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  • Sanam sets up final clash against Enrique 14-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Chennai: Sanam Singh lost just two games against Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan as he outplayed his second seed compatriot to reach the final of the ITF men's Futures tournament on Friday. Third seed Sanam cruised to a 6-0, 6-2 win in the semi-finals of the USD 10,000 hard court event but top...
  • 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...
  • Yuki to clash with Balaji in ITF Futures final 15-11-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: Top seed Yuki Bhambri asserted his class with a resounding 6-3, 6-1 win over Torsten Wietoska and set up a title clash with compatriot N Sriram Balaji, who struggled past Vishnu Vardhan in a marathon semi-final of the $10,000 ITF Futures tournament, here on Friday. Balaji edged past...
  • Yuki, Vishnu, Balaji in semis of ITF Futures 14-11-2013 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: Top seed Yuki Bhambri and Vishnu Vardhan are headed for a possible title clash as they breezed into the semi-finals of the ITF Futures event after scoring easy victories against their respective rivals, who failed to play to their potential, here on Thursday. Yuki, ranked 202, overwhelmed Karunuday...
  • Sriram Balaji, Yuki Bhambri move to quarters in ITF Futures tournament 13-11-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: N Sriram Balaji got his act together in time as he overcame a sluggish start to subdue Ramkumar Ramnathan in a three-setter and move to the singles quarter-finals of the USD 10,000 ITF Futures tournament, on Wednesday. Third seed Balaji scored a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win in the...
  • Easy win for Yuki, Vishnu knocks out Ranjeet in ITF 12-11-2013 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Top seed Yuki Bhambri had an easy outing against an erratic Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev while Vishnu Vardhan was impressive in his comeback trail as he knocked out sixth seed V M Ranjeet from the USD 10,000 ITF Men's Futures tournament on Tuesday. Yuki, who is coming into the event...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • SA-India pair wins ITF Futures Tennis title 14-06-2013 06:09 PM

    Coimbatore: Indo-South African pair of Arun Prakash Rajagopal and Keith Patrick Crowly on Friday clinched the doubles title defeating Fariz Mohammed/P Vignesh in the LMW-ITF Futures Tennis Tournament here. The winners recorded a 6-3, 6-3 win over their all-Indian combine. In the singles, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan will take on Vijayant Malik...
  • PTF to fight on after Davis Cup appeal rejected 02-05-2013 12:08 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has vowed to fight on to get the result of its Asia-Oceania Group II tie of the Davis Cup against New Zealand overturned by the International Tennis Federation. The ITF, in a statement, today said it has rejected Pakistan's appeal against the decision of...
  • ITF reject Pakistan appeal over Davis Cup elimination 01-05-2013 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) have rejected Pakistan's appeal against the awarding of their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II tie to New Zealand, the governing body said on Wednesday. Designated hosts Pakistan were disqualified from last month's Davis Cup tie, played in Myanmar because of security concerns, after...
  • Djokovic, Serena run away with top ITF awards 11-12-2012 05:40 PM

    London: Serbia's Novak Djokovic has beaten Andy Murray to the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) annual men's World Champion award with American Serena Williams taking the women's prize for a third time. Djokovic, who ended a second successive year on top of the ATP rankings, successfully defended his Australian Open title,...
  • Vishnu scrapes past Ashwin to enter 2nd round 23-10-2012 07:49 PM

    Mumbai: Top seed J Vishnu Vardhan had to dig deep into his reserves to overcome a spirited challenge from a rival placed 500 places below him and enter the singles second round in the USD 15,000 CCI-ITF men's Futures tennis tournament on Tuesday. Vishnu, who took part in singles as...
  • Djokovic, Kvitova chosen ITF World Champions 15-12-2011 01:02 PM

    London: Novak Djokovic capped an incredible season with the ITF World Champion award on Tuesday, becoming the first player other than Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to win since 2003. Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic won the women's award, while American twins Bob and Mike Bryan were picked in...