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ATP Rankings: India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-best 84th position

Prajnesh made it to the third round of the Indian Wells before slumping to a 3-6, 6-7 (3-7) defeat at the hands of Croatia's Ivo Karlovic in a thrilling last-32 clash of the tournament.

Mar 18, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

India's Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan rises to career-best 68th in ATP ranking

 Rohan Bopanna continues to be the country's top doubles player at number 38 and is followed by his partner Divij Sharan (40, -1).

Mar 04, 2019, 17:00 PM IST

India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran breaks into top-100 in ATP rankings

Prajnesh is only third Indian player to break into the top-100 barrier in the past decade after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.

Feb 11, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

Ageless Leander Paes has no plans to hang up Tennis racket yet

Paes has not tasted grand slam success since he and Martina Hingis won the mixed doubles title at the 2016 French Open but Paes is not ready to put his racket down yet.

Jan 24, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

I have worked on adding more power to my serve: Ramkumar Ramanathan

Ramkumar will open the new season in Pune at the Tata Open Maharashtra, where the organisers have awarded him and Prajnesh Guneswaran wild card entries.

Dec 24, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

Tennis: Divij Sharan India's new number one doubles player

Sharan said he will cherish the moment and strive to get better. 

Oct 29, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Would love to make a tennis-based film: Shashank Khaitan

Khaitan was interacting with media here at the launch of Tennis Premiere League 2018 along with Leander Paes and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Saturday. 


Oct 21, 2018, 09:23 AM IST

Zeeshan may consider pairing Leander Paes with Ramkumar Ramnathan at Asiad

In the originally planned combinations, Rohan Bopanna was teamed up Divij Sharan and Paes was paired with young Sumit Nagal for the men's doubles event.

Aug 06, 2018, 19:15 PM IST

Leander Paes returns, Bhambri misses out for Asian Games

 Leander Paes has returned to the Indian tennis squad while Rohan Bopanna has also been named for the upcoming 18th Asian Games.The 12-member squad for the prestigious event was named after All India Tennis Federation (AITA) selectors held a meeting at R.K Khanna Tennis Stadium here in the national capital earlier today.

Jun 05, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Leander Paes creates world record for most doubles wins in Davis Cup history

Paes became the most successful player in the history of Davis Cup, notching up a record 43rd doubles win in tie against China on Saturday. 

Apr 07, 2018, 10:49 AM IST

World record beckons Leander Paes in India's Davis Cup tie against China

The 44-year-old Paes is tied on 42 wins with Italian great Nicola Pietrangeli and one more win will make him the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup.

Apr 05, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Winning in Davis Cup tough without playing together on Tour: Vijay Amritraj

Tennis great Vijay Amritraj says there shouldn't be much controversy with regard to India's doubles combination in the Davis Cup since the doubles match matters only when there are "even singles matches".

Mar 20, 2018, 16:43 PM IST

Davis Cup: AITA ignores Rohan Bopanna's reservation, pairs him with Leander Paes

Sending out a strong message that it won't allow players to interfere in selection matters, the AITA on Sunday brought back old warhorse Leander Paes in the Davis Cup team despite "reservations" from seasoned campaigner Rohan Bopanna.

Mar 11, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

Leander Paes in contention for a comeback during India's Davis Cup tie against China

Paes was dropped from the tie against Uzbekistan last April. He has been out of favour since the Bengaluru fiasco when he was not included in the starting line-up by captain Mahesh Bhupathi.

Mar 10, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Tennis: Leander Paes returns to top-50, singles players slid in the latest rankings

Paes, who reached the final in Dubai with Jamie Cerretani last week, jumped to 46.

Mar 05, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

Leander Paes loses Dubai Duty Free tennis doubles final

Veteran Leander Paes didn't have the last laugh in his 97th ATP tour final as he lost in the summit clash of the men's doubles event at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship.

Mar 03, 2018, 21:19 PM IST

Leander Paes, Purav Raja suffer first-round exit at Delray Beach Open

Veteran Leander Paes and his partner Purav Raja crashed out of the Delray Beach Open after suffering straight-set defeat in the opening round of the men's doubles event, here.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

Paes and Salisbury in semis of Dallas Tennis Championships

Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury yet again emerged triumphant in a tense Super Tie-breaker to progress to the semifinals of the USD 125,000 RBC Tennis Championships of Dallas.

Feb 02, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Leander Paes back in doubles top-50 after Newport Beach title win

Paes had partnered American James Cerretani for the Newport Beach tournament, which fetched him 125 ranking points.

Jan 29, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

Leander Paes wins 25th Challenger doubles title at Newport Beach

The second-seeded Indo-American pair defeated the American-Filipino combine 6-4 7-5 in the summit clash of the USD 150,000 hardcourt tournament.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:34 PM IST