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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.