Wimbledon 2015: Serena Survives; Mirza, Bopanna Win

World No. 1 Serena Williams averted a disaster on Centre Court as she battled back from the brink to enter the fourth round at Wimbledon 2015 on Friday. In a thrilling third round encounter against British No. 1 Heather Watson, the top seed once again showed her incredible fighting spirit to pull through 6-2, 4-6,

Continue Reading →



Wimbledon: Sharapova, Djokovic Sizzle; Ivanovic Out

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova sizzled on a day when temperatures soared to a record high and heat became the biggest talking point at the Wimbledon Championships which is usually known for rain. Players started to feel dizzy and a ball boy collapsed as mercury touched 35.7 degrees Celsius – the highest recorded

Continue Reading →



Wimbledon: Djokovic, Serena Through; Farewell For Hewitt

A quartet of Wimbledon champions progressed safely into the second round of the year’s third Grand Slam as the oldest tennis tournament got under way on Monday. Defending champion Novak Djokovic made short work of a potentially tricky opponent while on the ladies side, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova notched up comfortable wins.

Continue Reading →



French Open: Nadal, Djokovic Through; Bhupathi Ousted

Sixth seed Rafael Nadal began his quest for a record-extending tenth French Open crown with a routine 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over French wildcard Quentin Halys in Paris on Wednesday. The win helped the Spaniard improve to 67-1 at Roland Garros. Top seed Novak Djokovic too began his campaign at the year’s second Slam with

Continue Reading →



French Open: Mahesh Bhupathi Out In First Round

It was not a happy return to the French Open for Indian ace Mahesh Bhupathi as he lost his first round in men’s doubles in Paris on Tuesday. Bhupathi, who had teamed up with rising star Nick Kyrgios, went down 3-6, 1-6 to the French-Australian combination of Thanasi Kokkinakis and Lucas Pouille. Bhupathi/Kyrgios fail to

Continue Reading →



French Open: Sharapova, Murray, Berdych Enter Round 2

Battling a mild flu, Maria Sharapova opened her title defense at the 2015 French Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over veteran Estonian Kaia Kanepi in Paris on Monday. Joining her in the second round were two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and Italian Open runner-up Carla Suarez Navarro. But it was the end of

Continue Reading →



International Tennis Weekly #7: Federer, Murray Win On Clay

Roger Federer won his 85th career singles title last week on the ATP Tour while Andy Murray won his 1st career clay court singles title. Richard Gasquet, Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova also won titles in a busy week on the international tennis circuit. Roger Federer Wins 85th Career Singles Title When you have been around

Continue Reading →



Australian Open Day 9: Berdych Beats Nadal To Enter Semis

Tomas Berdych’s big setback of 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals was the talking point of Day 9 of the Australian Open. The Czech who had lost to Rafa 17 times in a row put up a determined display to stun the world number three in straight sets. He will next face

Continue Reading →



Australian Open Day 7: Kyrgios, Sharapova & Bouchard Advance

All the favorites in the men’s and women’s draw advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Day 7. While Grigor Dimitrov showed glimpses of his potential in his four-set loss to sixth seed Andy Murray, it was 19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios who lived up to the hype with a thrilling five-set win over

Continue Reading →



Rafael Nadal stunned at Wimbledon

  World #1 Rafael Nadal was shocked at Wimbledon today. In an exciting match , young 19 year old Australian Nick Kyrgios played the match of his life to take Nadal out in 4 sets. 70 winners from Nick along with a booming serve and an unflappable temperament meant that there was no escape route

Continue Reading →