All India Tennis Association postpones national camp for elite players due to surge in COVID-19 cases
The AITA had laid out a plan for the top-20 elite men's and women's players for the camp, which was to culminate with a national championship in the singles format among the assembled players in a bio-secure environment.
AITA approved the changes at its Special General Body meeting, (SGM) held virtually on Monday.
AITA makes age verification test mandatory for junior tennis players entering national championships
AITA said the alleged molestation inside the CLTA complex, which led to accusation of age-fudging against five junior players, has provided them an opportunity to re-introduce the deterrent.
The victim was molested by a junior Davis Cup player and four others at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association complex last year, and subsequent investigation into the matter resulted in the discovery of age fraud on the part of the alleged perpetrator.
In the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), a 14-page document, circulated to the state associations on Thursday, the national tennis federation outlined steps to be taken before and after training is permitted.
Asian Games medal winners Ankita Raina and Divij Sharan are set to be nominated for the Arjuna award by the national tennis federation, which plans to send former Davis Cup coach Nandan Bal's name for the Dhyan Chand honour.
Sania Mirza feels women’s sport in India has come a long way but ‘cultural issues’ still are a major hindrance
Sania spoke on a range of issues including the role of parents and attitude of coaches towards women players during a webinar organised by the AITA and SAI
Tennis great Leander Paes stresses on importance of learning new skills during coronavirus-enforced lockdown
Speaking at an Education Webinar for coaches, jointly organised by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Paes touched upon various topics including his junior days, the transition to men's circuit, the role mental fitness plays in tennis, dealing with pressure, nutritional knowledge and coaching tips
The decision means that senior sports administrator Anil Khanna and former external affairs ministers S M Krishna and Yashwant Sinha cannot remain with the federation as Life Presidents.
AITA says sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya 'only wants to talk and not listen,' criticises baffling suggestions
The All India Tennis Association (AITA), along with 10 other national federations (NSFs), was invited by sports secretary Radhey Shyam Julaniya for a video conference on Thursday
The National tennis federation (AITA) on Thursday cancelled all domestic tournaments with immediate effect, following government's health advisory to prevent the deadly COVID-19 pandemic from spreading.
Davis Cup: AITA selection committee keep Leander Paes in playing squad for Croatia tie, Divij Sharan in reserve
The last time India and Croatia met in the Davis Cup, India had won 3-2 in New Delhi in 1995 with Paes winning both his singles and doubles with Mahesh Bhupathi
Roland Garros Junior Wild Card Series to be held in Delhi from 24 February; Mary Pierce named event ambassador
The announcement was made by the French Tennis Federation (FFT), organisers of French Open, and the All India Tennis Association (AITA).
Maharashtra Open 2020: Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted from last ATP Tour event in India
Emotions and nostalgia in the air as Leander Paes gets ousted in quarter-finals of Tata Open Maharashtra, his last ATP Tour event in India.
Australian Open 2020: Safwat played better on big points, admits Sumit Nagal after shock loss in qualifiers
Nagal considers himself lucky to have a few sponsors and some sort of backing in the form of the Virat Kohli Foundation and Indian Oil.
Davis Cup 2019: Former India captain Mahesh Bhupathi 'hurt' by treatment meted out by All India Tennis Association
The 45-year-old Bhupathi was replaced by Rohit Rajpal as India's Davis Cup non-playing captain after he refused to travel to Pakistan for the away tie citing security reasons
Davis Cup 2019: Leander Paes picked in eight-member India squad for Pakistan tie; Rohit Rajpal named captain
Veteran star Leander Paes returned to the Indian team after more than a year along with top players Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sasi Kumar Mukund and Rohan Bopanna, who had reservations on travelling to Pakistan due to security concerns.
Davis Cup 2019: Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan confirm availability for Pakistan tie at neutral venue
Nagal, who has played his best tennis this season, sent a confirmation to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday night while Ramkumar had conveyed his availability a few days ago
Davis Cup 2019: India vs Pakistan tie being shifted to a neutral venue is a win for AITA and their soft diplomacy
India and Pakistan were scheduled to play in September in Islamabad but the tie has long been postponed and will now take place at a neutral venue following months of work by AITA behind the scenes.
Davis Cup 2019: All India Tennis Association saying I am fired for refusing national duty is unacceptable to me, says Mahesh Bhupathi
Bhupathi, one of the most successful players in India's tennis history, insisted that he never made himself unavailable for the Pakistan tie, which has now been shifted out of Islamabad by the ITF due to security concerns.