Playing his first singles match since 2008, Leander Paes produced an inspired show but went down fighting to former French Open champion Sergi Bruguera as his Wave Punjab Marshalls team trailed 0-2 against Mumbai Tennis Masters in the Champions Tennis League here tonight.
Impressive wins by Thomas Enqvist and the mixed doubles pair of Venus Williams and Feliciano Lopez helped Bangalore Raptors take a 15-12 lead over Pune Marathas in their Champions Tennis League tie here on Thursday.
Not satisfied with winning the WTA Finals doubles crown with Zimbabwean Cara Black and a clutch of other prestigious titles this year, Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Thursday said she wants to clinch the women's doubles Grand Slam title before hanging up her tennis shoes.
Eighteen-year-old Barbara Haas continued her impressive run in the QNET Open USD 50,000 ITF Women's Circuit as she upset top-seeded Austrian compatriot Patricia Mayr-Achleitner in straight sets in the quarterfinals at the DLTA Complex here on Thursday.
Switzerland`s Roger Federer, who has been hampered by back problems, has been named to play in the second singles rubber of the Davis Cup final against France`s Gael Monfils on Friday, organisers announced on Thursday.
Popular in the tennis circuit after taming Serena Williams thrice this year, Frenchwoman Alize Cornet says the key to conquering the world number one lies in countering her man-like serves with exhausting rallies.
Roger Federer, whose back injury has cast serious doubts over his Davis Cup final spot, practiced for the first time on Wednesday in a timely boost for the Swiss team ahead of their showdown against France.