Bernard Tomic was dumped from Australia's Davis Cup team after he lashed out at Tennis Australia (TA) and Pat Rafter at a post-match conference at Wimbledon.
Former world number one Pat Rafter has been appointed Tennis Australia's new director of performance. He will report directly to the governing body chief Craig Tiley.
The IPTL brings together NBA-style entertainment and world-class tennis, featuring the best current and past ATP and WTA champions in a team tennis competition from November 28 until December 13, 2014.
Collins, who competed for the TCU Horned Frogs and received six All-America honours, will be inducted into their letterman's Hall of Fame along with six other former TCU athletes.
The International Cricket Council has announced that Brian Lara will be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame along with Enid Bakewell, the former England woman cricketer. They will be formally inducted during the ICC awards to be held in Colombo on Saturday (September 15).
Former World No. 1 and five-time Grand Slam champion Martina Hingis was among the nominees announced on Thursday for 2013 induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Former Indiana Pacers great Reggie Miller was named on Friday as a first-time finalist for the Basketball Hall of Fame, one of a dozen finalists for the class of 2012.
Andre Agassi used his induction speech at the International Tennis Hall of Fame to thank the sport for all it has given him - including his wife, fellow Hall of Famer Steffi Graf.
Eight-time Grand Slam singles champion Andre Agassi will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Prakash Amritraj will take on Fabrice Santoro in the Hall of Fame final on Sunday.
India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Quereshi have advanced into the men's doubles final of the Hall of Fame tennis championships.