A day after being felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Asian Games exploits, India's Saketh Myneni toppled Belgian seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans to move to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Indore Open, here on Wednesday.
Tennis star Sania Mirza teamed up with Saketh Myneni to clinch the gold in mixed double while Seema Punia also brought glory with her gold-winning act as India maintained the ninth position in the overall standings on the 10th day of competitions in the 17th Asian Games here today.
Sanam Singh could not add a second consecutive Asian Games gold medal to his kitty as he and Saketh Myneni settled for a silver after losing the hard-fought final in straight sets to Korea's Yongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung, here today.
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.
A brilliant performance by Indian pair Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni helped them overcome top seeded Thai team of Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana to reach the men's doubles final of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here 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.
Sanam Singh recovered from a sluggish start to move to the men's singles quarterfinals and later combined with Saketh Myneni to seal a place in the men's doubles last-eight also as Indian players continued their dominating show on the tennis courts at the Asian Games here on Friday.
Sanam Singh recovered from a sluggish start to move to the men's singles quarterfinals in the tennis competition of the Asian Games as he posted a convincing straight sets win over Korea's higher-ranked Hyeon Chung, here on Friday.
India's Sanam Singh reached the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis event of the 17th Asian Games with a straight sets victory over higher ranked South Korean Hyeon Chung at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Friday.
There will be no Indian competing in the singles event of the US Open this year as all three players have been eliminated from the qualifying competition following second round defeats of Yuki Bhambri and Sanam Singh, here.
Top tennis player Somdev Devvarman pulled off a stunning win in the first reverse singles to enable India enter the Davis Cup World Group play-offs with a 3-1 historic win over South Korea in their Group I Asia/Oceania second round tie here Sunday.
The Indian Davis Cup team entered the World Group playoffs after notching up a historic away triumph over Korea following Somdev Devvarman`s win over Yong-Kyu Lim in the reverse singles of the Group I Asia/Oceania second round tie here Sunday.
India stood one win away from securing a berth in the World Group play-offs after Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni defeated Hyung-Taik Lee and Lim Yong-Kyu in the crucial doubles match of their second round Asia/Oceania Group I tie against Korea, here today.
Somdev Devvarman had to dig deep into his reservoir of experience to tame a fighting Hyeon Chung but Sanam Singh lost the second singles to Yong-Kyu Lim, leaving India and Korea locked at 1-1 on day one of their second round Asia/Oceania Group I tie, here today.