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    JOSHNA CHINAPPA

    Blog by : Anuradha Guha JOSHNA CHINAPPA Joshna Chinappa is a professional Indian squash player. She was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on 15th September, 1986. Playing squash runs in Chinappa’s blood. Her family has been interested and actively participating in the game for more than four generations. Her great-grandfather, Marshall K. M. Cariappa, was the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. He also actively played squash and it was he who started the tradition of playing this game in the family. Chinappa’s father, Anjan Chinappa,  like her great-grandfather also regularly plays squash and has represented India in a variety of international games multiple times. From a very young age, Chinappa was…

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    Manika Batra : Table Tennis

    Blog by : Khusboo Kothatri Manika Batra is an Indian table tennis player. As of April 2018, she is the top-ranked female table tennis player in India and ranked 58th in the world. Batra was born on 15 June 1995 as the youngest of three children.She hails from Naraina Vihar in Delhi and began playing table tennis at the age of four.Her elder sister Anchal and elder brother Sahil both played table tennis,with Anchal having an influence on her during her early playing career. After winning a match in a state-level under-8 tournament, Batra decided to train under coach Sandeep Gupta who suggested her to switch to Hans Raj Model School…

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    Harry boniface prabhu: Inspiration on Wheelchair

    Blog by: Raj Kishan An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it is going to launch you into something great. So just focus and keep aiming. So just focus and keep aiming. Life dragged him backwards, by making him quadriplegic but he didn’t lose him heart, he launched himself to greatness. We are talking about Harry Boniface Prabhu, Indian quadriplegic wheelchair tennis player. He was born on 14 May 1972, at Bangalore. At the age of four, the tragedy struck, when a blotched lumbar made him paralysed below waist and made him a quadriplegic for the remainder…

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    MULTI-SPORT ATHLETES ARE BETTER ATHLETES

    Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi Professional tennis players may be making a living off of their tennis skill, but their athletic talent reaches far beyond just their tennis abilities. Most of our favorite players grew up playing additional sports and still incorporate many of these sports into their cross-training – soccer, tennis soccer, basketball, ballet, etc. Don’t believe us? Here are just a few examples. With a soccer uncle and a tennis uncle, Rafael Nadal grew up playing both sports competitively before deciding to exclusively pursue the latter. At age 14, Andy Murray turned down a spot in the Rangers Football Club School of Excellence in favor of tennis. Gael Monfils,…

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    Rohan Bopanna- The King of Indian Tennis

    Blog By- Harinadh.A.S In India Tennis is not so developed. But the India given world stars like Sania Mirza, Amritraj brothers, Mahesh Bhupathi and  Leander Paes. Among them Rohan Bopanna has a special position in the list. Even at the age of 37 he became the French Open recently. He is a leading star of Davis Cup for India. He is among the four persons who crowned the Grand Slam title from India. He has a good ranking in the past years in the mixes doubles. He along with Gabriela Dabrowski won the French open mixed doubles title. This is his first Grand Slam. So with this victory, his name…