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Federer bloodied but not bowed after Davis Cup shocker

For a player who had just endured his worst ever Davis Cup defeat, Roger Federer sounded surprisingly upbeat. Clobbered 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 by fiery Frenchman Gael Monfils, the 33-year-old Swiss champion opted to dismiss the downsides and ponder the positives.

Champions Tennis League: 'Home' support fails to inspire Leander Paes

The calls of 'come on Leander' from every quarter of the CLTA stadium were loud and clear in Chandigarh on Thursday.

Davis Cup: Roger Federer fit for duty, but doubts persist

Roger Federer is set to play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup final against France in Lille despite a back injury that laid him low.

Next up for Sania Mirza? Grand Slam women's doubles title

Not satisfied with winning the WTA Finals doubles crown with Cara Black and other prestigious titles, Sania Mirza said she wants to clinch the women's doubles Grand Slam title.

Champions Tennis League tickets go for free

The Champions Tennis League (CTL), in only its first year, is failing to attract spectators. Reliable sources have told HT that the organisers have told online retailers, bookmyshow.com, that majority of tickets will go free.

Federer injury and spat hit Switzerland's Davis Cup bid

Switzerland's preparations for the Davis Cup final against France in Lille on Sunday have been disrupted by a back injury to Roger Federer and a spat within the Swiss camp.

Bhindi Masala is Venus Williams' favourite Indian food

Many tennis-lovers around the world are well-versed with multiple Grand Slam winner Venus Williams' powerful baseline smashes, but quite a few wouldn't know about her love for Indian food.

CTL: Jankovic, Cornet make the wait worthwhile

The Champions Tennis League (CTL) match between Delhi Dreams and Mumbai Tennis Masters, originally scheduled to begin at 8pm, finally rolled into action an hour later, in Delhi on Tuesday.

Chilly reaction to much-hyped Champions Tennis League

The first of the two tennis leagues to be played in India this year, the Champions Tennis League is focussed on six Indian cities.

Federer wins Wawrinka thriller to secure Djokovic showdown

Roger Federer set up a final showdown with Novak Djokovic in sensational fashion as the Swiss great saved four match points before defeating Stan Wawrinka, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8/6) in a thrilling semi-final at the ATP Tour Finals on Saturday.

Djokovic eyes top spot after Wawrinka rout, Berdych wins

Novak Djokovic moved within touching distance of ending the year as the world number one after crushing Stan Wawrinka 6-3, 6-0 at the ATP Tour Finals on Wednesday.

Roger Federer eyes 1,000 win landmark

Roger Federer has set his sights on another memorable milestone as the 17-time Grand Slam champion eyes the 1,000th win of his illustrious career.

Champions Tennis League: Paes replaces Ferrer in Punjab team

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

World Tour Finals: Federer in the groove, Nishikori downs Murray

Roger Federer was back in the groove at the ATP World Tour Finals as the six-time champion defeated Milos Raonic 6-1, 7-6 (7/0), while Japan's Kei Nishikori made a dream debut with a surprise 6-4, 6-4 victory over Andy Murray on Sunday.

Djokovic or Federer - who's the daddy?

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are seeded to meet in the final of the ATP World Tour finals in London next weekend, poised to help resolve tennis's new burning question: 'Who's the daddy?'
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