Tag Archive: tennis

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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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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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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Nov 28

Toni Nadal Sets out Rafa Goals

Toni Nadal says his nephew Rafa’s main goal over the next few months will be to equal Rod Laver’s record winning of all the Grand Slams twice by winning the Australian Open. After missing the second half of 2012 due to injury, the Spaniard has returned in fine style, delighting fans of live tennis online …

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Nov 15

Djokovic’s Partner’s Injury Could Cost Him His Game

Serbian Tennis Star Novak Djokovic faces the most difficult weekend game in the Davis Cup after his teammate Janko Tipsarevic pulls out of the 2013 finals against the Czech Republic due to his heel injury Djokovic is to play the finals with Dusan Lajovic in the Czech finals after Viktor Troicki is suspend after missing …

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Sep 12

Nadal’s Impressive Return to US Open Marked by Great Improvements

Rafael Nadal’s victory against Novak Djokovic at the US Open marks his greatest improvement in recent years. Once a clay-court expert, Rafael Nadal ground down the world’s number 1 to the grass. Along with his improvement in grass courts, he also improved playing in hardcourts during the US Open and the Australian open. Many tennis …

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Aug 28

Murray Unfazed with Tournament Pressure

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Andy Murray has laughed off suggestions that he could struggle to deal with the pressure of being the defending champion at the US Open. The Scot finally broke his Grand Slam duck at Flushing Meadows last September as he beat Novak Djokovic in an epic five set final and has continued in the same vein …

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Aug 21

The Comprehensive Diet of a Tennis Player

Athletes normally have a bigger and more specific diet than most normal people. However, each athlete’s diet also differs depending on the requirement of the sport. Tennis players have their own special kind of diet that caters to improving their speed, agility and power. 1. Carbohydrates Carbs are very helpful because they are fuel for …

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Aug 01

Social Media Threats Against Tennis Stars Continue

The Internet hasn’t spared even the top tennis players of the world. Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal, the biggest tennis superstars today, are the most followed, and the most threatened of random social media attacks from fans and haters alike. Negative comments continue to pound the official social media accounts of tennis players. Many who …

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