Pete Sampras says US men`s game in sad decline
Pete Sampras says US men`s game in sad decline

American legend Pete Sampras lamented Monday the decline of US men`s tennis, saying he didn`t know anyone capable of breaking into the top ranks for his home country.

Novak Djokovic top dog in 2015, says Andre Agassi
Novak Djokovic top dog in 2015, says Andre Agassi

American legend Andre Agassi said Novak Djokovic could be poised for a period of dominance in men`s tennis after showing he can rise "a level above" his peers without even trying too hard.

Andre Agassi `embarrassed` at IPTL flop
Andre Agassi `embarrassed` at IPTL flop

American legend Andre Agassi said he was embarrassed at his International Premier Tennis League cameo on Thursday after he was left out of the final night of action in Singapore.

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.

Fans will warm to IPTL in time: Andre Agassi
Fans will warm to IPTL in time: Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi has seen many tournaments come and go in his long and illustrious career and the American great believes the new International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) has all the ingredients to be a long-term success.

Two in a row for Manila Mavericks, beat Singapore Slammers 29-21 in IPTL
Two in a row for Manila Mavericks, beat Singapore Slammers 29-21 in IPTL

Manila Mavericks continued their winning spree and defeated hosts Singapore Slammers 29-21 to register their second win over the same outfit in the inaugural Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League, here on Tuesday.

Andre Agassi `shockingly uncomfortable` on IPTL debut
Andre Agassi `shockingly uncomfortable` on IPTL debut

American legend Andre Agassi said the International Premier Tennis League should take a lasting place in the sport despite a "shockingly uncomfortable" debut as he crashed to Mark Philippoussis Tuesday.

Know your brand new International Premier Tennis League

After the International Premier League, Indian Badminton League, Pro Kabaddi League and Indian Super League, India now has a tennis league – International Premier Tennis League. Despite the launch of a rival league – Champions Tennis League, the IPTL appears to be the real deal in terms of promoters, sponsors and players. So here is our indispensable guide to the first edition of the the IPTL.

Do not give up, come what may: Juan Carlos Ferrero's mantra
Do not give up, come what may: Juan Carlos Ferrero's mantra

What a tennis player should do if he becomes world number one and then finds himself in a situation where he struggles to win a single ATP title for more than 100 tournaments?

Brooke Shields regrets marrying Andre Agassi
Brooke Shields regrets marrying Andre Agassi

  Model-turned-actress Brooke Shields says that soon after her marriage to former tennis star Andre Agassi, she realised it was a mistake.

Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL
Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL

Reacting to ATP chief Chris Kermode's "glorified exhibition" remark on the inaugural International Tennis Premier League (IPTL), league founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said that "everyone is entitled to their opinion and we are going to put on a world class show".

Serena, Agassi, Rafter headline IPTL's Singapore franchise
Serena, Agassi, Rafter headline IPTL's Singapore franchise

Heavyweights Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, and Patrick Rafter will represent Singapore Slammers for the home leg in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to be held here December 2-4.

Five facts for Saturday, day 13 at the US Open:
Five facts for Saturday, day 13 at the US Open:

- World number one Novak Djokovic is appearing in his eighth straight US Open semi-final and he`s trying to advance to his fifth straight final and sixth overall (one title, four defeats).

Serena, Agassi to play in Singapore IPTL leg from December 2-4

Multiple Grand Slam champions Serena Williams and Andre Agassi will turn up for their IPTL franchise Singapore `Slammers` during their home leg matches against UAE Royals, Team Manila and Indian Aces at the Singapore Indoor Stadium (SIS) between December 2-4.

Agassi picks Nadal over Federer as all-time best

Andre Agassi has picked Rafael Nadal ahead of Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer when asked to choose the best player in tennis history, a report said on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday to win his first title of 2014 at the Indian Wells ATP Masters.

Agassi would like to solve Isner riddle, but in no rush to become a coach

As a player Andre Agassi relied as much on a razor-sharp tennis brain as brute force to collect eight major titles and join a select band of players to complete a career grand slam.

IPTL a no-go if it clashes with Thanksgiving, says Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi will snub the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) if it clashes with Thanksgiving, the former world number one said the day after being signed up by the Singapore franchise.

Agassi advises Murray to improve tennis instead of focusing on rankings

American tennis legend Andre Agassi has advised Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to concentrate on improving his tennis instead of focusing on increasing his world rankings, in order to win more Grand Slams.

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

Roger Federer could play for another four years and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles, according to former No. 1 Pete Sampras.