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Tennis player Juan Martin del Potro to be back in action this month
Tennis player Juan Martin del Potro to be back in action this month

After being out of action due to multiple injuries since March last year, Del Porto would return to competitive Tennis this month. In one of the most heartening news for tennis fans, former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has announced that he is set to make his long-awaited return to the ATP Tour this month. The 27-year-old Argentine will play his first tournament at Delray Beach, USA, starting February 15.Del Potro has had a torrid

Feb 4 2016
Top 5 hardest hitters in tennis at the moment
Top 5 hardest hitters in tennis at the moment

In the year 2000, one of the first signs that Pete Sampras was on the decline came when he played in the US Open final against a young Russian named Marat Safin. Sampras was, at that time, a 13-time Grand Slam champion and was playing in his sixth US Open final. Safin, on the other hand, was a tall 20-something who was quickly establishing himself as a force on the tour. People expected and wanted Sampras to win. What they sa

Nov 26 2015
The top 5 Davis Cup finals in history
The top 5 Davis Cup finals in history

Brothers and doubles partners Andy and Jamie Murray playing Australia at the 2015 Davis Cup semis The Davis Cup is one of the iconic tournaments in tennis history, with a rich past and tradition. Instituted as a contest between Great Britain and United States, it evolved into the world’s premier international men’s team event. In 2015, 125 nations participated in the tournament, the highest ever in the tournament’s history

Sep 26 2015
The four underdogs who have won Grand Slams in the last decade
The four underdogs who have won Grand Slams in the last decade

Another Grand Slam title flows by with one of the Big Four – World No. 1 Novak Djokovic – etching his name on the trophy. Irrespective of what people say about including Andy Murray (two Slam titles) in the same bracket as Novak Djokovic (9),Rafael Nadal (14) and Roger Federer (17), the Scot has consistently maintained his game at a level so as to at least challenge the rest of the three. So who are the other players to ha

Sep 15 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

5 reasons why you should look forward to the Miami Open
5 reasons why you should look forward to the Miami Open

The second ATP 1000 Masters tournament will start in Miami shortly. Top players in both the men’s and the women’s sction will take the field and look to entertain fans across the world. Although Roger Federer pulled out of the tournament in order to prepare for the clay season ahead, there will be no short of drama on the court. Here are 5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss the Miami Open.

Mar 29 2015
Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of Indian Wells
Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of Indian Wells

Juan Martin del Potro Former World No. 4 Juan Martin del Potro’s much anticipated return will not happen at Indian Wells. The Argentine who featured in the Apia Sydney International earlier this year had withdrawn from the Australian Open citing a troublesome wrist injury that plagued him for much of last year.  The 2009 US Open champion has played just 5 tournaments since the 2013 season. He celebrated Argentina’s 3-2 win

Mar 10 2015
Has the Big Four era in Men’s Tennis truly ended?
Has the Big Four era in Men’s Tennis truly ended?

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

Mar 7 2015
Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of Australian Open
Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of Australian Open

Juan Martin del Potro It was a short return to competitive tennis for Juan Martin del Potro this year as he will miss the Australian Open due to concerns over his wrist injury. It is more of a precautionary measure to prevent further damage that could keep him out for months.  “I didn’t feel prepared for playing in this big event,” Del Potro said. “My first Grand Slam after one year, five-set matches, is very to

Jan 18 2015
Australian Open 2015: Experts' picks for the men's draw
Australian Open 2015: Experts' picks for the men's draw

Are Federer and Djokovic clear favourites for the Australian Open? The tennis experts of Sportskeeda look ahead at the 2015 Australian Open by making picks for the men’s draw in four categories: dark horse, early exit, dangerous floater, and champion. 1. Dark horse Adnan Akhtar: Over the past year, Grigor Dimitrov has shown signs of brilliance on court but hasn’t gone on to record that breakthrough win. Despite a defeat in les

Jan 17 2015
Juan Martin Del Potro is confident of a good season
Juan Martin Del Potro is confident of a good season

Juan Martin Del Potro returned to action after a 10-month injury layoff at the Apia Sydney International. The Argentine couldn’t defend his title, but is upbeat at the way he played during the tournament. “I did more than what I expected,” said del Potro. “I played three matches in a row and I played against good players in this tournament, which means a good comeback for me.” The Argentine beat top seed Fabio Fo

Jan 16 2015
Juan Marin del Potro knocked out of Sydney International
Juan Marin del Potro knocked out of Sydney International

Juan Martin del Potro Sydney, Jan 15 (IANS) Juan Martin del Potro's Sydney International title defence is over after the Argentine lost to Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets on Thursday. Del Potro, who was playing only his third match in nearly a year after a career-threatening wrist injury, lost 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) at the Sydney Olympic Park. The former US champion, whose ranking slipped to 338 while he was recovering

Jan 15 2015
Juan Martin Del Potro advances to quarterfinals at Sydney International
Juan Martin Del Potro advances to quarterfinals at Sydney International

Juan Martin Del Potro plays a backhand in his win over Fabio Fognini in the Round of 16 of Sydney International Juan Martin Del Potro beat top seed Fabio Fognini 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Sydney International. Fognini dictated most of the rallies in the early goings of the match and took the set with a solitary break of serve. The 2009 U.S Open champion bounced back in style as he kept points short through winners on

Jan 14 2015
Juan Martin Del Potro makes a winning return in Apia International Sydney
Juan Martin Del Potro makes a winning return in Apia International Sydney

Juan Martin Del Potro plays a backhand in his win over Sergiy Stakhovsky in Sydney Juan Martin Del Potro got his season underway with a 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory over Sergiy Stakhovsky in the Apia International Sydney tournament. The 26-year old broke early to take a 3-1 lead before closing out the set 6-3. The second set was a much tighter affair as both players served well to send the set to a tiebreak. It was Del Potro who came out on top in

Jan 13 2015
Del Potro return delayed as he withdraws from Brisbane International
Del Potro return delayed as he withdraws from Brisbane International

Juan Martin del Potro Canberra, Jan 1 (IANS) Former US Open winner Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the Brisbane International, officials said Thursday, further delaying his return to the court from an injury-blighted 2014. The Argentine had been scheduled to play in the Jan 4-11 Brisbane event, ahead of defending his title in the Sydney International from January 11-17 in the lead-up to the Australian Open, reports Xinhua. But Br

Jan 1 2015
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