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Roger Federer wants Rafael Nadal as Laver Cup doubles partner

Roger Federer has revealed that he wants to join forces in doubles with arch-rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year.

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 10:44 AM

Sania Mirza denies tax evasion charges, says Telangana govt gave Rs 1 crore as incentive

Tennis star Sania Mirza, who was summoned in connection with an alleged case of non-payment of Service Tax, has denied any tax evasion.

PTI | Feb 16, 2017 11:39 PM

Service Tax evasion: Sania Mirza may not appear in person

Tennis star Sania Mirza is unlikely to appear in person before authorities concerned in connection with the summons issued to her for alleged non-payment/evasion of Service Tax.

PTI | Feb 14, 2017 09:40 PM

Service Tax department issues notice to Sania Mirza for alleged tax evasion

The Service Tax department has served notice to Tennis sensation Sania Mirza in connection with alleged non-payment or evasion of Service Tax. According to reports, Sania will have to pay Rs 20 lakh...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 09, 2017 08:32 AM

Ramkumar Ramanathan, Yuki Bhambri win reverse singles to clinch Davis Cup tie against New Zealand

Ramkumar Ramanathan was flawless in his win over Finn Tearney while Yuki Bhambri overcame a stiff challenge from Jose Statham as India completed an emphatic 4-1 victory over New Zealand in the Davis...

PTI | Feb 06, 2017 10:52 AM

Britain edge past Canada, Spain defeats Croatia to enter Davis Cup quarterfinals

Britain was lucky to get into the Davis Cup quarter-finals, while Spain went past Croatia to advance and defending champion Argentina battled Italy into a decisive fifth match at a rain-hit tie.

PTI | Feb 06, 2017 10:39 AM

Davis Cup: Ramukumar Ramanathan trounces Finn Tearney to guide India to 3-1 win over New Zealand

Ramukumar Ramanathan trounced Finn Tearney in straight sets to give hosts India an unassailable 3-1 lead over New Zealand in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I first round tie

PTI | Feb 05, 2017 06:35 PM

Players need to unlearn defensive European style, adopt an all-attacking Chinese approach: India's European TT coach

The European, who relates only to the aggressive Chinese way of playing the game, can safely say the table tennis movement is alive and kicking in India after observing talent around the country for...

PTI | Feb 05, 2017 12:09 PM

Davis Cup: Serbia storm into last eight

Nadal was sitting out the trip to Croatia after reaching the Australian Open final last weekend but would be certain to return to face a Djokovic-inspired Serbia.

PTI | Feb 05, 2017 10:50 AM

Davis Cup doubles record eludes Leander Paes as Artem Sitak-Michael Venus pair pull off upset against India

Although Leander Paes and Vardhan began brilliantly to clinch the opening set in 28 minutes, they were no match for the rampaging Kiwis who counter attacked to win both the second and third set.

News Nation Bureau | Feb 05, 2017 12:22 AM

Davis Cup: Paes-Vardhan pair take on New Zealand’s Artem Sitak and Michael Venus in doubles tie, Leander chases record victory

Leander Paes eyes Davis Cup record for most doubles wins as he and Vishnu Vardhan battle against New Zealand’s Artem Sitak and Michael Venus in Davis Cup tie

News Nation Bureau | Feb 04, 2017 06:00 PM

Praveen Mahajan elected All India Tennis Association's president

Mahajan, a former IRS officer, is the first woman President of the All India Tennis Association, replacing veteran administrator Anil Khanna who was forced to quit by the Sports Ministry.

PTI | Feb 04, 2017 11:18 AM

Novak Djokovic overcomes injury to help Serbia clinch 2-0 lead over Russia in Davis Cup World Group tie

Novak Djokovic overcame an injury scare and made a sensational comeback from a set down to help Serbia clinch a 2-0 lead over Russia in the Davis Cup World Group tie on Friday.

PTI | Feb 04, 2017 10:46 AM

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan secure straight set wins in singles to hand India commanding 2-0 lead against New Zealand

Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan registered comfortable straight set wins in their respective ties a to hand India a commanding 2-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup tie

News Nation Bureau | Feb 04, 2017 10:25 AM

Leander Paes sets sight on world record for most doubles wins in Davis Cup

Leander Paes is on the verge of creating a world record when India takes on a relatively weaker New Zealand in in the Asia/Oceania Group I tie of Davis Cup in from Friday.

PTI | Feb 02, 2017 03:24 PM