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Rio Olympics: Rafael Nadal gets green light to play at mega event

Rio Olympics: Rafael Nadal gets green light to play at mega event

Rafael Nadal has been given the green light by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to compete at next month`s Rio Olympics despite not fulfilling the qualification criteria.

Maria Sharapova out of Rio Olympics as CAS delays doping decision

Maria Sharapova out of Rio Olympics as CAS delays doping decision

"Sharapova and ITF have agreed to defer the CAS decision until September 2016," said a CAS statement. 

Maria Sharapova appeals two-year doping ban to CAS

Maria Sharapova appeals two-year doping ban to CAS

Russian superstar Maria Sharapova has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against her two-year doping ban, CAS confirmed on Tuesday.

Angry Maria Sharapova will appeal two-year doping ban

Angry Maria Sharapova will appeal two-year doping ban

Sharapova, 29, tested positive for the controversial banned medication meldonium during January`s Australian Open.

Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Meldonium count in Maria Sharapova's blood sample exceeds permissible levels: Russian Sports Minister

Sharapova was temporarily suspended from tennis competitions as of March 12. She received a letter of notification about a positive doping test on March 2.

Serena Williams praises Maria Sharapova for taking responsibility after failed drug test

Serena Williams praises Maria Sharapova for taking responsibility after failed drug test

Sharapova failed a drug test at the Australian Open due to a substance she has been taking for 10 years for health issues.

Tennis match-fixing scandal: Banned umpire worked at 2015 US Open due to 'flaw'

Tennis match-fixing scandal: Banned umpire worked at 2015 US Open due to 'flaw'

Denis Pitner was suspended by the International Tennis Federation in August.

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).