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Indian Davis Cup team draws Pakistan for away tie in September, match may be played at neutral venue
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Indian Davis Cup team draws Pakistan for away tie in September, match may be played at neutral venue

The Indian Davis Cup team was drawn to meet Pakistan in away tie, which could well be shifted to a neutral venue provided the central government sticks to its current policy of not allowing sporting teams to travel to the neighbouring country.

Down memory lane: Anand Amritraj recalls an era when prize money was meagre and Grand Slam champs stood in line for food
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Down memory lane: Anand Amritraj recalls an era when prize money was meagre and Grand Slam champs stood in line for food

Armed with a sharp memory and a capacity for exasperation, Anand Amritraj rattles off tales of days when tennis was still an expensive sport but hardly rich.

Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: India won't miss Leander Paes, claims skipper Mahesh Bhupati ahead of Italy clash
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Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: India won't miss Leander Paes, claims skipper Mahesh Bhupati ahead of Italy clash

Paes, who is the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup with a record of 43 wins overall, has been sidelined since India's 3-2 win in China at the Asia/Oceania second round in April last year.

Mahesh Bhupathi says it's time to talk about singles as Indians have won enough Grand Slam doubles titles
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Mahesh Bhupathi says it's time to talk about singles as Indians have won enough Grand Slam doubles titles

It's time that India start talking about singles than relishing the doubles Grand Slam titles, says Mahesh Bhupathi, who reckons that the game of tennis, for an exciting future in country, needs at least 10 singles players in top-100.

Australian Open 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran aims to break into top-100 after making Grand Slam debut in Melbourne
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Australian Open 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran aims to break into top-100 after making Grand Slam debut in Melbourne

2018 was a bumper year for Gunneswaran. He played an integral part in India's Davis Cup win over China and beat Denis Shapovalov at Stuttgart.

Australian Open 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Ankita Raina through to second round of qualifiers; Karman Kaur Thandi bows out
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Australian Open 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Ankita Raina through to second round of qualifiers; Karman Kaur Thandi bows out

Seeded 21st, Ramkumar Ramanathan knocked out Spain's Sergio Guiterrez-Ferrol in his men's singles opening round.

Maharashtra Open 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan keeps Indian singles challenge alive with gritty win over Marcel Granollers
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Maharashtra Open 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan keeps Indian singles challenge alive with gritty win over Marcel Granollers

Ramkumar Ramanathan had his revenge over Marcel Granollers as he rallied back from a set down to reach the second round of the 2019 Maharashtra Open.

Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson starts as favourite; tricky draw for Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan
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Maharashtra Open 2019: Kevin Anderson starts as favourite; tricky draw for Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan

Top seed Kevin Anderson, now the main attraction following tournament regular Marin Cilic’s withdrawal, starts as favourite for the Maharashtra Open title.

Tata Open Maharashtra 2019: World No 7 Marin Cilic pulls out of tournament due to knee injury
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Tata Open Maharashtra 2019: World No 7 Marin Cilic pulls out of tournament due to knee injury

World No 7 Marin Cilic on Friday pulled out of next week's Maharashtra Open tennis tournament, citing a nagging knee injury.

India's top-ranked tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran sets sights on breaking into top 50 in world after best season
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India's top-ranked tennis ace Prajnesh Gunneswaran sets sights on breaking into top 50 in world after best season

"2018 has been my best season. I'm looking to have a better 2019. I have given myself a good platform to push and I hope that happens," Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 107 in the ATP rankings, said.

Indian tennis saw the rise of a few players, but overall paucity of talent results in a disappointing 2018
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Indian tennis saw the rise of a few players, but overall paucity of talent results in a disappointing 2018

The resurrection and rise of some players could hardly fill the overall vacuum in Indian tennis which endured its familiar share of disappointment and drama in 2018 amid a glimmer hope for the future.

Gearing up for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Indian tennis ace Divij Sharan’s time has finally come
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Gearing up for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Indian tennis ace Divij Sharan’s time has finally come

Divij Sharan is 32 and while you may not have heard of him much, remember that name. For Sharan is set to be a leading medal contender for the country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Leaving behind injury struggles, Saketh Myneni sets sights on achieving smaller goals in 2019
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Leaving behind injury struggles, Saketh Myneni sets sights on achieving smaller goals in 2019

For a player who has had to grapple with injuries as Saketh Myneni has, mental fortitude is perhaps one of the most important aspects of the game.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina lead Indian tennis' charge in a year when singles players had more headlining acts
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Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina lead Indian tennis' charge in a year when singles players had more headlining acts

The 2018 season was another testing ground for Indian singles players like Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina. But now that they have tasted success, there's hope for an even better show next year.

India's Ramkumar Ramanathan says there's nothing wrong with his game, but admits he could down on tournaments
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India's Ramkumar Ramanathan says there's nothing wrong with his game, but admits he could down on tournaments

Ramkumar started the year at number 148 in the world and managed to remain in top-150 despite not going deep in most of the tournaments. He is at number 130 this week.

What ails Indian tennis and its support structure? Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni and Prajnesh Gunneswaran weigh in
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What ails Indian tennis and its support structure? Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni and Prajnesh Gunneswaran weigh in

Many young talents have come to the fore and fizzled out or faded away, far from the tennis circuit, or languishing in the rankings if they choose to continue playing.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran interview: India's top-ranked singles tennis ace on his injury struggles, future goals and more
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Prajnesh Gunneswaran interview: India's top-ranked singles tennis ace on his injury struggles, future goals and more

After becoming the country's top-ranked singles player and winning the Bengaluru Open, Prajnesh Gunneswaran talks about his injury struggles, future goals and more.

AITA removes SP Misra, Zeeshan Ali from senior selection committee; Ankita Bhambri, Vishal Uppal named replacements
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AITA removes SP Misra, Zeeshan Ali from senior selection committee; Ankita Bhambri, Vishal Uppal named replacements

The national tennis federation on Wednesday removed chairman SP Misra and Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali from the senior national selection committee and replaced them with Ankita Bhambri and Vishal Uppal.

India to host Italy on Kolkata's grasscourts in qualifiers for Davis Cup Finals after securing two key exemptions from ITF
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India to host Italy on Kolkata's grasscourts in qualifiers for Davis Cup Finals after securing two key exemptions from ITF

Kolkata was chosen as the venue only after the All India Tennis Association (AITA) secured two key exemptions from the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Ramkumar Ramanathan loses in second round at Slovak Open; reaches doubles semi-finals with partner Andrei Vasilevski
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Ramkumar Ramanathan loses in second round at Slovak Open; reaches doubles semi-finals with partner Andrei Vasilevski

Seeded sixth, Ramkumar lost 3-6 6-3 2-6 to Germany's Matthias Bachinger in the second round of the €106,000 hardcourt tournament.