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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

Fed Cup: India ready to challenge for playoff spot with in-form Ankita Raina and Sania Mirza in side
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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.

Maharashtra Open 2020: Jiri Vesely clinches men's singles title as Christopher Rungkat-Andre Goransson lift doubles trophy
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Maharashtra Open 2020: Jiri Vesely clinches men's singles title as Christopher Rungkat-Andre Goransson lift doubles trophy

Jiri Vesely of Czech Republic produced a dominating show to beat Egor Gerasimov of Belarus and clinch his first ATP Tour singles title in five years at the Tata Open Maharashtra tennis tournament

Fed Cup 2020: Asia/Oceania Group matches including India's to be played in Dubai in March instead of China
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Fed Cup 2020: Asia/Oceania Group matches including India's to be played in Dubai in March instead of China

The Indian Fed Cup team will travel to Dubai for this year's competition as the ITF has named the desert city as the new venue for the matches, to be held from 3 to 7 March.

In post Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi era, India bereft of doubles exponents in Grand Slams
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In post Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi era, India bereft of doubles exponents in Grand Slams

The last time an Indian was on a Grand Slam roll of honour was Rohan Bopanna, who won his one, and so far only, major at the mixed doubles event at the 2017 French Open

Australian Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters main draw as lucky loser after going down in final round of qualifying
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Australian Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters main draw as lucky loser after going down in final round of qualifying

Prajnesh, ranked 122nd in the world and seeded 17th in the qualifiers, lost 6-7 (2), 2-6 to Gulbis in his final round qualifying match.

Age-defying Leander Paes prepares for the final lap of his illustrious career, and India will be cheering
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Age-defying Leander Paes prepares for the final lap of his illustrious career, and India will be cheering

On 25 December, less than a month after his record-extending 44th doubles win in Davis Cup, Paes though announced that he will retire at the end of 2020.

Young players need expert coaches to rise in international level, says former Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi
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Young players need expert coaches to rise in international level, says former Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi on Friday said young players in the country needed expert coaches to guide them to perform better at the international level.

Vishnu Vardhan urges government to invest in domestic leagues, promote talent from smaller cities
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Vishnu Vardhan urges government to invest in domestic leagues, promote talent from smaller cities

Asian Games double medallist Vishnu Vardhan on Friday urged the government to invest in domestic tennis leagues to unearth talents from small cities.

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.