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
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
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
Longevity, in any field, is a very hard task. It is a very big accomplishment, in sports particularly, because it needs constant practice, good fitness and the ability to cope under pressure at the highest level. People, in India, recognise cricketers who have gone on to play for longer duration achieving many feats. Apart from cricket, there are also other sports were in which have had long serving legends over the course of time
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
Eugenie Bouchard had a terrific 2014 season with stellar performances in Grand Slams. The Canadian is now ranked in the Top 10 in the world and looks a serious contender to win her first Major next year. She looks gorgeous both on and off the courts and has a huge fan following in the social media. Let us take a look at some of her best pictures.
Roger Federer, probably the greatest player of all time, has won 17 Grand Slams in his illustrous career. At the age of 33, he is still looking dangerous as he seeks his 18th Major. Here is a list of all the 17 Grand Slam winning moments by Roger Federer.
Saving match points and winning has become a habit for him It might have been sort of an anti-climax for Roger Federer as he had to withdraw from the ATP World Tour Finals against Novak Djokovic, but it has surely been a brilliant comeback for Roger in 2014 after his dismayed performance in 2013. Federer won 5 titles this year including two ATP 1000 Masters Series titles and was runner-up at 6 other tournaments including the Wimbledon where
Roger Federer proved that he is still a force to reckon with a superb 2014 season Unknown phase for Federer Rise, peak, plateau, fall. These are four inevitable phases of life and sport. Roger Federer has been the quintessence of perfection in the first three phases. But it’s the last one, the decline, that has been thoroughly atypical, unpredictable and probably, the most interesting one. His performance curve in the last six&