Tag Archives: Ankita Raina


Lawn tennis

Fed Cup: Ankita shines in India’s 2-1 win...

India staved off an unexpected scare from lower-ranked Thailand as Ankita Raina won her both singles and doubles matches to lead the side to a 2-1 win in their Fed Cup opener, here Thursday. Taking...

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ITF women’s tennis tournament

Ankita Raina wins title in Singapore

Ankita Raina made light of the challenge of beating the top seed and World No. 122, Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands, as she won 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis...

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Lawn Tennis

Ankita makes the second round

Second seed Ankita Raina made the second round even as three others — wildcard Rutuja Bhosale, Jennifer Luikham and Snehal Mane— bowed out at the $25000 BVG Pune Open ITF women’s championship, organised under the...

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WTA Taipei Open

Ankita Raina-Karman Kaur Thandi clinch WTA Taipei Open

Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi — India’s top two singles players — combined well to win their maiden title on the WTA Tour, grabbing the doubles trophy at the USD 125,000 Taipei OEC Open,...

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French Open Tennis Qualifiers

Ankita Raina loses to Evgeniya Rodina, bows out...

India’s Ankita Raina crashed out of the French Open qualifiers with a 3-6, 6-7 defeat at the hands of Evgeniya Rodina of Russia in the women’s singles first round in Paris on Tuesday. After losing...

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Ankita Raina

Ankita Raina could be the next big thing...

Ankita Raina currently has a flawless 4-0 record in singles at the FED Cup this year. Recently, she proved all her critics wrong with a spectacular effort in the final of the USD 25,000 ITF...

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lawn tennis

Ankita’s win not enough yet again

Ankita Raina continued to excel, but her brave effort in beating the former World No. 27 and French Open quarterfinalist, Yulia Putintseva, 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 could not lift the team as Kazakhstan clinched the decisive...

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Rutuja packs off Ankita Raina

Rutuja packs off Ankita Raina

Wild card Rutuja Bhosale knocked out third-seeded Ankita Raina 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-2 in the first round of the NECC ITF tennis tournament here on Tuesday. The former fought off a second set comeback by the...

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Ankita Raina will play against Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova...

India number one, Ankita Raina, will play against unseeded Russian Veronika Kudermetova in the first round of the USD 125,000 L&T Mumbai Open at the Cricket Club of India’s courts in Mumbai. Raina, who is...

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Kadhe ousts van Beem

Ankita Raina loses in quarters

Ankita Raina was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 by Ayla Aksu in the quarterfinals of the $60,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament here. She made it to the doubles semifinal, though, in partnership with Gabriela Ce, as...

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