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
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
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
While the International Premier Tennis League has been at the centre of the Indian tennis scene for the past week, there were some Indian players still grinding away on the ITF circuit during the off-season in a bid to earn ranking points and climb up the professional ladder. Here’s our recap on the week in
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.
Here is a look at the latest from the Coca Cola IPTL, the firs to first of it’s kind tennis tournament which aims to bring superstars from around the world to play across 4 cities in order to being international quality tennis to the fans as well as encourage development of local pool of players.
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
The Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) is off to a flying start. After a rousing welcome at Manila and Singapore, the IPTL caravan has now moved on to New Delhi where bigger things await. The greatest attraction of the event, Roger Federer joins the four-city league at New Delhi. And the Indian tennis fan’s