No Danger to International Premier Tennis League, Assures Mahesh Bhupathi

Mahesh Bhupathi has said none of the team owners have pulled out of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) and denied media reports pointing to the contrary. The veteran player said that several team owners even met stars like Rafeal Nadal and Novak Djokovic before the Wimbledon.

updated: July 19, 2014 17:41 IST
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Mahesh Bhupathi has clarified that every player in ITPL has signed to play exlcusively in the tournament. (File photo)

New Delhi: There is no threat to the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), veteran Indian star Mahesh Bhupathi said on Saturday, asserting that none of the team owners has pulled out and a multi-year deal was firmly in place with the country's biggest broadcaster for his ambitious event.

Bhupathi woke up in Spain to frantic calls from Indian media asking about the future of IPTL in the wake of a pullout by PVP Ventures as claimed by a media report.

Bhupathi though said everything was on track, laughing off the report.

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