Pune Marathas win first ever CTL title with 27-23 win over Delhi Dreams
Pune Marathas win first ever CTL title with 27-23 win over Delhi Dreams

Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis subdued world number 16 Kevin Anderson in the crucial men's singles as Pune Marathas lifted the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) trophy with a 27-23 victory over Delhi Dreams in the final, here tonight.

Delhi Dreams face 'tricky' Pune Marathas in CTL final
Delhi Dreams face 'tricky' Pune Marathas in CTL final

A consistent Delhi Dreams face a very tricky opponent in Pune Marathas as the two teams clash for the inaugural Champions Tennis League (CTL) title at R K Khanna Tennis Stadium, here on Wednesday.

Pune Marathas beat Hyderabad Aces in CTL tie
Pune Marathas beat Hyderabad Aces in CTL tie

Impressive wins by world number six Agnieszka Radwanska and seasoned Marcos Baghdatis paved the way for Pune Marathas's close 26-25 victory over Hyderabad Aces in the Champions Tennis League (CTL) at the L B Stadium here on Tuesday.

Pune franchisee named as Pune Marathas in CTL
Pune franchisee named as Pune Marathas in CTL

Christening the city franchisee of the Champions Tennis League, the Pune Marathas, tennis maestro Vijay Amritraj on Tuesday unveiled the team logo here.

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.

Ajay Devgan is co-owner of Delhi Dreams in Champions Tennis League
Ajay Devgan is co-owner of Delhi Dreams in Champions Tennis League

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan along with businessman Sanjeev Kassal were on Friday revealed as owners of the Delhi franchisee of the Champions Tennis League (CTL) even as Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis replaced Philipp Kohlschreiber in the Pune team.

John Isner survives but injury ends Kei Nishikori`s bid at Delray

US second seed John Isner won the last five points of a third-set tie-breaker Thursday to reach the ATP Delray Beach Open quarter-finals while an injury derailed third-seeded Kei Nishikori.

Karlovic topples Lopez, Hewitt advances

Croatian Ivo Karlovic pounded 19 aces past second-seeded Feliciano Lopez in beating the Spaniard in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships on Thursday.

Lu books Memphis quarter-final

Fourth-seeded Lu Yen-Hsun of Taiwan rallied for a three-set victory over US qualifier Denis Kudla on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships.

Becker breezes through to book Nishikori clash

Cypriot wildcard Marcos Baghdatis, Croatian Ivo Karlovic and Germany`s Benjamin Becker eased to straight-sets victories on Tuesday to book second-round matches with seeded players at the $647,000 ATP US Indoor Championship.

Angry Murray is smash hit in Melbourne

Britain`s Andy Murray picked apart racquet-smashing techniques after joining a grand tradition of bat-breakers at the Australian Open.

Del Potro through, Nishikori flirts with disaster

Top seed Juan Martin del Potro survived a stiff test to beat Marcos Baghdatis 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Japan Open on Tuesday while defending champion Kei Nishikori flirted with disaster before squeaking through.

Paes-Stepanek pair makes winning start to Miami Masters

Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek laboured their way to the pre-quarterfinals of the Miami Masters after downing Marcos Baghdatis and Sam Querrey, on Saturday.

Federer tickled by Baghdatis racquet rage

Super-cool Swiss Roger Federer laughed off the racquet-smashing antics of Marcos Baghdatis but gave a reminder that he was not always the perfect gentleman on court.

Serena Williams ‘impressed’ with Marcos Baghdatis’ 4-racquet tantrum

Serena Williams has revealed that she finds Marcos Baghdatis’ four-racquet rage at Australian Open ‘impressive’.

Marcos meltdown doesn`t shock fellow pros

Marcos Baghdatis was fined for an extraordinary racquet-smashing tantrum but in a sport known for its meltdowns, fellow players greeted the outburst calmly.

Del Potro suffers noisy defeat to Baghdatis in Sydney

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro complained to the umpire about rowdy crowd behaviour during a 7-6, 6-4 loss to Marcos Baghdatis in the quarter-finals of the Sydney International.

Murray batters Baghdatis in Brisbane quarters

Top seed Andy Murray, who had battled to three-set victories in his previous matches, romped into the semi-finals of the Brisbane International on Friday with a 6-2, 6-2 thrashing of Marcos Baghdatis.

Bopanna-Qureshi in finals of Stockholm Open

India`s Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi on Friday advanced to the final of men`s doubles competition of the Stockholm Open tennis tournament after a hard-fought victory over Marcos Baghdatis and Juan Martin Del Potro.

Murray taken the distance in Tokyo opener

Second seed Andy Murray flirted with disaster before beating nemesis Marcos Baghdatis 7-6, 2-6, 6-4 in a cliffhanger to reach the last 16 of the Japan Open.