LISBON, Sept 27: David Haggerty has been re-elected as President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) after claiming more than 60 percent of votes in the first round of voting at the governing body’s Annual General Meeting in Lisbon on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 17: World number one Naomi Osaka will “probably” defend her U.S. Open title, even if it means defying her doctor’s orders, she said after retiring from the Cincinnati Masters with a knee injury on Friday.
PARIS, June 8: Novak Djokovic’s 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with a dramatic 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 loss Saturday to Dominic Thiem in a rain-interrupted French Open semifinal that spanned more than four hours over two days.
PARIS, June 2: Ash Barty has reached the last 16 of the French Open for the first time without dropping a set along the way and, even if the Australian says she is not looking too far ahead, a pathway deep into the second week opened up for her on Saturday.
LONDON, April 28: Former world number one Andy Murray said he is under no pressure to return to competitive tennis after undergoing hip resurfacing surgery earlier this year but he would attempt to make a comeback if his body allowed it.
LONDON, Nov 19: Twenty four hours after being booed for having the audacity to take down a tennis great, Alexander Zverev returned to topple another one as he stunned Novak Djokovic to win the ATP Finals title on Sunday.
Oct 18: The coach whose attempts to guide Serena Williams mid-match during this year’s U.S. Open final led to her explosive row with the umpire and a code violation en route to defeat, has called for on-court coaching to be permitted.
NEW YORK, Sept 3: Serena Williams survived a scare from giant-killer Kaia Kanepi to claim a rollercoaster 6-0 4-6 6-3 win on Sunday and move into the U.S. Open quarter-finals, a step closer to a record- equalling 24th career Grand Slam title.
KATHMANDU, July 23: A seven-member national table tennis team has left for India for a month-long training course in New Delhi in preparation of the upcoming 18th Asian Games that is scheduled to be held from August 18 to September 2 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
KATHMANDU, April 28: IME Foundation, with the support from All Nepal Lawn Tennis Association (ANLTA) and the coordination from the Junior Tennis Initiative (JTI), is set to organize the first IME JTI Grand Junior Open Lawn Tennis Tournament from May 20.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal displayed a mixed performance in the ongoing South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Monday. Nepal won in the boys’ category, while it faced defeat in the girls’. In the boys’ category matches played at the Satdobato Tennis Court, Nepal defeated Bhutan 3-0.
KATHMANDU, April 5: A six-member Nepali team with four players is set to leave for Chittagong, Bangladesh on Thursday to take part in the Advocate Golam Mostafa Memorial South Asian Table Tennis Club Championship.
KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): The departmental teams Tribhuvan Army Club’s Pranab Khanal and Nepal Police Club’s Mayanka Rana have won the singles titles in the ongoing 10th Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Friday.
BUTWAL (REPUBLICA): Butwal Lawn Tennis Club is all set to organize the first Butwal Open Lawn Tennis Tournament from February 23 in Butwal. The five-day tournament will feature six categories namely men’s singles, women’s singles, over 35 singles, over 45 singles, over 65 singles and doubles, said the organizers on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC)’s Syantu Shrestha and Nabita Shrestha have won the singles titles of the 39th Huawei National Table Tennis Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC)’s Samrakshyak Bhushan Bajracharya and Western Region’s Abhishek Bastola emerged victorious in the men’s singles categories of the ongoing National Sports Council Tennis Championship on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Indian players dominated the finals of the ongoing Kesha Group ANLTA Nepal Asian 14 and Under Tennis Championship Circuit-2 as they lifted both boys’ and girls’ doubles titles on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Samrakshyak Bhushan Bajracharya and Prerana Koirala became the champions in boys’ and girls’ Under-16 singles categories respectively in the First ANLTA-JTI Junior National Lawn-Tennis Tournament that concluded on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal's poor run at the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament's Circuit Two continued on Wednesday as all the participants of the host team in the singles category including Samrakshak Bhushan Bajracharya, Prerana Koirala and Mahika Rana faced defeats on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Rana siblings Mahika and Mayanka along with Prerana Koirala emerged victorious in the opening day of girls' singles category during Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament's Circuit Two on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Nepal's poor run in the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Circuit-I Tennis Tournament continued on Wednesday as the home team's only remaining participants Mayanka Rana, Renjan Lama and Samrakshak Bajracharya all crashed out from the competition.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Nepali tennis players Saurav Raj Pandey, Pranav Khanal and Sakchham Karki all faced defeat in the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior Tennis Tournament on Tuesday in the boys' singles section. In the matches played at Satdobato's tennis court, the Nepali players lost to Indian opponents Aditya Iyer, Piyush S Salekar and Adarsha Naga Tippabhatla respectively.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Indian players dominated the opening day of Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament on Monday. Twelve Indian players including eight in boys' and four in girls' sections emerged victorious and booked their places in the second round.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Ninth Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament organized by Armed Police Force (APF) has kicked off on Thursday. In the inaugural matches of men’s singles event played at Satdobato Tennis Court, Renjan Lama, Saksham Karki, Samyak Bahadur Bajracharya and Kumar Adhikari emerged victorious.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: Two Nepali players Ira Rawat and Abhilasha Bista have advanced to the final of the girl’s singles of the ongoing ANLTA Asian Tour U-14 Ranking Tennis Tournament under circuit two on Thursday.