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Tennis 09 Dec 2016 | 11:00 AM

Cash-strapped tennis league will 'bounce back' says founder

Singapore (AFP) - The International Premier Tennis League will "bounce back" despite axing Roger Federer and Serena Williams over money problems and dropping from five tournaments to three, its founder told AFP.

Tennis 22 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Never give up, legendary tennis coach tells young ’uns

KUALA LUMPUR: Refusal to give up is one trait that legendary coach Nick Bollettieri sees in many tennis greats whom he has coached during his lifetime.

Tennis 04 Dec 2015 | 12:48 PM

All’s good with Kyrgios and Tomic, says Aussie tennis chief

SYDNEY (AFP): Bad boys Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have matured and turned the corner, Tennis Australia chief Craig Tiley says.

Tennis 31 Aug 2015 | 7:46 PM

Grand Slams on the horizon for young tennis player Imran

PETALING JAYA: Abdul Hazli Zainuddin is doing all he can to make his son Imran Daniel Abdul Hazli scale greater heights in world tennis.

Tennis 13 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Match-fixing cases in tennis hit new high in 2016, says TIU

LONDON: Nine players and officials were sanctioned for corrupt behaviour by a beefed-up Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) last year with the lower levels of the game still cause for the greatest concerns.

Tennis 29 Jan 2014 | 8:12 PM

Chance for Malaysia to nurture tennis talents

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should take advantage of the vast interest of the tennis fraternity in Asia Pacific by nurturing and growing the stature of tournaments – specifically the WTA-sanctioned BMW Malaysian Open.

Tennis 06 Jun 2017 | 8:23 AM

One-armed Kiwi climbs professional tennis ranks

BANGKOK: Under blazing tropical skies, Alex Hunt tosses the ball high into air and smashes down a serve at a Bangkok tennis court, a feat made possible by a carbon-fibre prosthetic that has replaced his left arm.

Tennis 09 Jan 2017 | 6:40 AM

Argentine grandmother revives tennis dream at 83

Buenos Aires (AFP) - Ana Obarrio de Pereyra Iraola's dream of becoming a tennis star was put on hold in 1949 when her husband stopped her playing.

Tennis 18 Jan 2016 | 1:02 PM

Tennis tyke Imran starts year with a bang

KUALA LUMPUR: Imran Daniel Abdul Hazli’s gamble in playing in the higher-age category paid off when he bagged the boys’ Under-14 singles title in the first leg of the Malaysian Junior Tennis Tour.

Tennis 13 Dec 2015 | 10:05 AM

Tennis: Imran falls in last hurdle at National Junior Masters

PETALING JAYA: Ten-year-old Imran Daniel Abdul Hazli underlined his precocious talent once again, coming so close to claiming the national Under-14 tennis title at his first attempt.