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.

Injury forces Eugenie Bouchard to withdraw from IPTL
Injury forces Eugenie Bouchard to withdraw from IPTL

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No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday.

Of superstars and tennis – IPTL's top ten players

The world of tennis will see a new competition where some of the biggest names in the game – both past legends and current heartthrobs – will fight it out for their respective franchises in the Indian Premier Tennis League (IPTL), arguably the biggest of all franchise-based tournaments.

Know your brand new International Premier Tennis League

After the International Premier League, Indian Badminton League, Pro Kabaddi League and Indian Super League, India now has a tennis league – International Premier Tennis League. Despite the launch of a rival league – Champions Tennis League, the IPTL appears to be the real deal in terms of promoters, sponsors and players. So here is our indispensable guide to the first edition of the the IPTL.

IPTL boss unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury
IPTL boss unconcerned over Roger Federer's injury

The head of the new International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) shrugged off concerns over Roger Federer`s fitness on Thursday as the Swiss star battles a back injury.

We would like to get to eight teams by 2020: Mahesh Bhupathi
We would like to get to eight teams by 2020: Mahesh Bhupathi

Tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, who is the brain behind the International Premier Tennis Leaque (IPTL), is hoping to include a team from China in future and have eight teams on board by 2020.

Youngsters can gain knowledge from legends during CTL: Somdev Devvarman
Youngsters can gain knowledge from legends during CTL: Somdev Devvarman

 Being in the august company of names such as Venus Williams and Pat Cash, among others, during the Champions Tennis League will be a great opportunity for Indian youngsters to learn and take their game to the next level, says the country's top singles player Somdev Devvarman.

India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj
India-centric CTL won't clash with IPTL: Vijay Amritraj

The inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) from Nov 17-26 to be played across six cities in India won't have any clash of interests with the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), though, both will have franchises based out of New Delhi, former Indian tennis star and CTL promoter Vijay Amritraj said Friday.

IPTL will take tennis to new regions, says Andy Murray
IPTL will take tennis to new regions, says Andy Murray

Looking forward to his stint in the upcoming Indian Premier Tennis League, British number one Andy Murray says the event will take the sport to new regions.

WTA mulling new women`s tennis World Cup
WTA mulling new women`s tennis World Cup

Women`s tennis is considering introducing a new World Cup team event, its head said Saturday, a move which may bring competition for the soon-to-be-launched International Premier Tennis League.

Ticket sales for Delhi leg of IPTL to begin after Diwali weekend
Ticket sales for Delhi leg of IPTL to begin after Diwali weekend

Tickets for Delhi leg of the much-awaited International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) will be up for sale post Diwali weekend.

Star Sports bags broadcast right for IPTL
Star Sports bags broadcast right for IPTL

India's leading sports broadcaster, Star Sports has bagged the rights to telecast the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

Tickets for IPTL are highly affordable for tennis fans, confirms Lara Dutta
Tickets for IPTL are highly affordable for tennis fans, confirms Lara Dutta

Hours after a leading English daily posted a news speculating exporbitant ticket price for the forthcoming International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), Bollywood actress Lara Dutta, who is also the wife of tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi - the Managing Director of the league – slammed the report and said, the tickets would be affordable for the tennis fans in India.

Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL
Mahesh Bhupathi plays down ATP chief's remark on IPTL

Reacting to ATP chief Chris Kermode's "glorified exhibition" remark on the inaugural International Tennis Premier League (IPTL), league founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said that "everyone is entitled to their opinion and we are going to put on a world class show".

Vishnu Vardhan, Prerna Bhambri win Fenesta Open National Champions title
Vishnu Vardhan, Prerna Bhambri win Fenesta Open National Champions title

Vishnu Vardhan and Prerna Bhambri were crowned winners of the 20th Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship in the men's singles and women's singles categories, respectively here on Saturday.

Serena, Agassi, Rafter headline IPTL's Singapore franchise
Serena, Agassi, Rafter headline IPTL's Singapore franchise

Heavyweights Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, and Patrick Rafter will represent Singapore Slammers for the home leg in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to be held here December 2-4.