Tag: Tennis

‘Eternal memory to the dead,’ Elina Svitolina recounts the martyrs of Ukraine as the country completes two gruesome years in war against the Russian aggression

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-blown attack on its neighboring country, Ukraine, after setting up a military presence alongside the Ukrainian border for a week. The dispute between the two nations had been quite major ever since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, but things got worse when Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appealed to […]

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‘Stay calm and aggressive,’ Anna Kalinskaya delivers a ‘classy’ speech after taking down World No. 1 Iga Swiatek in Dubai

Anna Kalinskaya is currently experiencing a dream run in her career. She reached her first-ever WTA 1000 final in the Dubai Open by defeating Iga Swiatek last night. And now she might even end up winning her first-ever WTA 1000 trophy on Saturday as she faces Italy’s Jasmine Paolini in the final.  The Russian has […]

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Iga Swiatek suffers semi-final defeat in Dubai against qualifier Anna Kalinskaya

World number one Iga Swiatek has been knocked out in the semi-finals in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Her opponent, Anna Kalinskaya, has been on a top-ten winning streak this week, knocking out both Jelena Ostapenko and Coco Gauff before Swiatek. Before the defeat, Swiatek had been on an impressive run herself, winning 14 […]

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Watch: Iga Swiatek receives racquet abuse warning as she slams in angry frustration against Anna Kalinskaya in Dubai

Anna Kalinskaya has done the unthinkable by defeating Iga Swiatek in straight sets in the semifinal of the 2024 Dubai Open. With this, she has reached the final of the tournament. The final of the Dubai Open will see Jasmine Paolini and Anna Kalinskaya fight it out for the trophy, which is a matchup that […]

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Novak Djokovic snubs Rafael Nadal of the GOAT title with yet another unthinkable achievement that doubles the Spaniard’s record!

Despite Novak Djokovic’s recent loss in the semifinal of the 2024 Australian Open, it is now confirmed that he will definitely stay the World No. 1 on the ATP rankings at least until April 1, 2024. This is precisely because Carlos Alcaraz, who is the current World No. 2, has recently suffered a lot of […]

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Renowned journalist puts Novak Djokovic on a pedestal by dubbing him as the ‘last GOAT standing’

Tennis has only one debate which has been the cause of many controversies, as the answer remains to be found. It is the GOAT debate revolving around the “Big Three”, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic . The renowned sports magazine Sports Illustrated released a bold statement of lionizing Novak Djokovic for his great […]

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Watch: ‘Ended up saying Barack Obama!’ – Serena Williams has a hilarious response to daughter Olympia’s inquisitive sneaks

American tennis legend Serena Williams has been away from tennis as she hung her racket in 2022. Ever since then, she has kept herself busy with personal and other professional duties. While she is proudly running ventures, Williams is also raising her two daughters really well. On Thursday, she shared an anecdote of a hilarious […]

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‘Gotten quite friendly with Novak,’ Rory McIlroy reveals alternate career choice as a tennis pro while dealing favorites with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has admitted his desire to become a tennis player if there was an alternate career. The golfer said that despite growing up to love Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, he fancies Novak Djokovic better due to their friendship. Last year, after winning the US Open , Novak Djokovic was invited […]

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‘I know that I have to fight in every game,’ Alexander Zverev admits to being a ‘favorite’ in every tournament, albeit not letting it corrupt his game

Top seed Alexander Zverev revealed that he fights to win every game, following his second-round victory over Yoshihito Nishioka at the Los Cabos Open in Mexico. The three-time French Open semifinalist downplayed the talk about him being the favorite to win the tournament, as he believes in taking every match seriously. The German, who helped […]

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Daniil Medvedev appoints former World No. 6 Gilles Simon on his team as the 2024 season gears up with coach resets before Indian Wells and Miami

A number of tennis players are currently making a few notable changes to their coaching teams ahead of the 2024 Indian Wells and Miami Open and Daniil Medvedev has followed suit. He has announced that his coach, Gilles Cervara, will be returning for an eighth season with him, but the dynamics will be a little […]

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Rafael Nadal’s ‘twelfth triumph’ at Monte Carlo is already in the works as CEO breaks big update

Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal has been suffering from various injuries, and he even missed the entire last year due to his recovery and surgeries. With the 22-time Grand Slam title winner already missing the Australian Open, Nadal has claimed to make Roland Garros his sole priority this year.  With the clay court season starting, all […]

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Watch: ‘Biggest comeback of my career,’ Reigning Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova suffers shocking defeat in Dubai as Sorana Cirstea seals semifinal spot with unmatchable power strokes!

The Dubai Tennis Championships is the last tournament in the Middle East, as all the top stars were present in the draw. With the tournament progressing, many players were eliminated, leaving only eight players in the draw.  Another upset was witnessed in the quarterfinals, as the reigning Wimbledon champion, Marketa Vondrousova, suffered a hard defeat […]

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‘I won’t give up’: Paula Badosa sends hopeful message to fans while recovering from on-court injury

Paula Badosa is not having a good time on the court. After Wimbledon last year, Badosa faced persistent injuries that forced her to stay away from the court. The Spaniard eventually returned after the injury during the Adelaide International last month.  It seemed that she had built some good momentum on her return after a […]

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‘Reach that No. 1 spot,’ Holger Rune sets eye on Grand Slam titles taking on Novak Djokovic as top-seed right after partnership with Mouratoglou becomes official

After a split with Boris Becker, Holger Rune announced his long-term partnership with Patrick Mouratoglou on Wednesday. After failing to fulfill his goals with his ex-coach Becker, Rune has laid forward his targets, which he wishes to fulfill with his new coach. Moreover, in the official statement shared by World No. 7, Rune stated the […]

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