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US Open Singles Preview: Top seeds Federer, Halep, Murray and Kvitova on court today
US Open Singles Preview: Top seeds Federer, Halep, Murray and Kvitova on court today

Tennis action at the US Open enters its sixth day of play as male and female players gear up to take part in the third round of their respective singles events. Play seems to have stabilised after many upsets and retirements in the first few days of the competition, although there were still some surprises in store after an intense action-packed Day 5. The Indian contingent of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza both lost out in their respective d

Sep 5 2015
US Open Day 5 round-up: Nail-biter and major upset for Nadal as Indians lose
US Open Day 5 round-up: Nail-biter and major upset for Nadal as Indians lose

Fabio Fognini of Italy (in red) was two sets down to Nadal, coming back to take victory The action continues across the board as we enter the 6th day of the US Open. Following several upsets in the first few days of the tournament, play seemed to have stabilised, with all of them beating their competitors. This all ended with a nail-biting, 3 hour 46 minute match which saw world no 32 Fognini 2 sets down before playing a blinder t

Sep 5 2015
2015 US Open Day 5 preview: Djokovic, Williams and Nadal to fire
2015 US Open Day 5 preview: Djokovic, Williams and Nadal to fire

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic   This year’s last and 4th Grand Slam, the US Open, is currently underway the city of New York, USA. The 2-week tournament is being hosted at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City. The Ladies draw is now truly open as Caroline Wozniacki and Gabrine Muguruza have both lost their round 2 matches. The US

Sep 4 2015
US Open Doubles Preview: Sania Mirza, Bopanna and Paes to play on Day 5
US Open Doubles Preview: Sania Mirza, Bopanna and Paes to play on Day 5

With an exciting Day 4 out of the way, the US Open resumes play on day 5 with the second round of women’s and men’s doubles matches and the first round of the mixed doubles event. Some key results from the doubles events that took place on the previous day are Leander Paes and Fernando Verdasco’s win over Florian Mayer and Frank Moser, and top-seeded Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza’s comfortable win over the American doubl

Sep 4 2015
Roger Federer cleans court after practice on Thursday
Roger Federer cleans court after practice on Thursday

Roger Federer in action during the US Open If you are a professional sportsperson and are rated among the best players in the circuit, chances are you would maintain your persona and keep more to yourself rather than try and do something out-of-the-ordinary. But 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer did something on Thursday which may surprise some of his fans. The 34-year-old who defeated Steve Darcis of Belgium in the second rou

Numbers and statistics from the first four days of the US Open 2015
Numbers and statistics from the first four days of the US Open 2015

Miserly!! The first four days of the 2015 US Open have been packed with upsets, drama and loads of excitement to keep every tennis fan on tenterhooks. From massive number of retirements to the mass exodus of seeds, it has been quite a riveting beginning to the year’s last Grand Slam. As the second round singles action got completed on Thursday, we take a look at some of the numbers that have so far stood out from this year’s US

Sep 4 2015
The Dark Horses : Who can upset Serena Williams at the US Open 2015?
The Dark Horses : Who can upset Serena Williams at the US Open 2015?

Roger Federer and Serna Williams are eyeing their 18th and 22nd Grand Slams respectively Roger Federer and Serena Williams are chasing their 18th and 22nd Grand Slam respectively. Their US Open outing gained even more prominence as soon as the Draws were announced. A close analysis of the Women’s Draw by experts showed that Serena William’s had a tough draw that was laden with potential land mines. Sloane Stephens

Sep 4 2015
US Open Day 4 Round-Up: Federer, Murray, Halep progress, Muguruza ousted
US Open Day 4 Round-Up: Federer, Murray, Halep progress, Muguruza ousted

  Federer dominated over Steve Darcis, winning 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 Men’s second seed Roger Federer dispatched his Belgian rival Steve Darcis in straight sets, taking the match 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. He has continued to puzzle competitors with new techniques, He beat Leonardo Mayer of Argentina in his previous match in similar fashion, finishing it with identical figures. At the end of his second match at Flushing Meadows, Federer has lost on

Sep 4 2015
US Open Day 4 preview: Wawrinka, Murray, Halep and Paes gunning for Round 2
US Open Day 4 preview: Wawrinka, Murray, Halep and Paes gunning for Round 2

The second round of the US Open began on Day 3 of the competition and goes on till the end of Day 4. Most of the top seeds from the singles and doubles competitions won their respective matches and are still alive and kicking in their race to win the last Grand Slam of the year, although the exit of Bryan brothers was the biggest casaulty of a pulsating day of play. Djokovic and Nadal expectedly registered victories over their o

Sep 3 2015
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