Serena Williams, the current World No. 1 on the WTA Tour, enjoyed a stellar 2014 season. Some notable results included titles in Brisbane, Miami, Rome, Stanford, and Cincinnati. More impressive highlights included another title at the US Open and victory at the year-end WTA Finals
Novak Djokovic’s 2014 season, relative to what we’d become used to in recent years, was perhaps a little bit of a letdown. Djokovic started the year off as the World No. 2 and he was a disappointment at Melbourne Park, losing to Stan Wawrinka in the 2014 Australian Open quarterfinals.
Despite a few problems with a scraped thumb and equilibrium issues, Novak Djokovic made history while also holding onto his number one world position after defeating Andy Murry.
With the conclusion of the women’s draw, Serena Williams claimed her sixth title down-under, defeating Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3, 7-6. The women’s championship match came after two fairly uncompetitive semifinals that saw Williams defeat Madison Keys and Sharapova defeat Ekaterina Makarova
Stan Wawrinka was the only tennis player to have defeated Novak Djokovic at Melbourne Park, but that wasn't the case today. The worlds number one tennis champr eached his fifth final today with no signs of stopping anytime soon.
The 2015 Australian Open quarterfinals are over for both the men’s and women’s draws. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, the pre-tournament favourites, remain alive in the respective draws
Roger Federer, considered by many to be the greatest tennis player of all time, is at what has to be considered the tail end of his career. Tennis, a sport that favours youth more than most others, currently has an emerging class of Grand Slam contenders that are much younger than the Swiss Maestro
Rafael Nadal, winner of fourteen Grand Slam titles to date, had an inconsistent year in 2014. After starting last season out strong with a title in Doha (d. Monfils), the Spaniard then made the final of the 2014 Australian Open