French Open Final Preview: Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

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Let the reality sink in and let us take a deep breath to absorb what we witnessed at Phillipe Chatrier in the second semifinal of this year’s French Open on Friday. As we embrace the moment of truth, there are barely any adjectives worthy enough to describe Novak Djokovic’s colossal feat. In an instant classic, […] READ MORE



French Open Quarterfinal Preview: Djokovic vs Berrettini

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Champions always find inner strength to get back up when they are pushed into the corner, don’t they? And the World No.1, Novak Djokovic displayed that in abundance in his freakish French Open Round of 16 clash against Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti. The 34-year-old Serb was down two sets, losing the first two sets in […] READ MORE


French Open Quarterfinal Preview: Nadal vs Schwartzman

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There is an aura of invincibility at the French Open when Rafael Nadal steps on to Court Philippe Chatrier. In his Round of 16 clash against Italian teen Jannik Sinner, he let the youngster sniff at the prospect of taking a set when the 19-year-old was serving for the set at 5-3. But, at Roland […] READ MORE


French Open Preview: Rafael Nadal vs Richard Gasquet

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Barely eight months later after he won his record equaling 20th career Major and 13th French Open title, Rafael Nadal returned to his beloved Parisian clay on Tuesday to embark on a journey towards a possible 14th crown at the Roland Garros–the tournament that he has made his home over the course of last decade […] READ MORE


Rafael Nadal vs Kei Nishikori Preview: Barcelona Open Round of 16

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The “King of Clay,” Rafael Nadal, made his return to his sanctuary and his happy place, the red clay–at the recently concluded Monte Carlo Masters 1000 last week. It was Nadal’s first appearance since his rather unusual exit at the Australian Open earlier this year. Early-season injuries for Nadal The back problem that Nadal faced […] READ MORE