Charlottesville

  • Yuki in semis, Somdev in quarters of Charlottesville Open November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian players enjoyed a good day on the ATP Challenger tour as Yuki Bhambri reached the singles semifinals of the Traralgon event in Australia while Somdev Devvarman and Saketh Myneni reached the quarterfinals of the Charlottesville event in the United States. Eighth seed Yuki pipped fourth seed Japanese Tatsuma...
  • Somdev struggles past Groth in Charlottesville ATP Challenger October 30, 2013

    New Delhi: India's Saketh Myneni recorded one of the biggest wins of the career as he shocked world number 83 Tim Smyczek while Somdev Devvarman battled past Samuel Groth to advance in the Charlottesville ATP Challenger tournament in the United States. Ranked 313, Myneni upset the local favourite and top seed...
  • Homework is a waste of time, study finds November 29, 2012

    London: Homework, a waste of time? According to a new study, more homework assignments do not translate into better grades. Researchers looked at transcripts and data of more than 18,000 tenth grade students, in a study carried out to find what difference extra study at home makes. They found homework doesn't...
  • 'Somdev's return is testament to his courage' November 8, 2012

    New Delhi: It was courageous of Somdev Devvarman to return to competitive tennis within six months of a shoulder surgery since not many athletes attempt that, says his coach Scott McCain, who also believes that the Indian will be back in top100. It took Somdev three months and seven tournaments to...