Tennis rave of the moment Maria Sharapova is set to make a return to the New Zealand ASB Classic, according to reports.

She has come under fire from all quarters following her return from suspension after she was found guilty for testing positive to a banned substance.

Other WTA top stars have spoken publicly against her return but Sharapova and her team have gladly returned the favour. The tennis stars say Sharapova should not handed wild cards to tournaments as it sends a bad signal about doping.

Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard asked that Sharapova be banned for life, labelling her a cheat. In contrast the tournament director for the ASB Classic Karl Budge has said Sharapova would return for the event. Continue reading SHARAPOVA TO FEATURE IN NZ ASB CLASSIC

Bernard Tomic: I’m not a bad person

December 22, 2015

Bernard Tomic reckons he is not as bad a person as some people believe he is after hearing about him.

According to Tomic, those who start to keep in touch with him on a regular basis and get close to him, they change their opinion as they get to know his real personality which is quite different from what is portrayed in the media.

Tomic along with his compatriot Nick Kyrgios are considered to be the two bad boys of Tennis in the modern generation. Both of them have found themselves in a number of controversies in the recent times attracting a lot of criticism from all quarters. Continue reading Bernard Tomic: I’m not a bad person

Serena Williams says she also feels nervousness

October 4, 2015

Serena Williams says she also feels nervousness like anyone else, but, with the experience that she has gained over the years, she has now got the idea how to keep the emotions in check and focus on the job in hand.

Serena appears to be pretty calm whenever she is on the court and people reckon it’s one of her qualities which has helped her win so many games and titles, but, as per the veteran herself, she actually does not happen to be as calm as it, maybe, looks from outside. She battles with her own jitters.

Speaking to an American news network recently, Serena said, “I think you must see me practicing once. I don’t think I am that calm and relaxed. Of course, when you spend this much of time playing on the tour, you learn a lot of things one of which is how to carry yourself on and off the court. So, I don’t express myself that much during games. But, the nervousness is always there.” Continue reading Serena Williams says she also feels nervousness

Shaquille O’neal playing tennis with Serena Williams

May 3, 2015

My Tennis Heroes Movie Ranking: 4 / five

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April 4, 2015

My Tennis Heroes Video Score: four / 5

Marin Cilic is eyeing another Grand Slam

April 3, 2015

Marin Cilic is looking to add one more to his Slam titles’ tally this year. Cilic has just had one Slam title under his belt which he had clinched the previous season, getting better of Kei Nishikori at Flushing Meadows.

Nishikori was seeded higher than Cilic in that tournament and probably, was the favourite in the lead up to the final. But, Cilic was a far better player on the day. Continue reading Marin Cilic is eyeing another Grand Slam