French Open: Suffering in Spain, succeeding in Paris

Weekly Sports Newsletter: Like Bruguera and Nadal before him, Alcaraz, 19, too is a product of a that produces resolute clay-courters with high pain threshold and French Open titles. Shared News: May 22, 2022 8:47:08 am Carlos Alcaraz Garfia (left) with Rafael Nadal after their match at the Madrid Open. (Reuters) Dear Readers, Every year […]

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French Open: Suffering in Spain, succeeding in Paris

Weekly Sports Newsletter: Like Bruguera and Nadal before him, Alcaraz, 19, too is a product of a that produces resolute clay-courters with high pain threshold and French Open titles. Shared News: May 21, 2022 4:51:05 pm Carlos Alcaraz Garfia (left) with Rafael Nadal after their match at the Madrid Open. (Reuters) Dear Readers, Every year […]

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Are the next global tennis stars among these tweens?

The search for elite players is so competitive that IMG, the agency that once ruled tennis, is cultivating preteens to find the next prodigy, giving kids access to representatives from the pro tours and Nike. Shared News: May 1, 2022 9:51:20 am Maria Sharapova at age 11 at the Bollettieri Sports Academy in Bradenton, Fla., […]

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Boris Becker’s sensational entry into tennis and the retirement plan that went terribly awry

Becker, like anyone else, needs to face the consequences of his actions but purely for that magical night you feel the law should avoid the course that slithers past his trophy cabinet. Shared News: April 30, 2022 7:01:05 am Former Tennis player Boris Becker arrives at Southwark Crown Court for sentencing in London, Friday, April […]

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Resurgent Kidambi Srikanth a step closer to world championship podium finish

Srikanth outplayed unseeded Guang Zu Lu of China 21-10, 21-15 to enter the last eight. Shared News: December 17, 2021 8:29:55 am Srikanth is bonafide world-class. He showed as much to Lu Guang Zu with a 21-10, 21-15 dismissal in the pre quarters.(File) A World Championship that has inadvertently culled out physical, one-dimensional, tight-controlled automaton […]

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PV Sindhu in beast mode but faces Tai Tzu challenge

Defending champion PV Sindhu storms into the quarterfinals of the World Championships; faces world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei. Shared News: December 17, 2021 10:10:49 am India’s Pusarla V. Sindhu in action. (AP/PTI) Good, better, beast. Reigning World Champion PV Sindhu can operate on any of those three modes, while historically, continuing her […]

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Rafael Nadal passes Sinner test to storm into French Open semi-finals

Shared News: October 7, 2020 10:19:20 am The Spaniard, also looking to match Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, was stretched by the 19-year-old Sinner as he set up a clash with Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who beat him in the Italian Open quarter-finals last month. French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, […]

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French Open 2020: Ons Jabeur ignites tennis’ Arab Spring

Shared News: October 7, 2020 11:01:41 am Before Ons Jabeur, the 423-million strong Arab world had accounted for five top-100 players; the only woman being Selima Sfar. Ons Jabeur lost to Danielle Collins 4-6, 6-4, 4-6 at French Open. (Twitter/Ons_Jabeur) The tears rolling down her cheeks caught the usually stoic Selima Sfar by surprise. It […]

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Wimbledon 2019: Rafael Nadal topples Sam Querrey to set up semi-final with Roger Federer

There was no stopping Rafael Nadal on Wednesday as he soaked up 22 thunderbolt aces to flatten Sam Querrey 7-5 6-2 6-2 to set up the Wimbledon semi-final the whole sporting world had been waiting to see – a showdown with great rival Roger Federer. Rafael Nadal made a jaw-dropping start to his quarter-final as […]

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Queen’s Club: Andy Murray marks return with doubles win, Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches quarters

Andy Murray and doubles partner Feliciano Lopez downed top seed Cabal and Farah, while in the singles Greek star Tsitsipas held firm despite playing twice in one day. Shared News| Updated: June 21, 2019 11:20:49 am Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez celebrate a point during their first round match at the Queen’s Club. (AP Photo/Frank […]

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