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Australian Open - French Open double: A near impossible feat to achieve
Australian Open - French Open double: A near impossible feat to achieve

Novak Djokovic poses with the 2015 Australian Open title Novak Djokovic enters the French Open trying to lift his first Coupe des Mousquetaires at the Stade Roland Garros. He will be attempting to become only the eighth man in history to have won all the 4 Grand Slam events (Fred Perry, Don Budge, Rod Laver, Roy Emerson, Andre Agassi, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal have already achieved this). He will also be trying to become the first man

May 28 2015
Li Na’s best-selling autobiography set for feature film
Li Na’s best-selling autobiography set for feature film

Li Na officially inaugrates the 2015 Australian Open CANNES, FRANCE (May 16, 2015) — Renowned Chinese filmmaker Peter Ho-Sun Chan’s We Pictures and China’s highest-ranked tennis player Li Na are bringing Li Na: My Life to screen.  Based on Li Na’s best-selling autobiography, “Li Na: My Life” (working title) will be produced and directed by Chan with Li Na serving as a consultant on the

May 16 2015
Engineering the winner’s DNA: Grand Slam champions as coaches, the newest tennis trend
Engineering the winner’s DNA: Grand Slam champions as coaches, the newest tennis trend

Andy Murray posing with his Wimbledon 2013 trophy alongside Ivan Lendl. Lendl played a instrumental role in Murray winning two Majors Current World No.3 Andy Murray hired the legendary Ivan Lendl as his coach in 2012. The partnership worked wonders for Murray as he won an Olympic Gold Medal in the 2012 London Olympics. He beat Federer on the same Center Court at Wimbledon where he had shed tears after a heart breaking loss against him in t

Apr 30 2015
10 milestones that define Serena Williams' career
10 milestones that define Serena Williams' career

Her undying passion for the game is matched only by her fierce aggression on the court. These are just two of the attributes that have made Serena Williams the greatest player of her generation and one of the greatest to have ever stepped on the tennis court. In a career spanning nearly two decades, Serena has won a whopping 19 singles Grand Slam titles, 13 women’s doubles titles and two mixed doubles titles. Dubbed by the media as th

Apr 5 2015
5 single Grand-Slam wonders
5 single Grand-Slam wonders

Professional tennis has witnessed its fair share of players, who after displaying glimpses of their ability, saw fit to pass off quietly into oblivion. These, ‘Flashes in the pan’, however, remain enshrined in the memories of tennis fans the world over. Having said that, it would be remiss not to mention that, by failing to achieve greater feats, they also left many a fan disappointed.  We now take a look at five single-slam won

Has the Big Four era in Men’s Tennis truly ended?
Has the Big Four era in Men’s Tennis truly ended?

Are they really the top four?   When Rafael Nadal lost to Stanislas Wawrinka in the final of the 2014 Australian Open, the murmurs started. When Roger Federer suffered an early exit at the hands of Andreas Seppi at the 2014 Wimbledon, the chatter started. After he suffered a crushing defeat to Marin Cilic who went on to win the 2014 US Open, eulogies were written. The last four months of the previous season and the first couple of month

Mar 7 2015
Ana Ivanovic cites broken toe as the reason for early exit at the Australian Open
Ana Ivanovic cites broken toe as the reason for early exit at the Australian Open

Ana Ivanovic reacts in her first round match against Lucie Hradecka at the Australian Open Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS) Former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic cited a broken toe as one of the reasons for her first round exit from the Australian Open tennis tournament, saying it interfered with her preparation. The fifth seed lost in the first round, despite reaching the final of the warm-up tournament in Brisbane International two weeks before the fir

Feb 11 2015
Leander Paes - the unheralded torchbearer of Indian tennis
Leander Paes - the unheralded torchbearer of Indian tennis

Leander Paes with Martina Hingis after clinching the Australian Open While all eyes were on the Indian cricket team as they succumbed to one defeat after another in alien conditions Down Under, Leander Paes’ tryst with destiny continued. As the country was dissecting each and every loss of MS Dhoni’s boys, the unheralded 41-year-old tennis player silently went about his work, adding yet another Grand Slam to his already gli

Feb 5 2015
The 11 most memorable moments from the 2015 Australian Open
The 11 most memorable moments from the 2015 Australian Open

The 2015 Australian Open was a potpourri of anxiety, stress, ecstacy, joy, tears, pain, championship points and of course, champions. From Rafael Nadal’s superstitious water-bottle positioning to Roger Federer’s dramatic fall in the third round, almost every moment from this tennis extravaganza was worth remembering. Here are some of the memorable moments from this year’s Australian Open: Note: You can catc

Feb 3 2015
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