Tag: ATP Tennis

The fall of David Ferrer: What went wrong?
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The fall of David Ferrer: What went wrong?

In 2013, he had the one of the best years on tour. The period after that has been marred by injuries and declining physical health. In astronomical terms, if David Ferrer is the star, 2013 was the supernova, and now his career seems to be moving towards an inadvertent black hole. After 2013, David’s career...

Marat Safin: The Inconvenient Legend
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Marat Safin: The Inconvenient Legend

From now on, if we think about him, probably before his down the line backhand, the first image coming to our mind would be a Marat Safin half asleep on a bench in Melbourne after a brave night just before the Australian Open final he naturally lost, or better didn’t effectively play, against a thanking Thomas Johansson....

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...

BNP Paribas Open 2017: Final Preview
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BNP Paribas Open 2017: Final Preview

The BNP Paribas Open is one match away from its conclusion, and temperature and excitement is soaring up in Indian Wells regarding the all-Swiss contest between Swiss No. 1 Stan Wawrinka and Swiss No. 2 Roger Federer. The road so far The finalists have had varying experiences in their 5 matches — Stan had been...

BNP Paribas Open 2017: Roger Federer v Jack Sock Match Preview
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BNP Paribas Open 2017: Roger Federer v Jack Sock Match Preview

Jack Sock is getting quite the workout at the BNP Paribas Open, with all four of his matches stretching to three sets on his way to the semi-finals. The 24-year-old American notched his biggest singles victory yet with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 quarterfinal win over Kei Nishikori on Friday. Sock finally broke through against a...

BNP Paribas Open 2017: Fernando Verdasco v Rafael Nadal Match Preview
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BNP Paribas Open 2017: Fernando Verdasco v Rafael Nadal Match Preview

In a series of hot and happening events, right from the draw announcement at the Coachella Valley, the third round clash between the two Spaniards , Fernando Verdasco and Rafael Nadal looks set to unsettle. A comfortable victory in the second round, fifth seeded Nadal progressed with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Pella, breaking his...