Know your brand new International Premier Tennis League

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.

Do not give up, come what may: Juan Carlos Ferrero's mantra
Do not give up, come what may: Juan Carlos Ferrero's mantra

What a tennis player should do if he becomes world number one and then finds himself in a situation where he struggles to win a single ATP title for more than 100 tournaments?

Brooke Shields regrets marrying Andre Agassi
Brooke Shields regrets marrying Andre Agassi

  Model-turned-actress Brooke Shields says that soon after her marriage to former tennis star Andre Agassi, she realised it was a mistake.

Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL
Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on 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".

Serena, Agassi, Rafter headline IPTL's Singapore franchise
Serena, Agassi, Rafter headline IPTL's Singapore franchise

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.

Five facts for Saturday, day 13 at the US Open:
Five facts for Saturday, day 13 at the US Open:

- World number one Novak Djokovic is appearing in his eighth straight US Open semi-final and he`s trying to advance to his fifth straight final and sixth overall (one title, four defeats).

Serena, Agassi to play in Singapore IPTL leg from 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.

Agassi picks Nadal over Federer as all-time best

Andre Agassi has picked Rafael Nadal ahead of Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer when asked to choose the best player in tennis history, a report said on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer for Indian Wells crown

World number two Novak Djokovic rallied to beat Roger Federer in a three-set thriller on Sunday to win his first title of 2014 at the Indian Wells ATP Masters.

Agassi would like to solve Isner riddle, but in no rush to become a coach

As a player Andre Agassi relied as much on a razor-sharp tennis brain as brute force to collect eight major titles and join a select band of players to complete a career grand slam.

IPTL a no-go if it clashes with Thanksgiving, says Andre Agassi

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.

Agassi advises Murray to improve tennis instead of focusing on rankings

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.

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

Roger Federer could play for another four years and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles, according to former No. 1 Pete Sampras.

Ovation as `lucky loser` is a winner with fans

France`s `lucky loser` Stephane Robert said he was taken aback by his standing ovation on Monday as his fairytale Australian Open run finished in style.

Nishikori follows Chang example with Kooyong title

Japan`s Kei Nishikori emulated the feat of his new American coach Michael Chang by winning the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne on Saturday, beating Czech player Tomas Berdych 6-4, 7-5.

Brooke Shields slams ex-husband Andre Agassi

It has been 14 years since Brooke Shields divorced Andre Agassi but the former supermodel is still not ready to forgive the former tennis player.

Brooke Shields reveals details of divorce from Andre Agassi

Brooke Shields had opened up about her marriage and subsequent divorce from tennis star Andre Agassi.

Overtaking Federer not my main goal, says Nadal

Rafael Nadal said on Tuesday he will look back on his career with pride even if he doesn`t eclipse Roger Federer`s record 17 Grand Slam titles.

Agassi says Nadal can break Federer`s record of most Grand Slam titles

American tennis legend Andre Agassi has said that Spanish player Rafael Nadal has a chance to break Roger Federer`s record of winning the most Grand Slam titles.

Agassi calls Federer 'a class above' Sampras

Tennis great Andre Agassi has said that seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer is ` a class above` Pete Sampras and that Rafael Nadal could eventually be better than the Swiss.