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Delhi finally gets dose of quick-fire tennis

Despite the likes of Caroline Wozniacki, Marin Cilic and Lleyton Hewitt showing off their skills, the loudest cheer was reserved for Goran Ivanisevic.

Sania 'super excited' about playing doubles with Federer in IPTL

Sania Mirza's dream of playing alongside Roger Federer will be realised when the two team up for the mixed doubles in the third leg of the IPTL.

Federer, Djokovic, Sampras to headline India leg of IPTL

Indian tennis courts are set to be dazzled like never before when global icons like Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic enthrall crowds during the third leg of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League in Delhi from Saturday.

Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt

Germany will host 2014 Davis Cup runners-up France in the first round of next year's World Group on the hardcourt of the Fraport Arena in Frankfurt, where the hosts beat Spain last season.

Indian Aces lose 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in IPTL

Indian Aces suffered their second successive loss in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League as they went down fighting 20-25 to Manila Mavericks in the last match of the Singapore leg on Thursday.

IPTL: Indian Aces register 4th consecutive win, thrash UAE Royals 30-11

Indian Aces continued their impressive run in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League with a commanding 30-11 win over UAE Royals on day one of the Singapore leg on Tuesday.

Federer greatest of all time, says Nadal's uncle

Rafael Nadal's uncle and coach Toni believes that Roger Federer and not his 14-time Grand Slam champion nephew deserves to be considered the greatest tennis player of all time.

IPTL: Indian Aces on target, clinch third straight victory

Indian Aces notched up their third win on the trot with a 28-20 victory over UAE Royals in the battle of two unbeaten sides in an International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) match in Manila.

Sharapova tormented by shot-clock in speedy IPTL play

Maria Sharapova expressed mock disgust Saturday at the inaugural International Premier Tennis League tournament's beeping shot-clock, part of a novel experiment designed to speed up tennis and make it more fun to watch.

Indian Aces maintain winning run in IPTL

Indian Aces continued their winning run as they beat Manila Mavericks 24-15 on the second day of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Manila on Saturday.

Indian Aces slam Singapore Slammers in IPTL opener

Indian Aces sailed past Singapore Slammers 26-16 in the inaugural match of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) in Manila on Friday.

IPTL: Injury forces Bouchard to withdraw

Current World number 7 Eugenie Bouchard, who was to represent UAE Royals in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League, has withdrawn from the event due to an injury she had sustained while training on Monday.

Champions Tennis League: Radwanska plays stellar role as Pune win inaugural title

Cyprus star Marcos Baghdatis subdued world number 16 Kevin Anderson in the crucial men's singles as Pune Marathas lifted the inaugural Champions Tennis League trophy with a 27-23 victory over Delhi Dreams in the final in Delhi on Wednesday.

'It is difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country'

She might be one of the most sought-after sportspersons in India but tennis ace Sania Mirza says 'it's difficult to be a Sania Mirza in this country' due to the prevailing 'gender inequality' and called for an urgent need to bring about a cultural change.

Wawrinka won it for us, says Federer

The 17-time Grand Slam champion was quick to deflect the spotlight onto teammate Stan Wawrinka, who did not even hit a shot in anger on the last day, as the French were vanquished in double-quick time in Lille.
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