India to travel to Japan for World Group play-offs

In what can be termed as a decent draw, India were on Wednesday pitted against Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie, to be held from September 16.

Paes, Bhupathi advance in mixed doubles

Veterans Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, along with their respective partners, advanced to the third round of the Wimbledon mixed doubles event after notching up straight-set second-round wins.

Plenty of Indian interest at country`s only ATP event

Somdev will look to carry forward his good form and repeat his 2009 performance while the doubles duo of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will re-unite on the ATP tour.

Somdev aims high for 2011 season, wants to be in top-50

India`s numero uno singles player Somdev Devvarman is eyeing a top-50 slot in season-2011.

Somdev has nothing to lose, can go all out: Misra

Back in the tie after "superlative" win of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, India`s Davis Cup
captain S P Misra today asked Somdev Devvarman to go all out
in tomorrow`s tough reverse singles.

Somdev takes Baghdatis to three sets in Dubai

India`s Somdev Devvarman went down fighting 3-6, 6-3, 1-6 to World No. 37 Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships here on Wednesday.

Somdev one step away from Aus Open main draw

Somdev Devvarman kept the Indian
hopes alive and is now just one step away from the Australian
Open singles main draw after his three-set win against
Germany`s Tobias Kamke here today.

Somdev crashes out of Chennai Open singles

Somdev Devvarman was nowhere near to his best as the last year`s runner-up crashed out of the singles event of the Chennai Open.

Somdev keen to break into top 100

Armed with the confidence that he
has it in him to perform at the highest level, Indian tennis`
poster boy Somdev Devvarman has set himself the immediate
target of breaking into the top 100 in singles rankings.

Somdev opts out of US Challenger event

Somdev Devvarman has withdrawn from the singles event of the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger tournament in Champaign, United States, due to a shoulder problem.

Somdev-Purav, Harsh-Huey move to semis of US Challenger

Somdev Devvarman and Purav Raja stunned third seeds Kaden Hensel and Adam Hubble in straight
sets to breeze into the doubles semifinals of the USD 50,000
ATP Challenger event.

Somdev, Prakash out from ATP Challenger singles

Somdev Devvarman`s chances of breaking into the top-100 by the end of this season suffered a jolt after he went down in the first round of the ATP Challenger event in Knoxville, United States.

Somdev drops to 124 despite good show in US Challenger event

Despite putting up one of his best
performances of the season, Somdev Devvarman dropped eight
places to 124th in the ATP rankings issued today.

There is more pressure in playing for India: Somdev

In the limelight after steering India to the Davis Cup World Group stage after 11 years, a
relaxed Somdev Devvarman today said there is always more
pressure on a tennis player when it comes to representing the

Somdev`s feat makes Akhtar Ali proud

Having coached India`s Davis Cup sensation Somdev Devvarman during his formative years, Akhtar Ali said the Tripura boy`s hard work has paid dividends and he
has a long way to go.

Somdev, Sania rise in singles rankings

Riding on their recent successes,
Somdev Devvarman leapfrogged to 140th, while Sania Mirza rose
to 74th in the latest tennis singles rankings issued today.

Somdev qualifies for Legg Mason Tennis Classic

Somdev Devvarman erased a one-set
deficit to stun the second seed Josselin Ouanna and make the
main draw of the USD 1,402,000 Legg Mason Tennis Classic