Murray Crowned China Open Champion in Beijing

Murray Crowned China Open Champion in Beijing Nick Kyrgios Wins Japan Open in Tokyo

 October 10, 2016   R K Gupta

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Andy Murray played superb tennis all week and his efforts culminated in taking the China Open title in Beijing by beating Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov in the final on Sunday. The much anticipated showdown between Murray and Rafael Nadal had already become a non-event, when the Spaniard lost his quarterfinal against Dimitrov. On the same day […]

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Serena Sharapova

Serena Sharapova Set up Quarterfinal Showdown Djokovic Stretched Fully by Gilles Simon

 January 25, 2016   R K Gupta

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Women’s defending champion Serena Williams looked in ominous form in her fourth-round match against Russia’s Margarita Gasparyan. The world no.1 lost just three games in crushing Gasparyan in mere 55 minutes. Next up for Serena is the long-time rival Maria Sharapova, who needed to work a bit harder in disposing of the fast-rising Belinda Bencic […]

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Sania Mirza Martina Hingis

Sania Mirza Martina Hingis and Agnieszka Radwanska are 2015 WTA Champions

 November 2, 2015   R K Gupta

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India’s Sania Mirza and Switzerland’s Martina Hingis were unstoppable in the year-end WTA doubles finals at Singapore on Sunday as they dominated play in the title clash against Spanish duo of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro. The Indo-Swiss pair started by handing out a bagel to the Spaniards in the first set, before taking […]

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Sania Mirza

Sania-Hingis Enter WTA Doubles Final Sharapova Muguruza Knocked Out in Singles-Semis

 November 1, 2015   R K Gupta

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India’s Sania Mirza had another of her dream come true, when she stormed into the WTA doubles final at Singapore with her 8-month old partner Martina Hingis of Switzerland.  The Indo-Swiss pair began playing together in the American-Leg of this year’s WTA events. They began with the victory at Indian Wells and followed that up […]

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Maria Sharapova

Wimbledon 2015: Serena Sharapova in Semifinal Showdown Radawanska Plays Muguruza

 July 8, 2015   R K Gupta

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Women’s semifinal line-up emerged with utmost clarity on Tuesday after quarterfinal matches were concluded in 2015 Wimbledon. No.1 seed Serena Williams moved within two matches to her sixth Wimbledon title and a possible calendar Grand Slam. Serena defeated a vastly improved Belarusian Victoria Azarenka in a high quality match. In the other quarterfinal, 2004 champion […]

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rafael nadal exit

Rafael Nadal Dumped out of Wimbledon by Qualifier Brown on Fourth Day

 July 3, 2015   R K Gupta

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For the fourth year in a row, two-time champion Rafael Nadal has faced an early exit from Wimbledon. The only difference this time is a qualifier and world no.102, Dustin Brown sweeping away the big Spaniard. The title winner in 2008 and 2010 and runner-up in 2006, 2007 and 2011 was beaten in the fourth […]

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Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal Defeats Gael Monfils to Enter Mercedes Cup Final at Stuttgart

 June 14, 2015   R K Gupta

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After four years, Rafael Nadal has entered his first grass-court final. The last time he made to the final in a grass court tournament was in Wimbledon 2011, when he lost to Novak Djokovic. On Saturday at Stuttgart, he beat Frenchman Gael Monfils to set up the title clash with Serbia’s Viktor Troicki, who earned […]

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Nadal Grinds into Stuttgart Semifinals, Radwanska Advances at Nottingham

 June 13, 2015   R K Gupta

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The ATP and WTA grass-court tournaments at Stuttgart, s-Hertogenbosch and Nottingham are approaching climax with semi-final line-up becoming crystal clear. Former world no.1 Rafael Nadal, who is the highest-ranked men’s player in these tournaments, had a hard time against Australia’s Bernard Tomic before cruising through to the semi-final in three sets. He will play France’s […]

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Poland Defeat Britain While France Still Have Hopes of Title Defense at Perth

 January 8, 2015   R K Gupta

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Poland and France are moving purposefully in this year’s Hopman Cup after claiming the two top spots in the 2014 edition. But unlike last year, they both have been bracketed in the same Group B. Therefore only one of them can reach the finals. If France beats Poland on Friday, they go to the final […]

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Agnieszka Radwanska

Agnieszka Radwanska Falls on Day 3 As Sharapova and Wawrinka Survive Second Round Scare

 August 28, 2014   R K Gupta

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On a day when two-time defending women’s champion Serena Williams, top two seeds Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Scotsman Andy Murray all had their schedules deferred to another time, the major news makers were women’s 4th seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, French Open women’s champion Maria Sharapova of Russia and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland. […]

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