Author: Utkarsha Mitra (Utkarsha Mitra)

The Achilles’ Heel for Novak Djokovic
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The Achilles’ Heel for Novak Djokovic

A year back, if Novak Djokovic had lost in the semifinals of a tournament, it would’ve made the headlines. The news media would’ve gone absolute bonkers, diagnosing every little mistake committed and proposing that the loss might mean the end of Djokovic’s domination. This year, things have taken a 180-degree turn and Djokovic making semifinals of a...

Miami Open 2017: Tournament Preview
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Miami Open 2017: Tournament Preview

Indian Wells is over after yet another dream run by fan-favorite Roger Federer, and we look forward to the second ATP Masters 1000 stop, at Miami – the Miami Open 2017 Presented by Itau. The American desert swing has been a huge success over the years, with Miami Open playing a not-so-distant second fiddle to...

BNP Paribas Open 2017: Final Preview
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BNP Paribas Open 2017: Final Preview

The BNP Paribas Open is one match away from its conclusion, and temperature and excitement is soaring up in Indian Wells regarding the all-Swiss contest between Swiss No. 1 Stan Wawrinka and Swiss No. 2 Roger Federer. The road so far The finalists have had varying experiences in their 5 matches — Stan had been...

BNP Paribas Open 2017: Preview
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BNP Paribas Open 2017: Preview

The first Masters 1000 tournament of the ATP season, the Indian Wells Masters or BNP Paribas Open, has always held a respectable position among the big tournaments, with thoughts being given to its status as a Masters tournament and whether it could be considered as the fifth slam due to its immense popularity. The center court, known...

Slaying the slayer: Roger Federer vs Mischa Zverev
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Slaying the slayer: Roger Federer vs Mischa Zverev

Swiss Maestro Roger Federer is through to his 41st semifinal at the 2017 Australian Open, sweeping aside the giant killer Mischa Zverev 6-1, 7-5, 6-2 in just over 90 minutes. As It Happened In the first night-session match on Day 9 at the Rod Laver Arena, Roger Federer, playing in his 13th quarterfinal in Melbourne,...

Turning Back The Clock: Mischa Zverev
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Turning Back The Clock: Mischa Zverev

When the chair umpire says, “Game, set, match, Zverev”, one would most definitely believe it to be Alexander, the teen prodigy who’s been causing a lot of hype on tour for the last two years, except from now on, they’ll have to see the scorecard to see which of the two brothers wreaked havoc. Mischa...

Battle of the Generations : Nadal vs Zverev
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Battle of the Generations : Nadal vs Zverev

Interest was at full peak for the highly awaited third round clash between Spanish legend Rafael Nadal and arguably ATP’s biggest teen sensation, Alexander Zverev. And boy did they deliver! Zverev, better known as ‘Sascha’, put on an exhibition of prodigal shotmaking coupled with amazing mental fortitude. And, Nadal, on the other hand, answered his...