Tennis

Sep 23, 2022 04:09
LONDON: Roger Federer will team with longtime rival and friend Rafael Nadal on Friday at the Laver Cup in what the former World No. 1 confirmed on Twitter would be his final tour-level match. The Swiss and Spaniard will take to court against Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe at The 02 in London following the conclusion of Andy Murray’s match against Alex de Minaur, which will start at 7 p.m. local time.
Sep 16, 2022 16:09
THE TIMING IS AS IMPECCABLE AS his game was! Roger Federer announced Thursday he retiring from professional tennis at age 41, calling time on a career in which he won 20 Grand Slam titles, finished five seasons ranked No. 1 and led a golden era of men's tennis alongside rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Sep 13, 2022 22:09
PUNE: Tennis Premier League (TPL), which is set for its fourth season to take place from 7th to 11th December, will cater to a wider audience this time with Sony Sports Network onboarded as host broadcaster.   Sony Sports Network will telecast the tennis action from the Balewadi Stadium in Pune to every corner of the Indian subcontinent live on the SONY TEN 2 channels and OTT platform SonyLIV.
Sep 12, 2022 18:09
MUMBAI: Sony Sports Network is all set to broadcast the WTA 250 Chennai Open 2022, that will be played for the first time since 2008.  The tournament will be Live telecast on SONY TEN 2 channels and will be available to Livestream on their premium OTT platform SonyLIV.
Sep 12, 2022 16:09
NEW YORK: On a historic evening at the US Open, Spain's Carlos Alcaraz overcame Norway's Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-3 to clinch his first Grand Slam trophy and secure the No. 1 ATP Ranking.
Aug 25, 2022 17:08
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has confirmed the inking of a three-year deal to broadcast the US Open starting with the 2022 edition, a development first reported by SportzPower last week.  For the record, Disney Star was the incumbent rights holder.
Aug 19, 2022 15:08
MUMBAI: This is interesting. It looks like Disney Star has taken a strategic call to let go media rights to the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the calendar year. The rights have been picked up by Sony Pictures Networks India. Without any fanfare it needs mentioning.
Aug 19, 2022 15:08
NEW YORK: The 2022 US Open will award more than $60 million in total player compensation for the first time in the event’s history, topping the record-breaking $57.5 million number from 2021. 
Aug 10, 2022 10:08
SERENA WILLIAMS, up there in the reckoning for the title of greatest tennis player of all time, has announced that she is planning to retire from the game after the US Open. 
Jul 27, 2022 18:07
ONDON: The Japan Tennis Association (JTA), the governing body for professional and amateur tennis in Japan, has extended its agreement with IMG to act as its exclusive commercial agency for global sponsorships for the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships. The five-year agreement will run through 2027.