Boris Becker's first priority will be to help Novak Djokovic gain a ‘mental edge’ when the pressure rises at the grand slams, the Australian Open champion said in Melbourne on Thursday. Djokovic, who will bid for a fourth straight title at Melbourne Park when the tournament gets underway on Monday, announced last month he had hired the six-times grand slam-winning German to be his head coach. The 46-year-old Becker was a keen observer at the invitational Kooyong Classic, where ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The quartet of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray has kept the Grand Slams tournaments mostly to themselves. Bikash Mohapatra showcases the few others who have broken that trend in the last decade. They have dominated tennis in the last decade. They have given the ever ardent aficionados rivalries to cherish and match-ups to look up to. They have broken records by the dozen. However, the ‘Big Four’ have also ensured a monotony in the results, at least ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Rafael Nadal entered the final of the men’s singles at the Australian Open after demolishing Roger Federer 7-6(4), 6-3, 6-3 in the second semi-final at Melbourne Park on Friday. The world No 1 Spaniard will take on Federer’s Swiss compatriot Stanislas Warwinka, who edged Tomas Berdych in the tightest of duels to reach his first Grand Slam final at the 36th attempt on Thursday. Nadal has now beaten Federer 23 times, more than any other opponent. He has 22 victories against Novak ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Melbourne: Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be back in action for Friday's matches. Here is the schedule for Friday’s matches.(1) Serena Williams (USA) v (31) Daniela Hantuchova (Svk), (29) Jeremy ...IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
MELBOURNE: An inspired Ana Ivanovic blew the race for the Australian Open women’s title wide open when she stunned overwhelming favourite Serena Williams in the fourth round at Melbourne Park today. Novak Djokovic was for once forced to cede the ...Himalayan times, 1 month ago
The matches of the league, brainchild of Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi, will be played in Bangkok, Singapore, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur and in a middle east city, the name of which has not been announced yet. Leading players in world tennis, including Novak ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
The third-seeded Briton, who beat Mousa Zayed 6-0 6-0 in the first round, led 3-0 in the second set before Mayer won five games in a row and the world number 40 dominated the decider in Doha to seal victory in just under two hours. Murray, the world number ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago Have not lost strength post-surgery: Andy Murray Jagran Post, 2 months ago
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