Murray & Nadal Win in Beijing While Nishikori Monfils & Cilic Move up in Tokyo

 October 6, 2016   R K Gupta

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This tennis week is seeing two major ATP 500 events in Asia. Most of the world’s top players have either chosen to play in the China Open at Beijing or the Rakuten Japan Open at Tokyo. The notable absentees are the world no.1 Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka. Argentina’s comeback man Juan Martin […]

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Murray Knocked Out of US Open by Nishikori in Five Sets Serena Beats Halep to Enter SF

 September 8, 2016   R K Gupta

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Japan’s Kei Nishikori played spoilsport to Andy Murray’s remarkable tennis summer and defeated the Scotsman in US Open quarterfinal after being down two sets to one. Murray was being touted as the favorite to win the 2016 US Open after taking his second Wimbledon title this year, followed by his gold-medal winning performance in the […]

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Murray is First Player to Defend the Gold Puig Earns Puerto Rico’s Maiden Olympic Gold

 August 16, 2016   R K Gupta

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No tennis player, man or woman, has ever defended an Olympic gold. In Rio, there were two in line for such an honor. After London Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams made an early third-round exit, Andy Murray was still in the field. In the end, Murray successfully defended the men’s singles gold that he won […]

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It is Djokovic vs Nishikori in the Rogers Cup Finals at Toronto

 July 31, 2016   R K Gupta

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Novak Djokovic is unstoppable. He didn’t play at his best but still defeated Gael Monfils in the semifinal at Toronto. Now the celebrated Serb is just one match-win away from his 30th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, which will be a record by itself. This was the 14th time that Djokovic has reached the […]

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Djokovic Supreme in Winning Miami Open 6th Time and 28th Career ATP Masters Crown

 April 4, 2016   R K Gupta

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One victory on Sunday brought several landmarks for Serbia’s world no.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic. As he defeated Japan’s sixth seed Kei Nishikori in the final, Djokovic recorded his third consecutive win at Key Biscayne. It was also the sixth victory overall for the Serb and he surpassed Andre Agassi’s record of 5 Miami Open […]

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Novak Djokovic to Take on Kei Nishikori in 2016 Miami Master Finals

 April 2, 2016   R K Gupta

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In Friday’s first men’s singles semifinal at Miami Open, top-seeded Serbian Novak Djokovic didn’t release his hold on the game and won in straight sets against David Goffin, despite the Belgian giving him a tough challenge. Now, Djokovic is just one match away from taking the fifth title in 6 years at Key Biscayne. When […]

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Thiem Klizan & Nishikori Clinch ATP World Tour Titles at Buenos Aires Rotterdam & Memphis

 February 16, 2016   R K Gupta

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Austria’s Dominic Thiem is the youngest Top-20 player in Emirates ATP world rankings. However, that didn’t deter him from winning his fourth ATP World Tour Title in the Argentina Open at Buenos Aires on Sunday by defeating Spain’s Nicolas Almagro. At Rotterdam, it was Slovakia’s Martin Klizan, who hung on to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils […]

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Federer Finishes Undefeated with Pulsating Victory Over Nishikori in ATP World Tour Finals

 November 20, 2015   R K Gupta

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Roger Federer dropped a set against Japan’s Kei Nishikori but still maintained a perfect 3-0 record in the 2015 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The Swiss sent Nishikori packing but not before the Japanese demonstrated his fighting spirits in ample measure despite his three sets loss at the O2 Arena in London. After two relatively easier […]

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The Big-4 Advance to 2nd Round but Nishikori Suffers First-Round Shock at 2015 US Open

 September 4, 2015   R K Gupta

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After two days’ play in the 135th edition of US Open at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing Meadows, New York, most men and women’s higher ranked players sailed into the second round. Japanese no.4 seed Kei Nishikori has been the biggest casualty so far, going down to unseeded Frenchman Benoit […]

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Djokovic Nearly Lost to Gulbis at Montreal In Toronto Serena Takes on Belinda Bencic in SF

 August 15, 2015   R K Gupta

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In Montreal, Friday night saw an amazing Earnests Gulbis hold two match points against three-time Rogers Cup champion Novak Djokovic. But the world no.1 Serbian fought from the brink and managed to stay in the tournament. In another thriller, Frenchman Jeremy Chardy saved seven match points before beating the big-serving American John Isner in three […]

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