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A full house for BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells-essentiallysports.com

After the thrills and spills of Australian open, it is safe to say that this time around the Indian Wells tournament is going to be one of the most exciting affairs. The BNP Paribas Open, the season's first ATP World...

Donskoy stuns Federer in the second round of Dubai open-essentiallysports.com

Roger Federer looked on course to enter the third round of the Dubai Open, but it was not meant to be. 99th ranked player Evgeny Donskoy saved three match points as he pulled off a stunning upset on Wednesday at...

Tennis is no longer my number one priority: Djokovic essentiallysports.com

Novak Djokovic has declared that tennis no longer is a major priority for him. The 29-year old Serbian has been finding it difficult to strike a balance with his professional life and personal life. In 2016, he became the...
Maria Sharapova's ban reduced to 15 months

Players caught in doping cases should not be given wild cards says Andy Murray

Maria Sharapova is set to make a return to professional tennis after she was banned in January last year for the use of Meldonium, a prohibited drug. Her original ban was for two years, which was reduced to 15...

Dominic Thiem reigns supreme in Rio, Federer sails through first round

Dominic Thiem claimed his eighth title of his career after defeating  Pablo Carreno Busta in straight sets ( 7-5 6-4 ) in the finals of the Rio open. In his post match interview, Thiem said he was feeling great, after...

Comeback of the Year: Mischa Zverev

One of the fairy tale moments at this year's Australian open, apart from Roger Federer's comeback, was that of Mischa Zverev. Back from the clutches of retirement, and playing a style of tennis now considered to be outdated, Mischa Zverev is the...

Five major players with frequent injuries in their tennis careers-essentiallysports.com

Injuries have been the root cause of ending multiple careers in most of the sports, and tennis has been no exception. The following players have probably deserved more than what they have right now and probably could have written...

What Has Bitten Roger Federer?

On the 1st of March, Swiss ace Roger Federer slumped to yet another defeat at the Dubai Masters Cup to the 116th ranked played Evgeny Donskoy in a second round clash with the scoreline 6-3, 6-7, 6-7. Federer, who...