Tennis

MUMBAI: Edtech company upGrad Tuesday announced an advertising tie-up with Star Sports for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finals: India Vs NZ and the 2021 Wimbledon Championship. 

This marks upGrad’s third collaboration/association with Star Sports post, IPL 2020, and India vs England series in 2021, thereby strengthening upGrad’s deep India penetration.

This is a part of the 360-degree campaign on TV, digital and social to talk about upGrad’s MBA programs as the batch launches for MBA across B-Schools are coinciding with the upcoming sports extravaganza.

Jun 14, 2021 06:06
PARIS: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lifted his second Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy Sunday after completing a mammoth turnaround in the Roland Garros final to take down Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7(6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, and becoming the first player in the Open Era to win every Grand Slam twice.
Jun 09, 2021 10:06
PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM CVC Capital Partners would reportedly consider picking up a minority stake worth $600 million IF the men’s and women’s professional tennis tours were to be merged.
Jun 02, 2021 21:06
The THE FOUR GRAND SLAMS on Tuesday responded to Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the French Open citing her mental health, offering her support and assuring that they will work alongside the players, the tours, the media and the tennis community to improve things.
Jun 02, 2021 01:06
PARIS: Indian IT major Infosys and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) Tuesday unveiled new technologies to help bridge the gap between remote fans and the game, transforming the Roland-Garros experience for the entire tennis ecosystem.
Jun 01, 2021 23:06
PARIS: World No.2 Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Roland Garros. The reigning Australian Open champion announced her decision Monday on social media.    Before the start of the French Open, Osaka said she would not partake in post-match media during the tournament because of the toll it can take on the players' mental well-being. 
May 31, 2021 16:05
PARIS: Naomi Osaka has been warned that she faces a default from the French Open if she continues to shun her media obligations. The world number two followed up on her unilateral declaration made on the eve of the tournament that she would not attend any press conferences at Roland Garros citing "mental health concerns" by doing just that following her first round win on Sunday.
May 18, 2021 16:05
MILAN: Serie A has brought in the big artillary in its ongoing fight against online piracy, agreeing a deal with Google that will see the technology giant remove video apps from its content platform that enable users to illegally watch live games. “Google has removed from its Play Store apps illegally reproducing contents owned by Serie A,” the league said in a statement.
May 17, 2021 18:05
MELBOURNE: Tennis Australia on Monday refuted reports that the 2022 Australian Open could be "forced offshore" on account of the continued collective failure of the global community to rein in the Covid-19 virus. 
May 14, 2021 15:05
LAUSANNE: Laver Cup organizers are pleased to announce the launch of the host city bidding process for the 2023, 2024, 2025 and 2026 editions of the unique team tennis event.
May 13, 2021 17:05
FORMER ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP (UFC) lightweight champion and renowned mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor has emerged as the world’s highest-paid athletes in 2020, according to Forbes’ recently updated rankings on Wednesday.