Bangalore: The Bangalore franchise team, owned by Air Asia chief executive Mittu Chandilya, was Tuesday named Bangalore Raptors. The team will participate in the Champions Tennis League (CTL) commencing Nov 15.
The Raptors team includes Venus Williams, Feliciano Lopez, Thomas Enqvist and Ramkumar Ramanathan and will play matches Nov 17, 20, 21 and 24.
India`s tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today hailed the `pathbreaking` performance of its contingent in London and said it will give tremendous boost to sports in the country.
A look at the Indian athletes performance at the 2012 London Olympics.
London: Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has said he was satisfied with an Olympic silver medal, following his loss to Briton Andy Murray in the men`s singles final.
Juan Martin del Potro won the first medal of the London Olympics for Argentina beating Serbia`s Novak Djokovic in their bronze medal match here Sunday.
The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, claimed their record fourth tennis gold in the Olympics as they overpowered Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic in the women`s doubles final here Sunday.
Nehwal etched her name in India`s Olympic folklore by becoming the country`s maiden badminton medallist and the second Indian woman ever on the podium.
Reports Maria Sharapova is to wed Slovenian basketball star and fiance Sasha Vujacic in Istanbul this fall are "false rumors", the Russian tennis star said Sunday.
The flag of the US flew at the Olympic medal ceremony for Serena Williams` tennis victory Saturday, although not in the way organisers intended.
American pair Bob and Mike Bryan defeated French duo Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a close-fought men`s doubles Olympic tennis final here at the All England Club Saturday.
Serena Williams of the US demolished Russia`s Maria Sharapova to grab her first Olympic gold in the women`s singles tennis Saturday.
Serena Williams thrashed Belarusian top seed Victoria Azarenka in the semifinal of Olympic tennis Friday to set up a battle for gold with Russia`s Maria Sharapova in women`s singles final.
Serena Williams thrashed Russian No.2 Vera Zvonareva in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament here Wednesday.
Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.
Indian mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza begin their campaign in the London Olympics 2012 against Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic of Serbia.
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