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Sunday, Jul 21, 2019
Sharmistha Chaudhuri

Sharmistha Chaudhuri


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)
Nov 02, 2015 12:37
Top seeds Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis ended the season winning the WTA Finals in straight sets. read more
Jul 30, 2015 12:58
The tie will be held from September 18-20 at the RK Khanna Tennis Stadium. Though Pune had been shortlisted as a possible venue, the players were against it. \"The higher altitude would have suited the Czechs more. For the players, Delhi was always the... read more
Jul 13, 2015 10:05
Wimbledon 2015 saw India\'s biggest tennis haul to date, with a vintage Leander Paes clinching his 16th Grand Slam trophy, winning the mixed doubles of the Wimbledon Championship with the legendary Martina Hingis, Sania Mirza winning the women\'s doubles... read more
May 11, 2015 11:48
Sunrisers lie fourth in the IPL standings after defeating Delhi Daredevils on Saturday night. With only a handful of matches left, they aim to consolidate their position among the top four to seal a playoff berth. read more
May 04, 2015 11:19
The hosts, CSK, lost two matches on the trot but are still table toppers. The visitors, RCB, had a poor start but have slowly gained in confidence. After demolishing KKR at home, they are eager to change their fortunes in a city which hasn’t been kind... read more
May 02, 2015 14:11
Last time around, things didn’t go according to plan. In fact, it was Trent Boult’s first IPL match against the Chennai Super Kings when the current table toppers hammered the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 45 runs. read more
Apr 13, 2015 14:55
Just 58 minutes. That’s all it took Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis to pocket the Family Circle Cup at Charleston, their third title on the trot, on Sunday evening. But that’s not why fans will be celebrating. Come Monday, Sania will be No 1 in the WTA... read more
Apr 10, 2015 17:42
Goran Ivanisevic is never boring. In the city for the Road to Wimbledon programme, in association with the All India Tennis Association, his eyes twinkle as the epic 2001 final against Pat Rafter comes up in conversation. read more
Mar 29, 2015 17:05
Saina Nehwal, badminton\'s new world number one, trounced her Thai challenger, Ratchanok Intanon, to win the India Open women\'s singles on home turf on Sunday as another local favourite, Kidambi Srikanth, made it a double delight for the India by clinching... read more
Mar 29, 2015 00:07
When the new rankings are released on Thursday, the 25-year-old Saina Nehwal will become the first Indian woman shuttler to hold the coveted World No. 1 spot, breaking the Chinese stronghold on the rank since December 2010. read more
Mar 28, 2015 12:36
There was a choice to cheer for RMV Gurusaidutt, former world champion Ratchanok Intanon or a bit later, HS Prannoy, who got rid off top seed Jan O Jorgensen in the previous round. read more
Jan 04, 2015 06:18
Somdev Devvarman\'s first opponent in this year\'s Chennai Open is Yen-Hsun Lu. The Chinese Taipei player has lost to him previously but that doesn\'t mean the Indian can take the Asian Games silver medallist lightly. read more
Dec 31, 2014 21:03
Last year Leander Paes was quite certain he wouldn\'t be returning to the Chennai Open after a tiff with the organisers. But come January 5, fans are likely to see him in action at SDAT Stadium. read more
Dec 07, 2014 19:52
After winning his doubles and mixed doubles matches with Indian teammates Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, Federer celebrated with a courtside dance, before teammate France\'s Gael Monfils joined in. read more
Dec 06, 2014 23:46
Despite the likes of Caroline Wozniacki, Marin Cilic and Lleyton Hewitt showing off their skills, the loudest cheer was reserved for Goran Ivanisevic. read more