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Coronavirus outbreak Indian tennis players explore future venturesCoronavirus outbreak Indian tennis players explore future ventures

Coronavirus outbreak: Indian tennis players work on future ventures

The Tamil Nadu-based Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, who recently made his Davis Cup debut and is expected to lead India's doubles challenge in coming years, is spending time hitting at private courts and handling the marketing of their family resort in Pondicherry

OTHER SPORTS Mar 21, 2020, 4:55 PM IST

Photos Leander Paes honoured at Bengaluru OpenPhotos Leander Paes honoured at Bengaluru Open

Photos: Leander Paes honoured at Bengaluru Open

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes was felicitated at the KSLTA Stadium during the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger event. Paes finished runner-up in the men's doubles. He and his partner Matthew Ebden lost to Indian pair of Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan 0-6, 3-6 in the final. Paes was honoured by former Indian sportspersons. Joining over a 1000 people were stars from various sports including Jude Felix, Raghunath Vokkaliga, Arjun Halappa (all hockey), Reshma and Nisha Millet (Swimming), Pramila Aiyappa, Ashwini Nachappa, Reeth Abraham (athletes) and Davis Cupper Prahlad Srinath. “All of you taught me about the passion for sport, dedication and hard work. All of which helps us to achieve success,” said Paes while requesting the audience to give a standing ovation to the former athletes.

OTHER SPORTS Feb 17, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

Davis Cup India demolish Pakistan race 2-0 lead Day 1Davis Cup India demolish Pakistan race 2-0 lead Day 1

Davis Cup: India demolish Pakistan, race to 2-0 lead on Day 1

In a mismatch of epic proportion, India's Ramkumar Ramanathan double-bageled 17-year-old Muhammed Shoaib in just 42 minutes in the opening singles of the  Davis Cup tie

OTHER SPORTS Nov 29, 2019, 4:59 PM IST

Davis Cup Formidable India favourites demolish Pakistan Nur-SultanDavis Cup Formidable India favourites demolish Pakistan Nur-Sultan

Davis Cup: Formidable India favourites to demolish Pakistan in Nur-Sultan

India, with players of the caliber of Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan and veteran Leander Paes, was already expected to win easy but pulling out of Pakistan top players Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi and Aqeel Khan has made it a no-contest

OTHER SPORTS Nov 28, 2019, 3:27 PM IST

Davis Cup Mahesh Bhupathi hurt AITA decisionDavis Cup Mahesh Bhupathi hurt AITA decision

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi ‘hurt’ by AITA’s decision; backs India to beat Pakistan

'I am still in touch with the boys on a daily basis. I was disappointed with the way the federation (AITA) dealt with it. When they wanted me to become captain, they flew down to Hyderabad, had a meeting with me,' Mahesh Bhupathi said

OTHER SPORTS Nov 28, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi slams AITA, believes he's still India's non-playing captainDavis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi slams AITA, believes he's still India's non-playing captain

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi slams AITA, believes he's still India's non-playing captain


AITA secretary-general Hironmoy Chatterjee had told Mahesh Bhupathi that he would be replaced by Rajpal before the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) decision to shift the venue
 

Sports Nov 6, 2019, 7:02 PM IST

Argentina break jinx with historic Davis Cup victoryArgentina break jinx with historic Davis Cup victory

Argentina break jinx with historic Davis Cup victory

After coming inches close to the coveted trophy for four times, it took Argentina 116 years to at last end the 'curse' and lifted their maiden Davis Cup trophy on Sunday. 

Nov 28, 2016, 6:09 AM IST

Leander Paes criticises poor mixed doubles team choice for Rio 2016Leander Paes criticises poor mixed doubles team choice for Rio 2016

Paes criticises India's poor mixed-doubles team choice for Rio 2016

With Asian Games 18 months away, Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes wants the younger players to be nurtured well before so that there is no confusion in the team's choice.
 

Sep 18, 2016, 8:15 AM IST

Rafa Nadal says it was a pleasure to play Leander Paes in his countryRafa Nadal says it was a pleasure to play Leander Paes in his country

It was a pleasure to play Leander Paes in his country: Rafa Nadal

Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez defeated home pair Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni  4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4 in the doubles match and thereby led Spain into the World Group of the Davis Cup.

Sep 18, 2016, 6:14 AM IST

No Rafa Nadal on Day 1 of Davis CupNo Rafa Nadal on Day 1 of Davis Cup

Blow for tennis fans: No Rafa Nadal on day one of Davis Cup

Spain's skipper Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the first rubber of their World Group Playoffs tie against India due to a bad stomach, leaving the fans at the stadium disappointed.

Sep 16, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Underdogs India hope to give Spain tough fight in Davis CupUnderdogs India hope to give Spain tough fight in Davis Cup

Underdogs India hope to give Spain tough fight in Davis Cup

India will look to Leander Paes, a veteran of 53 ties, to shepherd the inexperienced players against five-time champions Spain.

Sep 15, 2016, 12:27 PM IST

Leander Paes I can learn so much from Rafa NadalLeander Paes I can learn so much from Rafa Nadal

Leander Paes: I can learn so much from Rafa Nadal

At 43, Leander Paes, whose decorated career has 18 Grand Slam doubles titles, has admitted that he has a lot to learn from Spanish great Rafael Nadal.

Sep 13, 2016, 12:59 PM IST