IPTL and ‘traditional’ tennis can co-exist: Carlos Moya

IPTL and 'traditional' tennis can co-exist: Carlos Moya

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The innovative rules and format of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) may have struck a chord with the Asian fans, generally starved of top-level action, but former World No.1 Carlos Moya believes the ‘traditional’ sport will stick to its conventional rules, though the inaugural tournament will ‘co-exist’ and thrive alongside […]

Honoured to have played with Federer, says Sania

Honoured to have played with Federer, says Sania

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian women’s tennis ace Sania Mirza took to twitter to express her excitement, saying she felt “honoured” to play alongside Swiss legend Roger Federer in an encounter against Singapore Slammers at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) here Sunday.Federer, who has been in town for the IPTL from Dec 6, won […]

Roger Federer gets taste of India with naan, curry

IPTL Roger Federer enthralls fans on India debut

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) International tennis legend Roger Federer got a taste of India when he feasted on a giant-sized naan, served with the usual non-vegetarian and vegetarian accompaniments, and then its traditional desserts at a signature restaurant during his maiden trip to the country. “Got naan,” Federer tweeted Monday morning along with a […]

IPTL Roger Federer enthralls fans on India debut

IPTL Roger Federer enthralls fans on India debut

New Delhi: Indian tennis fans were eagerly waiting to watch their favourite star play in India from the day Roger Federer announced that he will be coming to the country to participate in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League. The long wait ended finally on Sunday as the 17-time Grand Slam champion played […]

IPTL format being liked and supported and all participating stars

IPTL format being liked and supported and all participating stars

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) International Premier Tennis League’s (IPTL) quick-fire format and new rules may have aroused confusion in the initial stages of the tournament, but got the backing of prominent players Friday who said they could be introduced on the ATP tour.“Definitely it can be introduced on the tour. It’s different and I like […]

‘Murray and his Super Hot girlfriend to marry in October’

'Murray and his Super Hot girlfriend to marry in October'

London, Dec 5 (IANS) British tennis star and World No.6 Andy Murray’s mother has revealed that her son and longtime girlfriend Kim Sears will marry in October next year.“The wedding will be next October – but I won’t be dancing,” she was quoted as saying by the Daily Mirror Thursday.Judy also revealed how a “traditional” Murray […]

Sania role model for girls all over the world: UN

sania mirza at UN

New York, Nov 26 (IANS) Sania Mirza is a role model for girls not only India but all over the world, United Nations Women has said after appointing the Indian tennis star as the UN Goodwill Ambassador for the South Asian region. Mirza was appointed the ambassador at an event held to mark the International […]

Coca-Cola named IPTL title sponsor

Coca-Cola named IPTL title sponsor

  New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) Monday announced beverage company Coca-Cola as its title sponsor.“I welcome Coca-Cola to the IPTL family. We’re excited to present the Coca-Cola IPTL to the growing base of tennis enthusiasts across the world and look forward to providing to them superior recognition and visibility among […]

Federer, Murray ousted from Paris Masters

Federer, Murray ousted from Paris Masters

  Paris, Nov 1 (IANS) World No.2 Roger Federer was stunned at the BNP Paribas Masters quarterfinals here by Canada’s sole representative in ATP rankings top 10, Milos Raonic while Briton Andy Murray too exited the tennis tournament.“I’m accepting this defeat,” said the former top-ranked Swiss, who Friday night lost in straight sets to miss the […]

Asiad tennis: India men’s, women’s teams knocked out

Asiad tennis: India men's, women's teams knocked out

Incheon, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian men’s and women’s tennis teams were knocked out from their respective quarterfinal matches of the 17th Asian Games at the Yeorumul Tennis Courts here Monday.Kazakhstan proved to be the stumbling block, knocking out both the Indian men (1-2) and women (1-2) with relative ease and similar margins.In the men’s category, […]