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Ramkumar fights hard but yet again fails to enter Grand Slam main draw

Showing nerves of steel, Ramkumar saved one match point after another but eventually lost 3-6 6-3 6-7(2) 6-3 9-11 to his Australian rival after battling his heart out in a three hour and 30-minute contest.
Ramkumar Ramanathan(Getty Images for LTA)
Ramkumar Ramanathan(Getty Images for LTA)
Published on Jun 24, 2021 10:46 PM IST
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Prajnesh advances to quarterfinals of Orlando Challenger

Prajnesh was trailing 5-7 2-5 at one stage and the Taipei player was serving for the match but the Indian kept his nerves and forced a decider in the USD 52,080 hard court tournament by winning the next seven games.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India(HT photo)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India(HT photo)
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 05:31 PM IST
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Ramkumar bows out of Cary Challenger event in US

Ramkumar, who made the final of the Eckental Challenger last week, lost 6-3 4-6 1-6 to his 35-year-old Russian rival.Gabashvili has always posed a tough challenge for the Indian players. His solid ground strokes and mental ability to come out of pressure situations set him apart.
Ramkumar Ramanathan of India is seen in action against Botic van de Zandschulp of Netherlands in their third round match during day four of The Murray Trophy at Scotstoun Leisure Centre.(Getty Images for LTA)
Ramkumar Ramanathan of India is seen in action against Botic van de Zandschulp of Netherlands in their third round match during day four of The Murray Trophy at Scotstoun Leisure Centre.(Getty Images for LTA)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 04:22 PM IST
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Ramkumar makes Eckental Challenger semis in season’s best show

The 35 points that Ramkumar has assured himself by reaching the last-four will push him back to top-200. He is currently ranked 206.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Ramkumar Ramanathan of India is seen in action against Botic van de Zandschulp of Netherlands in their third round match during day four of The Murray Trophy at Scotstoun Leisure Centre on September 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images for LTA)(Getty Images for LTA)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Ramkumar Ramanathan of India is seen in action against Botic van de Zandschulp of Netherlands in their third round match during day four of The Murray Trophy at Scotstoun Leisure Centre on September 19, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images for LTA)(Getty Images for LTA)
Updated on Nov 06, 2020 05:50 PM IST
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Ankita progresses to second round, Ramkumar bows out of French Open qualifiers

In a marathon two-hour 47 minute contest, Ankita prevailed 6-4 4-6 6-4 against the Serbian. The 27-year-old Indian won 106 points to 100 of her rival.
Ankita Raina of India. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images for LTA)
Ankita Raina of India. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images for LTA)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 07:37 PM IST
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Ramkumar bows out of French Open qualifiers, Ankita to clash with Jovic

The Indian Davis Cupper, ranked 198, lost 5-7 2-6 to lower-ranked Lamasine in one hour and 27 minutes on Monday. The French is placed 268 on the ranking chart.
File image of Ramkumar Ramnathan.(PTI)
File image of Ramkumar Ramnathan.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 11:51 AM IST
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100 Hours 100 Stars: Tennis conversation in India will revolve around Sumit Nagal - Somdev Devvarman

100 Hours 100 Stars: Somdev also praised Ramkumar Ramanathan and Prajnesh Gunneswaran for their performances in the recent past and said that they will be instrumental in developing tennis in India over the next few years.
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind (R) confers the Padma Shri award to Somdev Kishore Devvarman.(AFP)
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind (R) confers the Padma Shri award to Somdev Kishore Devvarman.(AFP)
Updated on May 04, 2020 11:59 PM IST
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Ramkumar pushes Cilic before defeat, Prajnesh bites dust, India trail 0-2 against Croatia

Playing against world number 37 and the 2014 US Open Champion, Ramkumar played fearless brand of tennis, forcing Cilic to play his best game.
India's Ramkumar Ramnathan(PTI)
India's Ramkumar Ramnathan(PTI)
Updated on Mar 07, 2020 09:17 AM IST
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Leander Paes felicitated on last day of Bengaluru Open

Paes, who is playing his final year of professional tennis, and his Australian partner Ebden had lost to Indian pair of Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the men’s doubles final on Saturday.
India's Leander Paes pose for photographs.(PTI)
India's Leander Paes pose for photographs.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 08:39 PM IST
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At home, Leander Paes’ final waltz

Few Parallels --- The music coming off Paes’ speaker has mellowed from hip hop to easy jazz but he stays a creature of routine with persistent focus on ‘deliberate perfect practice’
Bengaluru: India's Leander Paes pose for photographs after the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020, at Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association in Bengaluru, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)(PTI2_15_2020_000186A)(PTI)
Bengaluru: India's Leander Paes pose for photographs after the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020, at Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association in Bengaluru, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak)(PTI2_15_2020_000186A)(PTI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 10:19 AM IST
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Leander Paes finishes second best in his last outing at home

Paes, who is playing his final year of professional tennis, and his Australian partner Ebden were no match for their rivals, losing 0-6 3-6 in the summit clash that lasted just 56 minutes.
Leander Paes pose for photographs after the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020.(PTI)
Leander Paes pose for photographs after the doubles final match at ATP Challenger tour Bengaluru Open 2020.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 11:32 PM IST
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Indian singles challenge ends at Bengaluru Open

Prajnesh Gunneswarah, Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Saketh Myneni, Niki Poonacha and Sidhart Rawat were all knocked out. Myneni was the only one who managed to stretch his match into three sets.
Saketh Myneni ( IND) in action.(File Photo)
Saketh Myneni ( IND) in action.(File Photo)
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 11:47 PM IST
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Prajnesh progresses, Ramanathan, Ankita Raina ousted from Australian Open qualifiers

Prajnesh knocked out local wild card Harry Bourchier 6-2 6-4 to set up second round clash with Germany’s Yannick Hanfmann.
File image of Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India.(Getty Images)
File image of Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 04:43 PM IST
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Winning start for Prajnesh, Ramkumar loses in first round in Bendigo

Prajnesh, India’s top-ranked singles player at 122, downed the local wild card Jason Kubler 7-5 6-3 in the first round of the USD 162480 ATP Challenger event.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran during the US Open.(AP)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran during the US Open.(AP)
Updated on Jan 06, 2020 04:40 PM IST
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It was an important victory for us: Leander Paes on Davis Cup win over Pakistan

India had progressed to the 2020 Qualifiers after securing a 4-0 lead against Pakistan in the Davis Cup on Saturday.
A file photo of Leander Paes.(PTI)
A file photo of Leander Paes.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 02, 2019 12:34 PM IST
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We have got the Pakistan tie under our belt: Sumit Nagal - Watch

The 22-year-old Haryana-born Nagal will be leading India’s charge in the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan in Nur-Sultan on November 29-30.
Tennis player Sumit Nagal during an interview with Hindustan Times(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Tennis player Sumit Nagal during an interview with Hindustan Times(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 05:36 AM IST
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Pune Challenger: Prajnesh Gunneswaran makes exit but Ramkumar, Mukund, Nagal reach quarters

India number two Nagal just walked into the quarterfinals as his Russian opponent Ivan Nedelko retired at the beginning of the contest due to back spasm.
File photo of Prajnesh Gunneswaran.(AP)
File photo of Prajnesh Gunneswaran.(AP)
Updated on Nov 14, 2019 09:47 PM IST
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Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan confirm availability for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan

Nagal, who has played his best tennis this season, sent a confirmation to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday night while Ramkumar had conveyed his availability a few days ago.
A file photo of Sumit Nagal.(USA Today Sports)
A file photo of Sumit Nagal.(USA Today Sports)
Updated on Nov 08, 2019 06:51 PM IST
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Ankita progresses to 2nd round at US Open qualifying, Ramkumar ousted

The 194th ranked Ankita was up against a higher-ranked player but prevailed 6-1 1-6 6-2 for her second win against the Belgian on the Pro Tour.
A file photo of Indian tennis player Ankita Raina.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Indian tennis player Ankita Raina.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 11:16 PM IST
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Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-high ranking of 80

Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who broke into the top 100 in February this year, improved two places to become the sixth highest in terms of singles ranking in the history of Indian tennis.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India plays a forehand in his match against Yosuke Watanuki of Japan.(Getty Images)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India plays a forehand in his match against Yosuke Watanuki of Japan.(Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 11:56 AM IST
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Prajnesh breaks top-100 barrier in ATP rankings; third Indian to achieve feat

Prajnesh is only third Indian player to break into the top-100 barrier in the past decade after Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri.
File image of Prajnesh Gunneswaran.(AFP)
File image of Prajnesh Gunneswaran.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 11, 2019 02:23 PM IST
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Davis Cup: India staring at elimination after Italy take 2-0 lead

Andreas Seppi experienced some early hiccups before getting past Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4 6-2 in the opening rubber, while 22-year-old Matteo Berrettini made a winning Davis Cup debut, cruising past India number one Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-4 6-3.
India's non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi with coach Jishan Ali and player Ramkumar Ramanathan during a training session ahead of Davis Cup match against Italy, in Kolkata.(AP)
India's non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi with coach Jishan Ali and player Ramkumar Ramanathan during a training session ahead of Davis Cup match against Italy, in Kolkata.(AP)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 03:56 PM IST
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Davis Cup: Seppi outclasses Ramkumar to give Italy 1-0 lead

The World number 37 was slow off the blocks on the grass court of the Calcutta South Club but hit top gear in the second set to complete a 6-4, 6-2 win in one hour and 11 minutes.
Italy's tennis player Andreas Seppi trains at the South Club in Kolkata.(PTI)
Italy's tennis player Andreas Seppi trains at the South Club in Kolkata.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 01, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Ramkumar to play Seppi in opening rubber, Italy keep Marco out of singles

India’s number one player Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who achieved career-high 102 ranking recently, has been drawn against 22-year-old debutant Matteo Berrettini.
File picture of Ramkumar Ramanathan(PTI)
File picture of Ramkumar Ramanathan(PTI)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Davis Cup: India won’t miss Leander Paes, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Paes, who is the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup with a record of 43 wins overall, has been sidelined since India’s 3-2 win in China at the Asia/Oceania second round in April last year.
India's non-playing captain for Davis Cup Mahesh Bhupathi (R) and Leander Paes look-on during the first singles match of the Asia Oceania Group 1 tie against Uzbekistan at KSLTA in Bengaluru on Friday.(PTI)
India's non-playing captain for Davis Cup Mahesh Bhupathi (R) and Leander Paes look-on during the first singles match of the Asia Oceania Group 1 tie against Uzbekistan at KSLTA in Bengaluru on Friday.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 06:59 PM IST
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In Davis Cup rankings don’t really matter: Zeeshan Ali

India host Italy here in a qualifier on the grass courts of the Calcutta South Club courts on February 1 and 2. Italy have a 4-1 head-to-head record but India won the last time they played in Kolkata, in 1985.
File picture of Zeeshan Ali(PTI)
File picture of Zeeshan Ali(PTI)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 09:59 PM IST
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Australian Open: Prajnesh gets close to main draw; Ankita, Ramkumar ousted

If Prajnesh Gunneswaran wins tomorrow’s match in the Australian Open qualifiers, it will be his first main draw competition at a Grand Slam
Prajnesh Gunneswaran in action.(Getty Images)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran in action.(Getty Images)
Published on Jan 10, 2019 03:00 PM IST
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Melbourne | ByPress Trust of India

Ramkumar Ramanathan, Ankita Raina make winning start; Karman exits from Australian Open qualifiers

Ankita Raina (ranked 205) got the better of Myrtille Georges (ranked 238) while Ramkumar Ramanathan knocked out Spain’s Sergio Guiterrez-Ferrol 6-3, 6-2 in Australian Open qualifiers.
Ramkumar Ramanathan of India plays against Jay Clarke of Great Britain during the Bengaluru Open.(PTI)
Ramkumar Ramanathan of India plays against Jay Clarke of Great Britain during the Bengaluru Open.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 08, 2019 12:51 PM IST
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Never had this kind of depth in Indian tennis, says Mahesh Bhupathi

For the first time India has three men in the top-150 in the world rankings. Prajnesh Gunneswaran is the highest ranked Indian just outside the top-100 at 104, followed by Ramkumar Ramanathan at 133 and Yuki Bhambri at 137.
Mahesh Bhupati is India’s non playing captain in the Davis Cup.(Getty Images)
Mahesh Bhupati is India’s non playing captain in the Davis Cup.(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 05:38 PM IST
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Ramkumar Ramanathan exits, Prajnesh Gunneswaran progresses to 2nd round in Ningbo

Prajnesh Gunneswaran moved to the pre-quarterfinals after taming Mohammad Safwat 7-6(2) 6-2 in one hour and 29 minutes. He will next face China’s Zhe Li in the USD 150,000 tournament.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran will next face China’s Zhe Li in the USD 150,000 tournament.(AFP)
Prajnesh Gunneswaran will next face China’s Zhe Li in the USD 150,000 tournament.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 05:26 PM IST
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