Leander Paes is expected to join the Mahesh Bhupathi-founded International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) this season. Media reports suggest that the 41-year-old doubles ace wants to keep himself free for the year-end tennis extravaganza. Leander Paes raised doubts about IPTL last April In April last year, the 15-time Grand Slam champion had raised serious doubts
Leander will also partner Martina Hingis in the mixed doubles in Australia – which should be a delight to watch for fans. Paes has recovered from bigger lows in the past, and 2015 should be the year Indian tennis fans will see him bounce back.
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
The recently-concluded Coca-Cola International Premiere Tennis League (IPTL) has managed to create quite a buzz in sports circles. The four-city league has been the talk of the town ever since it was announced. The Indian leg of the IPTL culminated with a fantastic display from Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Sports Rediscovered recently got into a small chat
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