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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.

'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.

US Open 2020: Sumit Nagal beats Bradley Klahn, first Indian to win singles Grand Slam match in seven years
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US Open 2020: Sumit Nagal beats Bradley Klahn, first Indian to win singles Grand Slam match in seven years

Up next for Sumit Nagal will be Austria's top player Dominic Thiem, who prevailed against Spanish rival Jaume Munar 7-6(6), 6-3.

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.

Firstpost Masterclass: Rohan Bopanna breaks down intricacies, technique behind much-loved single handed backhand
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Firstpost Masterclass: Rohan Bopanna breaks down intricacies, technique behind much-loved single handed backhand

In this edition of Firstpost Masterclass, Bopanna breaks down the single handed backhand, the technique behind it, how it differs from surface to surface, the love affair that fans have with it and much more.

Indian tennis legends Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi roll back years with #FryingPanChallenge on Twitter
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Indian tennis legends Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi roll back years with #FryingPanChallenge on Twitter

Ever wondered what it would be like to play tennis with a frying pan? Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi recently took up the 'Frying Pan' challenge, where the two were seen playing with the cooking utensil instead of a racket.

Divij Sharan interview: ‘Tough situation to be in, but I like to look at the positives’, says doubles expert on tennis shutdown
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Divij Sharan interview: ‘Tough situation to be in, but I like to look at the positives’, says doubles expert on tennis shutdown

With the tennis world coming to a halt in the middle of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic, Divij Sharan reveals his plans for the extended break, how it impacts a tennis player and on Olympics.

Fed Cup: Double delight for Ankita Raina as India beat Indonesia to qualify for playoffs for first time
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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.

Davis Cup 2020: Ramkumar Ramanathan pushes Marin Cilic before defeat; Prajnesh Gunneswaran also loses as India trail 0-2
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Davis Cup 2020: Ramkumar Ramanathan pushes Marin Cilic before defeat; Prajnesh Gunneswaran also loses as India trail 0-2

Ramkumar Ramanathan lost a dogfight with Marin Cilic in one of the best matches of his career after unforced errors pulled Prajnesh Gunneswaran down as India trailed Croatia 0-2 on the opening day of the Davis Cup Qualifiers on Friday.

Fed Cup: Rutuja Bhosale, Ankita Raina clinch victories as India secure unassailable 2-0 lead against Uzbekistan
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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