Australian Open series : Roundup

Its the beginning of a new tennis season and there is no better place to start than down under. The first grand slam of the year is always tricky for the players. With very little turn around time after the off season, its very important for everyone to get enough match practice. The tournaments preceding … Continue reading Australian Open series : Roundup

Australian open draw : Federer, Djokovic face stern test in a tough draw

The much awaited draw of the Australian open took place in a glittering ceremony on the Margaret Court arena in the presence of defending men's singles champion Roger Federer and former women's singles winner Maria Sharapova. Nadal in the top half has an easier draw compared to Federer. The Spaniard's first real test can be … Continue reading Australian open draw : Federer, Djokovic face stern test in a tough draw

Throwback to the best Australian open finals of last decade : Number 2

The 2012 Australian open is memorable for the 2 marathon matches that were played during the tournament. The top four seeds duly made it to the semifinals and  the organizers could not have asked for a better outcome. Roger Federer faced his arch rival Rafael Nadal in a blockbuster semifinal and Novak Djokovic, the defending … Continue reading Throwback to the best Australian open finals of last decade : Number 2

Throwback to the best Australian open finals of last decade : Number 3

Many tennis experts believe that Wimbledon 2008 was the beginning of change of guard in Men's tennis. Roger Federer, who was so dominant on the grass courts of SW 19,  winning 5 consecutive titles from 2003 to 2007, fought valiantly and lost to his nemesis Rafael Nadal. As the Wimbledon center court descended into darkness … Continue reading Throwback to the best Australian open finals of last decade : Number 3