Aleksander Nedovyesov top seed, Somdev Devvarman third at Pune ATP Challenger
Aleksander Nedovyesov top seed, Somdev Devvarman third at Pune ATP Challenger

World No 118 Aleksander Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan has been given top billing at the KPIT -MSLTA ATP Challenger tennis tournament commencing here Monday.

Somdev Devvarman  seeded third for Pune ATP Challenger
Somdev Devvarman seeded third for Pune ATP Challenger

Indian Davis Cupper and World No.143 tennis player Somdev Devvarman was Saturday named the third seed while Yuki Bhambri, ranked 183, was seeded seventh for the Oct 18-25 KPIT-MSLTA ATP Challenger to be played at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here.

Vishnu Vardhan, Prerna Bhambri win Fenesta Open National Champions title
Vishnu Vardhan, Prerna Bhambri win Fenesta Open National Champions title

Vishnu Vardhan and Prerna Bhambri were crowned winners of the 20th Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship in the men's singles and women's singles categories, respectively here on Saturday.

Rohan Bopanna is open to playing with Leander Paes at 2016 Rio Olympics
Rohan Bopanna is open to playing with Leander Paes at 2016 Rio Olympics

India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the build-up to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there are no fitness issues.

UTV`s next in Tamil is `Yatchan`

Production house Disney UTV`s next Tamil outing will be a romantic action entertainer titled `Yatchan`, which will be co-produced and directed by Vishnu Vardhan.

Ankita Raina bags singles tennis crown

Ankita Raina, representing ONGC, proved just too good for Prerna Bhambri (GAIL) in the women`s singles final and romped to a 6-0, 6-0 title triumph in under an hour at the 33rd PSPB inter-unit tennis tournament here Friday.

GAIL ahead in truncated tennis final

GAIL led ONGC 1-0 when bad light curtailed play in the final tie of the 33rd Petroleum Inter-unit Tennis Tournament here Wednesday.

Vishnu Vardhan`s long wait for title continues

The opportunity to win his first ITF Futures title in 20 months was lost when Vishnu Vardhan suffered a straight set defeat at the hands of Dutch player Antal Van der Duim in USD 10,000 men`s tournament, here today.

Somdev outplayed by Donskoy to mark end of Indian challenge

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.

Yuki sails to Round II of ATP Challenger

Fresh from winning the Chennai leg, Yuki Bhambri advanced to the second round, even as the other two Indians Saketh Myneni and Vishnu Vardhan made quiet exits in the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger at BTA Courts here on Tuesday.

Vishnu most expensive buy at Maharashtra tennis league auction

Hyderabad`s Vishnu Vardhan, who partnered Leander Paes in the London Olympic Games last year, and Sowjanya Bavisetti became the most expensive male and female players respectively at the auction conducted for the second edition of the Premier Tennis League Sunday.

Sanam Singh, Vishnu Vardhan reach quarterfinals of Asian Tennis Championship

India`s Sanam Singh and Vishnu Vardhan have made their way into the quarter finals of the Toyota Asian Tennis Championship at Bangkok, Thailand.

ITF Futures tournament: Yuki to clash with Balaji in final

Top seed Yuki Bhambri asserted his class with a resounding 6-3 6-1 win over Torsten Wietoska and set up a title clash with compatriot N Sriram Balaji, who struggled past Vishnu Vardhan in a marathon semifinal of the USD 10,000 ITF Futures tournament, on Friday.

Yuki, Vishnu, Balaji in semis

Top seed Yuki Bhambri and Vishnu Vardhan are headed for a possible title clash as they breezed into the semifinals of the ITF Futures event after scoring easy victories against their respective rivals, who failed to play to their potential.

Easy win for Yuki, Vishnu knocks out Ranjeet in ITF

Top seed Yuki Bhambri had an easy outing against an erratic Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev while Vishnu Vardhan was impressive in his comeback trail as he knocked out sixth seed V M Ranjeet from the USD 10,000 ITF Men`s Futures tournament, on Tuesday.

These boys are winners for me as they put country first: Paes

For veteran Leander Paes, the team of rookies fighting it out against South Korea are already "winners", simply because they resisted the "temptation" of joining the rebels.

Top seed Vishnu Vardhan knocked out by qualifier Mayur

Men`s and women`s singles top seeds Vishnu Vardhan and Eetee Maheta crashed out of the Rs 12-lakh prize money Omkar All India ranking men`s and women`s tennis championship held at the the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana Club (JVPG) today.

Vishnu Vardhan seeded No. 1 in top prize money tennis

Vishnu Vardhan was on Thursday given the top billing in the men`s singles event of the Rs 12-lakh All India Open men and women`s tennis championships.

AITA to form committee, stalemate continues

Stung by the boycott of top players for the Davis Cup tie, a beleaguered AITA today decided to appoint a special committee to look into the grievances of the rebels even as the standoff showed no signs of ending with the tennis body and the players engaging in a fresh blame game.

Revolting players stick to stand, AITA not worried

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) would be forced to select a depleted side to counter South Korea as none of the eight revolting players has made himself available for Davis Cup selection so far.