Indian tennis needs a top-10 singles player, feels Goran Ivanisevic
Indian tennis needs a top-10 singles player, feels Goran Ivanisevic

Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic says India can't forever sit on the laurels of greats like Leander Paes and it must have a top-10 singles player for tennis to thrive in the country.

Somdev Devvarman fails to qualify for US Clay Court ch'ship main draw
Somdev Devvarman fails to qualify for US Clay Court ch'ship main draw

Stumbling at the final hurdle, Somdev Devvarman lost the third qualifying round of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men's Clay Court Championship to Guilherme Clezar, here.

Somdev in final qualifying round of US Clay Court championship
Somdev in final qualifying round of US Clay Court championship

India's Somdev Devvarman is one win away from making the singles main draw of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men's Clay Court Championship following a straight sets win over American Robby Ginepri, here. 

India lacks good domestic tennis competitions: Ramesh Krishnan
India lacks good domestic tennis competitions: Ramesh Krishnan

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.

Sania Mirza is now world number three in doubles
Sania Mirza is now world number three in doubles

 Sania Mirza jumped to her career-best rank of three in the doubles, following her stupendous title win at the BNP Paribas Open with Swiss great Martina Hingis.

Kolkata Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan stuns Somdev Devvarman
Kolkata Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan stuns Somdev Devvarman

Continuing to make giant strides, Indian youngster Ramkumar Ramanathan on Tuesday stunned country's number one men's singles player and fourth seed Somdev Devvarman in the USD 50,000 Kolkata Open at the Bengal Tennis Association courts here today.

Yuki breaks back to top-300, Somdev loses 2 spots despite win
Yuki breaks back to top-300, Somdev loses 2 spots despite win

Courtesy his final appearance at the Delhi Open, Yuki Bhambri jumped 117 places to get to 297 while his conqueror Somdev Devvarman lost two spots to be at 155 in the latest ATP singles ranking, issued on Monday.

Somdev Devvarman retains Delhi Open title with win over Yuki Bhambri
Somdev Devvarman retains Delhi Open title with win over Yuki Bhambri

A dogged Somdev Devvarman retained the Delhi Open title with a comeback win over Yuki Bhambri, whose game crumbled despite early promise in the summit clash, here on Sunday.

Yuki, Somdev to clash all-India final at Delhi Open
Yuki, Somdev to clash all-India final at Delhi Open

India's top tennis players Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri set up the Delhi Open title clash against each other after scoring contrasting victories in their respective semifinals of the USD 100,000 ATP Challenger, here on Saturday.

Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri top draws at Kolkata Open
Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri top draws at Kolkata Open

Indian ace Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri will look forward to carry forward their red hot form of the ongoing Delhi Open, even as Australian James Duckworth is likely to get the top billing in the upcoming ATP Challenger Tour at the Bengal Tennis Association courts from February 23-28.

Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri book semifinal berths in Delhi Open
Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri book semifinal berths in Delhi Open

 Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri remained on course for a title showdown by reaching the men's singles semifinals of the Delhi Open even as it was curtains for Saketh Myneni, here on Friday.

Sanam shocks top seed to make quarters along with Yuki, Somdev
Sanam shocks top seed to make quarters along with Yuki, Somdev

Wild card Sanam Singh led the Indian charge by knocking out top seed James Duckworth even as Yuki Bhambri and Somdev Devvarman were clinical enough to enter the singles quarterfinals of the Delhi Open, here on Thursday.

Somdev Devvarman loses to lower-ranked Tearney in OZ Challenger
Somdev Devvarman loses to lower-ranked Tearney in OZ Challenger

India's struggling singles star Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another first round defeat and this time against a player who is ranked outside the bracket of 1600.

Somdev loses to lower-ranked Tearney in OZ Challenger
Somdev loses to lower-ranked Tearney in OZ Challenger

 India's struggling singles star Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another first round defeat and this time against a player who is ranked outside the bracket of 1600.

Somdev Devvarman, Saketh Myneni advance to quarters of Hong Kong Challenger
Somdev Devvarman, Saketh Myneni advance to quarters of Hong Kong Challenger

India's top two singles players, Somdev Devvarman and Saketh Myneni progressed to the quarterfinals of the USD 50,000 Hong Kong ATP Challenger tournament, here today.

Indian tennis needs top class singles players: Tim Henman
Indian tennis needs top class singles players: Tim Henman

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.

Yuki Bhambri one win away from entering Aus Open singles main draw
Yuki Bhambri one win away from entering Aus Open singles main draw

 Yuki Bhambri kept alive his hopes of making the Australian Open singles main draw after scoring a straight sets victory over higher-ranked Yoshihito Nishioka in the qualifying event, here on Thursday.

Yuki wins but Somdev, Ramkumar bow out of Aus Open qualifiers
Yuki wins but Somdev, Ramkumar bow out of Aus Open qualifiers

Yuki Bhambri was the only Indian to cross the first hurdle in the Australian Open qualifiers today while Somdev Devvarman and Ramkumar Ramanathan fell by the way side after featuring in tight matches.

Juan Martin del Potro to play in Sydney despite wrist worries
Juan Martin del Potro to play in Sydney despite wrist worries

Juan Martin del Potro says he will play through the pain to return to action at the Australian Open warm-up event in Sydney next week after nearly a year out with a wrist injury.

Somdev Devvarman crashes out of Chennai Open in first round
Somdev Devvarman crashes out of Chennai Open in first round

India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman choked after initially showing promise as he lost to sixth seed Yen Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei in straight sets to crash out of the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament in the first round here on Tuesday.