Toni Nadal recalls when he became Barack Obama to cheer Rafael vs Federer

In a column for El Pais uncle recalled when the Spaniard won the 2009 Australian Open title defeating Roger Federer in a five-set final. The next February 1 will turn 10 years since Rafaels 2009 Australian Open win, a both happy and complicated day. The semifinal against Fernando Verdasco, a day and a half beforeRead moreRead more

Rafael Nadal hits tougher shots than Roger Federer, says Pat Cash

Speaking on Eurosport, the 1987 Wimbledon champion commented on straight-set win over Stefanos Tsitsipas. Cash was amazed at seeing the 17-time Major winner playing so well: That was brutal, absolutely ruthless and he really did give the young Greek man a lesson, the Australian said. Everything Rafa does well, he put together today and justRead moreRead more

Leander Paes: I love to entertain people, I love to bring them happiness

One of the oldest players on the ATP Tour, Leander Paes has no intentions of stopping just now, even though he has 18 Grand Slams under his belt. Paes said when asked what keeps him going. I love fitness and the hard work that goes behind it. I really, really enjoy being on the courtRead moreRead more

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka gets through Sevastova to reach QFs

Fourth seed came from a set down to defeat 13th seed in the fourth round on Monday, at the Australian Open. The Japanese won 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in an hour and 47 minutes. Sevastova had 10 break point chances, but could only convert two the first in the opening set and the second in theRead moreRead more

Roger Federer can't win too many more Majors, says Rod Laver

In an interview, the Australian legend commented on how many Grand Slam titles have left in them. The Swiss holds 20 crowns, the Spaniard has 17 and Djokovic 14. Laver said: Im not sure that Roger can win too many more. He certainly could win Wimbledon cause hes a grass court player. Novak certainly couldRead moreRead more

Injured Marin Cilic shows class after Australian Open exit

A knee issue prevented Croatian tennis star Marin Cilic from performing at his best level against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut. Bautista Agut, seeded at No. 22, edged out 2018 runner-up Cilic 6-7 (6) 6-3 6-2 4-6 6-4 to reach the Australian Open quarter-final. After the match, Cilic said that each match he was dealing withRead moreRead more

Roger will always be Roger: Boris Becker praises Federer

In a column for Times of India, the six-time Major winner commented on the clash between old guys and next generation. Becker believes the Big three competitors are on the first row, but younger players can be protagonists as well. After his injury woes, everybody wanted to see how Rafa did during the first weekRead moreRead more

Roger Federer is a freak of nature, says Pat Cash

The 1987 Wimbledon champion believes that the 20-time Grand Slam winner is a freak of nature. The Australian thinks that the Swiss is a particular case in tennis for his great talent. As quoted by Express, Cash said: Often, single-handed backhand guys usually take a while to develop some strength. Denis Shapovalov is a prettyRead moreRead more

I can't even explain how good Novak Djokovic is, says Mats Wilander

Speaking on Eurosport the seven-time Grand Slam winner said he was impressed by Novak Djokovics dominant win over Lucas Pouille in the Australian Open semifinals. Wilander said Djokovic was unfazed by cooler night conditions: Everyone cooled down, not Novak Djokovic I would say. That was incredible. I was out there watching it live from theRead moreRead more

Australian Open: Milos Raonic sinks pale Alexander Zverev to enter quarters

. This was the 15th Grand Slam in a career for Alexander Zverev and he failed to reach the quarters for the 14th time, losing to a player who has shown more in the opening eight days and who will now face Borna Coric or Lucas Pouille for the place in the semis. Serving atRead moreRead more