Tag: Novak Djokovic

Idemo Nole! A letter from a fan to Novak Djokovic
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Idemo Nole! A letter from a fan to Novak Djokovic

As a kid, I grew up watching and closely following cricket. Little did I know what was going on in the world of tennis. All I knew was there were two players Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who monopolized the sport for quite a long stretch. The first ever tennis match I watched was the...

The Achilles’ Heel for Novak Djokovic
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The Achilles’ Heel for Novak Djokovic

A year back, if Novak Djokovic had lost in the semifinals of a tournament, it would’ve made the headlines. The news media would’ve gone absolute bonkers, diagnosing every little mistake committed and proposing that the loss might mean the end of Djokovic’s domination. This year, things have taken a 180-degree turn and Djokovic making semifinals of a...

Rome Masters 2017: Draw Analysis
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Rome Masters 2017: Draw Analysis

The fifth Masters 1000 of the year, Italian Open is all set to host the best players on tour. The tournament has a rich history dating back to the 1930’s, when it was first held in Milan. After undergoing a change in location multiple times through the decades, it has remained in Rome since 1987....

Miami Open 2017: Tournament Preview
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Miami Open 2017: Tournament Preview

Indian Wells is over after yet another dream run by fan-favorite Roger Federer, and we look forward to the second ATP Masters 1000 stop, at Miami – the Miami Open 2017 Presented by Itau. The American desert swing has been a huge success over the years, with Miami Open playing a not-so-distant second fiddle to...

Approaching the Australian Open 2017: Draw Analysis
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Approaching the Australian Open 2017: Draw Analysis

How will Andy Murray approach his first major since becoming the recently knighted world number one? How will longtime favorite Novak Djokovic approach the tournament chasing a record seventh title? How will Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal build their campaign to chase history? And how will the recent shifting of guard affect the tournament –...

It’s about time we get started!
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It’s about time we get started!

2016 witnessed a complete changing of the guard in the world of tennis, with both the men’s and women’s top-ranked players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams being dethroned by Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber. If we look back, there were many defining moments in tennis over the last 12 months. Let’s take you through some...

Season Preview 2017: Rafael Nadal
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Season Preview 2017: Rafael Nadal

INJURY is an inevitable part of every sport. Comeback of the athlete is what follows — well, sometimes. A comeback to the top level is hailed as one hell of a task.  The lucky ones are able to make a comeback in the league of competition. Some do make a comeback and get back into...

Dethroning The Goliath: Andy Murray Special
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Dethroning The Goliath: Andy Murray Special

When a player has huge potential and reaches a Grand Slam final at the raw age of 21 years, it is believed that he’ll go all the way, break and make a few records, be a number 1 for some time. Or, what can happen is quite the dramatic plot of a Hollywood movie where...

The Final One: Analysing the US Open Draw
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The Final One: Analysing the US Open Draw

Ever since the French Open this year, the ATP has been in a state of transition with world number 1, Novak Djokovic losing a few unexpected matches, Andy Murray winning big titles, Milos Raonic qualifying to the final of a Grand Slam and more such. That makes the US Open 2016 – the season’s final...