I always backed Bhupathi's IPTL, says Australian Open Director
I always backed Bhupathi's IPTL, says Australian Open Director

Working hard to make this edition of the Australian Open a grand success, Tournament Director Graig Riley said on Thursday that he is always open to 'innovation' in the game and was one of the first people to back Mahesh Bhupathi's ambitious IPTL dream.

Fit enough to win 18th Grand Slam: Roger Federer
Fit enough to win 18th Grand Slam: Roger Federer

Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer shot down concerns about his suspect fitness, saying he is charged up to win an elusive 18th Major at this month's Australian Open.

IPTL: Manila sign off with 30-15 win over Singapore
IPTL: Manila sign off with 30-15 win over Singapore

Manila Maverics wrapped up their IPL campaign in style, winning all five matches in their 30-15 victory over Singapore Slammers, here on Saturday.

Indian Aces beat Manila Mavericks 28-23 in IPTL
Indian Aces beat Manila Mavericks 28-23 in IPTL

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna continued their good form as Indian Aces dished out yet another dominating performance, beating Manila Mavericks 28-23 in the UAE leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) here Friday.

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

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 the existing order.

Indian Aces edge past Singapore Slammers in IPTL
Indian Aces edge past Singapore Slammers in IPTL

Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna got past Bruno Soares and Daniela Hantuchova in the mixed-doubled match as Micromax Indian Aces edged past DBS Singapore Slammers in the UAE leg of the Indian Premier Tennis League, here on Thursday.

Thank you Roger Federer!

As I headed towards the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Day 2 of the International Premier Tennis League, like any other tennis fan, I too, was brimming with excitement. There was disappointment for everybody on the opening day, where Roger Federer didn’t play a match.

Pete Sampras not interested in coaching; lauds IPTL as 'exciting' format

While the recently concluded International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) was more about the hype around superstars like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, several tennis fans were thrilled to watch American legend Pete Sampras play live in front of their eyes.

Mahesh Bhupathi says Leander Paes did not want to play in IPTL
Mahesh Bhupathi says Leander Paes did not want to play in IPTL

IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said his estranged doubles partner Leander Paes turned down the invitation to play in the tournament's ongoing inaugural season.

Roger Federer wants to watch 'PK'
Roger Federer wants to watch 'PK'

 International tennis legend Roger Federer is eagerly waiting to watch Aamir Khan’s much anticipated film “PK”.

Novak Djokovic enjoyed playing in IPTL, wishes to come back

The spectators, over 10,000 in number, at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in the national capital were all excited. The supporting staff tried their best to convince everybody to get back to their seats as the match of the tournament was about to start.

Novak Djokovic insists he is close to winning elusive French Open
Novak Djokovic insists he is close to winning elusive French Open

World number one Novak Djokovic insists he is close to winning the French Open, the only trophy missing from his Grand Slam cabinet, even though he has a minor problem and his name is Rafael Nadal.

Meet the 'entertainers' of IPTL - Goran Ivanisevic, Nick Kyrgios, Gael Monfils

The inaugural edition of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) received a massive response in its Delhi leg.

Big reason why I came to New Delhi was to experience Indian fans, says Roger Federer

After enthralling the Indian tennis fans for two days in the much-awaited Delhi leg of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), Swiss legend Roger Federer on Monday thanked all the fans for their support.

Overwhelmed Roger Federer says he would be back in India
Overwhelmed Roger Federer says he would be back in India

 Roger Federer's countless fans did not have enough of him on his rare Indian sojourn and the Swiss superstar reciprocated their feelings saying that one day he would travel the "beautiful country in a big way".

Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic's clash culminates IPTL's India affair
Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic's clash culminates IPTL's India affair

 India's exciting date with the legends of tennis world ended on Monday after the likes of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras and Goran Ivanisevic gave enough glittering glimpses of their brilliance on the concluding day of IPTL.

Cine stars Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Askhay Kumar add spice to IPTL
Cine stars Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone, Askhay Kumar add spice to IPTL

 Bollywood made its presence felt in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) today with Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone and Askhay Kumar playing an exhibition match with greats of the game here.

India a great tennis town, says Pete Sampras
India a great tennis town, says Pete Sampras

 Not many sportspersons enjoy the status of a global icon but Pete Sampras certainly does and playing in India for the first time, the 14-time Grand Slam winner richly praised the fans' knowledge of the racquet sport and called the country a 'great tennis town'.

IPTL rules can be improved for next season: Marin Cilic
IPTL rules can be improved for next season: Marin Cilic

 He is enjoying the International Premier Tennis League experience so far but reigning US Open champion and world number nine Marin Cilic on Monday said that the star-studded event can improve some of its rules for the next edition.

Shot Clock time limit in IPTL should be increased: Marin Cilic
Shot Clock time limit in IPTL should be increased: Marin Cilic

Despite endorsing the innovative rules introduced in the International Premier Tennis league (IPTL), reigning US Open Champion Marin Cilic said on Monday, the 20-second time limit for the Shot Clock regulation should be increased to give players more time to serve.