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Leander Paes' bronze in Atlanta 1996 often undermines the fact that more than singles, India has been a powerhouse of doubles tennis

Leander’s Olympic medal misleads India’s doubles tennis achievements

The 1996 Olympics would always be remembered as one of the watershed moments in the history of Indian sports. Exactly 24 years ago, India's...
Tennis Academy

How reliable is TW3 test for age verification?

The national tennis federation AITA has announced introduction of TW3 test to tackle the menace of age fraud in the sport but experts have...
Sumit Nagal received a direct entry for the 2020 US Open. (Source: Twitter/IndTennisDaily)

Tennis: Sumit Nagal receives direct entry for US Open 2020

World No 127 tennis player Sumit Nagal from India has received a direct entry for the 2020 US Open. He was the last man...
Leander Paes at 1996 Atlanta Olympics (Source: Leander Paes/Twitter)

On this day, 24 years ago, Leander Paes won India’s first individual Olympic medal

Exactly 24 years ago, in 1996, India's tennis superstar Leander Paes won India's first individual Olympic medal in 44 years at the Atlanta Olympics. Then...
Rutuja Bhosale and Swapnil Gugale

Tennis star Rutuja Bhosale engaged to former Maharashtra Ranji team captain

Wedding is perhaps the most memorable experience in everyone’s life. And planning for that biggest day of your life is no less than an...
Representational Image of Tennis (Source: WTA Tennis)

Forgotten Heroes | Nora Polley – First woman to represent India at the Olympics

It was not the tricolour back then. A red-coloured civil ensign bore the Union Jack in the top left. A complex but intricate star-like...
All India Tennis Association

AITA amends constitution to fall in line with Sports Code

In major constitutional amendments, national tennis federation AITA has done away with the weighted voting method apart from abolishing the Life President and Life...

Tennis: Molestation case leads to age fraud accusation against junior Davis Cupper

A molestation case, pursued vigorously by a desperate father, has ended up uncovering alleged age fraud by a junior Davis Cupper and four others...
Adil Kalyanpur (Source: ITD)

“Hitting with Rafa was intense and memorable” – Adil Kalyanpur

Local Bengaluru boy Adil Kalyanpur is raring to go at his home ATP Challenger event in Bengaluru, where he has gotten a wildcard in...
Sathwika Sama | Sammy Speaks

Sammy Speaks : Episode 2 – Recovery | Tennis Player Sathwika Sama

“Sammy Speaks” is a 7 part blog series with South Asian Games Gold Medalist – Sathwika Sama. Over the course of the next seven...
Leander Paes (Source: Twitter/TheSecular_News)

“I am not playing any tournament till the world is safer,” Leander Paes

Just during the last week of 2019, 18-time Grand Slam doubles champion Leander Paes announced 2020 would be his final season on the ATP...
Davis Cup

Tennis: No 2020 Davis Cup finals because of cornavirus

The Davis Cup men's tennis competition has been canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic and will pick up again in 2021. Matches were...
Sania Mirza

Sania Mirza signs up contract with Cornerstone

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Tuesday signed a deal with talent management agency Cornerstone. The six-time Grand Slam winner will be working closely...
Leander Paes

Leander Paes ready with his ‘new version’

Leander Paes is ready to unleash his 'new version' when the sport resumes but the veteran tennis star fears that the organisers may not...
US Open

Tennis: The changes announced for US Open 2020

Electronic line-calling will be used instead of line judges for U.S. Open matches at all courts except the two largest arenas. There also will be...
Sathwika Sama - Sammy Speaks

Sammy Speaks : Episode 1 – Stay Indoors, Train Indoors | Tennis Player Sathwika...

“Sammy Speaks” is a 7 part blog series with South Asian Games Gold Medalist – Sathwika Sama. Over the course of the next seven...
Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Prajnesh hits court after coronavirus-induced hiatus

India's top tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran returned to the courts on Friday after over two-and-a-half months with a training session at the SDAT Nungambakkam...
Sumit Nagal

Rankings on 7 June 2021 to be considered for Olympic qualification: ITF

The ITF on Tuesday announced that it will use the ATP and WTA rankings of June 7, 2021 to finalise the entry list for...
Vijay Sundar Prashant

I always want to fight through the situations — Tennis player Vijay Sundar Prashanth

Coming from a middle class family, Vijay Sundar Prashant has been an inspiration for many. Dearth of resources during his early struggle days, but...
Leander Paes

Leander wants to complete 100 Grand Slam appearances

Leander Paes is just three shy of completing a century of Grand Slam appearances but is now unsure whether uncertainty caused by COVID-19 pandemic...