VIJAY AMRITRAJ

  • Champions Tennis League introduces franchisees and owners October 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The Vijay Amritraj-backed Champions Tennis League (CTL) on Monday announced their six city franchisees and further drafted the players for each team. Renowned international players along with talented Indian players were up for the team drafts. The CTL 2014 will see the six city based teams play 13 matches over a...
  • Sania should have continued with singles for more time: Vijay Amritraj October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Indian tennis star Vijay Amritraj says Sania Mirza should not have quit playing singles so early in her career. Sania switched to doubles in 2013 after undergoing three surgeries due to various injuries she suffered. "I think she had one good year of singles and I would really personally have...
  • Davis Cup ties are won through singles: Vijay on Somdev comments September 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Former India ace Vijay Amritraj on Thursday disagreed with country's top singles player Somdev Devvarman's take that India's Davis Cup chances against the mighty Serbia will hinge on doubles pair of Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna. "Let me put it this way. You cannot win a Davis Cup tie solely...
  • In pursuit of excellence: Amitabh Bachchan talks about his journey in Bollywood July 12, 2014

    In pursuit of excellence with Vijay Amritraj, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan talks about his life and times and shares his experience in Bollywood. ...
  • Vijay Amritraj launches Champions Tennis League July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj on Tuesday announced the launch of Champions Tennis League (CTL) in India with an aim of taking the sport to new levels of awareness and popularity in the country. The CTL will feature six city based teams, who will play 13 matches over a...
  • Somdev will be back to his best: Vijay Amritraj February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Lack of confidence is what is ailing Somdev Devvarman's game these days but it will take just a win or two to bring India's number one singles player back to his best, feels legendary Vijay Amritraj. Somdev has been struggling since the start of the season, as he suffered...
  • 'Playboy' was originally called 'Stag Party' September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Playboy chief Hugh Hefner says initially he wanted to call his worldfamous magazine Stag Party but decided to change it to Playboy at the last minute. It was Hefner's associate Eldon Sellers who suggested the title Playboy, the 86yearold revealed in an interview to legendary tennis player Vijay Amritraj...
  • Dimensions: How Pierce Brosnan bagged the role of James Bond August 24, 2012

    Pierce Brosnan, the Hollywood actor who played the famous British secret agent, reveals how he bagged the role of James Bond. ...
  • Sharon Stone opens her mind to Vijay Amritraj in 'Dimensions' August 16, 2012

    For the first time on Indian TV, watch tennis legend Vijay Amritraj serve a volley of questions to international personalities in CNNIBN's new series, 'Dimensions'. In the first episode, watch Hollywood diva Sharon Stone open up to Amritraj about her amazing journey to superstardom. In an exclusive chat, Stone talks...
  • Vijay Amritraj resigns from board of Kingfisher March 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Former tennis star Vijay Amritraj has resigned from the board of the beleaguered air carrier Kingfisher Airlines (KFA). "Vijay Amritraj has, because of increase in his travel schedule and commitments that will prevent him from attending any board meetings in 201213, resigned from the board of directors of the company,"...
  • Sania Mirza has matured as a player: Vijay Amritraj December 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Tennis icon Vijay Amritraj said he thinks that Sania Mirza has matured as a player and she is winning matches even when she is not playing a hundred per cent. He said that comes more with age and having played more tournaments in pressured situations. ...
  • Indian tennis low on talent, seeks singles savior June 20, 2009

    Chennai: India, a nation with a proud tennis tradition built on Wimbledon and Davis Cup exploits, is desperately seeking a male singles player who can help revive the game. The grass courts of Wimbledon once inspired Indians like Ramanathan Krishnan to produce their best singles performances in grand slams but none...
  • Emulate Williams sisters: Amritraj's advice to Sania February 12, 2009

    Vijay Amritraj is one of India's greatest ever tennis players and has great insight into the game. The former India Davis Cup captain recently spoke exclusively to CNNIBN's Himanshu Singhal on a range of issues, including the future of Indian tennis. Himanshu Singhal: It has been a great year for Indian tennis...
  • His Gateway to making a film in Hollywood May 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Bejoy Nambiar is going to Hollywood: the dream of filmmakers all over the world. Nambiar, 30, is the winner of Gateway, Pix Television's Reality TV show on filmmaking judged by Ashok Amritraj, Anurag Basu and Rajat Kapoor. Ashok Amritraj will now produce Nambiars debut feature film. Nambiar, who has an MBA,...
  • Leander will ensure India comes out on top: Amritraj March 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Although members of India's Davis Cup squad have agreed to play under captain Leander Paes in next month's tie against Japan, former Indian Davis Cup captain Vijay Amritraj believes that isn't necessarily the end of all problems. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN's Himanshu Singhal, Amritraj says the...
  • Prakash Amritraj returns to court January 2, 2007

    Chennai: What better place to make a comeback after a long layoff than in your hometown where crowd support is guaranteed. After a fivemonth injury break Prakash Amritraj, a wild card entrant and local boy, played his first match and though he lost, the lessons learnt will only help. At...