Category Archives: Tennis

Charu Sharma, Irfan Sait inaugurate 4th edition of Tabebuia Open Wheelchair Tennis

Top Seed Karthik, local lad and second seed Shekar sail easy into quarterfinals Bengaluru, 4 Dec 2019: Top seed K Karthik of Tamil Nadu and second-seed Shekar Veeraswamy of Karnataka led the seeded players into the quarterfinals of the fourth L&T Technology Services’ Tabebuia Open, the final round of the Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour (IWTT)… Read More »

Giant-killer Karthik to challenge Balachander; Friends Prathima, Shilpa set-up another final

Bengaluru, 8 Dec 2018: Chennai’s34-year fifth seed Karthik K will be the new challenger to face the second seed Balachandra in the men’s singles final on Sunday in the third edition of the Tabebuia Open, the all-India AITA-ranking wheelchair tennis tournament  organised by Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour atthe KSLTA Stadium in Cubbon Park on Friday.… Read More »

AITA-ranked Tabebuia Open wheelchair tennis tourney attracts huge response: IWTT

Bengaluru, 5 December 2018: Arjuna awardee and star tennis player Rohan Bopanna and former Indian star and celebrated coach Zeeshan Ali, a Dhyanchand aw ardee, unveiled the Tabebuia Open Trophy in the presence of Sunil Jain, the brain behind the Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour at the KSLTA Stadium here Wednesday. “It is heartening to see… Read More »

Honappa suffers shock defeat to Rajasthan’s Fardeen Qumar

Bengaluru, 1 May 2018: Bengaluru boy and favourite to win the tournament Arjun Honappa suffered a shock defeat to Rajasthan’s Fardeen Qumar in the second round of Boys’ Singles at the Roland-Garros Amateur Series by Longines here on Tuesday. Despite being interrupted by morning summer showers, Honappa and Qumar kept the tempo up as they entertained the buoyant Bowring Institute spectators who… Read More »

Top seed Arjun Honappa gets off to a winning start: National level amateur series tennis

Bengaluru, 30 April 2018: The opening day at the Roland-Garros Amateur Series by Longines played at Bowring Institute here in Bengaluru saw local lad and top seed Arjun Honappa advance to the second round of Boys’ Singles after he got the better of R Kudva from Andhra Pradesh with a comfortable 9-1 win in the best of 17 set. The National Level Amateur Series… Read More »