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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

Prajnesh Gunneswaran qualifies for 2019 Australian Open main draw

The Chennai southpaw enjoyed a successful 2018 in which he reached four Challenger-level finals and won two titles. 

Jan 11, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

AITA challenges 'biased' Somdev Devvarman to implement his vision

Somdev recently had asked what was AITA's vision for sport in country, suggesting that the federation had not done enough to lift the game in the country.

Jan 04, 2019, 18:23 PM IST

Indian tennis fraternity pay tribute to Somdev Devvarman's contribution to Indian sports

Counter-puncher Somdev, at the age of 31, announced his retirement from tennis on Sunday, having represented India in the Davis Cup in 14 ties with 14 wins and 10 defeats in singles.

Jan 02, 2017, 16:09 PM IST

Somdev Devvarman retires from professional tennis

Devvarman won gold medals at the Guangzhou Asiad and Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010.

Jan 01, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

Chennai Open: Bhambhri, Mukund, Prajnesh face tricky opponents in qualifiers

India has a third entry in the form of Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who faces off with Japan's Hiroki Moriya.

Dec 30, 2016, 23:45 PM IST

Saketh Myneni beats fellow Indian​ Ramkumar Ramkumar in Australian Open qualifiers

Myneni broke Ramkumar once in the opening set and thrice in the second against Ramkumar's three break chances in the second set.

Jan 14, 2016, 21:45 PM IST

Stan Wawrinka breezes into quarters of Chennai Open

Wawrinka, world ranked fourth, hardly broke his sweat to prevail 6-3 6-2 over his less-fancied opponent in the second round duel that lasted for just 52 minutes.

Jan 06, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Struggling Somdev Devvarman makes a disappointing start to 2016

Somdev, ranked 177th, lost 3-6 6-3 3-6 to his 18-year old opponent Andrey Rublev.

Jan 05, 2016, 21:50 PM IST

Somdev Devvarman beats James Ward, earns Chennai Open main draw

Somdev, who struggled to go deep in the main draws on the ATP tour in 2015, got the better of Ward 2-6 7-5 6-4 in a two hours and three-minute battle.

Jan 03, 2016, 22:40 PM IST

Somdev Devvarman, Saketh ​Myneni win comfortably in Chennai Open Qualifiers

The duo won in straight sets over their respective opponents.

Jan 02, 2016, 19:48 PM IST

Saketh, Somdev, Sanam to vie for Chennai Open main draw slot

The qualifying singles round is a draw of 16 with 14 direct acceptances and two wildcards.

Dec 31, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

Yuki Bhambri reaches career-best ranking of 89

In doubles, Rohan Bopanna remained country's highest-ranked player at number 14.

Nov 02, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

System needs to keep churning out new players: Ramesh Krishnan

Led by Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri, India are regularly in contention for a berth in the elite 16-nation World Group.

Nov 01, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

Somdev Devvarman lets go junk food, hires new coach to regain identity

Somdev is determined to work more on his fitness and improve his performances.

Oct 30, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Somdev Devvarman, Sanam Singh progress; Saketh Myneni's season ends with defeat

Somdev Devvarman served past Maxime Janvier to enter 2nd round of the KPIT-MSLTA Pune Challenger.

Oct 27, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Yuki Bhambri top seed at Pune ATP Challenger

Yuki Bhambri, who became a top-100 player last week, will be the top seed for the $50,000 ATP Challenger to be played at the MSLTA School of Tennis in Mhalunge-Balewadi complex here.

Oct 24, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

Somdev Devvarman crashes out of Air Asia Open, Sanam Singh in quarters

Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the USD 50,000 Air Asia Open even as his compatriot Sanam Singh made into the quarterfinals.

Oct 22, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Air Asia Open: Sanam Singh scripts big upset; Somdev Devvarman, Saketh Myneni advance

While unseeded Indian Sanam Singh scripted the biggest Air Asia Open upset by trouncing tournament eighth seed Germain Gigounon of Belgium in straight sets, India's ace Davis Cupper Somdev Devvarman and Saketh Myneni, won their respective match to stormed into the second round of the event at the KSLTA courts here today.

Oct 20, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Yuki Bhambri to lead Indian challenge in Air Asia Open

Country's top singles player Yuki Bhambri will spearhead the Indian challenge at the ATP Air Asia Open, beginning here Monday.

Oct 15, 2015, 22:27 PM IST