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Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri is third time unlucky
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

After two Australian Open first round exits, Yuki Bhambri fails to overcome opening hurdle once again. This time going down to veteran Marcos Baghdatis.

Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri India’s solitary singles representative in Melbourne
Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Country’s top-ranked singles player Yuki Bhambri beat Peter Polansky to reach Australian Open main draw for third time.

Aanchal Thakur’s ski win praised by PM Narendra Modi; her father taught him paragliding
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Aanchal Thakur won India's first ever international medal in skiing; her father once taught PM Modi paragliding.

Australian Open 2018: Four Indians seek Grand Slam spot Down Under
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal and Prajnesh Gunneswaran will take to the outer courts of Melbourne Park to get into the main draw of the Australian Open.

Maharashtra Open: Gilles Simon takes lonely road to the top
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

Playing without a coaching team, Frenchman Gilles Simon wins Maharashtra Open to begin 2018 an upward swing.

Maharashtra Open: Marin Cilic slips to Gilles Simon’s guiles
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

Gilles makes a terrific comeback to topple top seed Cilic to fix the final with Anderson.

Maharashtra Open: Big-serving Marin Cilic makes light work of Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

The 2014 US Open champion needed just 65 minutes to dispatch the Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

Maharashtra Open: Clinical Marin Cilic gives Ramkumar Ramanathan a schooling
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

World number six Marin Cilic puts away India number two Ramkumar Ramanathan at Tata Open in Pune.

Maharashtra Open: Yuki Bhambri outclassed by Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Pierre-Hugues Herbert aces out Yuki Bhambri in the second round of the Maharashtra Open.

Maharashtra Open: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan-Rohan Bopanna play like defending champs
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan returned to defend his title with Rohan Bopanna again this year, at the Tata Open Championship.

Yuki Bhambri bests rookie Arjun Kadhe in season opener
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

Yuki Bhambri, top-ranked Indian, banks on accurate groundstrokes to see off big-serving Arjun Kadhe at Tata Open.

Tata Open Maharashtra: Ramkumar Ramanathan sets up giant hurdle in Marin Cilic in Round 2
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

The last time Ramkumar Ramanathan played a top 10 player was in Turkey, when he came up with a upset win over Dominic Thiem.

Marin Cilic seeks old vigour in new season
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Targeting a Grand Slam this year, Marin Cilic will be looking to continue last year’s good form with a positive start in Pune.

Tata Open Maharashtra: In New Year, Pune ready to move from Challenger to ATP 250 event
Mon, Jan 01, 2018

With a competitive field and revamped stadium, Pune is ready to make the jump from Challengers to ATP events this week.

Leander Paes and Purav Raja put fitness first
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Leander Paes and Purav Raja, veteran doubles specialists, focus on sharpening their movements ahead of the start of the new season.

Tata Open Maharashtra Trophy: Rohan Bopanna back in Pune – where he began
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

After spending formative years, India’s fourth Grand Slam champion Rohan Bopanna returns to Pune for Tata Open Maharashtra Trophy.

I want to see where I stand and do some damage if I can, says Sumit Nagal
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

The preparation is for more than just an ATP level tournament. “The goal now is to get into the top 150 and get a shot at the French Open,” Nagal says.

Premier Badminton League (PBL) 2018: New season, new teams and renewed rivalries
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

The third season of the Premier Badminton League kicks off on Saturday with a clash between PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal.

N Sriram Balaji-Vishnu Vardhan turn to crowd-funding amid Grand Slam hopes
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

The 2017 season has been the most successful one for the doubles pairing of N Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan on the professional tour.

SV Sunil: Indian hockey’s attacker and survivor of changing coaches
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

Ace forward SV Sunil is the last link between Indian hockey’s decadent past and resurgent present, among a few to have played under all six foreign coaches since 2008.

BWF Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi shadow box on court
Sat, Dec 16, 2017

PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi kept cards close to the chest in a dead rubber, which the Indian won 21-9, 21-13.

On comeback trail, Birendra Lakra fighting to regain form
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Birendra Lakra had torn the ACL on his right knee - an injury which resulted in him being out of the Indian team for eight months.

Suraj Karkera: Custodian of India’s goalkeeping future in hockey
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

After Hockey World League Final, 22-year-old Suraj Karkera finds himself in contention for becoming goalkeeper Sreejesh’s replacement

England Under-17, under-20 World Cup wins no signifier of golden era, says Emile Heskey
Sat, Dec 09, 2017

Emile Heskey believes that none of the players from England's U-17 World Cup winning team will become a regular in the first team of a Premier League club.

It’s time we start looking at coaching differently, says Pullela Gopichand
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

Former world number one, Prakash Padukone too had urged that more importance should be given to the development of domestic coaches.

Knee on the mend, Ruthvika Shivani Gadde bounces back to win Tata Open International Challenge 2017
Tue, Dec 05, 2017

Ruthvika did not shy away from playing longer rallies and went on to beat Riya Mukherjee 21-12, 23-21 to win the Tata Open International Challenge.

Tata Open 2017: Riya Mukherjee reignites father’s dream
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

Inderjeet’s prime was cut short after accident; 19-year-old daughter reaches maiden final.

Rituparna Das’ comeback nipped in the bud after fresh injury scare
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

A hip injury had kept Rituparna Das out of the game since August but at the Cricket Club of India courts in Mumbai, it was her right shin that had started throbbing.

Lakshya Sen takes aim, fires opening salvo at Tata Open International Series
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Lakshya Sen beat Yee Han Chong 21-23, 21-10, 21-18 in the opening round of the Tata Open International Series.

Prakash Padukone advises PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth on importance of scheduling
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

For all the giant strides India has taken on the international badminton circuit, overexertion is now becoming a concern.

Aryna Sabalenka lives up to top billing, powers her way to maiden WTA title
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

On Sunday, the 19-year-old Belarussian Aryna Sabalenka was not subdued, as she ran away with a 6-2, 6-3 win in just over an hour.

Dalila Jakupovic edges past Sabina Sharipova; through to Mumbai Open final
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Dalila Jakupovic beat Sabina Sharipova 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to enter her first ever WTA tour event singles final at the Mumbai Open 125K Series.

Ankita Raina’s dream run at Mumbai Open ends, but future bright
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

The quarterfinal finish - that too in a tournament where Ankita Raina was the only Indian to get as far - has done well for her morale.

Smarter, stronger Ankita Raina gives no quarter in Mumbai Open
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Ankita Raina beat Peangtarn Plipuech 6-2, 6-2 to enter her maiden quarterfinals of a WTA event at the Mumbai Open.

Ankita Raina boards coach to success at Mumbai Open
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Ankita Raina won her first-round at Mumbai Open and having professional help courtside proved decisive in the win.

Despite defeat, Karman Kaur Thandi shows promise
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

India’s new no. 1 Karman Kaur Thandi loses her first WTA Tour match, but displays a big serve and strong groundstrokes.