newstennis9 months ago

VIDEO | Vintage Novak Djokovic goes sideline to sideline before producing stunning winner

If there is one quality that Novak Djokovic has made his own, it is his relentless approach to each and every point where he uses his extraordinary retrieval skills to stay alive in points. Yesterday at the ATP Finals, Marin Cilic had the best seat in the house to witness the Serb’s “Superpowers”.
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newstennisa year ago

VIDEO | Nick Kyrgios fined for obscene gesture

Nick Kyrgios, who lost Queen’s semi-final to Marin Cilic, has been fined £13,190 ($17,500) after the Australian was caught on camera making an obscene gesture involving a water bottle at Queen’s Club. BBC was forced to apologize to the viewers for telecasting objectionable gestures on air.
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newstennisa year ago

I will try to play my best tennis in order to beat Nadal, says Del Potro

Argentinian Juan Martin Del Potro maintains that he will do his best to outplay ‘King of clay’ Rafael Nadal in the semi-final of the 2018 French Open tomorrow. The Spaniard is the undisputable favourite to secure hie 11th French Open title after a tough win against Diego Schwartzman in the quarters.
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newstennis2 years ago

Australian Open 2018 | Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos progress into semis; Marin Cilic advances to finals

Indian-Hungarian pair Bopanna and Babos entered into the mixed doubles semi-finals as they beat Romania-American pair of J Cabal and A. Spears. Sixth-seeded Marin Cilic created history as he booked a spot in the final of the Australian Open defeating England's Kyle Edmund 6-2, 7-6 (4), 6-2. 
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newstennis2 years ago

WATCH| Marin Cilic misses serve after bouncing ball 27 times

Be it Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer or Serena Williams, tennis players and their idiosyncrasies have often caught the eyes of fans. Marin Cilic has something up his sleeves too, it seems, as he was seen bouncing the ball 27 times before the service on Thursday though he eventually managed to miss it.
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newstennis2 years ago

Australian Open | Bopanna-Babos enter mixed doubles QF; Nadal concedes match mid-way due to leg injury

In what was a proud moment for Indian Tennis fans all over the world, the pair of Rohan Bopanna and his partner Timea Babos reached the quarters of the mixed doubles at the Australian Open. Last year’s finalist Rafael Nadal bowed out due to a leg injury during the match against Marin Cilic.
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reporttennis2 years ago

Australian Open | Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov enter third round with contrasting victories

Rafael Nadal has progressed to the third round of the Australian Open after a sublime straight-set victory over Leonardo Mayer on Wednesday. On the other hand, third-seed Grigor Dimitrov was tested to the limit but eventually overcame the challenge of American qualifier Mackenzie McDonald in 5 sets.
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newstennis2 years ago

Australian Open 2018 | Yuki Bhambri and Venus Williams bows out in opening round

India’s solitary singles representative at the Australian Open Yuki Bhambri didn’t manage to make it past the first-round of the tournament as he lost to Marcos Baghdatis on Monday. Last year’s runners-up Venus Williams also lost to Belinda Bencic summing up a bad day for the American contingent.
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newstennis2 years ago

Yuki Bhambri draws easy first round opener in Maharashtra Open

India’s highest ranked singles player Yuki Bhambri will face wildcard entrant Arjun Kadhe in the first round of the Maharashtra open that starts in January. Tournament-favorite Marin Cilic and defending champion Roberto Bautista Agut have both been handed byes in the first round.
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newstennis2 years ago

ATP Finals | Roger Federer defeats Marin Cilic, Jack Sock gets the better of Alexander Zverev

Roger Federer has beaten Marin Cilic 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-1 to maintain his perfect record at the ATP Finals at London’s O2 Arena. Later in the day, American Jack Sock beat German third seed Alexander Zverev, in a winner takes all, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 to reach the last four of the tournament.
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