Chennai Open

Amritraj brothers disappointed with Chennai Open shift to Pune

Amritraj brothers disappointed with Chennai Open shift to Pune

The former Davis Cuppers, who hailed from Chennai, had worked hard to bring the tournament here in 1997 as the Gold Flake Open ATP tournament, generating great fan following.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
Chennai Open renamed as Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune

Chennai Open renamed as Maharashtra Open, to be held in Pune

The season-opening Maharashtra Open will be a USD 550,000 event, which is USD 44,270 more than the Chennai Open.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
After 21 years, Chennai Open ready for exit from city

After 21 years, Chennai Open ready for exit from city

The reason is surprising since the Tamil Nadu government has been supporting the event for long and IMG had even extended the contract with TNTA for three more years recently.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri falls at final hurdle, ousted  in last qualifying round by Ernesto Escobedo

Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri falls at final hurdle, ousted in last qualifying round by Ernesto Escobedo

Other Indian in fray, Saketh Myneni had lost his first round in the Qualifiers after encountering a foot problem.

Jan 14, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Auckland Classic: Leander Paes, Andre Sa knock out top seeds Treat Huey, Max Mirnyi to enter quarter-finals

Auckland Classic: Leander Paes, Andre Sa knock out top seeds Treat Huey, Max Mirnyi to enter quarter-finals

Paes and his Brazilian teammate knocked out the top seeds 7-6(3) 6-3 to make it to the quarterfinals of the USD 508,360 hard court event.

Jan 11, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Chennai Open: Roberto Bautista Agut claims singles crown; Rohan Bopanna, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan win doubles title

Chennai Open: Roberto Bautista Agut claims singles crown; Rohan Bopanna, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan win doubles title

Bopanna and Nedunchezhiyan, playing only the second time together, notched up a memorable victory in a historic all-Indian doubles final.

Jan 08, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
Chennai Open: Rohan Bopanna-Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan set up all-Indian final with Purav Raja-Divij Sharan

Chennai Open: Rohan Bopanna-Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan set up all-Indian final with Purav Raja-Divij Sharan

The legendary Lee-Hesh pair won five titles here at the Nugumbakkam stadium.

Jan 07, 2017, 23:28 PM IST
Chennai Open: Divij Sharan-Purav Raja a win away from third ATP title; Daniil Medvedev reaches first ever semis

Chennai Open: Divij Sharan-Purav Raja a win away from third ATP title; Daniil Medvedev reaches first ever semis

It can get even better if Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan win their semifinal tomorrow to set up an all-Indian final.

Jan 06, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
Chennai Open: Yuki Bhambri exits, Indian challenge ends in singles

Chennai Open: Yuki Bhambri exits, Indian challenge ends in singles

With Yuki's defeat, India's challenge has ended in the singles with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni exiting in first round.

Jan 05, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
Leander Paes rules out retirement, says his comments were misread

Leander Paes rules out retirement, says his comments were misread

Paes and Brazilian Andre Sa began the 2017 season with a defeat against Indian team of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan in the opening round on Wednesday night.

Jan 05, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Chennai Open: Jozef Kovalik shocks Marin Cilic for biggest win of his career

Chennai Open: Jozef Kovalik shocks Marin Cilic for biggest win of his career

Kovalik, ranked 117, showed nerves of steel in a hard-earned 7-6(5) 5-7 7-5 win over the 'rusty' top seed.

Jan 04, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis

Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis

Devvarman won gold medals at the Guangzhou Asiad and Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010.

Jan 01, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
Chennai Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Yuki Bhambri win opening round in qualifiers

Chennai Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Yuki Bhambri win opening round in qualifiers

The third Indian player in action in the qualifier, Sasi Kumar Mukund went down fighting to Argentine Nicolas Kicker.

Jan 01, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Chennai Open: Bhambhri, Mukund, Prajnesh face tricky opponents in qualifiers

Chennai Open: Bhambhri, Mukund, Prajnesh face tricky opponents in qualifiers

India has a third entry in the form of Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who faces off with Japan's Hiroki Moriya.

Dec 30, 2016, 23:45 PM IST
Leander Paes leads India' charge at ATP Chennai Open

Leander Paes leads India' charge at ATP Chennai Open

Paes, seven-time Olympian and 18 Grand Slams winner will be India's biggest attraction in doubles and he has been seeded third with Brazilian partner Andre Sa.

Dec 21, 2016, 20:49 PM IST
Two-time champion Marin Cilic confirms return to Chennai Open

Two-time champion Marin Cilic confirms return to Chennai Open

The 2014 US Open champion confirmed his entry for India's premium event at the SDAT Tennis Stadium in Nungambakkam from January 2.

Nov 20, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
Saketh Myneni beats fellow Indian​ Ramkumar Ramkumar in Australian Open qualifiers

Saketh Myneni beats fellow Indian​ Ramkumar Ramkumar in Australian Open qualifiers

Myneni broke Ramkumar once in the opening set and thrice in the second against Ramkumar's three break chances in the second set.

Jan 14, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
Stan Wawrinka defends Chennai Open title with ease

Stan Wawrinka defends Chennai Open title with ease

The World number four defending champion strolled to a 6 -3 7-5 win over world number 44 Coric in one hour and 26 minutes.

Jan 10, 2016, 20:26 PM IST
Stupendous Stan Wawrinka to clash with Borna Coric for third Chennai Open honour

Stupendous Stan Wawrinka to clash with Borna Coric for third Chennai Open honour

In seven meetings, it was the sixth win for Wawrinka over Paire and third in a row.

Jan 09, 2016, 23:12 PM IST
Chennai Open: Bedene triumphs as fearless Ramanathan wins hearts; Wawrinka cruises into semis

Chennai Open: Bedene triumphs as fearless Ramanathan wins hearts; Wawrinka cruises into semis

The gritty Indian youngster gave a terrific fight to a top-50 player and saved four match points before losing 7-6(5) 4-6 3-6, battling hard for two hours and 13 minutes against Britain's number two player.

Jan 09, 2016, 00:15 AM IST