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.
Indian tennis ace Leander Paes is justifying the adage that 'age is just a number'. With three mixed doubles majors this season, the 42-year-old, has proved that he still has it in him to win more majors in the years to come.
The Indian Davis Cup team needs to pull off a miracle of sorts if it has to advance to the elite World Group, says Mahesh Bhupathi as the veteran doubles exponent revealed that Czech Republic will field a full strength team in the next month's Play-off tie, here.
The trainees at the Sania Mirza Tennis Academy (SMTA) here had the opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade when Nirupama Sanjeev, former number one women's tennis player in India, visited the facility on Thursday.
Four Indian junior tennis players -- Shashank Teertha, Sacchitt Sharma, Prinkle Singh and Mahak Jain -- sealed their place in the England's national grass court championship by emerging as the finalists of the 'Road to Wimbledon' event which concluded, here on Saturday.
Indian tennis legend Ramesh Krishnan on Tuesday said lack of domestic competition is the reason behind the dearth of quality players in the country, adding the sport needs to be taken to the far-flung areas to produce future champions.
The junior Indian tennis players will have a chance to earn wild card entry into the French Open junior championships as AITA in collaboration with the French Tennis Federation (FFT) has launched a new initiative, called Rendez-Vous.
The likes of Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri might be doing well in the circuit but that's not enough and Indian tennis needs some top class singles players to take the interest to a higher level, Britain's former No 1 Tim Henman said on Sunday.
Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, on Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round.