Multiple Grand Slam champion and former world no.1 Rafael Nadal will make his debut in Season 2 of the Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) scheduled from 2nd to 20th December 2015. As per a press release, Rafael Nadal was selected as the marquee player for Indian Aces, the league’s defending champions. The path breaking, team-based and
International Premier Tennis League, the brainchild of Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupati is all set for its second season. Detailed schedule is yet to be announced but 2015 season will kick off on December 2 in Japan and will conclude on December 20th. IPTL drafts were also announced today with the entry of Rafael Nadal in
India’s leading women’s tennis player, Sania Mirza believes that the Mahesh Bhupathi-founded International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) is playing a huge role in promoting tennis in the country. The US Open mixed doubles champion who is a part of the winning Micromax Indian Aces team spoke glowingly about the benefits of IPTL. Federer-Djokovic clash will
The Micromax Indian Aces were crowned champions of the inaugural Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) after an interesting last match at Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai. The concluding match of the IPTL Dubai leg saw the Aces lose to 15-29 to the UAE Royals, who were playing on their home turf. Women’s Singles Kristina
Decibel levels were soaring as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic took the court in what was billed as the biggest attraction of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Delhi’s packed Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium was waiting eagerly for this match and they were to experience a top quality encounter that left them enthralled. For the
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has departed from India after mesmerising Delhi at the Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). But he has left behind some great memories of his India sojourn. The former World No. 1 who said it’s ‘a pleasure and privilege’ to be in India, thoroughly enjoyed his short stay. From impressing
And while the marketing men can count and balance their demographics and their numbers, as a sports fan give me an evenly fought sporting encounter between Roger and Novak any day, or for that matter Sania and Rohan versus Soares and Hantuchova.
In recent times, India has proven to be strong hub for sports and leagues across diverse sports from hockey to kabbadi to badminton. There is now a distinct appetite for a pan-country league if the format and marketing are well planned.
Some players have the ability to light up the atmosphere simply by their sheer presence! Roger Federer is one such player who sent 17,000 roaring spectators at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi into raptures on Sunday. Not only that, he inspired all his Indian Aces teammates to register a resounding 26-16 victory
The Micromax Indian Aces were off to a good start in the Indian Leg of the Coca-Cola IPTL, they beat Manila Mavericks in a closely fought battle, going down to the ‘super-shootout’ for the match, in which Monfils held his nerves and won it for the home team. An electrifying atmosphere and a packed house cheering