Clay King Nadal back with a bang

April 19, 2010

TENNIS-MEN/MASTERSClay King Rafael Nadal is back. And if his knees hold up it’ll take a miracle to stop him winning a fifth French Open title in Paris starting next month.

Can Federer complete a calendar slam?

February 1, 2010


Received wisdom heading into the Australian Open was that the combined effects of fatherhood and a record-breaking number of grand slams would reduce Roger Federer’s hunger for success to the point where mere mortals on the tour need fear him no longer.

Federer beats Murray in Australian Open final — how it happened

January 31, 2010

Roger Federer’s stunning victory over Andy Murray … as it happened.

Has Nadal’s career already peaked?

November 25, 2009

TENNIS-MEN/FINALSRafael Nadal has electrified men’s tennis since bursting on to the scene in 2005 but there are worrying signs that the Spaniard’s career may already have peaked.

U.S. Open shocker as Del Potro beats Federer to win title

September 15, 2009

Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina celebrates defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the men's final at the U.S. Open tennis championship in New York

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro has beaten Roger Federer to win in the U.S. Open and end the Swiss master’s five-year domination of the title.

A tale of two draws at Flushing Meadows

September 5, 2009

roddickIt has been a tale of two draws at the U.S. Open, with the men’s seeds advancing full steam ahead and the women’s field in disarray.

Expect Federer v Murray to decide US Open again

August 28, 2009

federermurrayThe final grand slam tournament of the year, which begins on Monday at Flushing Meadows, will welcome the world’s two highest ranked players in intimidating form.

Federer is still the daddy

August 27, 2009

federer2All eyes will be on new dad Roger Federer at the U.S. Open next week to see if he really can combine nappy changing duties with a successful run to another grand slam title.

Is it fair to compare greats from different sports?

July 9, 2009


I just came across an interesting blog on the bleacher report comparing the greatness of Roger Federer and Tiger Woods.