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Maria Sharapova: Russian hoping to play Rio Olympics 2016 despite missing Fed Cup
Maria Sharapova: Russian hoping to play Rio Olympics 2016 despite missing Fed Cup

So far, Sharapova has featured in just two ties since 2012, the year when she won the silver medal at the London Olympics.

Play for country to participate in Rio Olympics, Russia's tennis boss tells Maria Sharapova
Play for country to participate in Rio Olympics, Russia's tennis boss tells Maria Sharapova

Russia tennis chief has reportedly questioned the Sharapova's intention to play in Rio Olympics.

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic named `world champions`
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic named `world champions`

Both won three of the four Grand Slams in 2015 and are well clear in the world rankings. 

After stellar year, Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis team named 2015 World Champions by ITF
After stellar year, Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis team named 2015 World Champions by ITF

Sania and Martina joined forces in March this year but proved a force to be reckoned with in 2015.

Anil Khanna re-elected as Asian Tennis Federation chief

AITA president is also a vice-president of the world tennis body ITF.

Indian-American teen wins Atlanta ITF tournament finals
Indian-American teen wins Atlanta ITF tournament finals

Natasha Subhash is the first Indian-origin player to achieve this double feat in an international tennis tournament.

I have no desire to continue as AITA president: Anil Khanna
I have no desire to continue as AITA president: Anil Khanna

Anil Khanna has said he can't pay enough time to AITA's day-to-day affairs.

AITA boss Anil Khanna eyeing top ITF post
AITA boss Anil Khanna eyeing top ITF post

All India Tennis Association (AITA) president Anil Khanna will be up against four others as the International Tennis Federation (ITF) is all set to elect its new president at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here on Friday.

Sumit Nagal wins ITF singles title
Sumit Nagal wins ITF singles title

Putting up a strong show, a consistent Sumit Nagal won his second ITF men's singles title after outplaying Ronit Singh Bisht 6-3 6-4 in the summit clash, here on Saturday.

India drawn against Czech Republic in Davis Cup tennis 
India drawn against Czech Republic in Davis Cup tennis 

 India will host top seeds Czech Republic in a Davis Cup World Group Play-off tennis encounter to be played from September 18 to 20 at a yet to be decided venue.

Pranjala Yadlapalli selected in ITF Touring team
Pranjala Yadlapalli selected in ITF Touring team

India's Pranjala Yadlapalli, who recently won the junior Asian Tennis championship, has been selected in an ITF Touring team that will compete in a series of junior tournaments over next three months in Europe.

Indian challenge ends at ITF meet, Rishika, Bhuvana exit
Indian challenge ends at ITF meet, Rishika, Bhuvana exit

The Indian challenge in singles at the USD 25,000 Endurance ITF Women's Tennis Tournament came to an end on Wednesday with the elimination of Rishika Sunkara and Bhuvana Kalva in round two.

Saketh storms into quarters, Dhruthi bows out from Delhi Open
Saketh storms into quarters, Dhruthi bows out from Delhi Open

Indian Davis Cupper Saketh Myneni outplayed Mohamed Safwat in straight sets to breeze into the singles quarterfinals of the Delhi Open but the country's singles challenge ended in the ITF women's event with the tame defeat of Dhruthi Venugopal here on Wednesday.

SMART: India's first theatre management programme
SMART: India's first theatre management programme

India's very first theatre management programme, Strategic Management in the Art of Theatre (SMART) has been launched jointly by Indian Theatre Forum ( ITF), Indian Foundation for the Arts and Junoon recently. The programme aims to make any theatre group/ organization more sustainable, effective, financially viable and capable of giving shape to creative ideas.

Ankita Raina wins maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title
Ankita Raina wins maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title

Continuing her steady progress in the WTA circuit, India's Ankita Raina overwhelmed British teenager Katy Dunne in straight sets in a one-sided final to lift her maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title at the Deccan Gymkhana here on Saturday.

International Tennis Federation set to raise prize money for young players
International Tennis Federation set to raise prize money for young players

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has decided to increase prize money for young players in lower categories on the men's circuit.

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams take ITF annual honours
Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams take ITF annual honours

 Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been named 2014 World Champions by the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

WTA considers new women's team event
WTA considers new women's team event

The WTA, the governing body for women`s tennis, is considering a plan to set up its own team event.

Martina Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur
Martina Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur

 Multiple grand slam winner Martina Navratilova has questioned the "silence" of the International Tennis Federation after one of its members described world number one Serena Williams and older sister Venus as "brothers".

Tennis preparations taking shape for Rio

International Tennis Federation (ITF) executive vice president Juan Margets says preparations for the Rio Olympic tennis tournament are progressing to the extent he can virtually visualise the event.