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5 Greatest moments from Lleyton Hewitt's career
5 Greatest moments from Lleyton Hewitt's career

It’s over. A storied career with highs and lows. Lleyton Hewitt lead Aussie tennis fans as well as enthusiasts from around the world on a roller coaster ride throughout his career. He had his moments, two grand slam titles and he had his lows, his hip surgery being a prime example. It is fitting that Hewitt got to bid adieu to the sport he loved in front of adoring fans inside the Rod Laver Arena. This is the end of an era, the pre-Fe

Jan 23 2016
Retiring Lleyton Hewitt backs Nick Kyrgios to break into top 10 rankings
Retiring Lleyton Hewitt backs Nick Kyrgios to break into top 10 rankings

Lleyton Hewitt(L) and Nick KyrgiosAustralian international and former Wimbledon champion (2002) Lleyton Hewitt has backed fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios to break into the top 10 rankings in this calendar year. Hewitt decided to draw the curtains on his sparkling 18-year career last year, and confirmed that this year’s first grand slam, the Australian Open, would be his last. “On his day, he’s capable of beating anyone&

Jan 1 2016
Five things to know about India's rising tennis sensation Karman Kaur Thandi
Five things to know about India's rising tennis sensation Karman Kaur Thandi

“ Childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day”. 17 year old Karman Kaur Thandi is proving it right. After an incredible feat of winning the U-16 WTA Futures Star in Singapore in 2014, she hasn’t turned back. In an incredible  past 12 months, Thandi has reached three $10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments, while qualifying for another three $25,000 tournaments. Currently ranked 47 in the juniors categ

Dec 19 2015
2015 – The SanTina Phenomenon
2015 – The SanTina Phenomenon

  Saina Mirza and Martina Hingis with the year-ending WTA Finals title Sport involving extreme competitiveness is addictive. There is no greater joy than watching a see-saw struggle between two equally matched teams, contesting in a high adrenaline, high-stakes game. Over the length of such a contest, casualness changes to intensity, joy gives way to nervousness, admiration gives way to zealous support and fans become fanatics. It is

Dec 13 2015
The Federer-Rossi Conundrum: Greatest of All Time, over the hill?
The Federer-Rossi Conundrum: Greatest of All Time, over the hill?

The chips may be slightly down, but not out yet! Sports fans are quick to show the door to players in team sports. But in individual sports, personalised fan following and romanticism ensure that these players go on for a little longer. And when the players are of the calibre of ‘The Swiss Maestro’ Roger Federer and ‘The Doctor’ Valentino Rossi, whose cult following borders on the fanatic, the time extension can seemi

Why has Novak Djokovic been so dominant in the last 4 years?
Why has Novak Djokovic been so dominant in the last 4 years?

King of the Mountain Since the end of 2010, Novak Djokovic has become a force to be reckoned with in the world of tennis. From the start of the 2011 season, Novak has unequivocally been the most dominant and consistent player in Men’s tennis. Others have had their share in the limelight - Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka, Marin Cilic - but no one can match the performances or record of the Serbian’s. H

Oct 16 2015
Eugenie Bouchard drags USTA to court for US Open locker room slip
Eugenie Bouchard drags USTA to court for US Open locker room slip

Eugenie slipped and injured herself in the locker room during US Open As reported by The Associated Press, Canadian tennis pro Eugenie Bouchard has filed a lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association after she slipped and fell in the locker room during the US Open. The 21-year-old former Wimbledon finalist claimed that she fell because of a "slippery, foreign and dangerous substance'' on the floor of th

Oct 15 2015
Tennis player tweets congratulations to Serena Williams and rapper Drake for
Tennis player tweets congratulations to Serena Williams and rapper Drake for "getting engaged" !!

Has their relationship(?) gone to the next level??? There’s a rumour doing the rounds that World number 1 women’s tennis ace Serena Williams and rapper Drake are engaged. The two have been spotted together over the last few months and are apparently in a relationship. A few “PDAs” (Public Displays of Affection) between the two have been caught on camera as well. At the bottom of this is 19-year-old tennis profession

Oct 10 2015
Nadal vs Fognini 5.0 at the China Open: Can Fognini do a US Open repeat?
Nadal vs Fognini 5.0 at the China Open: Can Fognini do a US Open repeat?

Old adversaries: Rafael Nadal follo In just over two hours, Rafael Nadal managed to quell the challenge from young American Jack Sock to reach the semifinals of the ATP 500 event at Beijing. Having last reached the semifinal stage or better at a hardcourt tournament in 2014 at the Miami Masters and having won his last title on the surface at Doha earlier that year, this would definitely be a morale boosting win in a year that has seen the f

Oct 9 2015
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