Tag: Tennis Talk

20:20:20 — Let the ‘GOAT’ Debate begin
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20:20:20 — Let the ‘GOAT’ Debate begin

July 19, 2021

By U.B. Acharya With Novak “Nole” Djokovic winning the Wimbledon 2021 and thus winning his 20th Major title (same as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal), it is time to start a debate on “Greatest of All Times”. Though it is difficult to compare athletes of different eras, in this case the three great players have…

Heartiest Congratulations on Lifting Wimbledon 2021 Titles
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Heartiest Congratulations on Lifting Wimbledon 2021 Titles

July 13, 2021

Invincible Djokovic, Unrelenting Barty and budding Junior Star Samir Banerjee By V.N. Prasad London was agog with sporting activities last week-end. Italy won the European Championship for the 1st time since 1968 in a 3-2 shootout win at Wembley. 17-year-old ‘Indian American’ lifted the 2021 Wimbledon Juniors Trophy. Cool and composed Barty lifted her 1st…

Djoko climbs ‘Mount Everest’ as No. 1 Player
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Djoko climbs ‘Mount Everest’ as No. 1 Player

March 21, 2021

By U.B. Acharya On Monday, the 8th of March 2021, Novak Djokovic crossed a milestone of reaching 311 weeks as ATP’s No. 1 ranked player surpassing Roger Federer’s what one thought of as unbeatable record of 310 weeks. Before discussing further, let us look at some historical milestones. Historical Records Though international tennis started in…

Success for Novak Djokovic
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Success for Novak Djokovic

February 9, 2020

By U.B. Acharya For the record, Novak Djokovic won his eighth Australian Open and in the process, 17th Major title against an upcoming Dominic Thiem in nearly four hours and five thrilling sets. The score line was 6-4; 4-6; 2-6; 6-3 and 6-4. A critical analysis of the various aspects of the match is as…

Grand Slam Events over the decades
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Grand Slam Events over the decades

October 14, 2019

By U.B. Acharya With the conclusion of US Open Tennis Tournament last month where Geriatric Rafael Nadal (33 years) had the better of one of the Next-Gen players, Daniil Medvedev (23 years), the curtain closed on Grand Slam events for the decade. However, this write-up is not about the final match or the whole tournament…

Who will wear the Crown ?
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Who will wear the Crown ?

August 25, 2019

Will it be one of the Old Guards or a Next-Gen Player?  By U.B. Acharya The last tennis major of the decade will be played in New York from August 26, 2019 onwards for two weeks. While the reigning champion Novak Djokovic (32 years), Rafael Nadal (33 years) and Roger Federer (38 years) are the…

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