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Will Andy Murray finally break his claycourt jinx?
Will Andy Murray finally break his claycourt jinx?

Andy Murray will be keen on improving his clay court record this season Andy Murray is often criticized for his below average performance on clay; he has failed to reach even a single claycourt tournament final, let alone win one. Overall though, Murray has reached as many as 47 ATP finals. The King of Clay Rafael Nadal has had a dismal season till now and is yet to beat a top 10 player this year. With Rafa struggl

Apr 14 2015
Is Novak Djokovic poised to win the Monte Carlo Masters again this year?
Is Novak Djokovic poised to win the Monte Carlo Masters again this year?

Novak Djokovic is the favorite in Monte Carlo The tennis parlays are buzzing about the dismal form displayed by Rafael Nadal as we embark upon the clay season with the start of the Monte Carlo Masters. The expectations will not be too high on the shoulders of the Mallorcan, who has himself downplayed his form saying that he doesn’t expect to perform at Monte Carlo the way he has been performing at the tournament over th

Apr 13 2015
Biggest tennis upsets of 2014
Biggest tennis upsets of 2014

In every sport, whether it is cricket, football, hockey, or even tennis, there are times when we see the underdog team or player beat the favourite and come out on top, despite the odds being completely stacked against them.  Upsets are a part of the game. It just goes to show that every player playing the sport is human. There are times when a player might have gone a year unbeaten, but gets beaten after that by a very low ranked play

Dec 25 2014
2014 ATP Tour year-in review
2014 ATP Tour year-in review

2014 has been an action packed year   2014 was surely a memorable year for tennis. There were a lot of records broken, new players bursting onto the scene, sensational comebacks made and a lot more.  Here is the review of the winners and runners up of the  Grand Slams, ATP Masters 1000 Series, ATP 500 Tournaments and the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Grand Slams Date City Tournament Winn

Nov 17 2014
Roger Federer's resurgent 2014 season to culminate in race for No. 1 ranking
Roger Federer's resurgent 2014 season to culminate in race for No. 1 ranking

Roger Federer Race to the top heats up This month, the word “Swiss” has been in the news for all the wrong reasons except for one – the resurgence of the Swiss maestro. The fact that this season hasn’t been one of Federer’s best is obvious; with just five singles titles so far and no majors to show, it's not quite been a “Federer” kind of year. His five final defe

Federer-Djokovic fight for No. 1 spot highlights exciting end to 2014 ATP season
Federer-Djokovic fight for No. 1 spot highlights exciting end to 2014 ATP season

Federer and Djokovic Roger Federer’s resurgence It is hard to believe that Roger Federer is in contention for the No. 1 spot. He was down and out for the major part of the last year and dropped to No. 8 in the rankings this January – his lowest in more than a decade. Yet, we are here, analyzing scenarios that could possibly lead the Swiss to his sixth year-end No. 1 ranking. After his successful run at Shan

Oct 29 2014
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters due to 'personal reasons'
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters due to 'personal reasons'

Rafael Nadal Paris, Oct 24 (IANS): World No. 3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal today announced his withdrawal from the ATP Paris Masters, slated for next week, due to personal reasons, the French Tennis Federation (FFT) announced. Nadal has been struggling with appendicitis since a month, and his play has been hampered ever since he returned to the tour from a wrist injury he suffered in August. He is currently play

Oct 24 2014
Roger Federer beats Gilles Simon to win Shanghai Masters
Roger Federer beats Gilles Simon to win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer kisses the Shanghai Masters title Roger Federer beat Gilles Simon 7-6(6), 7-6(2) to win his first Shanghai Masters title and continue his fine run of form in the second half of 2014. Federer served solidly in the first set with a first serve percentage of 70%. But he was still broken early through some deceptively powerful groundstrokes by Simon, who on his part was defending his second serve brilliantly. Despite putting in

Oct 12 2014