Keys to Alexander Zverev’s success against Novak Djokovic

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Since his Wimbledon debacle, Alexander Zverev is enjoying a dream run on hard courts this season. The 24-year-old German has been in scintillating form. His 16-match winning streak that includes triumphs at the Tokyo Olympics and Cincinnati Masters attest to his rise. No one ever doubted Zverev’s potential, but his performances failed to match his […] READ MORE


US Open Semifinal Preview: Djokovic vs Zverev

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2003 US Open winner Andy Roddick tweeted, “First he takes your legs…Then he takes your soul” about Novak Djokovic during the Serb’s win against Jenson Brooksby in their Round of 16 encounter on Monday. Matteo Berrettini, Djokovic’s opponent in the quarterfinal, experienced that on Wednesday. The Italian won a marathon opening set, then the wheels […] READ MORE


Will Alexander Zverev Spoil Novak Djokovic’s Party Parade?

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There was less of the exuberant energy that fizzled out once the draw of the US Open was released two weeks ago. And who could argue? From the absence of icons to its defending champion, this US Open has robbed us of a parting gift of tennis’ greatest era. But even in this bittersweet moment, […] READ MORE



Denis Shapovalov Is Finding Form At The Right Time

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I’ll be one of the first to admit that I saw this as being a tough tournament for Denis Shapovalov. The young Canadian struggled to find any sort of form in the build up to the US Open, failing to secure a win since his heart-breaking semifinal loss to Djokovic at Wimbledon. This bad patch […] READ MORE




US Open Day 4 – Men’s Match Of The Day

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The 2021 edition of the US Open is in full swing and already proving to be an exciting tournament. 12 seeds in the men’s draw have been eliminated at the time of writing. That’s before the second half of the draw have even finished their second round matches. All Grand Slam matches have the promise […] READ MORE


US Open: Men’s Singles Preview and Draw Analysis

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As the tennis fraternity heads to New York for the final Grand Slam of the year, tennis has restored a semblance of normality at last. There will be a full house at the 2021 US Open. However, the USTA tweaked its rules pertaining to the coronavirus protocols. Originally, fans did not need to show proof […] READ MORE