When Roger Federer felt motivated after Novak Djokovic’s loss

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Struggling with a knee injury and skipping almost an entire 2020 season, Roger Federer played his first match at Majors in nearly 500 days at the last year’s Roland Garros. Roger made a perfect start at Roland Garros, toppling Denis Istomin in straight sets and sealing the deal in an hour and 33 minutes. It […]

Iga Swiatek shares her thoughts after clinching 30th consecutive win

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World No. 1 Iga Swiatek has noted that her stunning streak will come to an end one day, and when that happens, she won’t be feeling bad about it. Swiatek hasn’t had a loss since mid-February as on Thursday she saw off Alison Riske 6-0 6-2 to progress into the French Open third round. Swiatek […]

Novak Djokovic retires versus Guillermo Coria

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Novak Djokovic played his first Major match on Rod Laver Arena against Marat Safin in 2005. The young Serb qualified for the Australian Open that year and repeated that a few months later in Paris. Novak made a perfect Roland Garros debut, toppling Robby Ginepri 6- 0, 6-0, 6-3 in under 80 minutes after taking […]

“I talked to Marian Vajda, and…”

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After the clear victory obtained against Yoshihito Nishioka on his debut, Novak Djokovic will face Alex Molcan and part of his past in the second round of the Roland Garros 2022. The Serbian champion has in fact decided to interrupt his historic collaboration with Marian Vajda last March. Nole explained: “What a trip together, my […]

Stan Wawrinka makes honest admission after early French Open exit

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Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka suggested that not making a deep Grand Slam run is his new reality and he has to face it and accept it. On Monday, former world No. 3 Wawrinka exited the French Open in the first round. Corentin Moutet, a French player who was awarded a wildcard into the […]

“Difficult to win with Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray”

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Stan Wawrinka finally come back to the court at the Italian Open 2022. The Swiss champion could not have been at his best given the time he was out due to injury, but regaining the victory, or rather two, before crashing against future champion Novak Djokovic in the third round, was of vital importance for […]

PGA Championship in Southern Hills in 1970

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PGA Championship in Southern Hills, August 1970 Exactly 52 years ago, the 52nd edition of the PGA Championship was held. And the course was the same, that of the Southern Hills Country Club, which hosted the competition for the first time. Obviously, everything else was very different, and by browsing the official program (if you […]

‘I played great matches against Rafael Nadal’, says ATP ace

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Rafael Nadal claimed the milestone of the 30th Masters 1000 crown in Madrid 2017. The home favorite beat Dominic Thiem 7-6, 6-4 after two hours and 15 minutes of an extraordinary battle for the fourth Caja trophy magical. It was one of the best clay court matches of that season, with the players pushing themselves […]

Roger Federer cracked top-10 two decades ago

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On this day two decades ago, Roger Federer entered the top-10 for the first time. After a notable junior career, Roger cracked the top-400 at 17 in 1998. With reliable results on the Satellite Tour, Roger finished the season just outside the top-300, with plenty more to come in 1999. The Swiss grabbed 13 ATP […]

‘I avenged the Davis Cup loss’

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In their early meetings, Lleyton Hewitt had the advantage over the fellow young gun Roger Federer. Facing each other for the first time in Lyon 1999, Hewitt knew how to tame the rival’s shots and impose his game, winning seven of their first nine encounters. In the 2003 Davis Cup semi-final, Lleyton came from two […]