On July 16, 2016 former world No. 1’s Justine Henin and Marat Safin received the highest honor in tennis – induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. In addition, Class of 2015 inductee Amelie Mauresmo was honored in the induction ceremony, as she missed last year’s due to the birth of her child. Master . . .
Novak Djokovic vs. Andy Murray, 4th times in the Australian Open final. The world No. 1 won all finals, however the only question is: is Murray able to bounce back and break through here in Melbourne winning a Major title in his post-Lendl career. Or Novak will join Borg and Laver collecting his 11th GS titles, and his 6th AO crown which will be equaled with the all-time record holder Roy Emerson.
No.1 vs. No.2 player of the world and of the main draw meets each other, only third times since 1996 but every time, Djokovic was one of the participant! In the H2H record, still Federer has a slight lead by 21-20 before his 42nd matchup which put them on the second position in the Open-era . . .
One of the most popular Argentine players of all time, José Luis Clerc gave an exclusive interview for www.db4tennis.com
The young titan Pierre-Hugues Herbert and the experienced Nicolas Mahut snapped the French winless streak at the US Open men’s doubles!
Former doubles partners and room-mates, teammates, lifetime friends and the kindest players of the tour: Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci has already guaranteed that the 2015 US Open Women’s singles champion will be an Italian lady! First time in the tournament history.
A real gentleman on and off the court who reached a quarterfinal in a Grand Slam after 62 years!
Here is the Shuzo Matsuoka – story!
The Swiss No. 1 against the Swiss No. 2, Federer – Wawrinka matchup, first time at US Open.
Although on the rank list, the Italian lady is far behind her Romanian player, however Flavia leads the H2H contest against Halep.
Last time they met on hard court at Grand Slam, it happened in 2008 when Nole beat Marin in 4 sets here in New York.