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' 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.
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.
Third seeded Indian pair of Ankita Raina and Sharrmadaa Baluu cruised to the quarterfinals of the USD 25,000 ITF women`s doubles event even as two other Indians made a first round exit, here on Tuesday.
Third seeded Rishika Sunkara survived a close match to get past Swetha Sree Hari 6-7(0), 6-4, 6-4 to enter the quarter-finals of the K.S. Narayanan Memorial ITF Women`s Futures tennis tournament here Wednesday.