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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by Dinesh » Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:24 pm

SF Naiktha BAINS (GBR) / Ankita RAINA (IND) [2] 7-5 4-6 [10-8] Vivian HEISEN (GER) / Diana MARCINKEVICA (LAT) [4]



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by jaydeep » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:28 pm

Ankita and Naiktha Bains lost the final in straight sets against the top-seed British pair.

At $25K ITF Women's Tournament 2019, Woking, Great Britain

Doubles Final
(2) Naiktha Bains (GBR)/ Ankita Raina (IND) l (1) Sarah Beth Grey (GBR)/ Eden Silva (GBR) 26 57



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by Dinesh » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:22 pm

Good 3 set win for Ankita on this second week of her GBR tour. Estelle had some good wins in the challenger tour last 2 weeks. Naiktha and Ankita are the top seeds in doubles this time.

W25 Chiswick, GBR

R1 Ankita RAINA (IND,195) [2] 5-7 6-4 6-2 Estelle CASCINO (FRA,145 ITF)
R2 Ankita RAINA (IND,195) [2] vs Freya CHRISTIE (GBR,676) Freya (career high of 286) is returning from injury and is lowly ranked.



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by Dinesh » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:43 pm

A great straight-set win for Ankita and now she will face Divij's wife in the QF :D

R2 Ankita RAINA (IND,195) [2] 6-3 6-4 Freya CHRISTIE (GBR,676)
QF Ankita RAINA (IND,195) [2] vs Samantha MURRAY (GBR,337) [8]

Naiktha and Ankita lost in the first round of doubles.



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by jaydeep » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:55 am

In the quarters, Ankita lost in against Mrs. Sharan in three sets.

At $25K ITF Women's Tournament 2019, Chiswick, Great Britain

[QF] (2) Ankita Raina (IND,195) l (8) Samantha Murray (GBR,337) 26 75 46



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by Varma » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:17 am

Damn those Indian genes :mad: ! Bhabhi ji sure deserves to be respected at home, not while standing across the net :p

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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by jaydeep » Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:22 am

Varma wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:17 am
Damn those Indian genes :mad: ! Bhabhi ji sure deserves to be respected at home, not while standing across the net :p
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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by PKBasu » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:31 pm

Good luck to Mrs Sharan in the SF and beyond.

But why is Ankita still in the UK with just over a week to go before the US Open qualifiers??



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by Daniel » Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:04 pm

Ankita has just ousted 9th seed Ysaline Bonaventure 61 16 62 !!!



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by sameerph » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:23 pm

Ankita is playing in Nanchang WTA this week and has directly made the main draw here.

At $250K WTA,Nanchang, China

[R1] Ankita Raina (IND,192) vs. (4) Elena Rybakina (RUS,69)

Tough match for Ankita first up.



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by jaydeep » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:08 pm

Also, she is in the doubles draw ... Ankita is playing with a British girl, Eden Silva, and they r facing a Romanian pair in the first round.

At $250K Jiangxi Open 2019, Nanchang, China

[R1] Ankita Raina (IND)/ Eden Silva (GBR) vs Jaqueline Cristian (ROU)/ Monica Niculescu (ROU)



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by jaydeep » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:36 pm

Ankita gave a fighting performance against the top-75 ranked Rybakina ... She lost in three sets against Rybakina in more than 2 hours long match.

At $250K Jiangxi Open 2019, Nanchang, China

[R1] Ankita Raina (IND,192) l (4) Elena Rybakina (RUS,69) 26 64 36



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by PKBasu » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:21 pm

Great fight from Ankita, especially in stretching it to a final set. It was the closest match yesterday. Ankita’s steady improvement continues.



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by jaydeep » Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:28 pm

A lucky break for Ankita in the doubles ... Ankita and Silva started with a confident win against an alternate pair ... Next, they r having a tough match against a local favorite pair.

At $250K Jiangxi Open 2019, Nanchang, China

[R1] Ankita Raina (IND)/ Eden Silva (GBR) bt (Alt) Peangtarn Plipuech (THA)/ Fang Ying Xun (CHN) 63 63

[QF] Ankita Raina (IND)/ Eden Silva (GBR) vs (2) Shuai Peng (CHN)/ Shuai Zhang (CHN)



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Re: Ankita Raina thread

Post by PKBasu » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:14 am

Ankita's tough doubles QF against two of the best doubles players in the world (Peng is a former world number 1, Zhang is the current AO doubles champ) is around 5pm today. The other QFs were all played yesterday.



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