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Tennis

With its origins dating back to the United Kingdom in the late 19th century, tennis has become one of the most popular sports in the world, with its four Grand Slam tournaments often one of the most viewed championships on the annual sporting calendar.

Out of the four majors, perhaps the most illustrious tennis tournament is Wimbledon in England, which was the first ever Grand Slam championship. Professional male tennis players play in the ATP tour while female tennis players participate in the WTA tour.

Some of the greatest ever tennis players from both genders include Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg, Rod Laver, Margaret Court, Martina Hingis, Martina Navratilova, and present superstars Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Tennis Articles

Djokovic downs Nadal to win Miami Masters

by , 31 Mar 2014

Novak Djokovic dominated in all phases of play to win his fourth career title at the Miami Masters 6-3 6-3 on Sunday at the expense of top seed Rafael Nadal. The Serb world No.2 finished in triumph on a challenging match point duel with a winning half-volley after 83 minutes to add 2014 Miami honours […]

Ten years of Federer and Nadal

Ten years of Federer and Nadal

by , 27 Mar 2014

March 26, 2004, Roger Federer had just won the first two majors of his career and was settling in as the new World No. 1. Seventeen year-old Rafael Nadal had yet to really make a name for himself. However, in Miami Nadal beat Federer, 6-3, 6-3. It signalled the start of one of the greatest […]

Djokovic vs Federer: Indian Wells final

Djokovic vs Federer: Indian Wells final

by , 17 Mar 2014

The 2014 Indian Wells Men’s Singles Final will be played in the early hours of the morning AEDT Time as the swiss maestro Roger Federer will take on one of his most competitive rivals Novak Djokovic. Both players have played terrific tennis during the fortnight in California and will be chasing the first ATP 1000 […]

Nadal says back still giving doubts

by , 10 Mar 2014

Rafael Nadal says the back injury that struck six weeks ago as he lost the Australian Open final is still not quite right. The Spanish top seed began his title defence at the Indian Wells Masters as he struggled to beat Radek Stepanek 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the third round. “I was a little […]

Hewitt advances in the BNP Paribas Open

by , 8 Mar 2014

Lleyton Hewitt, battled and bruised, struggled his way past young Aussie Matthew Ebden to win in three sets at the BNP Paribas Open yesterday. He ended the match with statistics of 7-6 (2) 3-6, 6-3. Hewitt and Ebden played a scrappy match, with many unforced errors and poor serving throughout the day, however Hewitt pulled […]

BNP Paribas Open preview

BNP Paribas Open preview

by , 7 Mar 2014

The first ATP 1000 event is upon us, at Indian Wells. All the big names are out to play as ranking points and trophies are on the line in the US, as well as seven Aussie. This includes Olivia Rogowska and Casey Dellacqua who both made it past qualifying to join Sam Stosur in the […]

Is the IPTL good for tennis?

Is the IPTL good for tennis?

by , 5 Mar 2014

The International Premier Tennis League held its maiden draw in Dubai over the weekend as it begins preparing for its first exhibition matches at the end of the formal tennis season. The concept isn’t dissimilar to the IPL cricket league, in that the tournament will pay some big name players, past and present, big bucks […]

Dimitrov, Federer victorious on ATP Tour

Dimitrov, Federer victorious on ATP Tour

by , 4 Mar 2014

Grigor Dimitrov and Roger Federer both showed their class this week on the ATP Tour, winning in Acapulco and Dubai respectively. Both champions were extremely impressive during the week, marking the rise of a potential star and the return of a legend. Dimitrov passed through a tough draw in Mexico, playing Marcos Baghdatis, Ernests Gulbis […]

Federer stuns Djokovic in Dubai

by , 2 Mar 2014

Roger Federer showed an enterprising new side to his game as he beat Novak Djokovic for the first time in 18 months and ended the top seed’s defence of the Dubai Open title. The record 17-time grand slam title winner beat the six-time major champion 3-6 6-3 6-2, turning the match around with scintillating groundstroke […]

Next stop Acapulco for the Aussies on the ATP tour

Next stop Acapulco for the Aussies on the ATP tour

by , 26 Feb 2014

Two Aussies will head to Mexico this week after putting up reasonable performances at Delray Beach as the ATP tour moves once again. Again on hard court and again with tough asks in the first round, Matthew Ebden and Marinko Matosevic will fly the flag for Australia in a competitive line-up in Acapulco. David Ferrer, […]


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