Divij Sharan

  • Divij Sharan-Yen Lu, Purav Raja-Marcelo Demoliner pairs exit from Wimbledon June 25, 2014

    London: Divij Sharan and Yen-Hsun Lu blew away a fabulous start while Purav Raja and Marcelo Demoliner went down fighting to crash out of the men's doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships on Wednesday. Left-handed Divij and his Chinese Taipei partner Lu squandered a comfortable two-set lead to lose 6-2, 6-2,...
  • Divij, Raja reach final of Kyoto Challenger March 7, 2014

    Kyoto: The top seeded Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja reached their first final of the season together after overcoming a fighting combo of Toshihide Matsui and Danai Udomchoke in straight sets in the ATP Kyoto Challenger event on Friday . The Indians prevailed 7-6 (4) 7-5 over the...
  • Yuki, Bhupathi advance; Divij ousted from Australian Open January 15, 2014

    Melbourne: Yuki Bhambri and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus recorded a straight-set win on their Grand Slam debut but Divij Sharan's Australian Open campaign ended in the first round, here on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Yuki and his Kiwi partner defeated Spaniards Roberto Bautista Agut and Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-2, 7-5 in...
  • Sanam Singh, Divij Sharan-Purav Raja bow of their Challenger events November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sanam Singh lost to Peter Polanski for the second time in two months and crashed out of the ATP Knoxville Challenger event in the United States. The diminutive Indian lost 3-6, 3-6 to his Canadian rival in the quarter-finals of the USD 50,000 hard court event. Sanam had lost to...
  • Divij-Raja in quarters of Ortisei Challenger event November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja scored an easy straight sets win over David Kostner and Patric Prinoth to move to the doubles quarter-finals of the ATP Challenger event in Ortisei, Italy. The top-seeded Indian pair beat the local pair 6-1 6-3 in the first round of the euro 64,000...
  • Yuki wins, Divij-Raja bow out in ATP Challengers October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Yuki Bhambri advanced to the singles quarter-finals of the ATP Challenger event in Taralgon, Australia after his opponent Brendon Moore retired in second set of the first round match. Yuki had won the first set 6-2 and was leading the second 1-0 when the Australian qualifier conceded the match...
  • US Open performance is a confidence booster: Divij Sharan September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan is content that he could make an impression at the US Open by making the pre-quarterfinals with new partner Yen-Hsun Lu and says that the "great" experience of competing in a Grand Slam has boosted his confidence. The left-handed Delhi boy and Taipei's Lu joined hands...
  • Divij Sharan bows out of US Open September 3, 2013

    New York: Divij Sharan's US Open came to an end after the Indian and his Chinese Taipei partner Yen-Hsun Lu went down fighting to Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Jean-Julien Rojer in the men's doubles third round here. Sharan and Lu lost 6-7 (6) 6-3 3-6 to the fifth seeded Pakistani-Dutch combination. Qureshi...
  • All-win day for Indians at US Open doubles September 1, 2013

    New York: Indian tennis players enjoyed an all-win day at the US Open as three of them reached the men's doubles third round with their respective partners, while Sania Mirza entered the women's doubles pre-quarters here. Sania and her Chinese partner Jie Zheng, who are seeded 10th, defeated the unseeded Hungarian-American...
  • Divij Sharan, Purav Raja win first ATP tour title in Bogota July 21, 2013

    Colombia: The fast rising Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja clinched its first ever ATP tour level title with a hard-fought win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Igor Sijsling in the summit clash of the Claro Open. The fourth seeded Indians defeated the second-seed French-Dutch combination 7-6(4), 7-6(3) in the...
  • Amritraj crashes out; Divij records 1st ATP Tour win July 11, 2013

    Newport: Divij Sharan recorded his first ever ATP Tour level win when he along with partner Ivo Karlovic saved five match points to advance to the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships even as Prakash Amritraj crashed out of the singles event. Divij, who made his Grand Slam...
  • Representing India in Grand Slam is special: Divij, Raja June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: From plying their trade on the ATP Challenger Tour in the last few months to reaching a Grand Slam, it has been a rewarding journey for Divij Sharan and Purav Raja and the duo Thursday said they won't be easy meat for big teams at Wimbledon. Divij and Raja...
  • Divij, Raja qualify for Wimbledon doubles main draw June 19, 2013

    London: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja will make their first ever appearance at a Grand Slam as the Indian duo on Wednesday qualified for the Wimbledon men's doubles event. Seeded fourth in the qualifying event, left-handed Divij and Purav received a walkover from their second round opponents, Andreas Haider-Maurer from Austria...
  • Divij Sharan-Purav Raja win their first ATP Challenger title March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja Saturday won their first ATP Challenger title of the season after overcoming the fighting Australian pair of Chris Guccione and Matt Reid in the final of the Shimadzu All Japan Tennis Championships in Kyoto. Playing their third overall final together, the Indians recorded a...
  • Yuki Bhambri stuns Tursunov at Seoul Challenger October 23, 2012

    Seoul: Yuki Bhambri shocked third seed Dmitry Tursunov to progress to the second round of the ATP Challenger event but his doubles partner Divij Sharan went down fighting against sixth seed Yuichi Sugita on Monday. Yuki recorded a 6-4 7-6 (5) hard-fought win over formidable Russian opponent, who was once a...
  • Yuki-Divij pair make shock exit from Nanjing event October 18, 2012

    Nanjing (China): The top-seeded Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan crashed out of the men's doubles event of the Asia-Pacific Australian Open wild card play-off tournament after suffering an upset straight set defeat, here on Thursday. Yuki and left-handed Divij lost 6-7, 4-6 to local pair of Mao-Xin Gong...
  • Young Indian guns face New Zealand in Davis Cup September 13, 2012

    In the absence of big names, the Indian hopes are now pinned on Yuki Bhambri, Vishnu Vardhan, Divij Sharan and Sanam Singh. ...
  • Yuki-Divij clinch ATP Challenger title in Busan May 13, 2012

    Busan (South Korea): Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan on Sunday lifted the men's doubles title at the Busan Open Challenger in Busan after beating Taiwanese duo of Cheng Peng Hsieh and Hsin Han Lee. The unseeded Indian duo came back from a set down to get the...