The star-studded teams include 21 Grand Slam Champions and 14 current and former World Number Ones. Iconic players such as Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych, Marin Cilic, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki
The Swiss superstar commands respect all over the world and has a massive fan following in India. Roger did not sign up for the IPTL originally but was pulled in when 14-time major champion Rafael Nadal pulled out. So the Indian fans will now get to watch those flowing ground strokes from Roger Federer at close quarters.
One of the biggest features of the IPTL is that it will have a contest between retired legends. It will definitely make some of the older fans nostalgic. At the same time, it is a unique opportunity for young tennis lovers who missed witnessing the delicious forehands and backhands of these stars during their heydays. Pete’s serves v Andre’s returns…need we say more?
The IPTL bandwagon reached India with tickets being released on October 31st. Within thirty minutes the IPTL tickets were sold out. Here is a Release on the selling out of Phase 1 tickets of IPTL matches in Delhi. This report also covers reactions from the founder and the organizers and contains details on the availability
Thrilling features such as time outs, power points, shoot-outs, a running shot clock, and venues equipped with Hawk-Eye and more will ensure edge of the seat action for spectators at stadiums and viewers catching it on television.
So suggest you get on your desktops or laptops, keep your credit cards ready and book your tickets for these matches !
After the disappointing Davis Cup result last weekend, Indian tennis fans had lots to cheer about this week, on and off-the court. Here’s presenting our weekly recap of the Indian tennis scene for the week ending 21st September 2014. SANIA WINS 21st CAREER DOUBLES TITLE As top seeds at the WTA Toray Pan Pacific Open