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.

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.

Davis Cup to get fifth-set tiebreaker in 2016

The International Tennis Federation Friday announced it would institute a fifth-set tiebreaker in the Davis Cup, beginning in 2016.

Belgium to host Davis Cup final in Ghent
Belgium to host Davis Cup final in Ghent

Belgium will host Great Britain in November`s Davis Cup final in Ghent, the International Tennis Federation said on Wednesday.

The November 27-29 final will be played indoors at the Flanders Expo in Ghent on a claycourt, with 13,000 spectators to be accommodated.

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.

India seeded No.1 in Davis Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania
India seeded No.1 in Davis Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania

India have been seeded No.1 in the Davis Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania zone despite their tennis team losing their World Group Playoff against the Czech Republic here last weekend.

Polish duo banned after anti-corruption investigation
Polish duo banned after anti-corruption investigation

Polish players Piotr Gadomski and Arkadiusz Kocyla have been banned for seven and five years respectively after being found guilty of betting-related offences under the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme.

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.

ITF boss says `no problem` with Crimea players representing Russia
ITF boss says `no problem` with Crimea players representing Russia

 International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti was blasted Wednesday for saying he saw no problems with Crimean players turning out for Russia.

Nick Kyrgios slams ITF for drug testing him 'more than' other players
Nick Kyrgios slams ITF for drug testing him 'more than' other players

The International Tennis Federation found themselves on the receiving ends of Australian teen tennis star Nick Kyrgios' scathing tweets, as he accused them of drug testing him more than other players.

AITA president Anil Khanna nominated for ITF presidency
AITA president Anil Khanna nominated for ITF presidency

The Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) on Saturday proposed its head, Anil Khanna, also the All India Tennis Association (AITA) chief, for the presidency of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

Andy Murray lets out his feelings on  Wayne Odesnik's 15-year tennis ban
Andy Murray lets out his feelings on Wayne Odesnik's 15-year tennis ban

British tennis sensation Andy Murray let his feelings out after American player Wayne Odesnik was banned for 15 years after a second doping violation, by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Wednesday.

Rafael Nadal visits Buenos Aires children
Rafael Nadal visits Buenos Aires children

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal visited a poor neighborhood in Buenos Aires Thursday and exchanged a few volleys with excited children.

Olympics: Rafael Nadal surprised at Brazil hardcourt choice for 2016
Olympics: Rafael Nadal surprised at Brazil hardcourt choice for 2016

Multiple grand slam champion and 2008 Olympic gold medallist Rafael Nadal expressed surprise Friday that the Rio Olympics tournament will be played on hardcourt and not clay.

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).

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.

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.