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‘We created a brotherhood’: Leander Paes on his successful partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi | Tennis News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Many years ago, Leander Paes acted on a whim when he asked Mahesh Bhupathi, “Would you like to win Wimbledon?” and the tennis star says what followed was a partnership that brought many trophies for India. This “brotherhood” between the two Indian tennis icons, who were the first doubles team from the country to […]

Confident Murray aiming higher after tweaking service action | Tennis News – Times of India

After making adjustments to his service motion, former world number one Andy Murray is confident that his game is on an upward trajectory and he can compete against top players again after struggling with injuries in the past few years. The 34-year-old Briton, who had hip surgeries in 2018 and 2019, has not been able […]

I am lucky that officiating happened to me: Nitin Kannamwar | Tennis News – Times of India

PUNE: It is a gamut of emotions for Nitin Kannamwar, the ITF Officiating Officer for Asia-Oceania, when he looks back at his role as the tennis referee for the Tokyo Paralympics. The Japan assignment marked a major milestone for Kannamwar as he became the first Asian referee at an Olympic event. “When I look back […]

Roger Federer says ‘feeling strong’ after knee surgery | Tennis News – Times of India

Swiss great Roger Federer said he has faced no setbacks and is recovering well after his latest knee operation. Federer, who pulled out of the U.S. Open, said in August he would be sidelined for many months because he needed more knee surgery in order to resume playing. The 40-year-old had two procedures in 2020 […]

Worst is behind me, says Roger Federer | Tennis News – Times of India

ZURICH: Roger Federer said his injury comeback was not yet in sight but insisted he was over the worst as the 40-year-old tennis great targets a return to the courts. Federer had been out for more than a year with two surgeries on his right knee before getting back onto the tour this year. But […]

raducanu: Raducanu’s grandmother wanted her to quit tennis after Wimbledon health scare | Tennis News – Times of India

LONDON: Newly-crowned US Open champion Emma Raducanu‘s grandmother Niculina Raducanu wanted her to quit tennis so concerned was she about her health after breathing difficulties forced her to retire from her Wimbledon Last 16 match this year. The 88-year-old Romanian told The Daily Mail her granddaughter’s “health is more important (than wealth or fame).” Fortunately […]

Most times we stood with trophies our relationship was at its worst: Leander Paes on Mahesh Bhupathi | Tennis News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Tennis champion Leander Paes on Friday said the upcoming non-fiction series “Break Point” will give fans an insight into his fractured but successful professional pairing with sports star Mahesh Bhupathi. Helmed by filmmaker couple Nitesh Tiwari and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, the ZEE5 series traces the on and off-court partnership between the two Indian tennis […]

US Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev ends Novak Djokovic’s bid for year Slam at US Open | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic’s bid for the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men’s tennis since 1969 ended one victory short with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Daniil Medvedev in the US Open final on Sunday. Medvedev’s surprisingly lopsided triumph gave him his first major championship and prevented Djokovic from winning what would have been […]

Britain’s Emma Raducanu, 18, beats Canada’s Leylah Fernandez, 19, to win US Open | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW YORK: Unseeded British teenager Emma Raducanu went from qualifier to champion at the US Open in just her second appearance at a Grand Slam tournament. Raducanu beat Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 in the final at Flushing Meadows on Saturday to become the first player to go preliminary qualifying rounds all the way […]

Svitolina ousts Halep to reach US Open quarter-finals | Tennis News – Times of India

NEW YORK: Ukraine’s fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina defeated two-time major winner Simona Halep at the US Open on Sunday, advancing to her eighth Grand Slam quarter-final. Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Svitolina, coming off a WTA title in Chicago, stretched her win streak to nine matches by dispatching the Romanian 12th seed 6-3, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe […]

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