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AITA signs MOU with French Open organisers

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) — French Tennis Federation (FFT), the organiser of the Grand Slam tournament French Open... (more...)

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Serena, Djokovic, Tsonga win, Bouchard stunned at Miami Open

Miami, March 29 (IANS) — Serena Williams recovered well from knee injury to ease past Romanian Monica Niculescu 6-3,... (more...)

Miami Open: Serena Williams wins opener

Miami, March 29 (IANS) — Serena Williams recovered well from knee injury to ease past Romanian Monica Niculescu 6-3,... (more...)

Prashanth bags tennis title

Chennai, March 28 (IANS) — Vijay Shankar Prashanth lived up to his higher ranking by defeating Russia’s Ivan... (more...)

AITA president Khanna nominated for ITF presidency

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) — The Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) on Saturday proposed its head, Anil Khanna, also the... (more...)

AITA president Khanna nominated for ITF presidency

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) — The Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) on Saturday proposed its head, Anil Khanna, also the... (more...)

Gakhov, Prashanth in tennis final

Chennai, March 27 (IANS) — Russian Ivan Gakhov and N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth lined up for the singles title as they... (more...)

Sharapova suffers early exit at Miami Open

Miami, March 27 (IANS) — Women’s World No.2 Maria Sharapova has been beaten by 97th-ranked Russian Daria Gavrilova... (more...)

Tennis: Gakhov puts out Myneni

Chennai, March 26 (IANS) — Fifth seeded Ivan Gakhov of Russia once again demonstrated fluent serving and stroke play... (more...)

Tennis: Alexeev ousts Nedunchezhiyan for last 8 berth

Chennai, March 25 (IANS) — Switzerland’s Antoine-Michele Alexeev knocked out third seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan... (more...)

Easy win for Sriram Balaji in Futures tennis

Chennai, March 23 (IANS) — Second seed N. Sriram Balaji had a comfortable straight sets win over Matias Castro of Argentina... (more...)

Sania Mirza jumps to third spot in doubles rankings

St. Petersburg (United States), March 23 (IANS) — Fresh from her BNP Paribas Open title win pairing with Swiss star... (more...)

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