Day 1 preview : Roger – Rafa – Murray starting their compaign

Either Rafa or Roger has to defeat 3 top players for the title. But everyone should start it by winning their crucial first rounds. Many top players somewhat struggled in their first rounds. This might be because they are nervous at the starting and the opponent plays aggressive and precision tennis. Generally top seeds will be against qualifiers who has match practice in the last few days, where as top seed players won’t have that, anyway  seeded players will pick up quickly and win easily.

Wimbledon Championship Trophies

Wimbledon Championship Trophies (Photo credit: SouthEastern Star ★)

The most prestigious tournament for Tennis, Wimbledon is about to start in few hours [12hrs]. Day 1 schedule is out and Roger vs Hanescu is the first match match in center court., followed by sharapova match followed by Murray match. Meanwhile Rafa plays his first match in Court 1.

Matches to watch ( ofcourse everything is good in grass, few important ones 🙂 )
Roger vs Victor Hanescu
Murray vs Benjamin Becker
Rafa vs Steve Darcis
Hewitt vs Wawrinka
Tsonga vs Goffin
Tipservic vs Troicki


Wimbledon draw released – all eyes on Fedal quarter final

Seeding drama ended yesterday confirming Nadal would be seeded 5 behind David Ferrer. This caused a possible epic between Federer and Nadal in Round of 8. Both have equal chances of winning. Roger who considered to be stronger, but with Nadal in his prime time, stopping him difficult. Definitely it would be a great match again and hope these two won’t upset us in reaching quarters.

Roger Federer receives Rafael Nadal's serve du...

Roger Federer receives Rafael Nadal’s serve during the final of the 2006 Wimbledon Championships (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On the other side Djokovic must be laughing that easy lane till final. 😉 Unless he loose control over the game and the opponent played superb, Djokovic is not going to be out of tournament till final.

Murray, who lost to Roger Federer last year and won Gold medal in the next month at the same venue,on the other side may face either Rafa or Roger in semi-final. Murray left Roland Garros because of injury and he is also in good form after winning Queen’s cup.

Overall this is a tough draw for Roger to defend his title. Let’s see. Any thing can happen in tennis.

Don’t forget

Juan Martin Delpo is back in track after his health problems. And Dimitrov, the baby fed playing in his first Wimbldon as a tennis pro. In junior level he won the Chamionships already.

Complete Draw will be available HERE

Rafa edges Djoker in thrilling semis

What a match.!! Don’t know about the records in how much time they have played but, it was damn beautiful. Both showing aggressiveness at right times made the match more interesting. Finally, it was Rafa who got place in the final this year when Djokovic hit the ball outside the baseline. And Rafa showed that he won’t lose to Novak at Roland Garros. Djoker defeated Rafa in gruelling final at Monte-Carlo this year. This is consider to be a revenge match for Rafa. Who showed his signs at the end that i’m a dictator.

photo : Roland Garros official site

The battle of the gaints didn’t disappoint at all. Both played brilliant tennis, no doubt in that. It is like final match playing for title. Everybody watching it like, whoever wins this, he will take the trophy home.

Photo : Roland Garros official site

Absolutely Stunning performance from Djoker in the 4th set. Turned into super human mode again when Rafa was serving for the match to place in his 8th final. With the momentum he won tie breaker too and eventually match went to 5th set. 5th set started with break of Nadal serve and quick hold of Novak serve and Djoker went to 2-0 lead.

photo : Roland Garros official site

That simple smash missed by Djoker in the final set when he was about to get 5-3 lead gone when he touched net. And it was very poor game when he was at 7-8 giving 3 break points to the spaniard and playing bad at right at end of the game. A huge disappointment for Novak. He almost made it last year finals. He failed again here in semis with 4-6 6-3 1-6 7-6 7-9.

Meanwhile Ferrer win first set with 6-1 against Tsonga in another semis.

Rafa,Nole ready for match of the tournament

All set for match of the tournament. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ready for another thrilling semi-final at Roland Garros this year on coming friday.

Photo : Roland Garros official site ( FFT )

Rafael Nadal didn’t get any trouble from Stan. Rafa won in straight sets 6-2 6-3 6-1. Stan broke his racquet when he was serving to stay in the first set at 5-1, and he won that point and then game and it was 5-2. From that moment Stan really gave hard fight to Rafa who maintained his game well today too. And eventually Rafa won crucial points and through to semis.

photo : Roland Garros official site ( FFT )

On the other hand, Novak worked hard for berth in semis. Tommy Haas really gave a great fight, but the top guy Novak done the damage at right time. And completed his match with 6-3 7-6 7-5. Haas another veteran who is playing very good tennis these day at the age of 35. The second set would have won by Haas in the tie breaker. with 4-2 lead in the tie break, Haas loss the set. But continued his fight for the next set too. But Djoker, the strong man through to semis and will play against Rafa on Friday. 🙂

Djodal rivalry coninues.

Djodal rivalry coninues.

Hope no rains on friday for this match. Last year they met here in final, which was interrupted by rain and forcibly prolonged to next day game. That match won by Rafa, but the recent form from Novak against Rafa is good. So expecting a great battle between these two.

And on the other semis would be Ferrer vs Tsonga.