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  • Asian Games 2018: Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan claim men’s doubles gold in tennis

    Palembang: Top seeds Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan notched up their maiden men’s doubles gold medal at the Asian Games, dominating the final clash with a thoroughly clinical performance here today. Bopanna and Sharan defeated Aleksander Bublik and Denis Yevseyev of Kazakhstan 6-3 6-4 in 52 minutes. Less than 20 minutes into the match, the Indians were 4-1 ahead, breaking Bublik and Yevseyev at the very first opportunity

  • Asian Games : Bopanna-Sharan, Ankita assure India of at least two medals

    Palembang : Ankita Raina and top seeds men’s doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan assured India of at least a couple of bronze medals in the tennis competition by progressing to the semi-finals at the Asian Games here on Wednesday.

  • Rohan Bopanna pulls out of Rogers Cup

    New Delhi : Doubles specialist Rohan Bopanna, recuperating from a shoulder injury, will skip the ATP Rogers Cup beginning in Toronto on Monday, and will reach Palembang on August 14 to get acclimatised to the conditions ahead of the Asian Games.

  • Saketh Myneni jumps 85 places to touch 362 in ATP rankings after Fergana show

    New Delhi: Saketh Myneni made a massive 85-place jump to touch 362 in the latest ATP singles rankings following his exploits at the Fergana Challenger where he reached the semifinals. Myneni had lost half of the 2017 season due to a foot injury but has made a strong comeback this year. He had recently won an ITF Futures singles title in Uzbekistan.

  • Bopanna and Roger-Vasselin reach quarters

    Paris : Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin shocked top seeded Marcelo Melo and Lukasz Kubot in straight sets to reach the men’s doubles quarter-finals of the French Open, here on Saturday.

  • French Open 2018: Yuki Bhambri knocked out, Rohan Bopanna advances

    Paris (France): Indian tennis ace Yuki Bhambri’s debut at the French Open ended with a first round defeat when he lost to 111th-ranked Ruben Bemelmans from Belgium, 4-6,4-6, 1-6, in the men’s singles match here on Monday. Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin began their Roland Garros campaign with a comfortable win over the American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe, 6-3, 6-1 proceeded to

  • World record beacons Paes in Davis Cup tie vs China 

    Tianjin (China) : Veteran Leander Paes will make yet another attempt to create the Davis Cup record for the most doubles win as India clash with China in their den in “brutal” cold conditions for a place in the World Group Play-offs, starting here on Friday.

  • Miami Open: Rohan Bopanna-Edouard Roger Vasselin knocked-out

    Florida: Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin suffered a major blow as they crashed out of the Miami Open after going in the second round of the men’s doubles event here on Monday.

  • Paes makes Davis Cup comeback

    AITA ignores Bopanna’s reservations, duo to play doubles against China

  • ‘It was safe to assume Ankita  won’t make it to Tokyo Games’

    New Delhi : Tennis’ national observer Somdev Devvarman insists that he has nothing “personal” against Ankita Raina and his decision to exclude her from the TOPS was based on his assumption that she would not make it to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

  • Bopanna-Babos stumble in final

    Melbourne : Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Timea Babos went down fighting to Gabriela Dabrowski and Mate Pavic in the final of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open tennis tournament here on Sunday.

  • Rohan Bopanna-Babos in quarter-finals

     Melbourne : India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Hungarian partner Timea Babos entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event with a straight-set win. The fifth-seeded pairing of Bopanna and Babos beat USA’s Vania King and Croatia’s Franko Skugor 6-4 6-4 at the Melbourne Park. The match, which lasted a little over an hour, saw Bopanna and Babos break in the third game of the opening set to take a 2-1 lead. In

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