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World T20: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe scoreboard


September 19th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 18 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the Group C match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the ICC World Twenty20 here Tuesday.Sri Lanka:Dilshan Munaweera run out Mpofu/Taylor ... Read more...

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Knee injury sidelines Nadal for two months


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A knee injury will keep Rafael Nadal out of tennis for the next two months, including Spain's Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, ... Read more...

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India vs Kiwis: Scoreboard at lunch, second Test, day 3


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test between India and New Zealand here Sunday:New Zealand (1st innings): 365India (1st ... Read more...

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India vs New Zealand: Scoreboard at tea


September 1st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at tea on the second day of the second Test match between India and New Zealand:New Zealand first innings (Overnight 328/6): Martin ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs New Zealand, second Test, day two


September 1st, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at lunch on the second day of the second Test match between India and New Zealand:New Zealand first innings (Overnight 328/6): Martin ... Read more...

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Roddick to retire after US Open


August 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) American veteran Andy Roddick has said he will retire after the US Open."Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew," Roddick said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna in Cincinnati final


August 19th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 19 (IANS) Amidst the lows of being axed from India's Davis Cup team, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna put in a sterling performance to march into the ... Read more...

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Monfils, Gasquet pull out of Monte Carlo Masters


April 13th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 13 (IANS) France's Gael Monfils and Richard Gasquet pulled out of the Masters 1000 event in Monte Carlo due to injury.Monfils, world No. 14, cited a side ... Read more...

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Djokovic to miss Serbia’s Davis Cup tie


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, March 28 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic will not play Serbia's Davis Cup tie with the Czech Republic in Prague April 6-8.Serbian captain Bogdan Obradovic picked World No.9 ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhupathi opts out of Davis Cup tie


March 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India's ace doubles specialist Mahesh Bhupathi has opted out of next month's Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan to allow tour partner Rohan Bopanna pair ... Read more...

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Alex Corretja named Spain’s Davis Cup captain


December 28th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 28 (IANS) Twice French Open runner-up and World No.2 Alex Corretjais has been named captain of Spain's Davis Cup team.Announcing Corretja's appointment, the Spanish Tennis Federation said ... Read more...

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Vishnu, Yuki get wild cards for Chennai Open


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) India's Davis Cuppers Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri along with young Belgian David Goffin have been given wild cards for the singles main draw of ... Read more...

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Jaite appointed as Argentina’s captain for Davis Cup


December 17th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 17 (IANS) Martin Jaite was appointed new captain of Argentina's Davis Cup team, Argentine Tennis Association (AAT) said.Jaite will replace Modesto "Tito" Vazquez and will occupy ... Read more...

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Somdev slips 19 places to 89


September 26th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman slipped 19 places to 89 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings released Monday.Somdev was sidelined for two weeks because ... Read more...

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Somdev backs players’ stand on scheduling; demands better pay


September 20th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India No.1 Somdev Devvarman Tuesday endorsed the view of the top guns of world tennis that the scheduling of tournaments is unwieldy, and went ... Read more...

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Nadal could miss Spain’s Davis Cup semi-final against France


September 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) Spanish tennis star Rafa Nadal could miss Spain's Davis Cup semi-final against France owing to tiredness.Nadal looked to be tired as he lost a demanding ... Read more...

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Paes to miss Davis Cup tie against Japan


September 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Doubles exponent Leander Paes will miss India's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Japan because of back spasms he suffered during his US ... Read more...

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Sumant Misra passes away


September 4th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Davis Cupper and secretary of the All-India Lawn Tennis Association Sumant Misra, 89, passed away here Saturday after a brief illness.Misra leaves behind ... Read more...

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Djokovic ends seven year Federer-Nadal domination at the top


July 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, who has won 48 of his 49 matches this year, replaced Rafael Nadal as the new World No.1 Monday.Nadal, who lost ... Read more...

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Pakistan Tennis Federation to host tournament in war-torn Waziristan


April 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis bosses are planning to take the otherwise elitist sport to the war-torn, terrorist-infested region of Waziristan in the north-west of the country.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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US-based coach to train Pakistan’s Davis Cup team


April 10th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): US-based tennis coach Jalil Riaz will arrive in Pakistan in June to train the team for the Davis Cup scheduled to be held in July, Pakistan Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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Bopanna and Qureshi stun Paes and Bhupathi


March 16th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 16 (IANS) Third-seeded Indian pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were stunned by India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-3, 6-4, in ... Read more...

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Home coming for Indian Davis Cup stars


September 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) It will be like old times this weekend as three of the four tennis players of the Indian Davis Cup squad have their roots in the city ... Read more...

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Somdev looking for a winning start against Brazil


September 15th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) If one thing has stood out in Somdev Devvarman's two-year-old pro career, it is his ability to play under pressure. From a poster boy ... Read more...

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A very special Davis Cup tie: Leander


September 14th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Some 21 years after making his Davis Cup debut, there is no respite for tennis player Leander Paes from pressure and expectations. Yet, he seems to be ... Read more...

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‘Indo-Pak Express’ aiming for No.1 spot


September 13th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The final destination for the "Indo-Pak Express" is the No.1 spot and the objective is well within the sights of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. Reaching the US ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Qureshi ranked sixth in ATP doubles


September 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 13 (IANS) Following their entry into the final of the US Open tennis final, India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam Qureshi are now ranked World No. 6 in ... Read more...

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Nadal leads in unchanged ATP top 10


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) Rafael Nadal of Spain led the way in an unchanged top 10 in the ATP tennis rankings issued Monday. The French Open and Wimbledon champion Nadal, who watched ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Cautious Nadal on guard as right knee worrisome


June 27th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (DPA) Rafael Nadal, the 2008 champion, is bracing for Monday's fourth round at Wimbledon, praying that his right knee can stand the strain of a run towards a ... Read more...

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Pak looking to rope in Lahore-born Aussie player for Davis cup tie against Kiwis


April 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan's star tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is trying to rope in an Australian tennis player of Pakistani origin to boost his country's chances in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Lloyd steps down as Davis Cup captain following Britain’s worst run in history


March 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18(ANI): Britain's Davis Cup captain John Lloyd has resigned from the post, following their recent humiliating defeat to Lithuania.Lloyd, who replaced Jeremy Bates as captain in 2006, now also ... Read more...

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Pakistan national games axed due to security concerns


March 16th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan's sports authorities Tuesday called off this year's National Games to be held in Peshawar because of a spate of bombings in various parts of the country. Lt ... Read more...

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Pakistan to demand compensation from ITF


March 16th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Tennis Federation said Tuesday it will demand compensation from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for shifting of its 'home' Davis Cup tie to New Zealand. ... Read more...

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Henman prefers golf instead of captaining Britain’s Davis Cup team


March 11th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Former British No.1 Tim Henman loves to play golf instead of accepting the offer to be new Davis Cup captain of Britain.Henman will snub the Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Somdev stuns top-100 player, meets Baghdatis next


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) India's No. 1 Somdev Devvarman pulled off a stunning 6-4, 7-5 victory over a top-100 player Swiss Marco Chiudinelli and moved into the second round of the ... Read more...

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