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Preview: US Open men's singles Day 3 - Djokovic, Nadal in action
Preview: US Open men's singles Day 3 - Djokovic, Nadal in action

The second round of the US Open will begin on Day 3 after the first round of the competition was completed on Day 2. All the top seeds including the likes of Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Murray and 2014 US Open winner Cilic are still in the race to win the Grand Slam, while 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori succumbed to a defeat on the opening day. Some of the important results from Day 2 were Roger Federer’s win over Argentinian Leonard

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

Sep 1 2015
US Open 2015: Day 1 round-up
US Open 2015: Day 1 round-up

The first day of play at the 2015 US Open in New York saw largely expected results, but three major upsets surprised players and spectators alike. Among the top players yesterday were World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, who expectedly cruised through their respective matches in straight sets. A summary of the day’s events: World No. 1 Serena Williams defeated 25-year-old Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia at the Arthur

Sep 1 2015
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

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
Novak Djokovic appointed UNICEF Goodwill ambassador
Novak Djokovic appointed UNICEF Goodwill ambassador

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic at the United Nations HQ yesterday with World Bank Group president Jim Young World No. 1 Novak Djokovic was today appointed a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Children’s Fund.  In a statement, the tennis ace said he was “..honored to have become a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and to continue to help defend and uphold children's rights and provide access to early childhood care and

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
Roger Federer talks about half volley returns in Cincinnati Masters
Roger Federer talks about half volley returns in Cincinnati Masters

Roger Federer in action during the Cincinnati Masters Roger Federer won a record seventh Cincinnati title this past Sunday after getting the better of World No.1 Novak Djokovic in the final.  The crowd witnessed some sublime tennis from the maestro which included some new tactics to surprise his opponents. Yes, the 17-time Grand Slam champion attacked the second serves of his opponents from the service box giving very little time for h

Aug 25 2015
Video: Novak Djokovic shows off his mimicry skills
Video: Novak Djokovic shows off his mimicry skills

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic is without a doubt the best player on the tennis circuit today. The 28-year-old has already won two out of the three Grand Slams this year, and he reached the finals of the French Open too, where he lost to Stan Wawrinka. But apart from playing tennis, the Serbian is also well-known for his mimicry skills, particularly of his fellow tennis players. During a match against 14-time

Aug 25 2015
Video: When Roger Federer's daughter made him wear a hat
Video: When Roger Federer's daughter made him wear a hat

Roger Federer with the ball boys after winning his 7th Cincinnati Masters  World No. 2 and 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer clinched his 7th Cincinnati Masters title after beating the top-ranked player in the world Novak Djokovic in straight sets 7-6 6-3 in the final on Sunday. After the match, the 34-year-old confirmed his participation in next year’s tournament while conceding he didn't know ho

Aug 24 2015
Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic to win Cincinnati Masters
Roger Federer beats Novak Djokovic to win Cincinnati Masters

Roger Federer applauds the crowd after his win over Novak Djokovic Roger Federer won his 7th Cincinnati Masters title in style by beating Novak Djokovic in Ohio. The Swiss maestro made short work of Djokovic as he wrapped up the final in straight sets, winning 7-6, 6-3. The 34-year-old did not lose a single set throughout the tournament. Djokovic was aiming for his 20th ATP Masters 1000 title, but Federer made sure that the

Aug 24 2015