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Indian duo Raja and Sharan target Wimbledon doubles glory

Purav Raja and Divij Sharan are living the Wimbledon dream.

By: Sarwar Alam

Purav Raja and Divij Sharan have set their sights on joining the Indian doubles elite by winning their first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. Raja and Sharan ended their long wait for a first victory at the All England Club as they defeated Kyle Edmund and Joao Sousa 7-6 (7/2), 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6) in a tense first round clash lasting more than three hours. India has a rich history of doubles success, with Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi winning the Wimbledon men’s doubles crown in 1999. Rohan Bopanna is a mixed doubles Grand Slam champion, while Sania Mirza has…

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