newstennis16 hours ago

Bengaluru to host India-Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie in April

Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) will host the India-Uzbekistan Asia-Oceania Zone Group I Davis Cup tie from April 7 to 9, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has announced. Uzbekistan has a 3-2 head-to-head record over India in the premier competition.
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newstennis2 days ago

Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova lose in Doha semis

Sania Mirza and Barbara Strycova crashed out of the Qatar Total Open 2017 after they lost their semifinal in Doha last evening. The Indo-Czech duo suffered a 3-6, 6-1, 8-10 loss to the fourth-seeded pair of Abigail Spears and Katarina Srebotnik in a closely contested match.
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newstennis2 days ago

Sania Mirza critical of media's approach to her tax evasion notice

Sania Mirza launched a scathing attack on Indian media, saying a section of it was more interested in writing negative news rather than reporting on her on-court progress. A day after clarifying the tax evasion allegations, the women's doubles world No 1 took to Twitter to express her anger.
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newstennis2 days ago

Commentator to sue ESPN after being sacked for Venus Williams 'gorilla' comment

Doug Adler, who was sacked by ESPN after he appeared to call Venus Wiliams a 'gorilla' during live commentary at the Australian Open, is now planning to sue the broadcaster for unlawful dismissal. He has insisted that he had actually used the word 'guerilla' to describe Venus's playing style.
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newstennis3 days ago

Sania Mirza denies tax evasion

Sania Mirza, who was summoned in connection with an alleged case of non-payment of service tax, has denied any tax evasion and said that the Rs 1 crore given to her by the Telangana government was a "training incentive". Mirza’s chartered accountant was present before authorities yesterday.
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newstennis4 days ago

WATCH: Rafael Nadal's superstitions on the Tennis court

All sportspersons have some routines, habits, or superstitions that they believe put them in a position to perform better, and tennis superstar Rafael Nadal is no different. Every time he steps on the court, there are some things that he always does very particularly. Watch this video to find out.
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newstennis5 days ago

Maria Sharapova deserves a second chance : Boris Becker

Boris Becker has come out in support of Maria Sharapova stating that the Russian had paid her dues with her 15-month ban and now deserves a second chance. The German also added that tennis, as a sport, deserved far more credit for how the players have managed to keep the game clean.
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newstennis6 days ago

US Tennis apologizes after playing Nazi-era German anthem

US Tennis has apologized to German players after playing a since-removed stanza of the German national anthem that had been associated with the Nazi regime in the Fed Cup opening ceremony yesterday. Germany's Andrea Petkovic led the players' outrage against the blunder but received a prompt apology.
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newstennis8 days ago

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Rotterdam to play NBA All-Star Celebrity game, but doesn't get picked

Nick Kyrgios, who is known for his deep love for basketball, decided to pull out of the Rotterdam Open in Netherlands because he wanted to participate in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. However, when the final teams for the game were announced, Kyrgios' name wasn't on either of the team sheets.
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newstennis8 days ago

It's my last season with Rafa on the tour, says uncle Toni

Toni Nadal has said that he won't be following Rafael Nadal on tour anymore after this season, and will focus on upcoming players at the Rafa Nadal Academy. He also talks about Nadal's loss to Roger Federer in the Australian Open final and how the Spaniard's injuries affected him mentally.
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