Articles by Nikhila Makker
Jan 15, 2017
Australian Open 2017: Can anyone in men’s draw stop another Andy Murray-Novak Djokovic final?In Melbourne this year, all roads that lead to the Australian Open crown are treacherous and thorny. Here’s a preview of the men’s draw.
Jan 14, 2017
Australian Open 2017: Angelique Kerber, Serena Williams the favourites in unpredictable women's drawWill Angelique Kerber defend her title? Here’s a preview of the women’s draw at the Australian Open and predictions for how it could unfold.
Jan 11, 2017
Chennai Open can’t compete with Brisbane, Doha: Tournament director wants parity in prize moneyTom Annear, the tournament director at Chennai Open, in a candid chat, expressed how difficult it is to negotiate and convince the best players to come to India.
Jan 10, 2017
Chennai Open 2017: Roberto Bautista Agut lifts fifth ATP title, but how far can his experience take him?With five titles to his name, Roberto Bautista Agut has enough experience under his belt. But does he have what it takes to become a top-10 player?
Jan 08, 2017
Chennai Open 2017: Bopanna-Jeevan, Raja-Sharan collide in historic all-Indian doubles ATP finalRohan Bopanna & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, along with Purav Raja and Divij Sharan, created history by setting up the first all-Indian doubles final on ATP tour.
Jan 08, 2017
Chennai Open 2017: Roberto Bautista Agut faces upcoming youngster Daniil Medvedev in finalThe Chennai Open 2017 final is a study in contrasts. On one hand, is Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut, and on the other is 20-year-old Russian Daniil Medvedev,
Jan 07, 2017
Chennai Open 2017 semis preview: Bautista Agut, Paire set up rematch; Medvedev the dark horseThe semi-final lineup at Chennai Open on Saturday promises some great action to bring us closer to the end of the opening week of tennis this season.
Jan 07, 2017
Chennai Open 2017: Meet Daniil Medvedev, the hard-serving Russian star on the riseFirstpost caught up with Daniil Medvedev ahead of his Chennai Open semi-final, for an exclusive chat to try and get to know more about the next-gen player.
Jan 02, 2017
Chennai Open 2017 preview: Marin Cilic, Roberto Bautista Agut aim for strong start to new seasonWorld No 6 and former US Open champion Marin Cilic is the top attraction at this year's Chennai Open, India's biggest and most prestigious tennis tournament.
Dec 28, 2016
Year in Review 2016: Chaotic season for women's tennis saw Angelique Kerber emerge as a starThe 2016 season turned out to be a tumultuous one for women's tennis with plenty of shock exits and unexpected results. Here's a look back at the year that was.