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Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). The object of the game is to play the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point, while the opposite player will.

Top ten tennis WAGs

Not only Tennis players have a beautiful game, but they do have beautiful girlfriends and wives. Let’s look at the top 10 Wags of Tennis Stars. 10: Rebecca Cartwright: Cartwright is an Australian singer and actress. She was engaged to Lleyton Hewitt

Saketh Myneni

Saket To Take On Youzhny, Ramkumar Draws Qualifier In Chennai Open First Round

Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) India’s top-ranked singles tennis player Saket Myneni drew a potentially explosive clash against Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny in the opening round of the Aircel Chennai Open that gets underway at the SDAT Stadium here on Monday. The country’s only other challenger in the singles, Ramkumar Ramanathan, got lucky though, drawing a qualifier

Agnieszka Radwanska

Radwanska Favourite At WTA Shenzhen Open

Shenzhen (China), Dec 31 (IANS) China’s 2017 tennis season will start with the WTA Shenzhen Open on Sunday when Polish world No.3 Agnieszka Radwanska will hope to carry the luck of the top seed here. In the past four years, the top seed of each edition won the crown and top seeded again in Shenzhen,

Yuki Bhambri

Tennis Star Yuki Vows To Break Back Into Top-100

Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) To avoid the rigours of Aircel Chennai Open qualification, Indias injury-prone tennis player Yuki Bhambri on Thursday vowed to break back into the top-100 in 2017. The 2009 junior Australian Open champion, who pulled out from last year’s Aircel Chennai Open with an elbow injury and “made the mistake” of playing

Ana Ivanovic

Former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic Quits Tennis

Belgrade, Dec 29 (IANS) Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic, who became the world No. 1 in 2008, has announced her retirement. “I’ve decided to retire from professional tennis. It has been a difficult decision, but there is so much to celebrate,” Ivanovic said in a Facebook post on Wednesday, reports Efe news agency. Ivanovic, who


Bopanna Dropped From Davis Cup Squad; Bhupathi To Be Next Captain

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday dropped Rohan Bopanna from the Indian squad for the Davis Cup tie against New Zealand in Pune from February 3-5 which will also be the last enagement with the national squad for non-playing captain Anand Amritraj. In Bopanna’s absence, Leander Paes and Saketh


Tennis: Australian Open Increases Prize Money In 2017

Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) The Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the tennis season which will be held between January 16-29, will increase its prize money by 14 percent compared to the previous year, the tournament’s organisers announced on Wednesday. The new amount will reach 34.8 million euros ($36.2 million), while the winners


Five Indian Pairs To Compete At Chennai Open

Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan will lead Indias challenge in the 22nd edition of the Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament which will begin at the SDAT Tennis Stadium here on January 2, next year. India’s highest ranked doubles player Bopanna (No.28) paired up with Nedunchezhiyan (No.100) earlier this year, going as

Del Potro

Del Potro Might Skip Australian Open

Buenos Aires, Dec 21 (IANS) Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro has said he might have to skip the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam event of the year, and the Davis Cup tie against Italy. “If I’m being smart, I know I have 15 days of practice left for Australia and for my

Petra Kvitova

Injured Kvitova To Miss Training For At Least 3 Months

Prostejov (Czech Republic), Dec 21 (IANS) Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has undergone a surgery on her left hand after being injured by a knife-wielding attacker in her home, and her spokesman said she would not be able to train for at least three months. The operation, which took 3 hours and 45 minutes on

Sania Mirza

I Associate With Brands I Believe In, Says Sania Mirza

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza, who graced the launch of her sister Anam Mirza’s Label Bazaar, says she associates with brands which she truly believes in. Sania Mirza was present on Tuesday at the launch of the Third Season of The Label Bazaar Exhibition, helmed by the tennis star’s sister Anam Mirza