Yuki Bhambri returned to India’s Davis Cup squad for the World Group play-off tie against world No 2 Serbia, as the selectors named a six-member squad on expected lines. Somdev Devvarman, the country’s No 1 singles player, will lead the squad. Yuki had missed the away tie against Korea in Busan, where a 3-1 victory sealed India a play-off berth, because of a heel injury. The experienced Rohan Bopanna and big-serving Saketh Myneni are the other two members of the squad, which has ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Andre Agassi. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters Heavyweights Serena Williams, Andre Agassi, and Patrick Rafter will represent Singapore Slammers for the home leg in the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) to be held from December 2-4. In addition to current women's world number one Williams and retired Agassi and Rafter, notable players include Tomas Berdych, Daniela Hantuchova, Bruno Soares, Lleyton Hewitt, Nick Kyrios, Ana Ivanovic, Eugenie Bouchard, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Gael ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam winner, was not part of the original squads announced by organisers of the Indian Premier Tennis League. Nadal, who has 14 Grand Slams to his name, had also pulled out of this year’s US Open due to a wrist injury.Jagran Post, 1 week ago
Leander Paes in action. Photograph: Getty Images India's ace tennis player Leander Paes said that he was yet again ready to take the responsibility of playing a crucial role in the Davis Cup World playoff tie against Serbia which begins on Friday. Commenting on Somdev Devvarman's comment that the tie could hinge on doubles outcome, the 41 year-old will partner with Rohan Bopanna and said that he was ready to take the pressure. "The tie will be intriguing. I saw in the morning that Somdev said ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
I dedicate this victory to everybody in India, my country, and to all people of Telangana, says Sania Mirza. I look forward to it and will complete a career Grand Slam one day, she added. Winning moment unforgettable! I must have been very excited to have jumped that high, says Sania Mirza. Photograph: Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA Left teary-eyed after her Indianness was put into question just weeks back, tennis star Sania Mirza dedicated her US Open title to the country and the new state ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The ice bucket challenge has gone viral on social media and has turned into something which is fun to watch but has overshadowed the original concept of making people aware of the ALS disease. Apparently Indian tennis player Sania Mirza was among the first of ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
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