सामयिक विषय: Tennis

Brisbane International 2017

Brisbane International- 2017

Question: Recently Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza won the 2017 Brisbane International women’s doubles title with-
a) Martina Hingis
b) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
c) Simona Halep
d) Jelena Jankovic
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • The 2017 Brisbane International was a tournament of the 2017 ATP World Tour and 2017 WTA Tour.
  • It was played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • It was the ninth edition of the tournament and took place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson.
  • It was held from 1 to 8 January 2017 as part of the Australian Open Series.
  • Men’s Singles:
  • Winner : Grigor Dimitrov(Bulgaria)
  • Runner Up: Kei Nishikori(Japan)
  • Women’s Singles:
  • Winner : Karolína Plíšková(Czech Republic)
  • Runner Up: Alizé Cornet(France)
  • Men’s Doubles
  • Winner : Thanasi Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson(Both are of Australia)
  • Runner Up: Gilles Müller(Luxembourg) and Sam Querrey( United States )
  • Women’s Doubles
  • Winner : Bethanie Mattek-Sands(United States) and Sania Mirza(India)
  • Runner Up: Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina (Both are of Russia)

Reference:
http://www.brisbaneinternational.com.au/draws
http://www.brisbaneinternational.com.au/2017/01/dimitrov-clinches-maiden-brisbane-crown
http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/video/dimitrov-captures-brisbane-2017-crown

INTERNATIONAL PREMIER TENNIS LEAGUE 2016

International Premier Tennis League season-2016

Question: Who has won the recently held International Premier Tennis League season-2016?
(a) Indian Aces
(b) Japan Warriors
(c) OUE Singapore Slammers
(d) UAE Royals
Ans:(c)
Related facts:

  • On 2-11 December, 2016; The 2016 International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) season (officially the 2016 Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League) held at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad.
  • It was the third season of the professional team tennis league.
  • It was contested by four teams in Asia (Indian Aces, pan Warriors, OUE Singapore Slammers and UAE Royals.
    Winner: OUE Singapore Slammers.
  • Runner Up: Indian Aces.

Reference:
http://www.iptlworld.com/news/1075-oue-singapore-slammers-retain-iptl-crown
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_International_Premier_Tennis_League_season

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