Indian Tennis news

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.

Dec 09, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

I quit singles to prolong my career, says Sania

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Saturday said the three surgeries she underwent in five years forced her to switch to doubles in a bid to prolong her career for a few more seasons.

Mar 02, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

AITA forms committee to resolve crisis

The AITA on Sunday formed a three-member committee, including Justice Deepak Verma and former Davis Cupper Naresh Kumar, to resolve the issues with the rebel players, but its suggestions apparently would not be binding on the national tennis federation.

Feb 03, 2013, 20:53 PM IST

AITA defends Davis Cup selection, say players are being misled

Taking strong exception to the comments made by its own vice president, the All India Tennis Association on Friday said it was "unethical" to label the team selected for Davis Cup tie against Korea as "third rate" and that the young players were being misled.

Jan 18, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Rebel players approach Sports ministry

In a desperate attempt to get back to the Indian Davis Cup team, the 11 rebel players have sought intervention of Sports Ministry to resolve the crisis but their effort is unlikely to bear any fruit with the ministry categorically stating that it has "no role to play in selection matters".

Jan 17, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

AITA to appoint special committee to address players` concern

The beleaguered All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Saturday decided to appoint a special committee, likely to be headed by a retired judge, to address the demands made by revolting players.

Jan 12, 2013, 16:03 PM IST

AITA has been unprofessional and unethical: Somdev

Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman, who is leading a players` revolt against the All India Tennis Association, on Saturday lambasted the body and called it "unprofessional" and "unethical" for snubbing the rebel group.

Jan 12, 2013, 15:54 PM IST

No end to tennis row, players reject AITA proposal

The crisis that has rocked Indian tennis escalated on Monday with the players rejecting the compromise formula offered by the AITA, which in turn has now decided not to bend its back any more.

Jan 07, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

Discuss demands or we won`t play Davis Cup: Players to AITA

The crisis that has hit Indian tennis deepened on Friday with the revolting players today threatening to pull out of the upcoming Davis Cup tie against South Korea unless AITA discusses their "legitimate" suggestions for improvement in the system.

Jan 04, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Bhupathi drops hints of playing the Korea tie

Veteran Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi on Monday indicated that all his issues with the All India Tennis Association (AITA) have been sorted out and he may represent the country in the upcoming Davis Cup tie against Korea.

Dec 31, 2012, 19:48 PM IST

2012, one of my best years in ATP circuit: Bopanna

He was unwittingly dragged into the biggest controversy to rock Indian tennis this year, but ace doubles player Rohan Bopanna still considers the past 12 months as "one of the best" of his career.

Dec 31, 2012, 18:47 PM IST

Bopanna keen to represent India again

London Olympics selection controversy is a thing of past at least for Rohan Bopanna as the doubles ace is keen to wear the India cap again and represent the nation in the Davis Cup.

Dec 28, 2012, 17:20 PM IST

Leander Paes will be Haryana`s sports ambassador

Ace tennis player and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee, Leander Paes will be the Sports Ambassador of Haryana.

Apr 11, 2012, 21:18 PM IST

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