Purav Raja

Leander Paes, Purav Raja suffer first-round exit at Delray Beach Open

Leander Paes, Purav Raja suffer first-round exit at Delray Beach Open

Veteran Leander Paes and his partner Purav Raja crashed out of the Delray Beach Open after suffering straight-set defeat in the opening round of the men's doubles event, here.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Australian Open: Leander Paes, Purav Raja lose in pre-quarters

Australian Open: Leander Paes, Purav Raja lose in pre-quarters

Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja on Sunday suffered a straight-set defeat at the hands of the Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the pre-quarterfinals to bow out of the Australian Open here.

Jan 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
 Australian Open: Leander Paes-Purav Raja reach pre-quarters after surprise win

Australian Open: Leander Paes-Purav Raja reach pre-quarters after surprise win

Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Purav Raja were at the net on Saturday to create the first upset in the men's doubles at the Australian Open, overcoming fifth seeded Jamie Murray (Britain) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 7-6 (8-6). 

Jan 20, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
Australian Open: All Indians off to a winning start in doubles

Australian Open: All Indians off to a winning start in doubles

Veteran Leander Paes and Purav Raja outplayed their opponents to progress to the men's doubles second round at the Australian Open and were joined by Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan with their respective partners.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:21 PM IST
Tata Open Maharashtra: Purav Raja blames inconsistency after doubles loss to Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Neduncheziyan

Tata Open Maharashtra: Purav Raja blames inconsistency after doubles loss to Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Neduncheziyan

Raja was also candid in saying that he lacked consistency in his service on big points on Tuesday but was quick to point out that it was not one of his worst serving days.

Jan 03, 2018, 18:10 PM IST
Leander Paes, Purav Raja lift Knoxville Challenger title

Leander Paes, Purav Raja lift Knoxville Challenger title

The top-seeded pair fought hard in two consecutive tie-breakers to defeat the American-Australian duo of James Cerretani and John Patrick Smith 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 in men's doubles final.

Nov 13, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Leander Paes-Purav Raja reach doubles quarters in Knoxville, Divij Sharan out

Leander Paes-Purav Raja reach doubles quarters in Knoxville, Divij Sharan out

Top-seeded Indian team of Leander Paes and Purav Raja moved into the quarterfinals of the Knoxville Challenger but in-form Divij Sharan was ousted from the Bratislava event with his partner.

Nov 09, 2017, 12:36 PM IST
Divij Sharan breaks into top-50, Sania Mirza drops out of top-10

Divij Sharan breaks into top-50, Sania Mirza drops out of top-10

Purav Raja (62), Leander Paes (70) and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (97) are the other top-100 Indian players.

Nov 06, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna enter US Open 2017 quarter-finals

Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna enter US Open 2017 quarter-finals

Paes and Raja went down 4-6, 6-7(7) on Court 10 of Flushing Meadows in an hour and 27 minutes.

Sep 04, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
Leander Paes pairs up with Purav Raja for Winston-Salem, US Open

Leander Paes pairs up with Purav Raja for Winston-Salem, US Open

Paes, ranked 59, has paired with Raja and Sharan with Germany's Andre Begemann, who is placed 66.

Aug 20, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Indian challenge ends in men's doubles at Wimbledon

Indian challenge ends in men's doubles at Wimbledon

However, Raja, Sharan, Paes and Bopanna are still in hunt in the mixed doubles event with their respective partners.

Jul 07, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Bordeaux Challenger: Divij Sharan-Purav Raja pair wins first title of 2017 season in France

Bordeaux Challenger: Divij Sharan-Purav Raja pair wins first title of 2017 season in France

The third seeded Indians defeated the fourth seeded Mexican-Kiwi combination 6-4, 6-4 in the summit clash that was over in 67 minutes.

May 21, 2017, 21:20 PM IST
Australian Open: Sania Mirza advances into 3rd round in women's doubles, Rohan Bopanna knocked out

Australian Open: Sania Mirza advances into 3rd round in women's doubles, Rohan Bopanna knocked out

 the Indo-Czech duo were made to work hard by Stosur and Zhang as they had to save five break points and needed four match points to win the final game

Jan 20, 2017, 13:28 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
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
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
Singapore Slammers are new IPTL champions; beat Indian Aces in final

Singapore Slammers are new IPTL champions; beat Indian Aces in final

Ivan Dodig (Aces) was adjudged the Most Valuable Player (MVP) (Male) while Slammers' Belinda Bencic was adjudged the MVP (Female).

Dec 20, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
Wimbledon 2015: Paes-Nestor team advances; Raja-Martin pair bow out

Wimbledon 2015: Paes-Nestor team advances; Raja-Martin pair bow out

Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Dainel Nestor overcame spirited opposition to advance to the men's doubles second round at the Wimbledon championships but it was all over for Purav Raja and his French teammate Fabrice Martin, here on Wednesday.

Jul 01, 2015, 21:12 PM IST