Tennis

PUNE: In a development that was always on the cards, the 2021 edition of the Tata Maharashtra Open and Bangalore Open Challenger men’s tennis events - scheduled to be held in early February - have reportedly been postponed indefinitely (read cancelled).

“We have informed the ATP that we wish to do the event at a later date in 2021,” Prashant Sutar, Tournament director of the ATP 250 Series event hosted by Pune, told Times of India.

“A feasible date right now would be sometime in September-November,” he added.

Nov 25, 2020 18:11
BALTIMORE: Slinger Bag, a sports brand focused on innovating game improvement equipment for all ball sports with an initial focus on the global tennis market, has announced a 5-year distribution agreement to cover the Indian market with Racquets4U, a fast growing racquets specialist e-tailer focused on serving the needs of racquet sports lovers in India.
Nov 25, 2020 15:11
LONDON: The WTA Tuesday named Stats Perform its Official WTA Data Supplier. The transformative partnership will deliver multiple feeds to customers – an exclusive umpire-derived data feed for an expanded number of WTA matches, as well as an ultrafast data feed collected by Stats Perform’s Opta analysts.
Nov 23, 2020 17:11
LONDON: Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, and the ATP, have announced the renewal of their highly successful partnership for a further three years.  The agreement will see Infosys continue as Global Technology Services Partner and Digital Innovation Partner of the ATP, through 2023.
Nov 18, 2020 16:11
MELBOURNE: The Australian Open and Ralph Lauren Corporation Tuesday announced a new, global long-term partnership. Ralph Lauren has been named Official Outfitter of the Australian Open and will outfit all on-court officials, including the AO ballkids and chair umpires, in a specially-designed collection of apparel and accessories.
Nov 18, 2020 16:11
LONDON: The ATP has announced a long-term extension to its partnership with Rolex. The new agreement begins in 2021 and will see Rolex continue as the Official Timekeeper of the ATP Tour as well as the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. In addition, Rolex will also become the Official Timekeeper of the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan, Italy.
Nov 17, 2020 14:11
MUMBAI: Discovery Plus, India’s first aggregated real-life entertainment streaming app, is showcasing the Emmy nominated sports docu-series “Being Serena” that follows pivotal moments in the life of former world No. 1 Tennis champion Serena Williams. 
Nov 12, 2020 13:11
BENGALURU: The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association has reportedly decided to postpone the Bengaluru Open, an ATP challenger event, originally scheduled for February next year.  The KSLTA will be contacting the ATP "soon" to seek a slot for the tournament in the second half of the season, New Indian Express reports.
Oct 30, 2020 19:10
MUMBAI: Discovery Plus, India’s first aggregated real-life entertainment streaming app brings for the first time to Indian audiences, ‘Strokes of Genius’, a gripping 90-minute sports documentary, based on the book ‘Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal and the Greatest Match Ever Played’, by L. Jon Wertheim. 
Oct 23, 2020 13:10
MUMBAI: The TATA Maharashtra Open, which has been scheduled to begin on February 1 next year, could either be postponed to a later date in 2021 or not be held at all. The organisers of the ATP Tour 250 tennis series have an important meeting coming up with the state government early next month to decide on the fate of next year's event in Pune.
Oct 19, 2020 17:10
LONDON: The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (AELTC), which runs the Wimbledon Grand Slam, has provided an update on the 2021 Championships.  AELTC is considering multiple operational scenarios for next year's Wimbledon fortnight.