Indian men's doubles pair of Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni assured India of atleast a silver medal in tennis while Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan missed out on a golden opportunity to make it 1-2 for the country blowing away two match points en route settling for a bronze.
Star wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt notched up India's fourth gold medal, while Khushbir Kaur became the first woman from the country to win a medal in 20km Race Walking by clinching a silver as India shot up to eighth in overall standings on the ninth day of competitions in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.
India are assured of at least five more bronze medals from the 17th Asian Games after the tennis players put up an impressive display to reach the semifinals of five events at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts, here on Saturday.
India`s Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek Friday were seeded fifth in the men`s double while Saina Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black are fourth in the women`s doubles for the Wimbledon starting Monday.
Sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi overcame a stiff challenge from Divij Sharan and Rameez Junaid in their men`s doubles first round match at the French Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday.
Divij Sharan and Purav Raja came from behind to win their first ATP Challenger title of the season as the top seeded Indians tamed Miachel Venus and Sanchai Ratiwatana via Super Tie-breaker in the summit clash of the All Japan Indoor Championships, here today.
The top seeded Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja reached their first final of the season together after overcoming a fighting combo of Toshihide Matsui and Danai Udomchoke in straight sets in the ATP Kyoto Challenger event, here Friday.
The Indian challenge at the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tour ended on Friday after Russian third seed Evgeny Donskoy outplayed Somdev Devvarman to set up a final clash against a spirited Ilija Bozoljac of Serbia.
Indian qualifier Sanam Singh brushed aside the challenge of Germany`s Nils Langer even as Saketh Myneni failed to recreate the magic of last week as he bowed of the ATP Challenger event in Knoxville, USA.
Second seed Indian pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan went down against the unseeded Russian duo of Mikhail Elgin and Teymuraz Gabashvili in the doubles final of the USD 125,000 Tashkent ATP Challenger, on Saturday.
Second seeded Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja scored a close 5-7 6-3 13-11 win over the Israeli pair of Dudi Sela and Amir Weintraub to storm into the finals of the ATP Tashkent Challenger, on Frdiay.
Second seed Divij Sharan and Purav Raja of India today moved into the quarterfinals of the USD 125,000 Tashkent Challenger after notching up a hard-fought win over the Italian pair of Andrea Arnaboldi and Thomas Fabbian in the doubles event, here.
Divij Sharan and Purav Raja suffered their second successive first round defeat as they bowed out of the St. Petersburg Open after a 6-7(6) 4-6 defeat against Russians Victor Baluda and Konstantin Kravchuk.
Divij Sharan is content that he could make an impression at the US Open by making the pre-quarterfinals with new partner Yen-Hsun Lu and says that the "great" experience of competing in a Grand Slam has boosted his confidence.