Mahesh Bhupathi-Nick Kyrgios lose in first round of French Open
Mahesh Bhupathi-Nick Kyrgios lose in first round of French Open

Indo-Australian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Nick Kyrgios failed to cross the opening hurdle of the men's doubles event, suffering a straight-set defeat against Lucas Pouille and Thanasi Kokkinakis in the French Open tennis tournament here on Tuesday.

Becoming world no. 1 is surreal feeling: Sania Mirza
Becoming world no. 1 is surreal feeling: Sania Mirza

 There has been many cherished moments in her eventful tennis journey during the last decade but the enormity of becoming World No 1 is such that Sania Mirza has been left with a "surreal feeling" even though she had always dreamt of achieving this feat.

Leander Paes likely to play in Mahesh Bhupathi's IPTL
Leander Paes likely to play in Mahesh Bhupathi's IPTL

The 2015 edition of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) may see Leander Paes taking on some of the greatest names of the sport. According to reports, the doubles specialist has agreed to join the Mahesh Bhupathi-launched tennis tournament, thus ending the protracted feud between two of India's greatest tennis players.

Indian tennis needs a top-10 singles player, feels Goran Ivanisevic
Indian tennis needs a top-10 singles player, feels Goran Ivanisevic

Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic says India can't forever sit on the laurels of greats like Leander Paes and it must have a top-10 singles player for tennis to thrive in the country.

Mahesh Bhupathi out of mixed doubles in Australian Open
Mahesh Bhupathi out of mixed doubles in Australian Open

Veteran Mahesh Bhupathi went out of the mixed doubles competition following a first-round loss, even as India's junior tennis players began their campaign on a positive note in the Australian Open here on Saturday.

Bopanna through, Bhupathi out of Australian Open doubles
Bopanna through, Bhupathi out of Australian Open doubles

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Daniel Nestor made it through to the second round of the men's doubles at the Australian Open but veteran Mahesh Bhupathi and Austrian Jurgen Melzer lost rather meekly in their opening match here Thursday.

Australian Open: Bopanna-Nestor advances, Bhupathi-Melzer crash
Australian Open: Bopanna-Nestor advances, Bhupathi-Melzer crash

Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor were tested before making it to the second round even as Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner Jurgen Melzer crashed out of men's doubles event of the Australian Open, here on Thursday.

Indian tennis needs top class singles players: Tim Henman
Indian tennis needs top class singles players: Tim Henman

The likes of Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri might be doing well in the circuit but that's not enough and Indian tennis needs some top class singles players to take the interest to a higher level, Britain's former No 1 Tim Henman said on Sunday.

Paes-Klaasen keep top billing, enter Chennai Open semis
Paes-Klaasen keep top billing, enter Chennai Open semis

Top seeds Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen of South Africa lived up to their billing and entered the semifinals of the men's doubles event at the ATP Chennai Open with a hard-fought win over Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Saketh Myneni, here on Thursday.

I always backed Bhupathi's IPTL, says Australian Open Director
I always backed Bhupathi's IPTL, says Australian Open Director

Working hard to make this edition of the Australian Open a grand success, Tournament Director Graig Riley said on Thursday that he is always open to 'innovation' in the game and was one of the first people to back Mahesh Bhupathi's ambitious IPTL dream.

Mahesh Bhupathi wins doubles pre-quarters to set up clash with Leander Paes
Mahesh Bhupathi wins doubles pre-quarters to set up clash with Leander Paes

Indian tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi, teaming up with compatriot Saketh Myneni, today won a hard fought doubles pre-quarterfinal match to set up a mouth-watering clash with his former partner Leander Paes at the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here.

Lara Dutta's challenging 'mom' moment
Lara Dutta's challenging 'mom' moment

Actress-producer Lara Dutta finds selecting a birthday cake for her young daughter a challenging task.

Top Indians begin new year at home with Chennai Open
Top Indians begin new year at home with Chennai Open

 Somdev Devvarman begins his bid for a top-100 return while an age-defying Leander Paes could again run into his estranged doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi, who returns to the court after a nine-month gap with the USD 450,000 ATP Chennai Open beginning here on Monday.

Doubles field looks stronger than singles in Chennai Open
Doubles field looks stronger than singles in Chennai Open

With some of the world's best players vying for the top honours, the doubles field of the upcoming ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament looks stronger than even the singles draw.

Chennai Open: Bhupathi, Saketh, Jeevan & Balaji given wild card
Chennai Open: Bhupathi, Saketh, Jeevan & Balaji given wild card

India's top tennis players Mahesh Bhupathi, Saketh Myneni, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji have been granted wild card entries into the doubles draw of Chennai Open, organisers said on Monday.

IPTL: Watching Roger Federer, others a dream for Indian tennis fans
IPTL: Watching Roger Federer, others a dream for Indian tennis fans

Aimed at whetting the appetite of Asian fans, generally starved of top-level action, the reaction in India to the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) was crucial to the inaugural tournament's fortunes.

Thank you Roger Federer!

As I headed towards the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Day 2 of the International Premier Tennis League, like any other tennis fan, I too, was brimming with excitement. There was disappointment for everybody on the opening day, where Roger Federer didn’t play a match.

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras to headline India leg of IPTL
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras to headline India leg of IPTL

Indian tennis courts are set to be dazzled like never before when global icons like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic touch down to enthrall "full house" crowds during the third leg of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League here from tomorrow.

IPTL to add two more cities next year
IPTL to add two more cities next year

 Founder Mahesh Bhupathi on Thursday said the new International Premier Tennis League would add two more cities next year and had been forced to turn down two others as interest grows.

Mahesh Bhupathi declares IPTL a success, dismisses critics
Mahesh Bhupathi declares IPTL a success, dismisses critics

International Premier Tennis League boss Mahesh Bhupathi declared its launch in the Philippines a success on Sunday, ushering in a fast-paced, television-friendly version of one of the world`s most popular sports.