Browsing 2012 tennis season

Novak Djokovic – 2012 Belonged to Him as Well

Posted on 13 Nov, 2012, by in Tennis

The first major title of the season in 2012 went to Novak Djokovic, and the last substantial one went to him as well. En route to winning both titles, the Australian Open and the ATP World Tour Finals, he beat Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Another year belonging to Novak Djokovic, still the best tennis player in the world. More

Novak Djokovic – Still the Best Tennis Player in the World

Posted on 30 Oct, 2012, by in Tennis

No matter how good or bad Novak Djokovic does in the Paris Masters, he’ll regain the number one spot on the ATP rankings thanks to Roger Federer withdrawing from the tournament. After all the ups and downs in 2012, Djokovic is still, probably, the best player in the world. More

Novak Djokovic – Tennis’ Best Player Back at Number One

Posted on 15 Oct, 2012, by in Tennis

Saving five match points was just another day at the office for Novak Djokovic, enjoying a fantastic time and form during the Asian part of the 2012 Tennis Season, heading into the final stretch as the number one player in the world. More

Roger Federer – Being Number 1 Is Harder in Your 30’s

Posted on 19 Sep, 2012, by in Tennis

How many more times will we see Roger Federer play this season? As much as the number one spot on the ATP rankings is important to him, there’s a good chance that he won’t travel to the Asian tournaments at all, maybe even skipping the Paris tournament to be fit for the Year-End Tournament in London. More

Rafael Nadal Keeps Dropping Out of Tournaments

Posted on 10 Aug, 2012, by in Tennis

Now this is getting worrying. After losing to Lukas Rosol in the second round of the Wimbledon tournament, Nadal announced he won’t be playing in the Olympic games, in order to rest and take care of his bad knees. Then came the announcement of dropping out from the Canada Masters, and now comes the announcement of dropping out from Cincinnati. How bad is it, really? More

Rafael Nadal Books Novak Djokovic Final in Monte Carlo

Posted on 21 Apr, 2012, by in Tennis

Rafael Nadal isn’t steamrolling the competition in the Monte Carlo masters like he’s used to, but despite the mediocre ability and the fragile knees, he has made his 8th consecutive final on the first clay tournament of the season, to face the man he hasn’t beaten in a final match for over a year, the world’s #1, Novak Djokovic. More

Andy Roddick and the Unlikely Win Over Roger Federer

Posted on 27 Mar, 2012, by in Tennis

Andy Roddick did beat Roger Federer earlier this month in the Madison Square Garden exhibition, but that wasn’t suppose to reflect on big tournaments, on actually important ATP Tour Masters events. Well, it happened. For only the third time in his 24 matches with Roger, Roddick came out on top, winning 7-6, 1-6, 6-4 in the third round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne. More

Roger Federer Very Far From Retirement Plans

Posted on 21 Mar, 2012, by in Tennis

Roger Federer has been hearing the talks, the criticism, the calls for retirement. They’ve been going on for three years now, more or less. The voices grow stronger after a disappointing finish to a Grand Slam tournament, like in 2010, when he couldn’t make it past the quarter finals at the Roland Garros and Wimbledon. Those voices dissappear when he wins the Indian Wells, his third tournament in 2012. More

Roger Federer Hasn’t Looked This Good in Years

Posted on 19 Mar, 2012, by in Tennis

Roger Federer talked earlier this year about his desire, and belief, regarding a return to the number one spot in the World. After winning the 2012 Indian Wells Masters, his third consecutive title this season, he’s still at number 3, but it’s getting easier to believe that he’s bound to win at least one Grand Slam title before the end of the year. More

Rafael Nadal Shouldn’t Play the Australian Open Injured

Posted on 30 Dec, 2011, by in Tennis

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