Ramkumar Ramanthan played his heart out before losing a tight second round singles match while Purav Raja and Divij Sharan bowed out of the men's doubles in the first round of the qualifiers at Wimbledon on Thursday. Up against German 21st seed and world No 130, the 21-year-old Indian lost 6-7(5), 6-7(3), bringing the curtains down on India's challenge in the singles qualifying event. Saketh Myneni, the country's top singles player at No 150, lost in the first round to 23-year-old Frenchman ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Ramkumar Ramanathan made the quarterfinals of the $50,000 mens Challenger tennis tournament with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Steven Diez of Canada in Samarkhand, Uzbekistan, on Thursday. The results: $100,000 Challenger men, Seoul, Korea: Doubles (quarterfinals): ...The Hindu, 1 month ago Ramkumar and David shock top seeds in Moscow Challenger Business Standard, 3 weeks ago Challenger tennis: Ramkumar advances The Hindu, 1 month ago
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IMAGE: Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes celebrate winning a Davis Cup match. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images. Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna, who will represent India at the Rio Olympics as a team, may clash against each other at the Wimbledon pre-quarterfinals as they have been drawn in the top half of the draw at the men's doubles event. Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea, seeded sixth, open their campaign against Croatian pair of Marin Draganja and Nikola Mektic. Paes and ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago Bopanna agrees to partner Paes Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago History beckons Paes as Bopanna agrees to play with him at Rio Olympics Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago Bopanna drops two places to 13th in doubles rankings Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) may back Leander Paes to the hilt in getting him on the Indian Olympic squad but the veteran star will not be picked in the Davis Cup team despite showing late interest in competing in the Asia/Oceania Group I tie ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago Paes won't be picked for Korea Davis Cup tie Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Rohan Bopanna on 6 June officially returned to top-10 in the ATP ranking doubles chart, securing a direct entry into the mens doubles event of the Rio Olympics. After exiting the French Open at quarter-final stage, Bopanna needed defending champions Marcelo ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago Bopanna officially enters top-10, secures direct entry for Rio Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago Bopanna back in Top-10, secures direct entry for Rio Games Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
India’s hopes of a singles entry in the main draw at the French Open were dashed when Saketh Myneni was knocked out in the qualifiers by Frances Tiafoe of the United States, in Paris, on Wednesday. Seeded 28th and ranked 147, Myneni had his moments before losing 6-7(5), 5-7 in a second round qualifying match. Trailing 2-5 in the first set, he staged a splendid recovery, but wasted a set point in the 12th game. The 188-ranked American not only saved the set point but also erased a 2-5 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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