Tag: WTA Tennis

The return of the tainted Idol : Maria Sharapova
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The return of the tainted Idol : Maria Sharapova

It is an easy conclusion to draw, classifying every athlete found guilty of doping as a cheat, who probably shouldn’t be welcomed back into their sport even after a ban is spent. It is even easier; to forever thereafter furrow your brow at the mere mention of the athlete’s name. Much harder, is to delineate...

Decoding Angelique Kerber’s game
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Decoding Angelique Kerber’s game

The woman who had the WTA talking with her 2 GS wins, also ended the year at the top and she was not Serena Williams! The year 2016 belonged wholly and completely to the German pro Angelique Kerber. The 29 year old made her debut in the 2003. In 2011, she reached the semi-finals of...

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...

How grunting help tennis players perform better?
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How grunting help tennis players perform better?

What’s common between Jimmy Connors and Rafa Nadal? Or, Monica Seles and Maria Sharapova? Or, Novak Djokovic and Andre Agassi? Yeah, all the aforementioned are legends in tennis, and, they all are really well-known for their famous grunts. What is a grunt? Grunting, in the easiest describable way, can be referred to a very loud noise...