Tag : novak djokovic

Tennis 2017: The changing of the guard?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Here we go again then. After an off-season that feels shorter than the Football League, and with no shortage of intrigue within the sport while there’s been no competitive play, the tennis season has begun. This week, tournaments around the world including two in Brisbane and the annual Hopman Cup … Read More

Djokovic dethroned by Murray

2 years ago / 0 comments

For the first time since the ATP tour rankings was established in 1973, a male British tennis player sits as the world number one: he could not be more deserving of this monumental achievement. Andy Murray, in overtaking his great friend and rival Novak Djokovic, has truly cemented himself as … Read More

Djokovic secures ninth Grand Slam

3 years ago / 0 comments

The World No.1 Novak Djokovic proved too strong as he overcame Roger Federer in four sets to take his first Wimbledon crown. Following fairly routine victories for both in the semi-finals, Sunday’s showpiece had been heavily anticipated. Although the Serbian was favourite going into the match, the manner in which … Read More

Murray knocked out in Wimbledon Semi-Finals

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Semi-Finals of Wimbledon 2015 proved to be one of the most entertaining in years, with some truly scintillating tennis on display in all four matches. However, it was to be the last match in the tournament for British hopeful Andy Murray, whose impressive campaign was cut short by a … Read More

Sport | Djokovic and Williams in pole position for US Open glory

4 years ago / 0 comments

World number one Novak Djokovic is the bookmakers’ choice to claim victory in the men’s singles at Flushing Meadows, despite shaky recent form, by virtue of a lack of competition. The Serbian is boosted by the absence of 2013 champion Rafael Nadal, who rules the roost on this surface with … Read More

Sport | Djokovic wins bruising battle

4 years ago / 0 comments

Novak Djokovic was the victor in an enthralling men’s singles final with Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Despite Federer’s seven titles in SW19, the majority of pundits viewed the Serb as the favourite. From the outset it appeared as if this would be a match of fine margins.  Both players were … Read More

Murray Battles Through to Final

6 years ago / 0 comments

Andy Murray triumphed in an exhausting four-hour, five set Australian Open Semi-Final with Roger Federer earlier today. In what represents a ‘changing of the guard’ moment at the top of the men’s singles game third seed, Murray, demonstrated greater physical prowess over his older Swiss opponent who is currently ranked … Read More