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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
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
US Open Day 2 Round-up: Federer, Murray, Halep and Wawrinka in Round 2
US Open Day 2 Round-up: Federer, Murray, Halep and Wawrinka in Round 2

Roger Federer in action against Leonardo Mayer Day 2 of the US Open has shown the male seeds to have had significantly better luck than the women at the US Open, with all seeded players except Frenchman Gilles Simon advancing to the next round of the tournament. Simon, seeded 11th, lost his match against Donald Young of the USA. Second seed Roger Federer beat Argentinian Leonardo Mayer in straight sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to take a quick victor

Sep 2 2015
US Open Day 2 Men's Singles Round One : 5 matches to watch out for
US Open Day 2 Men's Singles Round One : 5 matches to watch out for

Djokovic won his first round match in straight sets demolishing his opponent 6-1, 6-1, 6-1. Nadal on the other hand dropped a set in the first match and Kei Nishikori lost in a five set thriller on day 1.   Most of the top-seeded men had it easy, with Djokovic and Tsonga brushing past their opponents in straight sets. On the other hand, Nadal and Ferrer had to battle it out to prevail over their opponents in four setters. Nadal l

5 Reasons why Novak Djokovic will win the 2015 US Open
5 Reasons why Novak Djokovic will win the 2015 US Open

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, pictured at the 2014 US Open It is that time of the year again! The last Grand Slam of the year is just around the corner and players are training as hard as they can to finish the year on a high note. While men’s tennis is still being dominated by the usual suspects, this year has been just about one man: Novak Djokovic. The World No. 1 is way ahead of the rest, and about to finish another year o

Aug 31 2015
US Open 2015: What to expect from the men
US Open 2015: What to expect from the men

The final grand slam of the year is upon us. The US Open 2015 begins on August 31, 2015, Monday and it seems that it will be a fascinating two weeks. The world’s best tennis players, male and female, will gather in New York for the Open. There are some big stories to watch out for. Will Serena Williams complete the Grand Slam, something no other player, either on the men’s side or women’s side, has accomplished since Steff

Aug 31 2015
U.S. Open 2015: Men's singles round 1 preview
U.S. Open 2015: Men's singles round 1 preview

We are into the last leg of the US Open Series, with the Winston Salem Open being the last tournament before this year’s US Open kicks off. Andy Murray won the 2015 Emirates Airline US Open Series Title for the second time with 145 points.  World No. 1 Novak Djokovic was a close second with 140 points, with Swiss Maestro Roger Federer finishing third (100 points). Should Murray win the US Open, he would

Aug 30 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
Cincinnati Masters: Federer, Djokovic, Murray in Semis; Nadal crashes out
Cincinnati Masters: Federer, Djokovic, Murray in Semis; Nadal crashes out

Djokovic beat Wawrinka 6-4, 6-1 Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray reached the Semi Finals of the Cincinnati Masters, but it was disappointment yet again for former World No 1 Rafael Nadal as the Spaniard crashed out in the round of 16. Federer will take on Murray for a spot in the final while top seed Djokovic will be facing Alexandr Dolgopolov as he continues his quest for a  Career Golden Masters. The Serbian overca

Aug 22 2015
The pursuit for a Career 'Golden Masters'
The pursuit for a Career 'Golden Masters'

Novak Djokovic needs to win the Cincinnati Masters to complete career golden Masters Cincinnati Masters title: Missing element in Djokovic’s CV Roland Garros might still be elusive, but Novak Djokovic looks to create another record this week. With the Western and Southern Open underway in Cincinnati this week, he would like to ensure that there is no Wawrinka-like surprise this time. Ever since breaking Rafael Nadal's eight year

Aug 20 2015
Andy Murray turns ice-cream man in Cincinnati
Andy Murray turns ice-cream man in Cincinnati

Murray after his Rogers Cup win, with runner-up Novak Djokovic World No. 2 Andy Murray, fresh off a victory at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada over No. 1 Novak Djokovic, is in the U.S. ahead of the Cincinnati Masters. The Scot, seeded second at the tournament in Ohio, has a first-round bye, and will play American Mardy Fish in his second round match. The 28-year-old donned a pair of sunglasses, a cap and a wig to surprise customers at a

Aug 19 2015
Rogers Cup: Andy Murray breaks losing streak against Novak Djokovic
Rogers Cup: Andy Murray breaks losing streak against Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray poses with the Rogers Cup trophy Newly crowned World No. 2 Andy Murray ended his eight-match losing streak to World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the finals of the Montreal Masters on Sunday. This is Murray’s second Masters 1000 title of the year after his win at the Madrid Masters earlier this year(beat Rafael Nadal). Here are thoughts of both players after the final:

Aug 17 2015
Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win Canadian Open
Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to win Canadian Open

Andy Murray (R) with his winner’s trophy after beating Novak Djokovic at the Rogers Cup final  World No. 2 Andy Murray rode on his blazing form to beat his rival, top seed Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in a scintillating final that lasted 3 hours at the finals of the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada. This is Murray's third Rogers Cup trophy, and his second ATP Masters 1000 title win this year.

Aug 17 2015
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