Dubai Final – Preview

[3] Tomas Berdych vs. [4] Roger Federer   This match up is an overshadowed rivalry. H2H of 11-6 in Roger’s favor also depicts the same. Czech gave tough time for the Swiss on court right from their first match in 2004 Athens Olympics. Berdych’s strength is his gigantic serve and the explosive forehand. He always…

Rivalries Of The Last Decade In Men’s Tennis

We have watched some wonderful talents and great players over the last decade. But there are only three men who were ranked No.1 in the world Federer, Nadal and Djokovic. Whereas there were ten different men in the previous decade. Same domination was evident in the majors as well. Such is the immense competition at…

Do Numbers Predict Better Than Nostradamus?

Predictability: Does the Flap of a Butterfly’s Wings in Brazil set off a Tornado in Texas? [1] When I first presented my preliminary report on the test of divisibility of seven at the American Mathematical Society in 2002 [2], little did I know that my theory had a deep connection with Wawrinka’s Australian open 2014win?…

AO 2014: Big 4 Perspective

The Australian Open draw has arrived putting an end to speculations of where Roger Federer finds himself in the draw and what are Murray’s chances. Not Surprisingly both are locked in a heated quarterfinal battle. Though both players admitted that they are not looking too far ahead and focused to take one match at a…