newstennisa day ago

Roger Federer admits that he’s anxious despite training hard ahead of Cincinnati

Roger Federer displayed some caution ahead of his return to American soil for the Cincinnati Masters this month which will be followed by the US Open that begins on August 27. Federer revealed that he had to take breaks between tournaments in order to keep himself at 100% ahead of the US Open.
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newstennis23 days ago

Rafael Nadal still number one in ATP rankings as Novak Djokovic enters top 10

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal retained his spot at the top of ATP rankings despite a semi-final exit at the recently concluded Wimbledon as his old nemesis, Roger Federer trails him at number two. Serbia's Novak Djokovic returned to the top 10 from 21st position after his 2018 Wimbledon triumph.
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newstennisa month ago

Novak Djokovic delves into parenthood and mental hurdles in his Open letter

Winning Wimbledon once again after coming back from an injury that had kept him out of tennis for six months, was probably the biggest boost Novak Djokovic’s career could ever get. Following his comeback on grass, the Serbian ace decided to pen it all down in an open letter on his website.
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newstennisa month ago

Didn’t know if I would win until the last shot, reveals Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has revealed that he never felt confident of winning the match until the final shot, post his nail-biting Wimbledon semi-final against Rafael Nadal. Djokovic and Nadal played out yet another classic and it was the Serb who emerged victorious in five sets of 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 10-8.
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newstennisa month ago

VIDEO | Novak Djokovic shows insane rage; tries to break racquet on his foot

Novak Djokovic’s frustration knew no limits when his crunch semi-final clash against Rafael Nadal had been called off due to curfew when the Serb was leading on Friday. Saturday saw the Spaniard brimming with energy and breaking Novak twice as he was seen trying to smash his racquet on his foot.
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newstennisa month ago

Wimbledon | Calls to introduce final set tie breaker grow louder after marathon semi-final

After Kevin Anderson and John Isner’s marathon semi-final that went on for six hours and 36 minutes, players have asked for the need of tie-breaker in the fifth set after 12-all. Isner, who lost the match, insisted that the change is long overdue and the rules of the Grand Slam must be changed.
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newstennisa month ago

Wimbledon | Novak Djokovic points out to his unfair treatment with Centre Court

Featuring just once in the Centre Court so far, unlike Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who have played there all the games, Novak Djokovic has asked the All England Club to schedule it for his quarter-final game. The three-time champion will take on Kei Nishikori in the crunch clash.
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newstennisa month ago

I am not stupid, want to face easier opponent, asserts Rafael Nadal on possible Fedal final

Rafael Nadal has claimed that he would much rather face an easier opponent than Roger Federer if he makes it to the final of Wimbledon 2018. Nadal was asked the question on the 10th anniversary of theWimbledon final between the two, which is still considered as the "greatest-ever tennis match"
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newstennisa month ago

Rafael Nadal claims he'd quit Wimbledon if he targets anything less than the title

Rafael Nadal has sensationally claimed that he would quit playing Wimbledon if he set himself a target that was short of winning the title. He also revealed that he would have preferred playing matches before coming to Wimbledon but later insisted that he could not have everything in his favor.
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newstennisa month ago

Roger Federer savours rivalry with Rafael Nadal, says they are "Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo of Tennis"

Roger Federer has compared the rivalry between Rafael Nadal and him akin to the battle existing between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. This statement was made on the tenth anniversary of Federer's historic loss to Nadal in Wimbledon as he relishes the rivalry between both of them.
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