6-1 in just 57 minutes as he fired 11 aces during the quarterfinal of the Euro 88520 indoor event.