Tennis

Czech women’s team advances to Fed Cup final

Prague, April 20 (IANS) — Czech Republic women’s tennis team advanced to the Fed Cup final Sunday for the third... (more...)

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Czech leads Italy 2-0 in Fed Cup semifinal

Prague, April 20 (IANS) — The Czech Republic leads 2-0 over Italy in tennis Fed Cup semifinal after the two singles... (more...)

Czech lead Italy 2-0 in Fed Cup semis

Ostrava (Czech), April 19 (IANS) — Czech women tennis players lead Italy 2-0 in the Fed Cup semi-final after the two... (more...)

U-12 tennis: Double for Boopathy, Richa

Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) — S. Boopathy of Tamil Nadu and Richa D Chougule of Maharashtra claimed a grand double each... (more...)

Javia to clash with Boopathy in U-12 tennis meet final

Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) — The top two seeds Dev Javia of Gujarat and S. Boopathy of Tamil Nadu set up a title clash... (more...)

Javia rallies to enter U-12 tennis semis

Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) — Top seed Dev Javia of Gujarat led the boys singles field into the semi-finals of the KTPPA-AITA... (more...)

U-12 tennis: Arjun, Prasanna among last eight

Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) — Karnataka’s Arjun Sriram and PM Prasanna entered the quarterfinals of the boys singles... (more...)

French Open increases prize money by 10 percent

Paris, April 15 (IANS) — This year’s French Open will enjoy an increase in prize money of more than 10 percent... (more...)

Nadal: It’s not easy to go from hard courts to clay

Monaco, April 15 (IANS/EFE) — Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who will make his debut at the Monte Carlo Masters... (more...)

Somdev drops one place in ATP rankings

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) — India’s top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman dropped one place to 89 while... (more...)

Bhupathi academy to host tennis camp in Mysore

Mysore, April 14 (IANS) — Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA) will be conducting a camp at the academy in Hebbal... (more...)

Massa catches up with Nadal

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) — Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa caught up with tennis star Rafael Nadal on the clay courts... (more...)

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