Monte-Carlo Masters

Djokovic Wins the High Octane Battle-of-Wits With Rafa at Monte-Carlo Masters

 April 19, 2015   R K Gupta

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In the semifinal of 2015 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, two great players from the Big-Four Club squared off against one another on Saturday for the 43rd time and first since 2014 Roland Garros final. It was always going to be the mind game more than tennis skills on court. Finally, Novak Djokovic prevailed over Rafael Nadal […]

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Swiss legend Roger Federer

Top Seeds on Course at Dubai Duty-free; Federer, Djokovic Reach Quarterfinals

 February 26, 2015   R K Gupta

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Playing only his second match after the Australian Open, defending champion Roger Federer fought back after some early trouble against Spain’s Fernando Verdasco. But soon he found his rhythm to win in an hour to enter the last 8 of the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Championships. No.1 seed Novak Djokovic also entered the quarterfinals after […]

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Australian Open

Djokovic, Raonic Strong, Serena Survive Scare But Vika on Comeback Trail on Day 4 of Australian Open

 January 23, 2015   R K Gupta

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Top seed Novak Djokovic found Russian Andrey Kuznetsov an easy meat for his second round feast. Nearly the same was true for 8th seed Milos Raonic, who overpowered American Donald Young with a solid performance. But no.1 women’s seed Serena Williams stuttered in first set against world’s 203rd ranked player, Vera Zvonareva of Russia. Serena […]

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Djokovic Looking For Three-in-a-Row Victory in Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

 November 12, 2014   R K Gupta

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Novak Djokovic is having a whale of a time. By the time 2014 began, he already had Boris Becker in his coaching arsenal, which also included the members of his erstwhile team. Djokovic walked through the year with a truly creditable performance winning several tournaments, including the coveted Wimbledon. At the same time, the Serb […]

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Djokovic, Bryan Brothers Eying Title Defense at Paris Masters on Sunday

 November 2, 2014   R K Gupta

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Lleyton Hewitt and David Ferrer were the two players to enter the prestigious 600-Win Club in 2014. With 599 wins so far, Novak Djokovic could be the third, if he defends his title on Sunday against Canadian Milos Raonic. On Saturday at the BNP Paribas Masters in the French capital, Djokovic extracted his revenge against […]

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Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Becomes a Father Amid Furious Tennis Action in a Race to London

 October 24, 2014   R K Gupta


Among the tennis news from several year-end ATP events, World No.1 Novak Djokovic became a proud father two days ago, when his wife Jelena Ristic delivered a baby boy at a clinic in Nice. The happy Serb tweeted to his followers yesterday that the baby was named Stefan. Of the top 5 tennis players in […]

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Davis Cup

Djokovic and Federer: Difference in Perspectives on Skipping or Participating in Davis Cup

 September 14, 2014   R K Gupta

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The conclusion of 2014 US Open was immediately followed by Davis Cup with several ties being played around the world as of now. Until the advent of commercialization of the game of tennis in late sixties, Davis Cup held a unique prestige value for tennis playing nations. National teams vied for superiority in the Davis […]

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French Open Approaching Climax With Quarterfinal Entries For Top Stars

 June 3, 2014   R K Gupta

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Confident looking David Ferrer made his tenth straight Grand Slam quarter-final on Monday beating South African Kevin Anderson to set up an all-Spain showdown with Rafael Nadal. In other matches on Monday, which decided the quarterfinal line up; Milos Raonic defeated Marcel Granollers to face Novak Djokovic and crowd entertainer Gael Monfils had an easy […]

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Rome Masters

Djokovic Beats Nadal While Serena Overpowers Sara Errani in Rome Masters Final on Sunday

 May 19, 2014   R K Gupta

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Coming to the final after playing three grueling matches at the Rome Masters, The King of Clay was a tired man. That he was facing world’s no.2 tennis player was not going to offer him any respite. Regardless, Rafael Nadal took the first set 6-4 from Novak Djokovic. Watching two of the best tennis players […]

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