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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Current World No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday.