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Ten players in contention for Davis Cup
"There are seven players appearing in the first round of observation matches from Jan. 4 to 7. Thangarajah Dineshkanthan (reigning National Champion), Rajeev Rajapakse and Oshada Wijemanne will join in the next round," said de Silva. Each country needs to name four players plus a captain for each Davis Cup tie.
2012-01-12 14:51:59
ITF’s ‘Tennis 10s’ begins in Sri Lanka
The ‘Tennis 10s’ balls are slower by 75% (red colour), 50% (orange) and 25% (green) than the usual yellow colour tennis ball. They are used for Under-7 (red), 8 (orange) and 10 (green) age groups respectively.
2012-01-16 22:47:11
A four-member Sri Lankan tennis team for China
A four-member Sri Lankan team left the country to participate in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, Asia Oceania Zone Group II 2012 tournament which commenced yesterday
2012-01-30 19:15:18
SLTA conducts National Officiating Course
Sri Lanka Tennis Association will conduct National Officiating Level II Course from February 11 to 13 at Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) Head Quarters in Green Path, Colombo 07.
2012-02-02 19:19:31
BNP Paribas Tennis:Sri Lanka into World Group II
Sri Lankan men’s Wheelchair Tennis team has qualified for the World Group II in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup which will be worked off in Seoul, Korea next May.
2012-02-22 19:07:05
International Wheelchair Tennis Tourney from March 23 to 25
The Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) will conduct the fifth Sri Lanka Open International Wheelchair Tennis Tournament from March 23-25 at the SLTA courts, Colombo.
2012-03-19 20:08:58
Sri Lanka ousts Hong Kong in landmark Davis Cup encounter
Harshana Godamanna beat Hong Kong No.1, the US-born Jonathan Chu, 29, former world No.527, in an hectic 3 hour 51 minute five-set match. The score-line read 7-6 (13), 5-7, 6-0, 5-7, 6-3. He fell on his back on the Victoria Park Centre Court in sheer jubilation after his win.
2012-04-08 20:11:59
Tennis-97th Tennis Nationals reaches semi final stage
Some exiting tennis ties were on display as the 97th Tennis Nationals quarter finals of the Open singles worked off at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) courts yesterday
2012-08-21 07:56:52
Tennis-Rukshana and Oshini clinch U-14 doubles title
A superb display by Rukshana Abdeen partnered by Oshani Wickramasinghe outplayed Medhira Samarasinghe and Rukshika Wijesooriya (4/6, 6/1,10/8) in the Junior National tennis girls under 14 doubles final worked off at Sri Lanka Tennis Association courts yesterday.
2012-08-22 07:03:02
Tennis-Sharmal bags a double in ITF Junior Circuit
Sharmal Dissanayake has entered Sri Lanka tennis record books by becoming the first Sri Lankan to win a double crown in ITF Junior Circuit ranking championship as he clinched boy's under-18 singles and doubles titles of the Asia Oceania Zone's group five
2012-10-14 20:03:57
Tennis-Dunlop signs five-year agreement with SLTA
Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA), the governing body of Sri Lanka tennis signed up with Dunlop as the official ball of the association for a five-year period. This was announced during a press briefing at the SLTA recently.
2013-01-08 07:24:42
Tennis-Mixed fourtune for Lankans at ITF 14 and under, Development Championship
Sri Lankan junior tennis players participating at the ITF Development Championship 2013, 14 and Under Division II commenced on January 14 in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam performed well in the preliminary rounds and tasted mixed fortunes in yesterday's ties.
2013-01-17 07:09:14
Tennis-Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group II:Pakistan beat SL 3-2
By Richard Dwight courtesy- Daily News Interesting tennis that kept the crowd thrilled to be excited, when the BNP Parabas Asia/Oceania Group II Davis Cup tie commenced on Friday, between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) courts.
2013-02-05 07:09:21
Tennis-SL to host ITF NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour from tomorrow
The Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) announced that they would be hosting the 6th consecutive International Wheelchair Tennis Open Tournament from the February 21 to 23 at SLTA courts Colombo 7.
2013-02-20 07:20:06
Tennis-SL girls in Junior Fed Cup Final Qualifiers
Sri Lanka guaranteed a berth in the Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final Qualifying event which is to be worked off from April 22 to 27 in Gimcheon, Korea.
2013-03-22 07:13:24
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Should Dilshan have continued until Cricket World Cup 2019?

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“That was pathetic. No excuse at all. The whole team is responsible. Whoever the captain is, we have to back him and try and support him. The captain has to do so many other stuff. All the 11 guys must back him and support him.” “We have addressed the issue of finishing off the overs on time in the past as well, but it cropped up again. It’s so unfortunate to see Upul going out as he is a crucial player in our set up. He batted well against South Africa and it’s so unfortunate. This can’t happen again,” - Angelo Mathews

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Cricket is a game of fine margins and Mathews is set to be a modern great. Hang in their Angie, this team can achieve something on this tour. Thirimane and the youngsters form was a real positive. Prasad was missed. Chameera should be persisted with. If Bairstow was our early outcome could have been very different.

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