US Open: Djokovic and Venus Williams In Round 3

The morning session packed a bit of a surprise with the defeat of men’s doubles top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan as well as the second seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo in the first round of the competition. The evening session was smooth as both the seeded participants Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams cruised

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US Open Day 1: Ivanovic & Nishikori Shocked

As expected, the top seeds at the 2015 US Open progressed to the second round without much of a glitch but Japan’s Kei Nishikori suffered an unceremonious exit at the hands of Frenchman Benoit Paire. Paire beat the 2014 finalist 6-­4, 3­-6, 4­-6, 7­-6 (6), 6­-4 saving 2 match points in the fourth to cause

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Wimbledon 2015 Day 7: Djokovic Battles Back

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic’s fate hangs in the balance as his Wimbledon 2015 fourth-round clash against 14th seeded Kevin Anderson got suspended on Monday due to bad light with the two players tied at 2 sets apiece. Djokovic averted a huge upset on Court No. 1 by coming back from 2 sets down to

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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,

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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

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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.

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Wimbledon Draw – Serena Williams Favored To Win

World No. 1 Serena Williams starts off as the heavy favourite for the Wimbledon women’s singles title as the American aims to complete the Serena Slam for just the second time in her career and move closer to completing the calendar year Grand Slam. Even when her game is not on, the American’s steely mentality

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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

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French Open: Serena, Maria Handed Tough Draws

Former doubles world no. 1 Rennae Stubbs has said about Serena Williams, “Until Serena is gone, no one else is a favourite.” True, the 33-year-old has arrived in Paris with no claycourt title this season. Her 27-match winning streak was ended by a stupendous Petra Kvitova in Madrid and she had to withdraw from the

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Australian Open Day 10: Leander, Sania Reach Semis

19-year-old Madison Keys made big news on Day 10 of the Australian Open with her upset of former world number one Venus Williams in the quarter-finals. The day’s other quarter-final winners included former champions Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka. Meanwhile, it was a delightful day for India with both Leander Paes and Sania

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