Tennis

IPTL format a winner: founder

IPTL format a winner: founder

SINGAPORE — At the halfway point of its four-city tour, International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) founder and managing director Mahesh Bhupathi declared the sport’s newest...

Where are Roger and Pete, fans ask

Where are Roger and Pete, fans ask

SINGAPORE — The absence of Roger Federer and Pete Sampras has not gone down well with some of the fans attending the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) here.

Gallery: It’s fun but serious too

It’s fun but serious too

SINGAPORE — Even at 44, Andre Agassi still has the ability to pull in the crowds, as 8,000 spectators watched the American do battle with Mark Philippoussis last night at the 10...

Gallery: Kyrgios unafraid to be his own man

Kyrgios unafraid to be his own man

SINGAPORE — Upon completing a 15-minute session with about 30 children from the Australian International School (AIS) yesterday, rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios...

IPTL will catch on, says COO

IPTL will catch on, says COO

SINGAPORE — In the opening act of its inaugural season in the Philippines last weekend, the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) managed to pull in 28,000 fans. That is...

Federer seals Davis Cup win for Switzerland

LILLE — Roger Federer produced a vintage performance to crush Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 and seal Switzerland’s maiden Davis Cup title with a 3-1 win over hosts France...

Federer fit for Davis Cup test

LILLE — Switzerland’s Roger Federer, who has been hampered by back problems, has been named to play in the second singles rubber of the Davis Cup final against France’s Gael...

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