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Ankita Raina


Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina, Karman Thandi named in Indian Billie Jean King Cup team for upcoming competition

March 08, 2022 3:03 pm

India had lost 1-3 to Latvia in the play-offs in April last year to get back to the zonal competition.

Tokyo 2020 Day 2, Tennis updates: Barty suffers upset defeat, Sania-Ankita pair knocked out, Murray out with quad strain

July 25, 2021 10:26 am

Sania and Raina were down 1-8 in the Super Tie break but reeled off seven straight points to make it 8-8 but lost the next two points to make an exit from the Games.

Gujarat: Women Olympic participants to get Rs 10 lakh each from govt

July 14, 2021 8:41 pm

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision to give Rs 10 lakh each to these six sportswomen to boost their morale and motivate them ahead of the twin events, said a government release.

AITA nominates Ankita, Prajnesh for Arjuna; Balram, Piperno for Dhyanchand

June 29, 2021 5:05 pm

Ankita Raina and Prajnesh Gunneswaran have been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award by the national tennis federation.

Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan bow out of French Open Qualifiers

May 26, 2021 11:37 pm

Ankita, up against higher-ranked German Greet Minnen, could win only two games in the entire match that lasted one hour and 21 minutes.

India, Ankita Raina outclassed by Latvia in Billie Jean King Cup

April 18, 2021 8:01 am

After her phenomenal duel against Jelena Ostapenko on Friday, Ankita Raina again showed stomach for fight but Anastasija Sevastova sealed the match to give her side an unassailable 3-0 lead.

Ankita runs Ostapenko close, Karman too fights hard before losing on day 1 of BJKC

April 17, 2021 10:01 am

The 174th-ranked Ankita gave a mighty scare to 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, ranked 52, before losing 2-6 7-5 5-7 in two hours and 16 minutes.

Mirza, Raina to lead Billie Jean King Cup World Group Play-offs

March 21, 2021 5:14 am

The team will be captained by Vishal Uppal, according to All India Tennis Association (AITA).The two-day away tie will be played at the National Tennis Centre Lielupe, Jurmala, Latvia from April 16.

Ankita Raina becomes fifth Indian woman to feature in Grand Slam main draw

February 07, 2021 7:27 pm

Only Sania Mirza and Nirupama Vaidyanathan have competed in the Grand Slam main draws for India before.

Ankita Raina wins ITF doubles title in Dubai

December 13, 2020 7:05 pm

Ankita Raina said that success on the singles circuit is unparalleled but a deep run in doubles draw is not without significance.