The Davis Cup – What Makes It So Special

In a sport which is predominantly about the success of individuals, the Davis Cup offers a unique avenue for tennis aficionados and players alike to engage in team spirit and play for their country’s pride. After a brief dip in popularity, the Davis Cup has captured the imagination of the fans once again, with huge

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Leander Paes And Martina Hingis – Timeless Champions

With their victory in the US open couple of days ago, Leander Paes and Martina Hingis became the first mixed doubles pair since 1969 to win three grand slam titles in a year. In this age of long rallies, improved fitness and frequent injuries, Paes, 42, and Hingis, 34, are proving to tennis aficionados and sports

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How Rafael Nadal Can Return To The Top

He has probably been the most scrutinised tennis player this past year, and rightly so. When a 14 time grand slam champion has erratic losses to players he routinely dismantled, it is a cause for alarm. But the stark difference between Rafael Nadal’s current predicament and his great rival Federer’s season in 2013 is that, while

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US Open 2015: Contenders for the title – Men’s Singles

The last grand slam of the year is upon us, as the spotlight now turns to the Big Apple. Here we take a look at the top contenders from the men’s side to lift the trophy this year at the US Open 2015. Novak Djokovic No conversation for favorites for a tournament starts without the mention

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Doping Scandal : What You Need To Know

A doping scandal has taken the international athletic community by storm, with allegations that one in every four winners from races over the past 12 years, has used performance enhancing drugs. Here we take a look at the revelations – What is it? Around 12,00 blood test results from 5000 athletes were leaked to the

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US Open Series: Tournaments To Look Forward To

The tennis season has finished its European leg and is all set for its penultimate stretch in the United States. While the fans in the Americas are eagerly anticipating to see their favorite heroes at home, others around the globe will now have to catch up on their sleep. The Emirates US Open series is

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Davis Cup QFs: Advantage Great Britain, Kazakhstan

The Davis Cup quarterfinals are underway and all but one of the teams playing at home, are in the driver’s seat. Here we take a look at the results so far – Great Britain lead France 2-1 After Gilles Simon gave France the lead with a straight sets victory over James Ward, Great Britain fought

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Twitter Reactions – Leander Paes Makes India Proud

Indian tennis legend  and veteran Leander Paes, capped off an impressive two weeks at Wimbledon to win his 8th Mixed Doubles and 16th Grand Slam title overall, partnering with Martina Hingis to crush Alexander Peya and Timea Babos 6-1 6-1, in 40 minutes. Paes completed a “treble” for India at Wimbledon, joined by Sania Mirza who won the

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Wimbledon Finals Preview : Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer

After two weeks of high profile and exhilarating tennis, with heroic comebacks and some shocking upsets, we are down to the last two in Wimbledon Finals. In what is considered the biggest stage of ’em all, Novak Djokovic faces off Roger Federer in the Wimbledon Finals in what will be a repeat of their epic

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Rafael Nadal : What Does The Future Hold For The Spaniard?

“It is important to have doubts because the doubts are part of sport, part of life. If somebody doesn’t have doubts, probably it’s because he’s too arrogant, no? The doubts make me respect every opponent, every new year.” After his trailblazing comeback year in 2013, following a seven month injury layoff, Nadal explains why doubts are

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