Davis Cup World Group Playoffs

A Round-up of Davis Cup World Group Playoffs 2017

 October 4, 2017   Arunesh Varade

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The 2017 Davis Cup World Group Playoffs was a wonderful tennis contest between 15 to 17 September. These were the main play-offs of the 2017 Davis Cup. The winners of the playoffs advanced to the 2018 Davis Cup World Group and the losers got back to their respective Zonal Regions I. At the start of playoffs, there were 16 teams […]

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Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters doubles crown

 April 23, 2017   kridangan

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Indian Rohan Bopanna and Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas won their first ATP World Tour team title on Sunday when they defeated seventh-seeded Spaniards Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez 6-3, 3-6, 10-4 in 74 minutes in the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters final. The crown is the the first of the season for Bopanna and Cuevas and the third […]

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Miami Open 2017: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova Lose In Women’s Doubles Final

 April 3, 2017   kridangan

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Tournament third seeded Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova missed an opportunity to win the Miami Open title & the first title of the year 2017. Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova lost in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 to unseeded Xu Yifan and Gabriela Dabrowski in 68 minutes. Dabrowski had never been on the same court for a […]

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Miami Open 2017: Mirza-Strycova defeat Hingis-Chan to enter final

 April 1, 2017   kridangan

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After losing first set of the match third seeded duo Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova was playing under the pressure of  last match lost against  Martina Hingis/Chan Yung in Indiana Wells. Sania and Strycova duo  did great come back in second set of the match and momentum continues till third set of the match to […]

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Indian challenge ends with Sania Mirza- Barbora Strycova loses in quarter-final of Indian Wells

 March 15, 2017   kridangan

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Yung-Jan Chan and Martina Hingis upset fourth seeds Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova in their quarter-final at Indian Wells The 4th seeded Indo-Czech pair suffered a 4-6, 4-6 defeat against 6th seeded Swtzerland’s Martina Hingis and Taiwan’s Yung-jan Chan in the quarter-final. Chan and Hingis converted seven of the 14 break points they faced on […]

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Sania Mirza & Barbora Strycova have entered into the quarter-finals of Indian Wells doubles

 March 12, 2017   kridangan

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Sania Mirza and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova win against Italy’s Sara Errani and Poland’s Alicja Rosolska in straight set win  6-2, 6-3 to secure spot quarterfinals of the ongoing Indian Wells Masters. Sania Mirza & Barbora Strycova is 4th seeded duo in the tournament. Didn’t took much time to secure their spot next round […]

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Rohan Bopanna knocked out by Novak Djokovic Indian Wells Masters doubles

 March 11, 2017   kridangan

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Rohan Bopanna and Cuevas lost 6-2 3-6 10-7 to the Serbian combination Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki, in one hour and six minutes. The winners logged 55 points, just two more than Bopanna and Cuevas. Bopanna & Cuevas playing there 3rd tournament this season fought back well in this match. Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki […]

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The 100-Plus Year-Legacy of Indian Tennis

 January 5, 2017   R K Gupta


A similar article appeared in Kridangan in September 2013 and this one is an updated version for interested readers. Like many other sports, tennis was another gift to the world from British. Army officers and civilians in India played tennis as pastime. Soon, there were competitive tournaments for wider participation. But most such tournaments were […]

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Sania Mirza & Rohan Bopanna will meet Venus Williams and Ram Rajeev in Semi-finals today

 August 13, 2016   kridangan

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Indian duo Sania Mirza & Rohan Bopanna crushed the Great britain duo Andy Murray & Heather Watson in quarterfinals in straight set 6-4, 6-4 now One match away from confirming the medal to India. In the Semi final the will meet Venus Williams and Ram Rajeev. Sania Mirza & Rohan Bopanna playing good tennis they came with […]

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At Melbourne Unstoppable Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis Win Third Grand Slam on Trot

 January 30, 2016   R K Gupta

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The Indo-Swiss combination of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis expectedly lifted the women’s doubles crown at the 2016 Australian Open on Friday. The world’s top-ranked tennis duo defeated Czech Republic’s Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka in the summit clash and stretched their consecutive match-win figure to 36. Their recent stupendous run couldn’t’ have been climaxed […]

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