Wimbledon 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan falls at second hurdle in qualifying; Prajnesh Gunneswaran only Indian in main draw
Ramkumar Ramanathan in the world has fallen in the second round of Wimbledon qualifying, extending his wait of qualifying for the main draw of a slam
French Open 2019: Reeling in fairytale year, India's sole warrior in singles event Prajnesh Gunneswaran soldiers into Roland Garros
Gunneswaran won his second ATP US$ 150K Challenger event, in Bangalore at the end of 2018, made his Grand Slam debut by qualifying for the Australian Open, broke through into the top-100 and played his first ATP 1000 Masters event in Indian Wells in February – all in the space of four months.
LISTEN: Full script of Episode 165 of Spodcast where we discuss Gautam Gambhir's comments on Indo-Pak cricket ties, Mary Kom's Asian Championship absence and more
Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. In this episode, we discuss Gautam Gambhir's comments on Indo-Pak World Cup clash, Mary Kom's absence from Asian Boxing Championships and more
India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-high ATP rank of 84 after impressive outing at Indian Wells
The breakthrough run at the Indian Wells has propelled India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran to career-high rank of 84 but injured Yuki Bhambri on Monday dropped out of top-200 for the first time in almost two years.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into ATP top 100 rankings; Ankita Raina continues as India's top woman player
Prajnesh is only third Indian player to break into the top-100 barrier in the past decade after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.
Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: India captain Mahesh Bhupathi says TOPS should also support men's singles players
Indian Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi rued that tennis had never got the kind of support that boxing or wrestling got from the government, urging them to include men's singles players in Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: India trail Italy as Andreas Seppi, Matteo Berrettini beat Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran
Andreas Seppi and Matteo Berrettini gave Italy a comfortable 2-0 lead over India on the first day of their Davis Cup world group qualifier.
Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: Andreas Seppi beats Ramkumar Ramanathan in straight sets to give Italy winning start
Seppi was slow off the blocks on the grass court of the Calcutta South Club but hit top gear in the second set to complete a 6-4 6-2 win in one hour and 11 minutes.
Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: India hope Kolkata's grass is greener on their side as Italy come knocking
India's biggest advantage when they host Italy in the World Group qualifiers on Friday and Saturday will lie in the quick, low-bouncing grass-court, which has been India’s go-to surface historically in Davis Cups.
Davis Cup Qualifiers 2019: Ramkumar Ramanathan to open India's campaign against Andreas Seppi of Italy
Country's second-ranked player Ramkumar Ramanathan will open India's campaign against Andreas Seppi in the first singles match of their Davis Cup qualifier against Italy, starting on Friday.
Davis Cup Qualifier 2019: Grass court makes tie tougher for us, says Italy captain Corrado Barazzutti
"The Italian team has not played a lot on grass but it is okay. We know we have to play very well," Italy's Davis Cup captain Corrado Barazzutti said.
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.
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
Veteran Leander Paes and his partner Samantha Stosur suffered a second round defeat in the mixed doubles event, ending India's campaign at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday.
Australian Open 2019: Prajnesh Gunneswaran inches closer to main draw; Ankita Raina, Ramkumar Ramanathan ousted
In-form Prajnesh Gunneswaran inched closer to his maiden Grand Slam appearance with another straight-set win but Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan were ousted from the Australian Open Qualifiers after suffering narrow defeats on Thursday.
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 falls short of memorable win over Malek Jaziri; Ernests Gulbis ousts Hyeon Chung
Ramkumar Ramanathan came close to an incredible win over fourth seed Malek Jaziri in a nervy match, while Ernests Gulbis stunned second seed Hyeon Chung.
Maharashtra Open 2019: India's campaign ends as Ramkumar Ramanathan loses to Malek Jaziri in thrilling contest
Ramkumar Ramanathan's serve deserted him at crunch moment as he missed out on a memorable win against world number 45 Malek Jaziri and crashed out of the Tata Open Maharashtra.
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.
Davis Cup: Asian Games gold medallist Divij Sharan included in India squad for Italy tie; N Sriram Balaji dropped
Divij Sharan is set to play only his second-ever Davis Cup tie and first since 2012 after being included in the Indian team for the World Group Qualifier rubber against Italy, scheduled for 1-2 February in Kolkata.