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Throwback: Nadal’s 2013 French Open victory

The big story of the summer of 2013 was the unanticipated resurgence of Rafael Nadal, clay court master, longtime rival to Roger Federer and arguably the most tenacious competitor in any sport. His game has been described by Andre...

Why Nadal is the King of Clay

“He's never seen a point he's not dying to win, a ball he's not willing to chase” Toni Nadal When the month of April comes around every year, there’s a certain Spanish citizen who can’t stop smiling. He goes by the...

The Eugenie Bouchard struggles continue

No. 56 ranked Eugenie Bouchard lost in QF to 21 year old Victoria Duval of USA ranked 896, yes, 896. As shocking as the loss may sound of the once 'Future Star', it is a loss occurring in $80,000...

Five fastest tennis players in the world

It takes immense strength and stamina, as well as skills to anticipate the speed of the ball and the pace of the court, to stay in the top ten of the men's tennis. Today we take a look at...

Nadal not the only favorite for French Open 2017

It’s that time of the year! White socks turn red. Left pockets are filled with the holy sand by the end of the day and the heavy topspin forehands dictate play. With so much happening in the last few...

2017 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters Preview

The tennis world turns its eyes to the picturesque Monte-Carlo Country Club as the top players gear up for the 3rd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. It is also the 1st of the 3 Masters in the clay...

How The Paes-Bhupathi Davis Cup Drama Escalated – essentiallysports.com

On 9th April 2017, India beat Uzbekistan 4-1 in the 2017 Group I, Asia/Oceania 2nd Round. Everyone after such a routing by the Indian Davis Cup team would have expected the Indian tennis to be celebrating and talking about...

Belgium the last team to qualify for Davis cup semis

Belgium 3 Italy 2 David Goffin powered Belgium in to the semi-finals of the Davis cup world cup tournament, after his straight sets victory over Paolo Lorenzi (6-3 6-3 6-2). Belgium are the 2015 runner-ups of the Davis cup and are through to...