Category Archives: Tennis

Rusty Rafa caught in a fog – will the great gladiator find his weapons to win again?

“I get knocked down but I get up again, you’re never gonna keep me down”, this Chubawamba number seemed to be an apt description so far for Rafael Nadal and his fights against injuries. But  losing to Fabio Fognini at the … Continue reading

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US Open Semi Finals – Will the single handers usurp the Modern masters?

4 out of the 8 quarter finalists in this years US Open have something in common that is uncommon in this modern tennis era of aggressive attrition. They all possess a single handed backhand , and no not one of … Continue reading

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Hip Hip Murray – The Scot rules Britain!

The Last time a German male won Wimbledon was 22 years ago, a Dutchman 17 years back, a Frenchman 67 years back , a Serbian just 2 years from now, a Swiss 1 year back and a Britisher ? – 77 years … Continue reading

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The Djoker has the last laugh, wins Wimbledon and the No.1 ranking

In what has been a remarkable six months for Novak Djokovic, he has grown from a talented wannabe to a deserving champion. Today he derailed the 20 match unbeaten streak of the one man Spanish juggernaut, Rafael Nadal, at Wimbledon … Continue reading

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Nadal’s win fires up The GOAT(Greatest of all time) debate

Each generation of sportsmen has a champion who gains talismanic status but it is very rare that this champion is considered peerless. Currently, Tennis is lucky to have two heroes competing for that status. Golf with Tiger Woods, Swimming with … Continue reading

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A Long Ball – John Isner and Nicolas Mahut script History at Wimbledon

The longest match ever in tennis history. Wimbledon served up an unexpected special as John Isner and Nicolas Mahut slug it out for 183 games and over 11 hours spanning 3 days. Continue reading

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El Clásico – Federer v/s Nadal at the Roland Garros

Its that time of the year again when supremely fit athletes adorn tennis player masks and bash the tennis ball for 4 to 5 hours on the spectacular brown clay. These , mostly European, Clay court specialists have over the … Continue reading

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