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.

Martina Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur
Martina Navratilova unhappy with ITF silence on Williams slur

 Multiple grand slam winner Martina Navratilova has questioned the "silence" of the International Tennis Federation after one of its members described world number one Serena Williams and older sister Venus as "brothers".

Tennis preparations taking shape for Rio

International Tennis Federation (ITF) executive vice president Juan Margets says preparations for the Rio Olympic tennis tournament are progressing to the extent he can virtually visualise the event.

Tennis' Grand Slams increase funding for GSDF
Tennis' Grand Slams increase funding for GSDF

Tennis' Grand Slam tournaments Thursday agreed to increase their contribution to the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF) by 25 percent to over $2 million annually in order to assist the development of the sport worldwide.

Rohan Bopanna to receive Davis Cup Commitment Award
Rohan Bopanna to receive Davis Cup Commitment Award

Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna will be awarded the Davis Cup Commitment Award here Saturday on the sidelines of the ongoing World Group play-off tie against Serbia, it was announced by International Tennis Federation (ITF) Thursday.

Rohan Bopanna to get Davis Cup Commitment Award
Rohan Bopanna to get Davis Cup Commitment Award

Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna will be presented the Davis Cup Commitment Award during the World Group play-off tie against Serbia which begins here tomorrow.

Israel, Argentina Davis Cup tie switched to Florida

Israel will stage their Davis Cup play-off tie against Argentina in Sunrise, Florida, after they were banned from hosting the tie on home soil.

Israel stripped of Davis Cup home tie due to conflict

Israel will not be allowed to stage the Davis Cup World Group tie against Argentina in Tel Aviv in September because of the conflict between Israel and Hamas, tournament chiefs said Thursday.

Indian Wells defeat no cause for concern: Li Na

Vanquished top seed Li Na`s warm hug for Flavia Pennetta on Friday after the Italian beat her in the semi-finals at Indian Wells had plenty of history behind it.

Djokovic, Serena win ITF World Champions Award

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the International Tennis Federation`s world champions for 2013, according to reports.

Troicki says his dream is over after CAS ruling

Serbia`s Viktor Troicki said his dream of being a "top player" had been taken away after his ban for missing a blood test was reduced to 12 months from 18 on Tuesday.

Tunisia suspended from the 2014 Davis Cup

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Saturday its decision to suspend Tunisia from the 2014 Davis Cup.

Marin Cilic to appeal against suspension

Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic said he would appeal after International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to suspend him for nine months for using a banned supplement.

Czech Republic are top seeds for 2014 Davis Cup

Czech Republic will be the top seeds when the draw for the 2014 Davis Cup is made this week, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Monday.

Viktor Troicki appeals to CAS over 18-month doping ban

Serbia`s Viktor Troicki has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over his 18-month suspension for violating doping regulations, the Lausanne-based tribunal said on Tuesday.

Troicki says 18-month ban for skipping drug test tantamount to being `treated like a criminal`

Serbian Davis Cup star Viktor Troicki has been given an 18-month ban by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for failing to provide a blood sample in a drugs test during April`s Monte Carlo Masters, and has said that he had been `treated like a criminal`.

Viktor Troicki handed 18-month doping ban - ITF

Serbia`s Viktor Troicki, a former world number 12 and a Davis Cup winner in 2010, was banned for 18 months for flouting doping rules, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said.

Tennis player Strycova banned for doping

Tennis player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic was banned for six months after testing positive for doping, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced.