Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki Are Australian

Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki Are Australian Open Singles Champions

 January 29, 2018   R K Gupta

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Since the 2017 Australian Open, Roger Federer has played in the finals of three out of five Grand Slams tournaments and won all three of them. He was stuck at 17 Grand Slam titles since Wimbledon 2012 but broke the jinx at Melbourne last year. On Sunday January 28, 2018, Federer won the Australian Open […]

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Roger Grand Slam Win

Rollicking Roger Scrapes Past Rafa on Way to His 18th Grand Slam Win

 January 30, 2017   R K Gupta

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About six months back, Roger Federer announced his withdrawal from French Open and after his semifinal loss to Milos Raonic at Wimbledon, he stopped playing altogether. He didn’t go to Rio Olympics and announced he would make a fresh start from the 2017 season. At Australian Open, Federer proved he was completely match-fit by winning […]

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Serena Williams Gets Past Steffi Graf for the Open Era Record of 23 Grand Slam Victories

 January 28, 2017   R K Gupta

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The women’s singles final at the Australian Open between the Williams siblings was no classic. But the character of the match aside, Serena Williams achieved something no woman player has done in the Open Era. In beating her elder sister Venus, Serena broke Steffi Graf’s long-standing record of 22 Grand-Slam wins. With 23 major titles […]

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Nadal Passes Acid Test by Beating Dimitrov to Set Up Federer Clash on Sunday

Nadal Passes Acid Test by Beating Dimitrov to Set Up Federer Clash on Sunday

 January 28, 2017   R K Gupta

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This year’s Australian Open has truly transported us to the golden days of tennis. Beginning with women’s singles final on Saturday between Serena and Venus Williams and watching Bryan Brothers on the cusp of making history in men’s doubles, we go to the last day. That day will see old foes Roger Federer and Rafael […]

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Federer Fights Fiercely for Five Sets and Beats Wawrinka to Enter Australian Open Final

Federer Fights Fiercely for Five Sets and Beats Wawrinka to Enter Australian Open Final

 January 27, 2017   R K Gupta

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Roger Federer’s worldwide fans have suffered the disappointment of seeing their hero lose in three Grand Slam finals since the Swiss maestro won the Wimbledon crown in 2012. In five years, the 17-time champion has been denied his 18th Grand Slam crown by none other than Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, who defeated him at Wimbledon in […]

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A Mouthwatering All-Williams Title Clash Coming up Saturday at 2017Australian Open

A Mouthwatering All-Williams Title Clash Coming up Saturday at 2017Australian Open

 January 27, 2017   R K Gupta

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The Australian Open continues to be an event, where years have been rolled back. Defying her 36 years, American veteran Venus Williams booked herself a place in the final by beating her much younger compatriot and tournament giant-killer Coco Vandeweghe on Thursday. Soon after that match, Venus’ more celebrated younger sibling Serena also entered the […]

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Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams Reach Semifinals at Melbourne on Wednesday

Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams Reach Semifinals at Melbourne on Wednesday

 January 26, 2017   R K Gupta

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For the first time in the last 30 months, Spain’s former world no.1 and the undisputed King-of-Clay Rafael Nadal has reached a Grand Slam semifinal. In the 2017 Australian Open, the legendary Spaniard is in the bottom half of men’s singles draw, from where the highest seeded man Novak Djokovic has already made his exit. […]

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Mirjana Lucic-Baroni’s Revival Is the Most Poignant Story of 2017 Australian Open

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni’s Revival Is the Most Poignant Story of 2017 Australian Open

 January 26, 2017   R K Gupta

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This year’s Australian Open Tournament has turned out as an event full of great tennis stories. Beside the forceful return of Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Spain’s Rafael Nadal, the tournament at Melbourne Park has seen a resurgent Venus Williams and the phenomenal rise of Williams’ compatriot Coco Vandeweghe. That is not all. Tennis outsiders Denis […]

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Roger Federer Is Two Match-Wins Away from His 5th Melbourne Title & 18th Grand Slam

Roger Federer Is Two Match-Wins Away from His 5th Melbourne Title & 18th Grand Slam

 January 25, 2017   R K Gupta

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Playing immaculate tennis, big man Roger Federer brushed aside Andy Murray’s conqueror Mischa Zverev to enter the semifinals of 2017 Australian Open. The super Swiss will need to beat another Swiss Stan Wawrinka on Thursday to earn himself a place for the championship game on Sunday. Predictions are hazardous but on his current form, Federer […]

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Nadal & Federer Advance on 6th & 7th Day at Melbourne But Murray Makes a Shocking Exit

 January 23, 2017   R K Gupta

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Five-time losing Australian Open finalist Andy Murray lost another chance to win the champion’s honor at Melbourne. On a fateful Sunday, the off-color Murray was dealt a nasty blow by Germany’s world no.50 Mischa Zverev. In the first two sets, Murray kept himself in the match but the German literally outplayed the world’s no.1 player […]

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