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From Asian Games medals, Olympics appearance to fighting for survival: Tale of four-time national tennis champion Vishnu Vardhan
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From Asian Games medals, Olympics appearance to fighting for survival: Tale of four-time national tennis champion Vishnu Vardhan

Vishnu Vardhan received funding from the Telangana government in 2017 to aid his tennis career. But with elections last year, things have stalled. He's had to play club tennis and mentor German junior players to make ends meet.

Davis Cup 2019: Leander Paes says he 'doesn't ask about location or opponent when it comes to playing for India'
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Davis Cup 2019: Leander Paes says he 'doesn't ask about location or opponent when it comes to playing for India'

Talking about Indian Davis Cup team's clash against Pakistan, Leander Paes said, "I am very pleased to be playing for the country again. My job is not to worry about the location or the opponent, my job is to put my best foot forward."

Divij Sharan wins fifth ATP title after partnering with Igor Zelenay to claim St Petersburg Open doubles title
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Divij Sharan wins fifth ATP title after partnering with Igor Zelenay to claim St Petersburg Open doubles title

India's Divij Sharan on Sunday claimed his fifth ATP career title after winning the St Petersburg Open doubles crown, partnering Igor Zelenay of Slovakia.

India's Sumit Nagal rises to career-high 174 in ATP rankings after first-round appearance at US Open
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India's Sumit Nagal rises to career-high 174 in ATP rankings after first-round appearance at US Open

Nagal, who came through three qualifying rounds, took a set off the Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the first round before losing 6-4, 1-6, 2-6, 4-6.

India's Davis Cup challenge to become tougher after ITF modifies format and replaces Groups I and II with World Groups
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India's Davis Cup challenge to become tougher after ITF modifies format and replaces Groups I and II with World Groups

From 2020, the Indian team will have to contend with superior European, South and North American nations in order to qualify.

Wimbledon 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran succumbs to error-prone game in straight sets defeat to Milos Raonic
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Wimbledon 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran succumbs to error-prone game in straight sets defeat to Milos Raonic

Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashed out of Wimbledon in the first round after a 6-7, 4-6, 2-6 defeat at the hands of Milos Raonic.

Wimbledon 2019: India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran remains confident of producing good show ahead of first main draw match at SW19
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Wimbledon 2019: India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran remains confident of producing good show ahead of first main draw match at SW19

Prajnesh Gunneswaran makes his Wimbledon main draw debut on Court 12 against Milos Raonic, a former runner up and top-10 player. Gunneswaran is the only Indian singles player in the draw.

Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan need to get fitter for sustained results, says tennis ace Vijay Amritraj
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Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan need to get fitter for sustained results, says tennis ace Vijay Amritraj

Amritraj said: "Yuki has done well well. The problem is that he is not able to play a full year yet. He is not fit enough to play a full season, which is a worry. He needs to work on his fitness. Similarly, Ramkumar did well in some tournaments, reached the final at Newport, but needs to be a lot fitter."