Mirza to team up with Flipkens in last minute change

Sania Mirza will team up with Kirsten Flipkens at Wimbledon in the women’s doubles after her usual partner was forced to pull out of the event through injury. The Indian queen, who has won six Grand Slam titles, links up with Belgian Flipkins as Kazakhstan’s Yaroslova Shvedova has an ankle problem. ‘Of course, it is […]

Paes warms up for Wimbledon with tournament win

Leander Paes warmed up for Wimbledon by winning the Aegon Ilkley Challenger trophy with Canadian partner Adil Shamasdin, following a come-from-behind win over Brydan Klien and Joe Salisbury last Saturday (24). The top seeds rallied to beat the local wild card pair 2-6 6-2 10-8 in the summit clash of the grass court event. It […]

Nedunchezhiyan to make Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon after entry scare

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan has described playing at Wimbledon as a “dream come true” after making the cut for the men’s doubles main draw at a Grand Slam for the first time – despite having to draft in a new partner at the last minute. Nedunchezhiyan (below), who won the Chennai Open doubles title with Rohan Bopanna earlier […]

Rohan Bopanna on the road to Wimbledon

By Ronnie Ruff FRESH from ending a 14-year wait for his maiden Grand Slam title, Rohan Bopanna is eyeing up more major success at Wimbledon next week. The Indian ace fulfilled a lifetime ambition when he won the mixed doubles title with Gabriela Dabrwoski at the French Open this month and hopes the momentum will continue into […]

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