[

itf

]
Players in action during Billie Jean King Cup (File Photo)(Twitter)

Budapest removed as host of Billie Jean King Cup Finals, ITF confirm

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 04:48 PM IST
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is seeking a new host city for this year's Billie Jean King Cup Finals after terminating the agreement it had with Budapest.
File image of Ankita Raina.(File)
File image of Ankita Raina.(File)

Ankita Raina wins ITF doubles title in Dubai

Dubai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 06:01 PM IST
”The doubles has always helped me in singles. Playing well in doubles has always been followed by good run in singles in my career. You get to practice with good players, get to play and can work out a few things in matches,” Ankita told PTI.
Ankita Raina in action.(Instagram/Ankita Raina)
Ankita Raina in action.(Instagram/Ankita Raina)

The clay too is greener on the other side

Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 08:51 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.
FILE PHOTO: Dark clouds drift over centre court during the finals match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London July 6, 2008.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Dark clouds drift over centre court during the finals match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London July 6, 2008.(REUTERS)

Hit by losses, tennis players seek different paying field

Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 07:17 AM IST
In May, tennis’ governing bodies—International Tennis Federation (ITF), men’s ATP, women’s WTA and the four Grand Slams—joined hands to raise over $6 million to compensate lower-ranked players struggling due to the ‘no play, no income’ period after the tours were halted in March.
Representational image.(File)
Representational image.(File)

Davis Cup Finals postponed until 2021

London | By Reuter
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 06:51 PM IST
The 2020 event was originally scheduled for April but was postponed because of the pandemic. Officials had hoped to squeeze the competition in this year.
Representational image.(Reuters)
Representational image.(Reuters)

Rankings on June 7 next year to be considered for Olympic qualification: ITF

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 08:07 PM IST
The singles event, both men and women, will have a draw of 64, with 56 direct entries, based on the rankings on June 7.
Leander Paes in action.(Hindustan Times)
Leander Paes in action.(Hindustan Times)

Leander Paes stresses on learning something new during lockdown

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 11:26 PM IST
“It is important to focus on learning new skills during the lockdown”, Paes said on how to best utilise this time away from tennis action and keep yourself active and mentally fit, as quoted by AITA’s official website.
Representative image.(REUTERS)
Representative image.(REUTERS)

ITF chief advises players to seek local support during shutdown

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 11:54 PM IST
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.
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)

ITF president takes 30% pay cut to help ‘job retention scheme’

London | By AFP
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 10:53 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.
A file photo of Leander Paes.(Hindustan Times)
A file photo of Leander Paes.(Hindustan Times)

AITA keeps Leander Paes in playing squad, Divij Sharan made reserve member for Croatia tie

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 06:32 PM IST
The national federation had initially announced a six-member squad for the Qualifiers tie, scheduled to be held in Zagreb on the hard courts on March 6-7. Croatia is the top-seeded team in the 24-team Qualifiers.
Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, is congratulated by Australia's John Millman.(AP)
Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, is congratulated by Australia's John Millman.(AP)

‘Aussies & ball-tampering’: Federer’s opponent accused of altering ball condition

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Australian Open 2020: Maria Sharapova’s former coach Sven Groeneveld, in a tweet, pointed out that Millman was captured rubbing two tennis balls on his wet t-shirt, which helps in speeding up the serve after it hits the ground.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov serves to Spain's Rafael Nadal.(AP)
Canada's Denis Shapovalov serves to Spain's Rafael Nadal.(AP)

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov calls for merger of ATP Cup and Davis Cup

Sydney | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 05:16 PM IST
The inaugural edition of the revamped Davis Cup, the International Tennis Federation’s flagship event, was held in November in Madrid’s La Caja Magica with 18 nations playing a week-long soccer World Cup-style showpiece.
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning the final against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.(REUTERS)
Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning the final against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina.(REUTERS)

Ashleigh Barty and Rafael Nadal claim season-ending ITF awards

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Barty, who quit tennis to play cricket in 2014 before returning to the game in 2016, became the first Australian to win the French Open since Margaret Court in 1973 when she beat Czech Marketa Vondrousova in June.
Sania Mirza(Getty Images)
Sania Mirza(Getty Images)

Sania Mirza set for return at Hobart International

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 03:13 PM IST
The 33-year-old, who last played at China Open in October 2017, will team up with Ukraine’s Nadiia Kichenok, the current world number 38.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov celebrates winning his group stage match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini.(REUTERS)
Canada's Denis Shapovalov celebrates winning his group stage match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini.(REUTERS)

Denis Shapovalov praises ‘unbelievable’ Davis Cup atmosphere

Madrid | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 07:10 PM IST
The 20-year-old, who was defaulted in a 2017 Davis Cup tie after he accidentally struck the umpire with a ball, was involved in the match of the day on Monday when he beat Italian Matteo Berrettini in three sets on Court 2.
Sumit Nagal.(Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports)
Sumit Nagal.(Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports)

ITF rejects Pakistan’s appeal, nominates Nur-Sultan as venue for Davis Cup tie

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 04:17 PM IST
PTF had argued that if Indian pilgrims can visit Pakistan without any security threat, why can’t the Indian team play matches in Islamabad, but the Independent Tribunal of the world governing body kept the games at a neutral venue.
Representative image: File image of Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal.(AFP)
Representative image: File image of Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal.(AFP)

Davis Cup: ITF nominates Nur-Sultan as venue for India and Pakistan tie

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 11:14 AM IST
The Independent Tribunal of the ITF endorsed the decision taken by the Davis Cup Committee on November 4 that the tie should be shifted to a neutral venue, keeping in mind safety and security of players and officials.
India's non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi with coach Jishan Ali and player Ramkumar Ramanathan.(AP)
India's non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi with coach Jishan Ali and player Ramkumar Ramanathan.(AP)

Pakistan challenges ITF decision to shift Davis Cup tie against India

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 11:56 AM IST
The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) President Salim Saifullah told PTI on Sunday that a formal appeal has been filed with the international body and they were expecting a positive response by November 15.
Representative Image.(Twitter)
Representative Image.(Twitter)

Venue worry delays India’s Davis Cup team selection versus Pakistan

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) postponed the tie between the neighbours, originally scheduled in Islamabad in September, to Nov. 29-30 following a security review.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

We will appeal against neutral venue; ITF and AITA have lowered their stature: Pakistan Federation

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 10:46 PM IST
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday agreed with the safety concerns in Islamabad, raised by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and moved the Nov 29-30 tie out of Pakistan’s capital city.
Former Davis Cup non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi.(AP)
Former Davis Cup non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi.(AP)

Mahesh Bhupathi lashes out at AITA after being stripped of Davis Cup captaincy

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 03:59 PM IST
Bhupathi, one of the most successful players in India’s tennis history, insisted that he never made himself unavailable for the Pakistan tie, which has now been shifted out of Islamabad by the ITF due to security concerns.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Pak tennis body mulls appeal of ITF decision to shift Davis Cup tie against India to neutral venue

Karachi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 10:18 PM IST
The tie, set for November 29 and 30, was scheduled to be held in the Pakistani capital but the ITF on Monday decided that the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I game will be played at a neutral venue.
Tennis player Rohan Bopanna during a match against Leander Paes and Reyes Varela.(PTI)
Tennis player Rohan Bopanna during a match against Leander Paes and Reyes Varela.(PTI)

Venue change shakes Indian tennis

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 11:32 PM IST
The AITA announced that incumbent Mahesh Bhupathi would be replaced by former player Rohit Rajpal as India’s non-playing captain.
Rohit Rajpal.(HT File Photo)
Rohit Rajpal.(HT File Photo)

Davis Cup: India-Pakistan tie shifted to neutral venue

Hindustan Times, New Delhi/ Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 11:21 AM IST
The tie was scheduled to be held in September but was delayed when India expressed concerns about the safety of their players due to the prevailing diplomatic tensions between the two nations after the revocation of Article 370.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Davis Cup: Rohit Rajpal non-playing captain for Pakistan tie

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ashutosh Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 11:41 PM IST
The decision to replace Mahesh Bhupathi as the non-playing captain was taken in the AGM held in Chandigarh on Monday.
Leander Paes during a practice session.(PTI)
Leander Paes during a practice session.(PTI)

Leander Paes set to return to India’s Davis Cup squad after one year

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 06:05 PM IST
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) recently began the visa process for its players even as they are insistent on a neutral venue.
File image of Mahesh Bhupati(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
File image of Mahesh Bhupati(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

India optimistic Davis Cup tie will be shifted from Islamabad

New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 01:56 PM IST
The Asia/Oceania Group I tie, originally scheduled for Sept. 14-15 in Islamabad, was postponed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to late November following a security review.
File photo of Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)
File photo of Rohan Bopanna.(PTI)

Rohan Bopanna says players waiting for ITF to respond regarding Pakistan Davis Cup tie

Mumbai | By Bihan Sengupta
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 11:18 PM IST
The India-Pakistan Asia Oceania Davis Cup tie has been slated for the end of November although the initial dates for the two-day tie were on September 14 and 15.
AITA has his say on India Pakistan Davis Cup clash.(Getty Images)
AITA has his say on India Pakistan Davis Cup clash.(Getty Images)

AITA says India’s Davis Cup tie against Pakistan in November end in Islamabad subject to security review

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 07:21 PM IST
The AITA said in a press release on Friday that a security review on November 4 will decide whether the tie can be held in Islamabad or be shifted to a neutral venue.
India's non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi with coach Jishan Ali and player Ramkumar Ramanathan.(AP)
India's non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi with coach Jishan Ali and player Ramkumar Ramanathan.(AP)

Indian Davis Cup challenge becomes tougher as ITF replaces Groups I and II with World Groups

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 08:49 PM IST
From 2020, the Indian team will have to contend with superior European, South and North American nations in order to qualify.
SHARE
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
Story Saved