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.
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.
Gael Monfils said Sunday he was confident of playing strongly in the tour next year after beating Roger Federer at the Davis Cup and winning three times at a fast-paced tennis tournament in the Philippines.
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.
Frenchman Gael Monfils will open Indian Aces' campaign against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych when the Indian team will take on Singapore Slammers in the opening match of the much-awaited International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), here on Friday.
Switzerland`s Roger Federer, who has been hampered by back problems, has been named to play in the second singles rubber of the Davis Cup final against France`s Gael Monfils on Friday, organisers announced on Thursday.