Chennai Open: Bhupathi, Saketh, Jeevan & Balaji given wild card
Chennai Open: Bhupathi, Saketh, Jeevan & Balaji given wild card

India's top tennis players Mahesh Bhupathi, Saketh Myneni, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji have been granted wild card entries into the doubles draw of Chennai Open, organisers said on Monday.

Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others
Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others

 Sania Mirza grabbed her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title and wrapped up her dream season with the year-end finale trophy even as India's established male tennis players found the going tough in 2014.

Mahesh Bhupathi says Leander Paes did not want to play in IPTL
Mahesh Bhupathi says Leander Paes did not want to play in IPTL

IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said his estranged doubles partner Leander Paes turned down the invitation to play in the tournament's ongoing inaugural season.

Indian players should take a cue from Ivan Lendl: Tony Roche
Indian players should take a cue from Ivan Lendl: Tony Roche

 Remembering his former ward and ex-Grand Slam champion Ivan Lendl, Australian tennis guru Tony Roche underlined the importance of sheer hard work as he began a seven-day camp with Somdev Devvarman and company, here on Tuesday.

Roger Federer can play for another 4-5 years: former coach Tony Roche
Roger Federer can play for another 4-5 years: former coach Tony Roche

A Grand Slam title may be eluding Roger Federer for two years but the 33-year-old can't be written off yet, his former coach Tony Roche said here on Tuesday.

Stanislas Wawrinka confirms participation in Chennai Open
Stanislas Wawrinka confirms participation in Chennai Open

World number four Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka has confirmed that he will defend his Chennai Open title in a highly competitive field that features top-20 players Feliciano Lopez (14) and Roberto Bautista Agut (15).

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.

Leander Paes replaces David Ferrer in Punjab team of CTL
Leander Paes replaces David Ferrer in Punjab team of CTL

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes on Tuesday replaced David Ferrer in the Punjab team of the Champions Tennis League.

For Saina Nehwal, it is always about playing for India
For Saina Nehwal, it is always about playing for India

 In the wake of Sports Ministry's diktat of not to extend financial help to athletes who prefer professional commitment over representing India, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday insisted her first priority would always be to play for the country.

AITA backs top players, clarifies their Asian Games stand
AITA backs top players, clarifies their Asian Games stand

Hours after the government made it clear that it would not extend financial help to athletes skipping important international events, the AITA today sought to clarify the stand taken by three top tennis players, who had preferred ATP Tour over the Incheon Asian Games.

Want funds, stay available for India: Sports Ministry to Indian athletes
Want funds, stay available for India: Sports Ministry to Indian athletes

Taking exception to top Indian tennis players who were reluctant to compete in the recent Asian Games, the Sports Ministry on Wednesay said individual players will be able to avail grants from it only if they undertake to be available for India whenever called upon.

Somdev ousted but Myneni, Yuki move to quarters in Pune
Somdev ousted but Myneni, Yuki move to quarters in Pune

Somdev Devvarman suffered yet another early defeat but Saketh Myneni continued his impressive run by storming into the singles quarter-finals of the ATP Pune Challenger tournament, here on Wednesday.

Somdev, Yuki advance but Ramkumar makes early exit in Pune
Somdev, Yuki advance but Ramkumar makes early exit in Pune

 India's top singles players, led by Somdev Devvarman, easily advanced to the second round of ATP Pune Challenger but rising star Ramkumar Ramanathan made a shock first-round exit, here on Tuesday.

Saketh Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan climb ATP singles ranking ladder
Saketh Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan climb ATP singles ranking ladder

Riding on his maiden Challenger title win, Saketh Myneni today leapfrogged 168 places to be ranked 283 in the ATP singles chart while Ramkumar Ramanathan achieved a career-best spot of 226 following his semifinal appearance at the just-concluded Indore Open.

Aleksander Nedovyesov top seed, Somdev Devvarman third at Pune ATP Challenger
Aleksander Nedovyesov top seed, Somdev Devvarman third at Pune ATP Challenger

World No 118 Aleksander Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan has been given top billing at the KPIT -MSLTA ATP Challenger tennis tournament commencing here Monday.

Somdev Devvarman  seeded third for Pune ATP Challenger
Somdev Devvarman seeded third for Pune ATP Challenger

Indian Davis Cupper and World No.143 tennis player Somdev Devvarman was Saturday named the third seed while Yuki Bhambri, ranked 183, was seeded seventh for the Oct 18-25 KPIT-MSLTA ATP Challenger to be played at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here.

Sania Mirza joins Swatch Bharat campaign, cleans Hyderabad road
Sania Mirza joins Swatch Bharat campaign, cleans Hyderabad road

Tennis star Sania Mirza today joined the Swatch Bharat campaign, cleaning a city road before nominating nine persons, including fellow sportspersons and Bollywood personalities, to join the movement.

Ramkumar shocks Yuki; Somdev also ousted from Indore Open
Ramkumar shocks Yuki; Somdev also ousted from Indore Open

Ramkumar Ramanathan proved his ascendancy in Indian tennis yet again as he knocked out Yuki Bhambri from the ATP Indore Open even as India's top player Somdev Devvarman also made an early exit, here today.

Saketh Myneni shocks seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans at ATP Indore Open
Saketh Myneni shocks seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans at ATP Indore Open

A day after being felicitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his Asian Games exploits, India's Saketh Myneni toppled Belgian seventh seed Kimmer Coppejans to move to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Indore Open, here on Wednesday.

Somdev, Yuki, Ramkumar advance in Indore Open
Somdev, Yuki, Ramkumar advance in Indore Open

India's top three singles players, led by Somdev Devvarman, made smooth starts at the ATP Indore Open by recording straight set victories, here on Tuesday.