ROHAN BOPANNA

  • Indian Aces beat Manila Mavericks 28-23 in IPTL's UAE leg December 12, 2014

    Dubai: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna continued their good form as Indian Aces dished out yet another dominating performance, beating Manila Mavericks 28-23 in the UAE leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) here on Friday. This was the second successive win for Indian Aces, who now have consolidated their...
  • Indian Aces edge past Singapore Slammers in IPTL December 11, 2014

    Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna got past Bruno Soares and Daniela Hantuchova in the mixed-doubled match as Indian Aces edged past Singapore Slammers in the UAE leg of the International Premier Tennis League on Thursday. Indian Aces were given a hard time by the Singapore team but they won four of...
  • Indian Aces win thriller in IPTL's promising India leg debut December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The India leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) got a promising response from the fans on the opening day when Indian Aces edged out Manila Mavericks 26-25 in a late night thriller. The UAE Royals thumped Singapore Slammers 29-16 in an one-sided affair before Indian Aces came...
  • Indian Aces lose 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in IPTL December 4, 2014

    Singapore: Indian Aces suffered their second successive loss in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League as they went down fighting 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in the last match of the Singapore leg on Thursday. In an encounter that saw the lead change hands three times in the first three sets, Manila...
  • IPTL needs more Indian players to lift tennis in the country December 4, 2014

    The recipe of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has most ingredients in perfect measure, except one - the presence of Indian players. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, playing for the Indian Aces, are the only two local players featuring in the inaugural season of the league that includes a host of...
  • Indian Aces continue fine run in International Premier Tennis League November 29, 2014

    Manila: Indian Aces continued their winning run as they beat Manila Mavericks 24-15 on the second day of the much talked about International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) on Saturday. Having started their campaign by defeating Singapore Slammers, Indian aces on Saturday strengthened their position by outplaying star-studded Mavericks side. Opting to serve...
  • Indian Aces win inaugural International Premier Tennis League tie November 28, 2014

    Manila: The much-awaited inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) got off to a flying start with the Indian Aces notching an impressive 26-16 first victory against the Singapore Slammers at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday. Aces player-cum-coach Fabrice Santoro won the toss and elected to serve and the evening...
  • Play for India to avail grants: Sports Ministry issues diktat October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking exception to top Indian tennis players, who were reluctant to compete in the recent Asian Games, the Sports Ministry on Wednesday said individual players will be able to avail grants from it only if they are available for India when needed. The ministry's diktat comes after players like...
  • Rohan Bopanna, Florin Mergea in semis of Shanghai Masters October 10, 2014

    Shanghai: Rohan Bopanna and his Romanian partner Florin Mergea advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP Shanghai Rolex Masters with a shock win over fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Friday. The unseeded Indo-Romanian pair recorded a 6-4, 3-6, 10-7 win over the Croat-Brazilian pair in the quarterfinals of...
  • Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna ousted from Japan Open October 2, 2014

    Tokyo: Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna, who recently recorded a memorable Davis Cup win, crashed out of the Japan Open following a straight set defeat against Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Thursday. The unseeded Indian combine lost 3-6, 2-6 to the second seeded Croat-Brazilian combo in the quarter-final, which was...
  • Somdev Devvarman loses to Murray; Bopanna-Qureshi crash out of Shenzhen Open September 25, 2014

    Shenzhen: Somdev Devvarman put up a spirited fight but Andy Murray proved too good for the Indian, who bowed out of the ATP Shenzen Open with a straight-set defeat against World No. 11, on Friday. Somdev fought his heart out against two-time Grand Slam winner but ended up with a 3-6...
  • Best Davis Cup comeback win for me: Leander Paes September 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes on Sunday said that the dramatic victory he pulled off along with partner Rohan Bopanna against formidable Serbians was the best comeback effort of his Davis Cup career. Paes and Bopanna overcame a twoset deficit to beat Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bojolzac in a...
  • Davis Cup: India trail 12 against Serbia as Paes, Bopanna win in doubles September 13, 2014

    Bangalore: The pair of Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna kept India afloat with a stirring fiveset win over Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac in the crucial doubles match of the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie on Saturday. Down by two sets and by a break in the third, the Indians...
  • Bopanna open to playing with Paes at Rio Olympics September 12, 2014

    Bangalore: India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the buildup to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there...
  • Bopanna convinced me to play in Davis Cup: Leander Paes September 11, 2014

    Leander Paes is ending his Davis Cup exile and will be featuring in India's group playoff against Serbia. ...
  • Leander Paes, Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna pull out of Asian Games September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India will field a secondstring tennis contingent in this month's Asian Games after allowing frontline players, including Leander Paes and Sania Mirza, to play on the professional tours instead to revive their rankings. India's top singles player Somdev Devvarman has already announced he will not defend the singles and...
  • Leander Paes slides to lowest rank in 11 years September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The failure to defend his US Open title cost Leander Paes as the veteran Indian tennis star on Tuesday suffered a 23place loss to slip to 35, his worst ranking in 11 years. Paes and Stepanek, who were defending 2000 points at Flushing Meadows, had crashed out in the...
  • Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed on Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet. The inclusion of 41yearold Paes in...
  • Now AITA supports Somdev's pullout of Asian Games September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Changing its stance towards Somdev Devvarman's pulling out of the Asian Games squad, the AITA on Friday said it supports the step taken by the top singles player of the country. AITA President Anil Khanna said "the body understands that it was important for Somdev to be in the...
  • Rohan Bopanna may also pull out of Asian Games September 4, 2014

    India's tennis campaign at the Asian Games appears to be falling apart even before the start as a cloud of doubt is now hanging over Rohan Bopanna's participation since the top doubles player is keen to salvage his 2014 pro season by playing on the ATP Tour instead of competing...
  • BopannaSrebotnik in US Open mixed doubles quarters September 1, 2014

    New York: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian partner Katrina Srebotnik sailed into the US Open mixed doubles quarterfinals after a comprehensive straightset win in their secondround match here. Sixthseeded Bopanna and Srebotnik defeated the SpanishSouth African pairing of Anabel Medina Garrigues and Raven Klaasen 63 64 in a contest which...
  • BopannaQureshi suffer firstround defeat in US Open August 27, 2014

    New York: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam Qureshi suffered a first round defeat in the men's doubles of the US Open tennis here at the Flushing Meadows. Bopanna and Qureshi, who were seeded 13th, went down 67 (1012), 64, 67 (57) to the unseeded Italian pair of Daniele...
  • Italian teams stand in way of Paes, Bopanna at US Open August 25, 2014

    New York: Two unseeded Italian teams will be the first round opponents of IndoCzech pair Leander PaesRadek Stepanek and Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistan partner AisamUlHaq Qureshi in the men's doubles at the US Open. Sixth seeded Paes and Stepanek will take on Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini in their opening...
  • Leander Paes drops out of top10 in latest rankings August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes dropped out of top10 after losing a place in the doubles ranking, while Rohan Bopanna slid to 29 following a steep loss of eight places in the new chart issued on Monday. Paes, who lost in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters with partner...
  • Somdev Devvarman to spearhead Davis Cup campaign against Serbia August 13, 2014

    In the absence of Leander Paes, Somdev Devvarman will be spearheading the Indian campaign in the crucial Davis Cup World Group playoff against 2013 finalists Serbia in Bangalore on September 1214. The All India Tennis Association (AITA) selection committee, headed by Anil Dhurpar, met on Wednesday and picked Somdev, Yuki Bhambri,...
  • BopannaQureshi make firstround exit at Cincinnati August 13, 2014

    Cincinnati: India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner AisamUlHaq Qureshi suffered a firstround exit at the Western and Southern Open tennis here. Unseeded Bopanna and Qureshi went down 57, 26 to Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock of the US on Tuesday. Sock and Pospisil will now face the fifth seeded...
  • Wimbledon: Sania in prequarters of mixed doubles, Bopanna bows out July 3, 2014

    London: Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau entered the prequarterfinals of mixed doubles with an easy win but it was curtains for Rohan Bopanna and his partner who went down after a hardfought second round match in the Wimbledon Championships, here. Sania and her Romanian partner, seeded sixth, outplayed Mate Pavic and...
  • BopannaQureshi pair ousted from Wimbledon July 1, 2014

    London: Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisamulhaq Qureshi did all they could but still failed to get past the determined pair of Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the rainhit second round clash of the Wimbledon championships, here on Tuesday. The contest, spilling over to the second day, became lively...
  • BopannaQureshi make a winning start, SaniaBlack advance at Wimbledon June 26, 2014

    London: The IndoPak pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam ul Haq Qureshi made an impressive start to their men's doubles campaign at the Wimbledon beating unfancied pair of Frantisek Cermak and Mikhail Elgin in straight sets 76 (119), 76 (108), 63 in the opening round on Thursday. In a late match...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black seeded fourth at Wimbledon June 18, 2014

    Sania Mirza and her partner Cara Black have been seeded fourth in the women's doubles event of the Wimbledon championships while Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek are seeded fifth in the men's doubles. Another Indian competing in the men's doubles is Rohan Bopanna, who is seeded eighth along with Pakistani partner...