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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tennis ace Leander Paes won't wait for eighth appearance if Games are cancelled
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tennis ace Leander Paes won't wait for eighth appearance if Games are cancelled

Paes is the only Indian to appear in seven Olympics, starting from Barcelona Games in 1992 and Rio Olympics in 2016. The year 2020 is his last year in professional tennis.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's tennis players, coaches feel AITA should offer support and formulate plan to tide over lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's tennis players, coaches feel AITA should offer support and formulate plan to tide over lockdown

Jeevan Nedunchehiyan said the way forward is forming a tennis players council which works in tandem with AITA

From Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to Purav Raja, Indian tennis players work on future ventures during coronavirus forced break
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From Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to Purav Raja, Indian tennis players work on future ventures during coronavirus forced break

Swinging the racquet will not earn them money all their life, so a few Indian tennis players, forced out of Pro Tour due to the health crisis triggered by COVID-19, are utilising their time to work on career beyond tennis.

Bengaluru Open 2020: Leander Paes-Matthew Ebden lose in final at Indian tennis legend's last outing at home
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Bengaluru Open 2020: Leander Paes-Matthew Ebden lose in final at Indian tennis legend's last outing at home

Veteran Leander Paes' final ATP Tour match on home soil ended on a disappointing note as he and his partner Matthew Ebden lost to Indian pair of Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the men's doubles final of the Bengaluru Open

Maharashtra Open 2020: Jiri Vesely, Ricardas Berankis storm into men's singles semis with come-from-behind victories
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Maharashtra Open 2020: Jiri Vesely, Ricardas Berankis storm into men's singles semis with come-from-behind victories

Jiri Vesely and second seed Ricardas Berankis stormed into the single semi-finals of the ATP Tata Open Maharashtra after scoring come-from-behind victories on Friday.

Maharashtra Open 2020: Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted from last ATP Tour event in India
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Maharashtra Open 2020: Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted from last ATP Tour event in India

Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted in quarter-finals of Tata Open Maharashtra, his last ATP Tour event in India.

Maharashtra Open 2020: India's Sasi Mukund goes down fighting to Japan's Taro Daniel to make first-round exit
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Maharashtra Open 2020: India's Sasi Mukund goes down fighting to Japan's Taro Daniel to make first-round exit

Sasi Mukund, who was handed a wild-card entry lost 2-6, 6-7 (7) in the opening round of the ATP 250 event.

Maharashtra Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran holds nerve in hard-fought win over Germany's Yannick Maden; Arjun Kadhe crashes out
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Maharashtra Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran holds nerve in hard-fought win over Germany's Yannick Maden; Arjun Kadhe crashes out

Gunneswaran held his nerves throughout the match as both the sets went into tie-breakers before the Indian wrapped up the hard-fought contest 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5) to begin his campaign on a winning note.

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

KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Purav Raja-Ramkumar Ramanathan clinch doubles title with win over Arjun Kadhe-Saketh Myneni
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KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Purav Raja-Ramkumar Ramanathan clinch doubles title with win over Arjun Kadhe-Saketh Myneni

India's Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan clinched their second consecutive doubles title by beating compatriots Arjun Kadhe and Saketh Myneni in straight sets in the final of the KPIT MSLTA Challenger event

KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Ramkumar Ramanathan scores upset win over Sumit Nagal to enter semi-finals
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KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Ramkumar Ramanathan scores upset win over Sumit Nagal to enter semi-finals

In their first meeting this year at the Challenger level, 25-year-old Ramkumar, seeded sixth, notched up a 6-4, 7-6 (5) win over Indian No 2 Sumit Nagal, seeded third, in a 97-minute thriller

Tennis Rankings: Veteran tennis star Leander Paes drops out of top-100 for first time in 19 years
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Tennis Rankings: Veteran tennis star Leander Paes drops out of top-100 for first time in 19 years

Veteran tennis star Leander Paes on Monday dropped out of the top-100 bracket for the first time in 19 years, slipping to 101 after losing five places in the ATP doubles chart

India at Wimbledon 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran faces massive task from get go; consistency concerns for doubles specialists
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India at Wimbledon 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran faces massive task from get go; consistency concerns for doubles specialists

India have a solitary representative in Prajnesh Gunneswaran at Wimbledon 2019. The doubles draw, however, sees five players flying the tricolour.

Indian tennis stars Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina climb to career-best rankings in latest update
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Indian tennis stars Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ankita Raina climb to career-best rankings in latest update

Gunneswaran will spearhead India's challenge in the Davis Cup World Group Qualifiers against Italy in Kolkata this week while Ankita will lead country's challenge in Fed Cup in Astana, Kazakhstan

Maharashtra Open 2019: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan come back from set down to win thrilling quarter-final encounter
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Maharashtra Open 2019: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan come back from set down to win thrilling quarter-final encounter

Immediately after saving their sixth match point to make it 15-15, Bopanna smashed a volley winner to earn their second match point and finished it with a lob,

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.

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.

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupati defends N Sriram Balaji's selection ahead of higher-ranked players for Serbia tie
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Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupati defends N Sriram Balaji's selection ahead of higher-ranked players for Serbia tie

India's Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Thursday defended the selection of N Sriram Balaji ahead of higher-ranked Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja for the tie against Serbia.

Asian Games 2018: Leander Paes pulls out of mega event after tiff with AITA over choice of doubles' partner
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Asian Games 2018: Leander Paes pulls out of mega event after tiff with AITA over choice of doubles' partner

Leander Paes was already miffed at his exclusion from TOP Scheme but had made himself available for the Asian Games, where he has won eight medals, including five gold.

Ramkumar Ramanathan’s run to Hall of Fame Open final gives India’s singles tennis much-needed shot in the arm
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Ramkumar Ramanathan’s run to Hall of Fame Open final gives India’s singles tennis much-needed shot in the arm

Even though Ramkumar Ramanathan faltered on the final hurdle, he belongs to a group of young Indian players who are daring to dream. He didn’t quite return with the silverware, but the run to the final is essential in a bid to change India’s doubles-heavy narrative in tennis.