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Reports of corruption in tennis unsubstantiated, says Russian Tennis Federation chief Shamil Tarpischev
Reports of corruption in tennis unsubstantiated, says Russian Tennis Federation chief Shamil Tarpischev

CaptionThe media reports of corruption in global tennis lack facts, president of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev has said.The BBC and Buzzfeed earlier reported that elite tennis players, including winners of Grand Slam titles, "have been repeatedly flagged to the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) over suspicions they have thrown matches," reports Tass."There is nothing behind these accusations. This is just this corporati

Feb 5 2016
Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza to be conferred with the Padma Bhushan;Deepika Kumari to be conferred with Padma Shri
Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza to be conferred with the Padma Bhushan;Deepika Kumari to be conferred with Padma Shri

Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza were brilliant for India in 2015Racquet sports in India  especially in the last 12 months, has seen an upward curve and two players who have had a major hand in this have been Saina Nehwal in badminton and Sania Mirza in tennis.Acknowledging their stellar exploits during the course of their career, the Government of India have decided to confer both of them with the country’s third highest civilia

Jan 25 2016
5 Greatest moments from Lleyton Hewitt's career
5 Greatest moments from Lleyton Hewitt's career

It’s over. A storied career with highs and lows. Lleyton Hewitt lead Aussie tennis fans as well as enthusiasts from around the world on a roller coaster ride throughout his career. He had his moments, two grand slam titles and he had his lows, his hip surgery being a prime example. It is fitting that Hewitt got to bid adieu to the sport he loved in front of adoring fans inside the Rod Laver Arena. This is the end of an era, the pre-Fe

Jan 23 2016
Comic: Match fixing allegations rock tennis world
Comic: Match fixing allegations rock tennis world

The BBC revealed today that an investigation said several top players were involved in fixing matches.

Jan 18 2016
Evidence of match-fixing at Wimbledon uncovered
Evidence of match-fixing at Wimbledon uncovered

The BBC have reported that they have access to files revealing evidence of match fixing at Wimbledon, among the most historically prestigious tournaments in the sport. According to the report, at least “16 of the top 50-ranked players” were under continuous investigation for having allegedly thrown matches they would otherwise have been expected to win.The policing body, the Tennis Investigative Unit, said these players had been &ldqu

Roger Federer says Sachin Tendulkar is his top choice when playing cricket games
Roger Federer says Sachin Tendulkar is his top choice when playing cricket games

I Am Legend: Roger Federer meets Sachin Tendulkar at Wimbledon in 2011 Tennis’ greatest of all time, Roger Federer personally invited cricketing god Sachin Tendulkar for his IPTL match against Rafael Nadal in New Delhi. Sachin Tendulkar’s fan following is not only restricted to Indians; the list includes lots of great athletes from all over the world and the Tennis legend Roger Federer is on top of that list. The Swiss wa

Dec 14 2015
2015 – The SanTina Phenomenon
2015 – The SanTina Phenomenon

  Saina Mirza and Martina Hingis with the year-ending WTA Finals title Sport involving extreme competitiveness is addictive. There is no greater joy than watching a see-saw struggle between two equally matched teams, contesting in a high adrenaline, high-stakes game. Over the length of such a contest, casualness changes to intensity, joy gives way to nervousness, admiration gives way to zealous support and fans become fanatics. It is

Dec 13 2015
Federer and Edberg's two-year run comes to an end, no longer master and pupil
Federer and Edberg's two-year run comes to an end, no longer master and pupil

Federer and Edberg have been together since 2013 Seventeen-time Grand Slam singles titlist Roger Federer and Swedish maestro Stefan Edberg will go their separate ways after a fruitful two-year working partnership. Edberg, a former world number one himself, is accredited with helping Federer’s game evolve and assimilate more aggression. They have been working together since 2013. Federer, to whom Edberg is a childhood idol, was dignifi

Dec 9 2015
Garbine Muguruza: Future WTA No. 1
Garbine Muguruza: Future WTA No. 1

Muguruza reached the finals of Wimbledon this year, falling to World No. 1 Serena Williams Garbine Muguruza has taken the tennis world by storm. She is the eight-most searched for player on the WTA site, but more importantly she is the future of women’s tennis. Said to be cheery and soft spoken off-court, the 22-year-old has an aggresive mindset on court, attacking from the word go.  The Venezuelan-born Spaniard r

Dec 1 2015
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