5 Updates
AITA forms three-member panel on players' grouses
Photo Credit: AFP, Getty Images

AITA forms three-member panel on players' grouses

Feb 3 2013, 8:56am CST | by

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Sunday formed a three-member committee, that includes former Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar, to look into players' grievances and suggest a uniform contract within four months.

New Delhi, Feb 3 — The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Sunday formed a three-member committee, that includes former Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar, to look into players' grievances and suggest a...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

AITA forms three-member panel on players' grouses

Feb 3 2013, 8:56am CST | by

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Sunday formed a three-member committee, that includes former Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar, to look into players' grievances and suggest a uniform contract within four months.

New Delhi, Feb 3 — The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Sunday formed a three-member committee, that includes former Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar, to look into players' grievances and suggest a uniform contract within four months.

AITA secretary Hiranmoy Chatterjee said the committee will also submit an interim report so the that the top players can make themselves available for the Group I Asia/Oceania first round play-off tie against Indonesia at home in April. Justice Deepak Verma (former Supreme Court judge) and M.C.Gupta (retired IAS officer) are the other two members of the committee.

"The committee will be provided with names of top-20 male and female players. They will talk to them and make suggestions to the AITA on forming an uniform players' agreement that will be binding on both the parties," said Chatterjee after AITA's executive committee meeting here.

Chatterjee said since India's next Davis Cup tie is in April, the committee will submit an interim report that would at least persuade the eleven rebel players to make themselves available for the tie.

"Since the players were in no mood to believe us, we thought the committee can handle it well. And since the next tie is in April, the committee will submit an interim report that would convince the players to make themselves available for national duty," he said.

Asked if the demands of the rebel players that the AITA had accepted would also be offered to the Fed Cup team, Chatterjee said: "Of course, we have to. Why should we leave out the women tennis players? It should be equal for both the teams."

Chatterjee said once the committee submits its report, the AITA executive committee will look into the suggestions before formulating a players' agreement.

The executive committee in a statement blasted Somdev Devvarman for labelling the national body as "unethical" and "unprofessional".

"We do not understand what has prompted him to make such comments which, according to us, are not based on facts but merely rhetorics. We are amazed that some members of the AITA are also joining the bandwagon for reasons best known to them," the statement read.

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
5

1 day ago

Stars Of Tomorrow: Dusan Lajovic

Jul 22 2014 4:06am CDT | Source: ATP World Tour

Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic serves against
Novak Djokovic’s ground breaking success has put Serbian tennis on the map. The World No. 1 led his nation to a historic Davis Cup success in 2010 and his triumphs, not to mention those of Janko Tipsarevic and Nenad Zimonjic, have inspired the next wave of Serbian talent. [[More Tennis News on ATPWorldTour.com]] ...
Source: ATP World Tour   Full article at: ATP World Tour
 

 
Update
4

6 weeks ago

LTA concern over Davis Cup court

Jun 11 2014 5:27am CDT | Source: BBC Sport

Davis Cup Displayed In Olomouc
The Lawn Tennis Association expresses concern over the court used to stage GB's Davis Cup quarter-final ...
Source: BBC Sport   Full article at: BBC Sport
 

 
Update
3

6 weeks ago

Dan Evans: Aljaz Bedene should not play Davis Cup for Great Britain

Jun 10 2014 11:25am CDT | Source: Sport-The Guardian

Aegon Championships - Previews
Bedene has already represented Slovenia I am a better player than him too, Evans says Contin ...
Source: Sport-The Guardian   Full article at: Sport-The Guardian
 

 
Update
2

6 weeks ago

Hewitt to pick and choose his targets

Jun 10 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Fox Sports Australia

Day Five: The Championships - Wimbledon 2014
UNFAZED by rankings and reputations, Lleyton Hewitt plans to play out the remainder of his career as a grand slam and Davis Cup ...
Source: Fox Sports Australia   Full article at: Fox Sports Australia
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Becky Hammon to Retire at the End of 2014 WNBA Season
Becky Hammon to Retire at the End of 2014 WNBA Season
San Antonio Stars veteran point guard Becky Hammon will retire at the end of the 2014 WNBA season.
 
 
Ronaldinho on Boca Juniors radar
Rio de Janeiro, July 24 (IANS) Argentine giants Boca Juniors are reportedly eyeing a move for two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho.
 
 
CWG opening ceremony full of Scottish flavour (Roundup)
Glasgow (Scotland), July 24 (IANS) With symbols of the Forth Bridge west to Edinburgh, Scotch whisky barrels, Edinburgh Castle gate and cannon, Scottish Tartan kilt at the central stage, the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games in Scotland's largest city presented a combination of sports and culture in a distinguished Scottish style.
 
 
Atletico Mineiro win Recopa Sudamericana
Belo Horizonte, July 24 (IANS) Atletico Mineiro defeated Lanus 5-3 on aggregate to win the Recopa Sudamericana.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Puberty timing influenced by 'imprinted' genes
New York, July 24 (IANS) The age at which girls reach sexual maturity is influenced by which parent their genes are inherited from, says a study. The activity of these "imprinted" genes differs depending on from which...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Party girl, Lindsay a fitness freak now
London, July 24 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's close friend Vas J. Morgan says the actress is a "fitness freak" and has no interest in partying anymore. The "Mean Girls" star loves working out and has been hitting the gym...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
North West takes first steps
Kim Kardashian's daughter has taken her first steps. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star and her husband Kanye West are ''so proud'' of 13-month-old North after she walked unaided for the first time after a...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Michael Moore gets divorced
Michael Moore's divorce has been finalised. The 'Farenheit 9/11' filmmaker filed for divorce from Kathleen Glynn in June 2013 in Michigan's Antrim County, claiming at the time their 22-year union had broken down and...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Naya Rivera married Ryan Dorsey on same day she was due to wed Big Sean
Naya Rivera tied the knot with Ryan Dorsey on the day she had planned to marry Big Sean. The 'Glee' actress and rapper Sean ended their engagement in a bitter split in April and just three months later, Naya married...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
US lifts ban on flights to Israeli airport
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US aviation agency has lifted a ban on the country's flights to an airport in Israel's western port city of Tel Aviv late Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) instituted...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Five killed in market blast in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) At least five civilians were killed and 21 others wounded in a bomb attack that took place in a local market in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar Thursday, a provincial government...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Men with wider faces negotiate better
New York, July 24 (IANS) Men with wider faces are better at negotiating when it comes to their own benefit but not so much when the situation requires compromise and collaboration, says a study. It adds that men who...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Israeli airstrike kills four in Gaza, toll 707
Gaza, July 24 (IANS) An Israeli airstrike killed four Palestinians early Thursday in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahiya, taking the toll in the embattled coastal enclave to 707. Health ministry officials...
Read more on Politics Balla