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Sania Mirza- Nadiia Kichenok out of Adelaide International 2 tennis in opening round

Sania Mirza- Nadiia Kichenok out of Adelaide International 2 tennis in opening round

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ndian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her women’s doubles partner Nadiia Kichenok of Ukraine lost 6-3, 6-3 to Czech Republic’s Tereza Martincova and Marketa Vondrousova in the first round of the Adelaide International 2 WTA 250 event on Tuesday. Sania Mirza-Nadiia Kichenok, the semi-finalists from last week Adelaide International 1 in Australia, were the second seeds in the tournament. But the unseeded Czech team proved to be a tough challenge with Marketa Vondrousova, the Tokyo Olympics women’s singles silver medallist, in their ranks. After an even start, Tereza Martincova and Marketa Vondrousova broke Sania Mirza- Nadiia Kichenok in the fifth game and built on that to win the first set comfortably. The Indo-Ukrainian pair showed intent in the second set and managed to break the Tere...
Maharashtra Open tennis: Yuki Bhambri handed direct entry in men’s singles

Maharashtra Open tennis: Yuki Bhambri handed direct entry in men’s singles

Tennis
With a stiff cut-off, other top Indian tennis players like Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal and Prajnesh Gunneswaran missed out.  Former junior Australian Open champion Yuki Bhambri has received a direct entry to the men’s singles event at the Maharashtra Open 2022 ATP 250 tennis tournament, which starts from January 31 at Pune’s Balewadi Stadium. Yuki Bhambri will enter the main draw under his protective ranking – a provision for ranked players making a comeback after a minimum of six months of injury. Ranked world No. 83 in 2018, Yuki Bhambri competed in all four Grand Slams that year. He struggled with injuries after the US Open and was out of action for over two years. The 29-year-old Yuki Bhambri made a comeback at the Singapore Open in 2021 and is preparing to play in the...