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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Sharmistha Chaudhuri

Sharmistha Chaudhuri

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Sharmistha Chaudhuri has covered sports for over eight years. She follows tennis with unrelenting passion and also writes on badminton.

articles by Sharmistha Chaudhuri (232 results)
Aug 18, 2016 13:26
They may be of the same age but no one can take Okuhara lightly. Notching up five victories last season, the young player from Nagano capped the sensational season by pocketing the All England title. read more
Aug 03, 2016 22:26
Paes turned 43 in June. At an age when his contemporaries have turned to off-court business ventures, TV commentary or coaching, the Indian is gaining match practice at World Team Tennis representing Washington Kastles. When he steps on the hardcourts... read more
Aug 03, 2016 15:06
Despite many star players pulling out, Williams sisters show the Olympics will always be an important event for them. read more
Aug 02, 2016 15:08
With Roger Federer out for the season, Rafael Nadal recovering from wrist injury and Andy Murray winless against the Serb this year, Novak Djokovic is expected to add gold to his expanding trophy cabinet. read more
Jul 29, 2016 10:21
One wonders how this works because a former player might not be a great coach and vice versa. Brad Gilbert, the once world No 4, could never win a Grand Slam but has coached Andre Agassi to six of his eight Majors. Andy Roddick won his sole US Open in... read more
Jul 28, 2016 10:31
Roger Federer is not going to be playing in Rio. The Olympics which start eight days from now is already enveloped in a myriad of controversies. Of course there have pull outs already but when the big names decide not to play, it’s a setback. read more
Jul 21, 2016 10:53
The last time in London, the main competition in the women’s singles was among the top three Chinese and Saina. However, it’s a different scenario in Rio. Though India will be fielding two women in singles for the first time, the competition among the... read more
Jul 19, 2016 19:23
India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali says playing on clay is out of the question against the five-time champions Spain. The choices are either hard or grass, but given a choice, India will prefer grass courts. read more
Jun 11, 2016 14:26
Paes got the nod for his seventh Olympic appearance after the All India Tennis Association (AITA) paired him with Rohan Bopanna for the men’s doubles competition despite the latter’s desire to team up with Saketh Myneni. read more
Jun 10, 2016 17:59
In a move that could have knocked Leander Paes out of Olympic reckoning, Rohan Bopanna picked Saketh Myneni on Friday as his preferred partner for the men’s doubles event at the Rio Games, but the AITA is set to reject his demand. read more
Jun 08, 2016 09:36
The selection committee meeting is set for June 11. No matter what happens, Paes is sure about one thing. He will keep going. Rio is definitely not the end. read more
Jun 06, 2016 09:22
Leander Paes became only the third man in tennis’ Open Era to complete a double career Grand Slam (men’s and mixed). But the soon-to-be 43-year-old has already turned his focus on another milestone — to become the only player to win the most number of... read more