Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal Photograph:( Reuters )
Since time immemorial, tennis stars have given fans plenty of humdingers in the form of lengthy and brutal rallies. Here's reliving some of them, featuring the Big Three Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and many more superstars:
Tennis is a game of minute percentages. The margin of error is minimal and things unfold at a rapid pace. One or two points here and there can open any contest wide open and some shots, rallies or even a mini-break helps a player to revamp and gain some momentum.
Thus, players need to be at their very best to triumph and the fitness levels should be at an all-time high. The upper core of the body needs to be strong for smacking some flawless forehands and backhands whereas the lower body is exposed during drop-shots, coming to the net and sprinting from one corner of the court to the other. While the whole game keeps spectators and viewers at the edge of their seats, rallies often produce some nerve-wracking display of talent and skills from the players.
The longer rallies expose the fitness of players, their agility, speed, presence of mind and plenty more aspects. Since time immemorial, tennis stars have given fans plenty of humdingers in the form of lengthy and brutal rallies. Here's reliving some of them, featuring the Big Three Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and many more superstars:
At present, tennis stars are gearing up for the next Grand Slam, which will also kick off the year 2022. The Australian Open will be the first big-ticket event, followed by the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. On the other hand, various other ATP and WTA events will continue to keep the tennis fans involved in the game all throughout 2022.
The current year is set to end with Serbian great Novak Djokovic at the top in ATP Men's rankings whereas Ashleigh Barty finds herself at the top in the WTA rankings for women's singles.