Impressive wins by Mark Philippoussis and Martina Hingis in their singles matches helped Hyderabad Aces take a 15-11 lead over Bangalore Raptors at the end of the third match in their Champions Tennis League group tie here on Friday.
Riding on spirited wins from former women's world number one Martina Hingis and veteran Australian player Mark Philippoussis, Hyderabad Aces defeated Bangalore Raptors by 27-25 margin to start their Champions Tennis League (CTL) campaign on winning note here.
Eager to play in the upcoming Champions Tennis League (CTL), starting on Monday, veteran Indian star Leander Paes on Saturday said that the new league has integrated the international and national players well.
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.
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.
India's Sania Mirza and her partner Cara Black of Zimbabwe could not make it to the US Open women's doubles finals after going down in straight sets to Swiss-Italian pair of Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta at the Grand Slam event here.
Indian tennis ace, Sania Mirza has entered the mixed doubles final at the 2014 US Open. The 27-year-old partnered with Brazilian Bruno Soares to beat the Taiwanese-British pair of Yung Jan Chan and Ross Hutchins in three sets.
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black hardly broke a sweat as they entered the US Open women's doubles semifinals after their rivals retired midway through the quarterfinal match here.
Martina Hingis is back in the doubles semi-finals of a Grand Slam for the first time since the 2002 Australian Open as she and Flavia Pennetta reached the US Open last four in their first major as a team.