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Comparing the remarkable feats of Serena Williams and Steffi Graf at Grand Slams
Comparing the remarkable feats of Serena Williams and Steffi Graf at Grand Slams

Steffi Graf (L) and Serena Williams (R): Both players unique in their own aspects Steffi Graf and Serena Williams have dominated women’s tennis for considerable amounts of time, albeit in different time periods. With her recent Wimbledon victory, Williams is just one Slam short of completing the calendar Grand Slam, and could be the first woman to achieve this monumental feat since Graf managed it in 1988. There are many aspects that

Jul 28 2015
Serena Williams maintains lead in tennis rankings
Serena Williams maintains lead in tennis rankings

Serena Williams’s Wimbledon win has increased her lead in the WTA rankings Madrid, July 27 American tennis player Serena Williams, with 13,191 points, held on to the lead in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday. The rankings were unchanged this week as Russia's Maria Sharapova was second followed by Romania's Simona Halep, reports Efe. The rankings are as follows: 1. Serena Williams (US)

Jul 27 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
Top 10 greatest sportswomen of all time
Top 10 greatest sportswomen of all time

The topic of ‘Women in Sports’ is always an interesting one. A number of great female athletes have had the endurance and will to not only achieve the unthinkable in their respective Sport but have also surpassed their male counterparts. While the internet is littered with a number of fantastic write ups about the greatest sportswomen of all time, the criteria against which each of them is judged is always a moot point. While the nu

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

Fake FB Wall: Maria Sharapova is unhappy with Serena Williams and WTA
Fake FB Wall: Maria Sharapova is unhappy with Serena Williams and WTA

  NOTE: This is a fake Facebook wall and should not be taken seriously.

Jul 22 2015
Interview with Sumit Nagal:
Interview with Sumit Nagal: "Nothing can beat the feeling of winning Wimbledon"

Sumit Nagal (R) with the Wimbledon trophy It has been an emotional rollercoaster for 17-year-old Sumit Nagal the last few days. One week back, the Jhajjar-born boy etched his name on the prestigious Honour Roll at Wimbledon after clinching the boys’ doubles title with Nam Hoang Ly of Vietnam. And not only that, he even got to meet the Wimbledon men’s singles and ladies’ singles winners – Novak Djokovic and Serena Wil

Jul 20 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
Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open with elbow injury
Serena Williams pulls out of Swedish Open with elbow injury

Serena Williams addresses the press conference at the Swedish Open Newly crowned Wimbledon champion Serena Williams pulled out of the Swedish Open due to an elbow injury. The American said she felt pain in her right elbow in the first round match against Ysaline Bonaventure, which she won 6-2, 6-1.  “I was having some pain in my elbow, and I felt it a little bit in my match,” Serena said. “But this morning it rea

Jul 17 2015
When Sachin Tendulkar got lost in an English village
When Sachin Tendulkar got lost in an English village

Sachin Tendulkar waits for rescue in Great Hasley, Oxfordshire Sachin Tendulkar has steered the Indian cricket team home to victory like a superhero for more than two decades, but it has been now made apparent that even superheroes can get lost, and can miss buses. "In Great Haseley, Oxfordshire. Missed the last bus, can anyone give me a lift??" – went a tweet from the 42-year-old on Saturday. In Great Haseley Oxfordshire

Jul 13 2015
Serena Williams beat Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to win her sixth Wimbledon crown
Serena Williams beat Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to win her sixth Wimbledon crown

The “Serena Slam” is still on after her win World No. 1 Serena Williams won her 21th Grand Slam title with a win over No. 20 seed Garbine Muguruza on Saturday in the Wimbledon 2015 final, winning 6-4, 6-4. This was Williams’ first Wimbledon final since 2012. Serena got off to the worst possible start on a sunny day on Centre court with Muguruza breaking the French Open Champion in the very first game of the match. Serena s

Jul 11 2015
Wimbledon 2015: Talking points from Day 10
Wimbledon 2015: Talking points from Day 10

Serena Williams is gunning for her sixth Wimbledon title Williams continues her dominance over Sharapova Serena Williams notched up her 17th straight victory over Maria Sharapova in straight sets to reach her eighth Wimbledon final. She is one match away from the ‘Serena Slam’ and is now the first player in 27 years to reach the first three Major finals of a calendar year.   Was it ever in doubt? Not really. Williams vs Sh

Jul 10 2015
Serena Williams vs Garbine Muguruza: 10 key stats ahead of the ladies' 2015 Wimbledon final
Serena Williams vs Garbine Muguruza: 10 key stats ahead of the ladies' 2015 Wimbledon final

Wimbledon 2015 finals : Serena Williams Vs Garbine Muguruza Wimbledon 2015 has reached its fag end and the finals are now upon us. The mighty Serena Williams and the ‘johnny-come-lately’ Garbine Muguruza are the only two remaining players from the ladies contingent and are set to play the final this Saturday.  The final, like many others that we have seen lately, appears to be a mismatch on paper with the swashbu

Jul 10 2015
Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets to reach Wimbledon finals
Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets to reach Wimbledon finals

Williams shakes hands following her victory over Sharapova at the Wimbledon semi-finals World No. 1 Serena Williams cruised to an easy victory over former title holder Maria Sharapova, with the American winning 6-2, 6-4. It was the 17th consecutive victory by Williams over the Russian, continuing a remarkable run of dominance against the five-time Slam champion. Sharapova’s game was plagued by unforced errors. The Russian committed t

Jul 9 2015
Wimbledon women's semifinal preview: Maria Sharapova vs Serena Williams
Wimbledon women's semifinal preview: Maria Sharapova vs Serena Williams

Sharapova will have to be at her best to beat Williams Both Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams had tough quarter-final matches, having to battle it out in three sets against Coco Vandeweghe and Victoria Azarenka respectively. They face each other in the women’s semifinal match on Thursday in what is expected to be a compelling contest. Although Serena has an unassailable 17-2 record against her fellow competitor, the match will defin

Jul 9 2015
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