International Tennis Federation

  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams win ITF awards for 2013 18-12-2013 07:16 PM

    London: Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2013. Djokovic captured the men's award for the third straight year, and Williams took the honor for the fourth time. Djokovic started the year by winning a third straight Australian Open and was runner-up at Wimbledon...
  • Cilic cited injury at Wimbledon to hide failed drugs test 24-09-2013 06:45 PM

    Marin Cilic cited a knee injury at Wimbledon this year to hide the fact he had failed a dope test, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has revealed after handing the Croatian a nine-month suspension. The former world number nine, banned last week after testing positive for the banned stimulant nikethamide,...
  • Czech Republic are top seeds for 2014 Davis Cup 16-09-2013 07:13 PM

    Czech Republic will be the top seeds when the draw for the 2014 Davis Cup is made this week, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Monday. Winners last year, the Czechs have again reached the final and will play Serbia in Belgrade next month. Serbia's run to the final...
  • Serbia players back banned Viktor Troicki, says Djokovic 07-08-2013 10:44 AM

    Montreal: Banned Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki was "innocent" of a doping violation and the country's Davis Cup team supported him, world number one Novak Djokovic said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Troicki was suspended for 18 months by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in July for not providing a blood...
  • Tennis player Troicki breaks anti-doping rule, banned for 18 months 26-07-2013 08:59 AM

    London: Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki was suspended for 18 months Thursday for refusing to submit to blood testing before the Monte Carlo Masters. The International Tennis Federation said the 53rd-ranked player broke an anti-doping rule in April by providing a urine sample but not a blood sample. The ban...
  • Ankita Raina clinches USD 10,000 ITF title 29-06-2013 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: India's Ankita Raina hammered compatriot Eetee Maheta 6-3, 6-2 to lift the USD 10,000 ITF women's singles tennis tournament on Saturday. Second seed Ankita, who was playing in her fifth consecutive USD 10,000 ITF singles' final, was hardly troubled by the unseeded Maheta in the battle of baseliners....
  • Pakistan hopes Davis Cup tie will be restarted 17-04-2013 03:07 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan hopes to restart their Davis Cup tie against New Zealand in an appeal to the International Tennis Federation against awarding the match to New Zealand this month. Pakistan was up 1-0 and leading the second singles at Yangon, Myanmar, when Sri Lankan referee Ashita Ajigala declared the grass-court...