Category Archive: Tennis News

May 14

Tsonga to warm-up for Wimbledon in Nottingham

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Two-time Wimbledon semi-finalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will warm-up for this summer’s grass-court grand slam by competing in the new ATP Tour event in Nottingham in June. The Nottingham Open had been an important warm-up event for Wimbledon for 14 years before the tournament folded in 2008, but the ATP Tour will now finally return to the East …

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Sep 30

Li Na’s Retirement Will Not Slow Down Growth of Asian Tennis

According to sports analysts, the rapid growth of tennis interest worldwide will not falter because of Li Na’s injury that forced her to retire from the sport. Li Na is an icon of Asian tennis along with Kei Nishikori from Japan, who had recently won the Japan Open. On the same day the World Tennis …

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Jul 08

Novak Djokovic Says Thank You To Federer for Letting Him Win Wimbledon

In an astounding 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-4 match, Novak Djokovic takes the number one spot from Rafael Nadal after winning his most recent Grand Slam title in Wimbledon against Roger Federer.  A great recovery following his three major final mishaps this year, he said that “I needed this win a lot.” During …

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Jun 09

Rafael Nadal Takes 9th Win in French Open

Tennis World Number One Rafael Nadal wins his 9th French Open after winning his match against World Number Two Novak Djokovic. The Serbian fought against the master of clay courts in a match that looked to Nadal at 3-6, 7-5, 6-2,6-4. The match lasted for 3 hours and 31 minutes, making it one of the …

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May 08

Nadal Reaches New Milestone After Latest Win In Open

Rafael Nadal’s first win in the Mutua Madrid Open had him reach a new milestone with a 6-1, 6-0 score against Juan Monaco from Argentina. The Spaniard had converted six of 10 break points, which had him finish the match in 69 minutes, with a match service of 79% of the time. Now, Nadal’s Win/Loss …

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Apr 08

Davis Cup Sees Federer Land Semi Finals Position in Years

Roger Federer gives Switzerland its 3-2 win against Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup as he lands a spot in the semi-finals for the country in 11 years. Federer won against 64th Seed Andrey Golubev, giving him a chance at a first Davis Cup Title.  The set of 7-6 (0), 6-2,6-3 ensured Switzerland’s spot in the …

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Mar 27

Djokovic Wins Sony Open Quarter Final against Andy Murray

Sony Open announced Djokovic’s win against Andy Murray after Murray lost a dispute about an erroneous call from Djokovic. The World Number 2 won 7-5, 6-3, in the quarterfinals of the Sony Open. Djokovoic’s charged forward and short ball helped him win a 5-6 set. However, Andy Murray and TV replays argued that he should …

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Jan 23

World Tennis Top Halves Not Present in Australian Open Finals

The Australian Open 2014 continues to be an exciting match for tennis fans as the biggest upsets in contemporary tennis history had recently happened. Women’s Tennis two-time champion Victoria Azarenka falls to her knees against Agnieszka Radwanska following a gruelling match set in Australia’s Rod Laver Court scoring 1-6 7-5 0-6. She will then play …

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Dec 31

Djokovic Kicks Off with a Bang

Novak Djokovic continued where he left off at the end of last season by successfully defending his Mubadala World Tennis Championship title in Abu Dhabi. Starting the final as the heavy favourite with Betfair, the Serb picked up his first title of the new season courtesy over a 7-5 6-2 win over Spain’s David Ferrer. …

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Dec 30

Djokovic and Becker Partnership Comes as a Shock to Federer

The Swiss Tennis Hero Roger Federer expresses his surprise that Boris Becker is joining Novak Djokovic’s coaching team. He did not express disappointment but rather appreciation saying that the move is the best for the game. Roger Federer will be playing in the Brisbane International this week before moving on for the Australian Open. As …

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