newstennis12 hours ago

German tennis player Luca Gelhardt banned for online gambling

German tennis player Luca Gelhardt has received a ban of eight months and has to pay a fine of USD 7000 after the accusation against the player of betting on matches proved genuine. The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has confirmed that Gelhardt had placed 280 bets on the matches.
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newstennis14 hours ago

After pulling out of Asian Games, Leander Paes gets wildcard entry at Winston-Salem Open

Leander Paes has been given a wildcard participation in the Winston-Salem Open, paired with Jamie Cerretani for the men's doubles category in the event, just after he pulled out of Asian Games. An ATP 250 tournament, Winston-Salem Open is scheduled to take place in United States before the US Open.
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newstennisa day ago

Disappointing not to have Leander Paes for Asian Games, says coach Zeeshan Ali

Indian men’s tennis team captain and coach Zeeshan Ali has stated that it is disappointing to not to have a player like Leander Paes in the mix for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia. Ali added that Paes' withdrawal from the team, two days before the event, is a huge blow for their medal chances.
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newstennis2 days ago

Asian Games 2018: Leander Paes pulls out at last moment

Leander Paes has decided not to participate in the upcoming Asian Games which will begin on Saturday in Indonesia. Paes cited the reason that he was not paired up with a doubles specialist for the games as he was asked to play doubles matches with either Ramkumar Ramanathan or Sumit Nagal.
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newstennis2 days ago

Asian Games | No idea about Leander Paes’ arrival, claims Zeeshan Ali

With the Asian Games just three days away, Zeeshan Ali, the captain of the Indian tennis team for the Asian Games, has revealed that he has no clue on when Leander Paes will arrive at the in Jakarta. But Rohan Bopanna voiced his optimism ahead of this year’s Asian showpiece.
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newstennis4 days ago

No point in making things easy for players by hosting home tournaments, believes Mahesh Bhupathi

India’s Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi has claimed that making things easy for the players by hosting home tournaments throughout the year is of no use. He has further stated that the Indian tennis players need to play more tournaments abroad, in order to give them more exposure.
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newstennis5 days ago

Roger Federer admits that he’s anxious despite training hard ahead of Cincinnati

Roger Federer displayed some caution ahead of his return to American soil for the Cincinnati Masters this month which will be followed by the US Open that begins on August 27. Federer revealed that he had to take breaks between tournaments in order to keep himself at 100% ahead of the US Open.
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newstennis5 days ago

Asian Games 2018 | I’m a much better player now than I was four years ago, says Prarthana Thombare

Indian ace Prarthana Thombare has claimed that she has improved since her last bronze medal triumph along with partner Sania Mirza at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon. Thombare recently won the women’s doubles win in the Manchester ITF $1lakh event with partner - Luksika Kumkum of Thailand.
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newstennis7 days ago

ITF Men's Futures Tennis Tournament | Niki Poonacha claims his first singles title

Indian Tennis player Niki Poonacha has claimed his maiden singles title after defeating Michael Look of Australia by 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the $25,000 ITF men's Futures Tennis Tournament held in Indonesia. Before the tournament, he had three doubles title recorded in his name as well.
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newstennis11 days ago

Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi motivating young girls to aim higher, says Ankita Bhambri

Heaping praise on women's tennis aces, Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi, Ankita Bhambri has stated that their success has motivated young girls, who play tennis, to strive for more. Bhambri, coach of the women's team, is also expecting a positive outing at this year's Asian Games in Jakarta.
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