Tennis

Rafael Nadal’s Claim On Setting A New Record

Nadal has been off to a good start at the Madrid Open, and saw off Gael Monfils in his first game thanks to a series of straight sets – all within an hour and 13 minutes. His victory saw him finish with 48 sets in a row, which means that ….

Williams And Vandeweghe Shine For US

Williams And Vandeweghe Ensure US Lead The Federation Cup is in full swing and Venus Williams has ensured that defending champion he United States is off to a sterling start. Seven-time Grand Slam winner Williams made beating Arantxa Rus (Netherlands) 6-1, 6-4, look like a stroll in the park. The ….

Australia Out Of Davis Cup

Australia Out Of Davis Cup Australia is out of this year’s Davis Cup after Nick Kyrgios lost to Germany’s world no. 5 Alexander Zverev. Zverev beat Kyrgios 6-2, 7-6, 6-2 in a match that saw the Aussie battle everything from injury to aggression to a code violation. Previously Kyrgios had ….

Wozniacki Continues Successful Run

Wozniacki Wins Opening Match At St. Petersburg Open Australian Open champion and new world no. 1, Caroline Wozniacki, has continued on the road victorious by winning her opening match at the St. Petersburg Open. The Danish tennis superstar beat Russia’s Anastasta Potapova 6-0, 6-1. Potapova is 16 years old and ….

Bernard Tomic Unlikely To Play Again

Hewitt: Bernard Tomic Unlikely To Play For Australia With all eyes on the upcoming Davis Cup, controversy is once again rife in the world of Australian tennis, with Bernard Tomic yet again at the forefront of the controversy. The Aussie confirmed that he would indeed be appearing on this season’s ….

Australia Ready For German Tactics

Australia Ready To Take On Germany Australia will be ready to weather anything that Germany has up its sleeve in the upcoming Davis Cup.  This according to team leader Lleyton Hewitt. The German team is bound to be a force to be reckoned with and will include world no. 4 ….

Federer Wins 20th Grand Slam Title

Federer Wins 20th Grand Slam Title A hot topic of contention at this year’s Australian Open, the weather was at it yet again during the women’s as well as the men’s finals on Saturday and Sunday past. However, no amount of heat or discomfort proved enough to keep Roger Federer ….

Svitolina Out Of The Australian Open

2018 Australian Open: A Bag Full Of Surprises This year’s Australian Open has been the bringer of many a surprise, even during the run-up to the competition. At first, when the queen of pro-tennis, Serena Williams, announced that competing was still very much on the cards, it came as a ….

Sharapova Returns to Australian Open

Sharapova Welcomed Back By Fans Maria Sharapova has made an effortless return to the Australian Open.  Almost as if she’d never been away.  Despite having been received positively at other tournaments since the expiration of the 15-month drug ban suspension, including the very volatile first re-appearance at the April 2017 ….

Venus Williams Out Of Australian Open

Unseeded Bencic Outs Venus Williams Unseeded, 20 year old Belinda Bencic has knocked out seven-times Grand Slam Champion Venus Williams in the first round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.  The match was considered the pick of the draw and it turned out to be exactly that.  The victory ….