Royal and Bishop’s crowned U19 Schools’ Tennis Champs!

ThePapare 2019 All Island Interschool Tennis Championship concluded after a month of scintillating tennis, at the iconic SLTA hard courts. Back in form, Bishop’s walked away with the Girls’ U19 title while Royal put on a show against the...
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Novak Djokovic wins appeal against deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic has won his appeal against deportation from Australia, with a judge ordering that he be released from hotel quarantine within 30 minutes. Border officials previously ruled that the tennis star did not meet the criteria for a COVID...

A cherished year for Sri Lanka Tennis – 2017 in retrospect

In its 102nd year of existence, Sri Lanka Tennis Association, has once again shown extreme prowess and perseverance through their officials, players and fans alike. After being relegated to the third group of the prestigious Davis Cup in 2016, the...
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Bopanna becomes oldest man to win major title, triumphs with Ebden at Australian Open

Rohan Bopanna became the oldest man in the Open Era to win a major men’s doubles title on Saturday when he teamed with Australian Matthew Ebden to win the Australian Open. The 43-year-old Bopanna and Ebden overcame Italians Simone Bolelli...

Stage set for Li Ning Sri Lanka Challenge; Netthasinghe to face Mannepalli in opener

The Li Ning Sri Lanka Challenge International Badminton Tournament is set to commence on Monday, February 5 at the Dadella Sports Complex in Galle. This prestigious tournament which promises to be a showcase of badminton excellence, highlighting both international and...

Sinner, winner: Italian takes first major at Australian Open 2024

Jannik Sinner earned his maiden Grand Slam title in stunning fashion, recovering from a two-sets-to-love deficit to claim the Australian Open 2024 men’s singles title. >>Bopanna becomes oldest man to win major title, triumphs with Ebden at Australian Open The fourth...

Perera and Dharmarathne shine at SLTA Hard Court Nationals 2023

The Hard Court National 2023 organized by Sri Lanka Tennis association successfully concluded on the 5th of April. This tournament kick-started on the 20th of March and over the course of the past 2 weeks, was played in 3...

Davis Cup: Harvard to World Cup of Tennis

The history of Davis Cup goes back to the hallowed walls of Havard; specifically, four members of the university Tennis Team back in 1899. Dwight F. Davis, whom the trophy is named after, together with three team members were...

All set for 18th Royal-Thomian Tennis encounter

Royal College will be hoping for a repeat of 2022 heroics when they host traditional rivals S. Thomas’ College in the annual Royal-Thomain Tennis Encounter played for E.F.C. Pereira Challenge Trophy. The matches, which will be played at Royal’s...

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty wins first Melbourne title by beating Danielle Collins

Ashleigh Barty beat Danielle Collins to win the Australian Open title, ending the home nation's 44-year wait for a Grand Slam women's singles champion. Top seed Barty fought back from 5-1 down in the second set to win 6-3 7-6...

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