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US Open: A look at Roger Federer's dominance in New York
US Open: A look at Roger Federer's dominance in New York

The fact that Roger Federer has reached the absolute pinnacle of men’s tennis is common knowledge. He is arguably the greatest men’s tennis player of all time, and has a bevy of records to his name. In his stellar career so far, the Swiss maestro has won 17 Grand Slam titles, a feat that doesn't look like it’s going to be broken anytime soon(with Nadal not being able to play his best currently), and with the exception of an

Jul 30 2015
If tennis players interacted through Bollywood dialogues
If tennis players interacted through Bollywood dialogues

With intense action on the tennis court, players seldom get a chance to make fun of their opponents. What would happen if top players on the ATP tour decided to indulge in a little Bollywood banter? After all, Bollywood is known for iconic dialogues that have entertained millions of people over the years. Here is what a Bollywood tribute by some of the best players of this generation would look like:      

Jul 30 2015
Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup
Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup

Federer with the runners’ up trophy at Wimbledon this year The Swiss, who is currently ranked World No. 2, issued a statement to Tennis Canada, publicised via the official website of the Rogers Cup or the Canadian Open.  He did not specify any reason in particular for his withdrawal, but said this in his statement –   “I am disappointed that I won’t be playing in Montreal because it’s a t

Jul 30 2015
MS Dhoni 9th most marketable sportsperson in world, says study
MS Dhoni 9th most marketable sportsperson in world, says study

MS Dhoni According to a list released by the London School of Marketing, MS Dhoni is the ninth most marketable sportsperson in the world. The 34-year-old is ahead of sports superstars Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kobe Bryant, Maria Sharapova, Usain Bolt, Neymar and the like. Roger Federer has been named the world's most marketable athlete.  The list took into consideration athletes' brand value, their annual income from sp

Jul 24 2015
Roger Federer is the most marketable sports star in the world
Roger Federer is the most marketable sports star in the world

Roger Federer has been named most marketable sports star by London School of Marketing He is no stranger to being on top of a list. Roger Federer, who enjoyed an incredible 302 weeks as World No.1 in the ATP rankings is now the most marketable sports star in the world. In a list compiled by the London School of Marketing, Federer leads the pack ahead of 14-time Major winner Tiger Woods. The 17-time Grand Slam champion has the company of si

Roger Federer - Tennis' good luck charm
Roger Federer - Tennis' good luck charm

Federer with the runners’ up trophy at Wimbledon this year You have to be one of two things to hit the headlines for a good reason in any field; highly gifted, or highly perseverant. I’m very sure this is not the first time someone has used these words to describe personalities of contrasting styles or to bring about a comparison. Here is the problem – the word ‘OR’. It’s not possible to scale the pinn

Jul 18 2015
9 Most Exciting Tiebreaks in Tennis History
9 Most Exciting Tiebreaks in Tennis History

EDITOR'S NOTE: Hi, your slideshow is missing slides. Headers have been included with no content, which is the case for every slide #6 onwards. Please ensure you submit completed content.   A tiebreak can be an intense affair for a tennis player, with quick service rotations and mini breaks deciding the fate of the set, which has reached a deadlock at 6-6.  Recently, Roger Federer snatched the second set from Novak Djokovic in the

Jul 17 2015
10 to Zen: Wimbledon 2015 Musings
10 to Zen: Wimbledon 2015 Musings

Dancing their way to glory: Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic revive the Champions dance (Wimbledon 2015) wimbleDONE ? Well, not yet. The dust has barely settled and the euphoria is yet to dampen. Wimbledon 2015 was by far the most exciting edition of the most prestigious Grand Slam for more reasons than one. From brilliant matches to stunning upsets and controversies, it had it all. While Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were the cr&

Jul 17 2015
Video: Reliving Federer - Nadal's epic rallies on grass
Video: Reliving Federer - Nadal's epic rallies on grass

The champions at their peak Before Novak Djokovic rose to prominence, the main rivalry that existed in men’s tennis was between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. In the 2006 and 2007 Wimbledon finals, Roger and Rafa produced some sublime tennis which had never been witnessed before on Centre Court. Federer won both the finals. In the 2008 final, the match or rather the battle that took place produced tennis of such beautiful quality be

Jul 15 2015
John McEnroe counts Novak Djokovic in his all-time top 5 players
John McEnroe counts Novak Djokovic in his all-time top 5 players

Novak Djokovic celebrates his win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final John McEnroe praised Novak Djokovic after the latter’s confident win over Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final. The former World No.1 said that Djokovic would dominate world tennis for the next two to three years, and that it would take a superhuman effort for someone to dismantle him from the top.  Djokovic, 28, won his 9th Grand Slam on Sunda

Jul 13 2015
The never-say-die spirit of Roger Federer
The never-say-die spirit of Roger Federer

Roger Federer cut a forlorn figure after the loss. When Roger Federer came up to collect the runners-up plate in the post match presentation ceremony, you could sense the disappointment in his eyes. He cut a forlorn figure, his team was visibly dejected. After all, this was one trophy they didn’t want to take home. Federer played a flawless semifinal just 2 days ago and termed it as one of the best matches of his 

Jul 13 2015
Wimbledon 2015 Final: Batman vs Superman!
Wimbledon 2015 Final: Batman vs Superman!

 

Jul 13 2015
Novak Djokovic finally comes out of the Federer-Nadal shadow
Novak Djokovic finally comes out of the Federer-Nadal shadow

Novak Djokovic poses with the winners’ trophy at WImbledon following his victory over Roger Federer In the lead-up to the final, Roger Federer was playing the best as well as undoubtedly the most beautiful grass-court tennis we have ever seen on the lawns at SW 19. Some even said he was playing like the Federer of 2005-06. In spite of that, however, he lost. A better way to put this would be: Novak Djokovic won. It is the manner

Jul 13 2015
Djokovic credits marital bliss for success
Djokovic credits marital bliss for success

Djokovic with the winners’ trophy at Wimbledon yesterday Wimbledon, July 13 (IANS) World No.1 tennis star Novak Djokovic has hailed his family life following victory over Roger Federer 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3 at Wimbledon. The 28-year-old took just under three hours to triumph and then extolled the virtues of marriage and fatherhood on Sunday what became a day of double joy. With wife Jelena watching, Djokovic equalled the Wimbled

Jul 13 2015
Novak Djokovic: Extending his reign at the top
Novak Djokovic: Extending his reign at the top

Novak Djokovic poses with the Wimbledon title after his win over Roger Federer in the final Djokovic was prepared for Federer’s onslaught in the final World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is having a great 2015 to say the least. The Serb has already won two of the three Grand Slams this year and it looks like his domination is here to stay. With his win over Roger Federer in yesterday's final, Djokovic overtook Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl an

Jul 13 2015
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