Divij Sharan

  • Divij, Raja reach final of Kyoto Challenger 07-03-2014 01:08 PM

    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...
  • Yuki, Bhupathi advance; Divij ousted from Australian Open 15-01-2014 03:18 PM

    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...
  • Sanam Singh, Divij Sharan-Purav Raja bow of their Challenger events 09-11-2013 03:43 PM

    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...
  • Divij-Raja in quarters of Ortisei Challenger event 05-11-2013 07:11 PM

    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...
  • Yuki wins, Divij-Raja bow out in ATP Challengers 29-10-2013 01:38 PM

    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...
  • US Open performance is a confidence booster: Divij Sharan 03-09-2013 05:38 PM

    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 03-09-2013 11:40 AM

    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....
  • All-win day for Indians at US Open doubles 01-09-2013 12:59 PM

    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...
  • Divij Sharan, Purav Raja win first ATP tour title in Bogota 21-07-2013 06:51 PM

    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...
  • Amritraj crashes out; Divij records 1st ATP Tour win 11-07-2013 10:33 AM

    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...
  • Representing India in Grand Slam is special: Divij, Raja 20-06-2013 05:36 PM

    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...
  • Divij, Raja qualify for Wimbledon doubles main draw 19-06-2013 08:54 PM

    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...
  • Yuki Bhambri stuns Tursunov at Seoul Challenger 23-10-2012 07:41 PM

    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...