Gilles Simon, Marcus Daniell and Pablo Andujar were voted as the new members on the 2021-22 ATP Players Council.
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 11:20 PM IST
The pandemic-induced nationwide lockdown in late March though coincided with a crucial juncture in the former top-ranked Indian singles player’s comeback plans.
Updated on Dec 22, 2020 07:14 AM IST
Yuki Bhambri |Rutvick Mehta
Egyptian tennis player Mostafa Hatem was banned for two years on Monday as part of a match-fixing case.
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 11:59 PM IST
The start date of the main draw of the year’s first Grand Slam was originally slated for Jan. 18 and organisers Tennis Australia have been in drawn-out negotiations with local government over Covid-19 health measures.
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 07:45 AM IST
For Ankita Raina, who has been a professional tennis player since 2009, it’s odd to have experienced a new surface on the tour after more than a decade.
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Mumbai |Rutvick Mehta
In a stunning move Djokovic stepped down as head of the ATP player council last month along with members Vasek Pospisil, John Isner and Sam Querrey and announced the formation of the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA).
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 02:35 PM IST
Even after being declared an illegal colony, the levelling work continues on site in the Punjab town and the revenue department has approved five land registrations
Published on Sep 12, 2020 11:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar |HT Correspondent
Four new tournaments were added to the provisional ATP calendar for the remainder of the 2020 season while the WTA added an event in the Czech Republic in October
Published on Sep 11, 2020 08:36 AM IST
Canadian Vasek Pospisil, a member of the Djokovic-led council, said he had also resigned from his position after serving for two years as the player representative for the 51-100 ranking positions.
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 10:41 PM IST
Rather than try to move or reschedule any of those events, the ATP and WTA tours announced they were scrapping all of them after China’s General Administration of Sport said that country would not host any international sporting events the rest of this year because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press
Becker also lauded the 20-time Grand Slam champion for coming up with the idea at time when the entire world is reeling from the effect of coronavirus.
Updated on May 01, 2020 05:51 PM IST
London |Indo Asian News Service
Roddick, who is regarded as one of the finest servers of the game, stated that Federer’s serve is a combination of former greats Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 06:25 PM IST
New York |Indo Asian News Service
Brisbane-based Millman, Australia’s number three, said the “unfairness of the lower tours” meant he had always been “uncomfortable” with the “top end heavy sport”.
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Brisbane |Agence France-Presse
The tennis season was halted in early March due to the pandemic, leaving players in the lower tiers who rely on tournament winnings without the opportunity to earn a living.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 11:54 PM IST
Speaking during a telephone interview with the Italian media from his home in London, Gaudenzi said he hoped that the season could return in August.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 11:03 AM IST
The ATP and WTA Tours have been suspended since early last month and are not scheduled to return until July 13 at the earliest following the cancellation of Wimbledon for the first time since World War II.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 10:53 AM IST
Organisers said strict confinement measures imposed by the French government to tackle COVID-19 had made it impossible to continue with preparations.
Updated on Mar 18, 2020 10:29 PM IST
London |Agence France-Presse
It’s an easy draw for India since none of Finland’s singles player features in top-100. Emil Ruusuvuori, ranked 101, is their best player while others are not even in top-400.
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 10:44 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Djokovic, who recently won his eighth Australian Open title and led Serbia to the ATP Cup trophy last month, made his plea prior to starting this week as top seed at the Aviation Club.
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 03:43 AM IST
Nadal was cleared to go through the barrier in the halls of Melbourne Park only when a second guard stepped in to familiarise his colleague with one of the sport’s greatest players.
Published on Jan 29, 2020 03:34 PM IST
Long a polarising figure for his on-court antics, the enigmatic 24-year-old has won new fans for his efforts to mobilise support for victims of the deadly blazes, and he was welcomed onto Melbourne Arena by huge roars.
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Melbourne |Agence France-Presse
The 20-time Grand Slam winner and current world number three said he would pledge the funds at a charity match he will take part in later this week to raise funds for the appeal ahead of the Australian Open starting on January 20.
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 10:14 PM IST
Melbourne |Agence France-Presse
‘That’s a confusion for spectators,’ Rafael Nadal thinks their is no room for two team events in two months
Nadal won the International Tennis Federation’s revamped Davis Cup competition with Spain in November and lost Sunday’s final of the inaugural ATP Cup to Novak Djokovic’s Serbia.
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 02:28 PM IST
The 24-year-old has often divided fans because of his poor behaviour on court, but he was the model of sportsmanship against Tsitsipas.
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 08:27 PM IST
Agence France-Presse |Agence France-Presse
With the lone assistant town planner (ATP) being shifted to the headquarters in Chandigarh, the work at municipal corporation (MC) building branch has taken a hit amid acute staff crunch. The ATP, Vijay Kumar, was transferred in the first week of December, and was relieved from the charge a few days back.
Updated on Jan 02, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
According to a joint report by daily newspaper Die Welt and broadcaster ZDF, the players are subject to a cross-border investigation involving both the FBI and European authorities.
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 07:41 PM IST
Berlin |Press Trust of India
The 22-year-old Haryana-born Nagal will be leading India’s charge in the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan in Nur-Sultan on November 29-30.
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 05:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondents
Bopanna, who underwent an MRI scan on Monday, communicated his unavailability to non-playing captain Rohit Rajpal.
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 09:14 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The Spaniard did not make it beyond the group stage of last week’s ATP Finals in London but Novak Djokovic’s failure to reach the semi-finals meant Nadal closed the year with 9,985 points, 840 clear of the Serb.
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 06:11 PM IST
Paris |Agence France-Presse
Stefanos Tsitsipas, the youngest of the eight qualifiers for the elite season-ender at the O2 Arena, displayed resilience and flair in equal measure to become the youngest champion since Lleyton Hewitt in 2001
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 10:27 AM IST