It was a cheerful day for DBS Singapore Slammers as they scripted their first win in the International Premiere Tennis League with a 24-23 victory over the Micromax Indian Aces. The League witnessed its first Super Shootout, with Gael Monfils and Tomas Berdych fighting it out, after their respective teams tied for 23-23.Berdych proved his
Match 2 of the Singapore leg in the inaugural International Premiere Tennis League saw the home team slump down to another loss,this time against a very confident and spirited Manila Mavericks. Brimming with confidence from their victory over the DBS Singapore Slammers in Manila two nights ago, the Mavericks proved too strong, winning 4 out of
Eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi will be giving the Singapore Slammers a boost when he makes his IPTL debut in front of the home fans on Tuesday.
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?
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.