With four Australian Open titles in his trophy room already, Novak Djokovic once again has the chance to set himself apart from Andre Agassi and Roger Federer an become the only player to win this particular tournament five times, or at least in the Open era (since 1968). More
Rafael Nadal is thinking about dominating in 2012, both in the Grand Slam tournaments and the ATP raknings, regaining the #1 spot. With the Olympics also on the horizon and Nadal still suffering from a shoulder injury, maybe playing the Australian Open isn’t the best decision. More
Turning 30 this week, Roger Federer spoke about his future, the 2012 Olympic Games and him NOT planning on retirement or giving up on the chase after the next Grand Slam title. It’s been 16 so far, more than anyone else – 6 Wimbledon, 5 US Open, 4 Australian Open and one French Open. It’s been over 18 months since his last triumph, in Australia, against Andy Murray. Just to remind you, here’s how he looked all 16 times he won, during an era mostly dominated by who is (in my opinion) the greatest tennis player of all time. More
Novak Djokovic won his second grand slam title and Australian Open, winning the 2011 title after beating Andy Murray in straight sets 6-4, 6-2, 6-3, sending Murray empty handed from a grand slam final for the third time. More
With Serbia winning the 2010 Davis Cup, Roger Federer winning the World Tour Finals the end a rough year on a happy note while Rafael Nadal, despite the loss to Fed remains no.1 in the world after a sensetional year, we take a look at the biggest earners in the history of men’s tennis, from 80’s legends like Becker and Edberg, through the 90’s with Sampras and Agassi to Nadal and Federer today. More
Roger Federer beats Andy Murray in straight sets, winning his fourth Australian Open and 16th grand slam title. More
Roger Federer joined British Fred Perry, Americans Don Budge and Andre Agassi and Australians Rod Laver and Roy Emerson as the only players in mens tennis history to win all four grand slams after his win in Roland Garros this afternoon over Robin Soderling. More
Besides Novak Djokovic winning the Australian Open in 2008, it seems the Slams in the past few years have belonged almost completely to Roger Federer and, more and more, Rafael Nadal—but not much besides those two.
Federer’s decline seems much more obvious this year, while Nadal, although winning three out of the last four grand slams, seems beatable off the clay, if he’s played correctly. Things seem a bit more open, and more players can join the chase for the big titles, even those who haven’t won one in their career.
Here’s my list of the best six players today without a Slam title and their future chances of winning one. More