Davis Cup

Davis Cup Ties at Glasgow and Zadar Are Intriguingly Poised After Saturday’s Doubles

 September 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro are the two key figures for their national Davis Cup teams in the ongoing semifinal at Glasgow. Both of them have spent more than 8 hours each on the court over first two days. When the tie is over, one of them will emerge as the hero of […]

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2016 French Open

2016 French Open: Paes/Hingis Win Mixed Doubles Crown Serena Plays Muguruza and Djokovic Meets Murray for Titles

 June 4, 2016   R K Gupta

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Torrential rains in France broke all past records and made life difficult for people in all walks of life. However, regardless of the rain-soaked Paris, organizers of the year’s second Grand Slam at Roland Garros did a remarkable job. They fought the rains, inconvenience and time to ensure that the 115th edition of the French […]

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Leander Paes

Leander Paes of India Wins Third Grand Slam of the Calendar Year with Swiss Martina Hingis

 September 12, 2015   R K Gupta

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On a day that Serena Williams lost her chance to achieve a calendar Grand Slam, she still had three titles in 2015. Only India’s Leander Paes and Switzerland’s Martina Hingis could match Serena Williams with three titles; the Australian Open, the Wimbledon and now the US Open. The Paes/Hingis team also emerged as the first […]

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Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis Carries Sania & Paes to Two Finals of 2015 US Open in a Double Delight for India with a Possible Repeat of Their Wimbledon Feat

 September 10, 2015   R K Gupta

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The mixed doubles semifinal at the US Open proved bitter-sweet for India. With Martina Hingis, India’s Leander Paes was on one side of the court and another Indian Rohan Bopanna, on the opposite side with his Taiwanese partner Yung-Jan Chan. Bopanna got unlucky for the second time on Wednesday as he lost. Earlier in the […]

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Williams sisters

Serena Beats Venus in 9th Day’s Most Awaited Match Djokovic Sania/Hingis Move into Semis

 September 9, 2015   R K Gupta

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There was tremendous anticipation ahead of the Williams sisters’ quarterfinal encounter at the US Open tournament at the Flushing Meadows on September 8, 2015. Although Venus has faded away in recent years, the siblings’ rivalry still attracted huge viewership. The Tuesday-night’s battle was the 27th between the two and Venus matched little sister Serena, who […]

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Indian Tennis as Leander Paes Sania Mirza and Sumit Nagal Win Three Wimbledon Titles

Great Day for Indian Tennis as Leander Paes Sania Mirza and Sumit Nagal Win Three Wimbledon Titles in Last Two Days

 July 13, 2015   R K Gupta

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In an unprecedented achievement, three Indian tennis players brought laurels to the nation with title victories in mixed doubles, women’s doubles and boys’ doubles. After Sania’s title victory in women’s doubles on Saturday, Leander Paes combined with Sania’s partner to score a crushing victory in mixed doubles and Sumit Nagal added the icing to the […]

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One Swiss Miss Takes Two Indians into Doubles Finals in 2015 Wimbledon on Friday

 July 11, 2015   R K Gupta

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July 10, 2015 was a happy day for Indian tennis lovers as Sania Mirza and Leander Paes both cruised into the doubles finals. But to a large extent, the credit rests with their common partner Martina Hingis of Switzerland. In her new reincarnation, Hingis has acquired the expertise of champion doubles player 20 years after […]

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Indians in Doubles Martina Hingis & Leander Paes

Mixed Fortunes for Indians in Doubles as Bopanna and Sania Lose but Paes Goes Through on Day 10 at Wimbledon

 July 10, 2015   R K Gupta

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After their famous victory over Bob and Mike Bryan in the quarterfinals, India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea lost the men’s doubles semifinal against Holland’s Jean-Julien Rojer and Romania’s Horia Tecau. The same fate beckoned Sania Mirza, who also lost in the mixed doubles quarterfinals with her partner Bruno Soares of Brazil. […]

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Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis Propping Up India’s Sania Mirza & Leander Paes in 2015 Wimbledon Doubles

 July 6, 2015   R K Gupta

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Once the Swiss Miss of the lawns and a teenage Wimbledon champion, Martina Hingis is excelling on the tennis courts in a new avatar. When she ruled women’s tennis after Steffi Graf, she was the world’s no.1 player for a total of 209 weeks. Then she was plagued with injuries and left the circuit in […]

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Paes Win Mixed Doubles

Hingis/Paes Win Mixed Doubles, Fognini/Bolelli Take Men’s Doubles, Mihalikova Wins Girls’ title and Roman Safiullin is the Boy’s Champion at 2015 Australian Open

 February 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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12 years after he won mixed doubles trophy at Australian Open with Martina Navaratilova, Leander Paes of India has done it again. Only his partner this time was a different Martina. Paes is known for forging new pairings and in Switzerland’s Martina Hingis, he found a perfect combination. In Sunday’s mixed doubles final, Paes and […]

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