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Ramkumar Ramanathan will get wildcard at 2022 Tata Open Maharashtra | Tennis Information

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PUNE: Prime-ranked Indian tennis participant Ramkumar Ramanathan was on Thursday awarded a wildcard into the singles predominant draw of the Tata Open Maharashtra to be held on the Balewadi Stadium from January 31 to February 6.
Ramkumar had received his maiden ATP Challenger title in Manama, Bahrain in November final 12 months and regained his place within the top-200.
In 2017, the lanky Indian had upstaged then world no 8 Dominic Thiem in straight units throughout his first assembly with a top-10 participant.
It will likely be Ramkumar’s fourth look at South Asia’s solely ATP 250 match, organised by Maharashtra State Garden Tennis Affiliation (MSLTA) and sponsored by the Tata Group.
“It is at all times nice to see Indians beginning straight in the primary draw and we’re blissful to provide the primary wildcard to Ramkumar. He has been doing effectively not too long ago and is a well-liked face within the match. It is our dedication at this match to advertise Indians and supply them a platform,” Prashant Sutar, Match Director of Tata Open Maharashtra mentioned in a press release.
The 27-year-old from Chennai will be part of compatriot Yuki Bhambri in the primary draw. “I am extraordinarily blissful that match organisers are serving to me to get into the primary draw with a wildcard. The sphere is sort of powerful with a whole lot of good gamers and it is not going to be simple however I’ll give my finest efforts and hope to have an excellent run. It was very difficult to not have Tata Open Maharashtra and different tournaments in India final 12 months,” mentioned an elated Ramkumar, who will arrive within the metropolis on Friday.
“These occasions are good for Indians. Lacking one 12 months of Tata Open Maharashtra did not really feel that good however I am blissful that it got here again now.”
Aside from singles, Ramkumar can even be part of the doubles predominant draw, partnering veteran Rohan Bopanna within the week-long occasion.

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