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Roger Federer and Serena Williams pull out of International Premier Tennis League

Sania Mirza will play in Hyderabad, but her teammate Roger Federer has pulled out

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Roger Federer and Serena Williams have pulled out of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) ahead of the tournament’s Indian leg this weekend due to economic “uncertainty”, organisers said on Tuesday (December 6). India has been gripped by a cash crunch after the government withdrew high denomination notes from circulation last month. “We have had challenges this year, and we were hoping to get past them,” Mahesh Bhupathi, the Asia-based mixed team tennis league’s founder and director, said. “With the current economic climate in India and the uncertainty of spending money, I reached out to both Roger and Serena to…

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