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Federer beaten in the Montreal Finals

  20 year old Zverev got better off 19 times grand slam winner Roger Federer in the Montreal Finals. The fourth seeded German player has defeated Federer with a comfortable margin of 6-3, 6-4.  Zverev who came after winning a series title in Washington was least expected to win against the Swiss Maestro but by defeating South Africa’s South Africa’s Kevin ... Read More »

Vardhan wins 2nd title, Paes loses

Vishnu Vardhan won his second Challenger level title of the season with Japanese partner Toshihide Matsui. The duo has bettered Russia’s Evgeny Karlovskiy and Evgeny Tyurnev  in t tightly contested finals in the President’s cup which took place in Astana, Kazakhstan. The final scores read as 7-6(3), 6-7(5), 10-7  This is the biggest title win for Vardhan in his illustrious tennis ... Read More »

Kim Klijsters and Andy Roddick to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Former World No.1, Belgian Kim Clijsters and American Tennis Player Andy Roddick are set to inducted into Hall of Fame. They would be inducted along with Paralympic wheelchair tennis medalist Monique Kalkman-van den Bosch of Netherlands, Tennis historian and journalist Steve Flink and late tennis  instructor Vic Braden. 34-year-old Clijsters, who clinched US Open title in 2005, 2009 and 2010 ... Read More »

Chennai Open to move out of Chennai after 21 years

The Aircel Chennai Open which began in 1997 is all set to move out of Chennai. The matches which saw the participation of top tennis stars like Nadal, Wawrinka is not in a position to meet the “commercial demands” of IMG, the main organisers of the event. Chennai Open is the only ATP level tennis tournament with points that is ... Read More »

Roger Federer creates history; wins Wimbledon title for 8th time

Roger Federer created history today after he won his 8th Wimbledon title, defeating Marin Cilic in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. This tournament has been quite good for Federer and he had not faced any significant challenges even before the finals. It’s a great moment for Federer’s fans who have been waiting for this moment for such a long time. ... Read More »

Spain’s Muguruza wins Wimbledon 2017

Billie Jean King, the legendary tennis player of modern era watched today’s final match between Gabine Muguruza and Venus Williams where Muguruza halted Venus Williams who would have otherwise become the oldest to win eclipsing Martina Navaratilova’s record. For Venus, this was her first Finals in 9 years and did not materialise. This would have been her 6th crown otherwise. ... Read More »

Will Roger Federer create history in Wimbledon?

Roger Federer is all set to play in the finals today against Marin Cilic. Federer had an easy tournament so far since he did not have to sweat much to defeat his opponents on his way to finals but will it help him in getting better over Cilic? If Federer, who came after a 6 month break manages to defeat ... Read More »

Venus goes past Konta – to face Muguruza in Wimbledon Finals

Venus Williams pulled an upset win over localite Johanna Konta and dashed her hope of becoming the first British Wimbledon Woman Finalist. Venus reached the finals eight years ago in he Wimbledon and she kind of reminded Navaratiloa who entered the finals when she was 37 years old. Venus had a easy win in this otherwise most expected match and ... Read More »

Big guns fall on Wimbledon

The Wimbledon 2017 edition is more of a crisis for the top rated players. You read it right. Barring the legendary player Roger Federer who is now aiming for his record 8th title by entering the semi-finals for the record 12th time, all the other top rated players were shown the doors. Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic’s dream run came ... Read More »

Johanna Konta creates history in Wimbledon

Johanna Konta became the first British female player in 40 years to advance to Wimbledon Semis when she defeated top rated Simona Halep in the quarter finals which held yesterday.  After losing the hard fought first set by 6-7, Konta was again at the brink of losing the second set but she fought back valiantly to seal it by 7-6. ... Read More »

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