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CTL's Bangalore franchise launched

CTL's Bangalore franchise launched


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.

London Olympics tennis: Paes-Sania crash out of mixed doubles

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.

IOA hails pathbreaking performance by Indians in Olympics

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.

India at London Olympics 2012: A glance at the performance of athletes

A look at the Indian athletes performance at the 2012 London Olympics.

London Olympic tennis: Federer content with silver medal

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.

Olympics 2012 tennis: Del Potro takes bronze in men`s singles

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.

Olympic tennis: Williams sisters win doubles gold

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.

London Olympics Day 8: India Roundup

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 on Istanbul wedding false: Sharapova

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.

Olympics 2012 tennis: US flag blows away at ceremony

The flag of the US flew at the Olympic medal ceremony for Serena Williams` tennis victory Saturday, although not in the way organisers intended.

London Olympics tennis: Bryan twins win gold for US

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.

Olympics 2012 tennis: Williams destroys Sharapova to win gold

Serena Williams of the US demolished Russia`s Maria Sharapova to grab her first Olympic gold in the women`s singles tennis Saturday.

Olympic tennis 2012: Williams sets up final with Sharapova

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.

London Olympic tennis: Serena Williams beats Zvonareva

Serena Williams thrashed Russian No.2 Vera Zvonareva in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament here Wednesday.

India at Olympics: Schedule of events, Day 7 (Friday)

Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.

London Olympics Tennis: Paes/Sania advance to the quarter-finals

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.