IPTL: Hectic scheduling gives players little time to explore India
IPTL: Hectic scheduling gives players little time to explore India

Some of the world's top tennis names have arrived here for the third leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the hectic scheduling of the inaugural event has put paid to their plans of exploring India and its diverse culture.

Tomas Berdych inspires Singapore to first IPTL win
Tomas Berdych inspires Singapore to first IPTL win

The Singapore Slammers took their first International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) victory at the fifth time of asking when Tomas Berdych led the home side to a thrilling 24-23 victory over the previously unbeaten Indian Aces on Wednesday.

IPTL: India Aces thrash UAE Royals on day one of Singapore leg
IPTL: India Aces thrash UAE Royals on day one of Singapore leg

 Indian Aces continued their impressive run in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League with a commanding 30-11 win over UAE Royals on day one of the Singapore leg here on Tuesday.

Anyone for fast-forward tennis? Welcome to the IPTL!
Anyone for fast-forward tennis? Welcome to the IPTL!

It`s tennis, but not as we know it.

Indian Aces beat UAE Royals to top IPTL standings
Indian Aces beat UAE Royals to top IPTL standings

Indian Aces notched up their third win on the trot with a 28-20 victory over UAE Royals in the battle of two unbeaten sides in an India Premier Tennis League match here on Sunday.

Indian Aces win inaugural IPTL tie
Indian Aces win inaugural IPTL tie

The much-awaited inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) got off to a flying start with the Indian Aces notching an impressive 26-16 first victory against the Singapore Slammers at the Mall of Asia Arena here Friday.

Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game
Ana Ivanovic says `hard to imagine` faster future for game

Ana Ivanovic demolished Daniela Hantuchova in a dominating International Premier Tennis League debut on Friday, but said it was "hard to imagine" the game evolving to adopt the much faster format.

Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic to compete at Brisbane International
Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic to compete at Brisbane International

 Tennis players Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic will start the new season at the Brisbane International here, the only premier-level event in the opening week of 2015, organisers confirmed Wednesday.

Azarenka, Ivanovic to play in Brisbane International
Azarenka, Ivanovic to play in Brisbane International

Victoria Azarenka and Ana Ivanovic will play in the Brisbane International joining Maria Sharapova in a strong field, organisers said on Sunday.

Coming to Broadway soon? Serena, the musical
Coming to Broadway soon? Serena, the musical

Serena Williams said she`d like to see a musical of her life performed on Broadway after she reached the WTA Finals title match following a strong dose of drama and Mariah Carey.

Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams
Maria Sharapova concedes No.1 ranking to Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova failed to advance out of the WTA Finals groups and conceded the year-end No.1 ranking to Serena Williams despite a three-set victory over Agnieszka Radwanska on Friday.

Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard
Serena Williams shocker changes nothing for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard said she would go for broke against Serena Williams in a last-ditch bid to rescue her WTA Finals campaign after slumping to her second big defeat on Wednesday.

Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic
Anna Ivanovic gets `goosebumps` for Daddy Novak Djokovic

Ana Ivanovic said she was thrilled for men`s world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday after her childhood friend announced the birth of his first child.

Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win
Ana Ivanovic downs Eugenie Bouchard for first Singapore win

Ana Ivanovic recovered from her opening loss to race to a 6-1 6-3 victory over an out-of-sorts Eugenie Bouchard on Wednesday, putting the world number seven back into the mix for a WTA Finals last-four berth.

Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`
Serena Williams says she`s `nowhere near 100 percent`

Serena Williams admitted her fitness was "nowhere near 100 percent" as her WTA Finals hopes receded after one of the heaviest defeats of her career on Wednesday.

Serena Williams beats Anna Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener
Serena Williams beats Anna Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

With no injuries to slow her down, Serena Williams extended her winning streak at the WTA Finals to 16 straight matches with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ana Ivanovic.

Williams, Halep enjoy opening wins at WTA Finals
Williams, Halep enjoy opening wins at WTA Finals

 Serena Williams shook off the rust and a feisty challenge from Serbia`s Ana Ivanovic to open the defence of her WTA Finals title with a 6-4 6-4 victory in the opening match of the elite eight-player tournament on Monday.

WTA Finals: Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic, eases knee concerns
WTA Finals: Serena Williams beats Ana Ivanovic, eases knee concerns

Top seed Serena Williams survived a stern test from Ana Ivanovic and eased concerns over her injured knee as she opened the WTA Finals with a 6-4, 6-4 win on Monday.

China`s Li Na opens WTA Finals in Singapore
China`s Li Na opens WTA Finals in Singapore

Retired Chinese star Li Na opened the WTA Finals in Singapore with a ceremonial first serve on Monday.

Serena Williams gets kind draw for WTA Finals defence
Serena Williams gets kind draw for WTA Finals defence

World number one Serena Williams was handed the best possible draw for her WTA Finals title defence with the 33-year-old American grouped with two injury doubts and avoiding the in-form players.