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US Open women's draw announced: Serena could play Sharapova in SF and Azarenka in final
US Open women's draw announced: Serena could play Sharapova in SF and Azarenka in final

The draws were announced today for the 2015 US Open, and the biggest question on everyone’s lips was who would be thrown in the path of Serena Williams as she seeks to complete a calendar Grand Slam. Here’s a break-down of the women’s draw: First-round matches Serena Williams, who is also the reigning champion at the tournament, will play 86th-ranked Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia in the first round; this will be the

Aug 27 2015
US Open 2015 men's draw announced: Djokovic could face Nadal in QF, Federer-Murray SF on the cards
US Open 2015 men's draw announced: Djokovic could face Nadal in QF, Federer-Murray SF on the cards

The men’s draw was announced today for the 2015 US Open, and it has thrown up some interesting possibilities. Here are the details: First-round matches Top seed Novak Djokovic is drawn against 89th-ranked Joao Souza of Brazil. The pair have faced off twice before – at the 2014 French Open and the 2013 US Open. On both occasions, Djokovic emerged victorious in straight sets. The World No. 1 could face David Gof

Aug 27 2015
US Open 2015: Top 5 contenders for the title
US Open 2015: Top 5 contenders for the title

The last Grand Slam of the year is upon us and the biggest names of the sport are vying for top honours in New York. After two Masters 1000 events in Montreal and Cincinnati, stage is set for tennis extravaganza in the Big Apple.   While the courts in Flushing Meadows are slower than those in Cincinnati, one can expect players in the top 10 to make an easy transition come August 31. The long break after Wimbledon did help players get into

Aug 26 2015
Hot and Not: A pre-tournament analysis of the 2015 US Open
Hot and Not: A pre-tournament analysis of the 2015 US Open

We Are the Champions: Roger Federer and Serena Williams The post-Wimbledon lull is a thing of the distant past. With the US Open 2015, the last Grand Slam of the year barely a week away, things have been heating up. Soon after Wimbledon, there was news of Philip Kohlschreiber winning the Austrian Open at Kitzbuhel and Dominic Thiem winning the Swiss Open in Gstaad, Switzerland. Rafael Nadal kindled fans’ hopes by showca

Aug 26 2015
Yuki Bhambri: The best bet for 2015 US Open qualifiers
Yuki Bhambri: The best bet for 2015 US Open qualifiers

Yuki Bhambri will be looking for a good start in the US Open qualifiers Bhambri has had decent results in the recent past For the first time in a long while, four Indians will vie for spots in the main draw of the US Open through the qualifying route. Yuki Bhambri, Somdev Devvarman, Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan start their campaigns from Tuesday, when the first round matches of the qualifying draw are slated to begin. Currently ra

John McEnroe says he can beat current World No. 1 Serena Williams
John McEnroe says he can beat current World No. 1 Serena Williams

John McEnroe and Serena Williams during an event Serena Williams may well be the greatest female tennis player of all time, but seven-time Grand Slam champion-turned commentator John McEnroe says he could defeat the 21-time Grand Slam winner, the Daily Mail reports. “I believe that I could still take her,” McEnroe, who is currently on the PowerShares senior tour, said on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live”. Williams, 33,

Aug 21 2015
The final Grand Slam of the year is as open as ever
The final Grand Slam of the year is as open as ever

The US Open starts in two weeks from now The new promo on TV shows a furry yellow tennis ball cut into the shape of an Apple. The US Grand Slam is here at the big Apple, the name New Yorkers call their city. Every Slam has its own glam. 30-40 may be a tantalizingly poised game score but it could also mean the temperature inside Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena which the players have to beat in addition to their opponents. Australian Open

Aug 17 2015
Nick Kyrgios: A talented youngster overshadowed by controversy
Nick Kyrgios: A talented youngster overshadowed by controversy

Nick Kyrgios is making headlines for all the wrong reasons It’s a well-known fact of the modern sporting sphere that contention courts certain players. Nick Kyrgios is one of them. The loud-mouthed Aussie has embroiled himself in yet another controversy following his inexcusable comments about Stan Wawrinka’s girlfriend during the Rogers Cup, but this is not the first time the 20-year-old has found himself at the mercy

Aug 14 2015
Maria Sharapova withdraws from Rogers Cup
Maria Sharapova withdraws from Rogers Cup

Maria Sharapova of Russia at Wimbledon earlier this year The Russian ace and former World No. 1 has withdrawn from the Canada-based Rogers Cup, it was revealed in an announcement from the WTA yesterday. Sharapova has suffered a right leg strain and will be unable to compete in the tournament, which will commence tomorrow in Toronto. The withdrawal means that World No 3 Simona Halep of Romania will now be seeded second. She will compete&nbs

Aug 9 2015
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