Round 4 Shock for Serena Williams at Wimbledon– Round up of the Centre Court Action

By Ros Satar   (July 1, 2013) WIMBLEDON - As if last Wednesday was not enough fun for the tennis gods, they toyed with the seemingly natural order of things just a little more on Round 4 Monday. Possibly one of the best days usually on the … [Read more...]

2013 Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Contender Profiles – Fast Facts with Jack Cunniff

(June 23, 2013) Profiles of the top Men’s Singles contenders for the 2013 Wimbledon. Note: Grand Slam records for main draw matches only.  - by Jack Cunniff     http://twitter.com/jrcunniff   1. Novak Djokovic 2013 Record: 33-5 Grand Slam Record: … [Read more...]

2013 Wimbledon Ladies’ Contender Profiles – Fast Facts with Jack Cunniff

(June 23, 2013) Profiles of the top Women’s Singles contenders for the 2013 Wimbledon. Note: Grand Slam records for main draw matches only.  - by Jack Cunniff     http://twitter.com/jrcunniff   1. Serena Williams 2013 Record:  43-2 Grand … [Read more...]

Trial Run for Wimbledon Round 1 as Lopez and Simon face off for the Eastbourne Title

  By Ros Satar (June 21, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England – Feliciano Lopez def. Ivan Dodig 7-6(3), 6-1 Feliciano Lopez was first into the Eastbourne final on Friday, handling the blustery conditions better than Ivan Dodig with a straight sets … [Read more...]

Hampton in the Hunt for Maiden Title in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar (June 21, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Jamie Hampton def. Caroline Wozniacki 6-7(8), 7-5, 6-3 Qualifier, Jamie Hampton is hunting for her maiden WTA tour title, after scoring another good win in the Aegon International, … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Roundup at Eastbourne

By Ros Satar (June 20, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - The playing conditions on Thursday started in the murk of a mist coming in off the sea, a complete contrast to the hot sunny conditions the day before.   No sooner had the first players made … [Read more...]

Vesnina Stuns Ivanovic in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 17, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England -   Elena Vesnina def. Ana Ivanovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 Elena Vesnina overcame the seventh seed Ana Ivanovic in the first match on Centre Court as the women had to regroup and restart when rain … [Read more...]

Against The Odds, Croatia’s Donna Vekic Makes Birmingham Final

By Tumaini Carayol (June 15, 2013) BIRMINGHAM, UK - Before the AEGON Classic tournament's inception, the odds on offer suggested nothing of what would follow. 16-1 for Daniela Hantuchova, 33-1 for Magdalena Rybarikova, 100-1 for Donna Vekic, and … [Read more...]

Protestors Fail to Halt Nadal’s Sprint to History

By Ros Satar (June 9, 2013) PARIS - A dramatic double interruption from protestors left an edgy air on an overcast Paris day, but it did not prevent Rafael Nadal from carving a place in history as the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Makes It Sweet 16

By Ros Satar   (June 8, 2013) PARIS - How does Maria Sharapova solve a problem like Serena?   The answer is she doesn't, at least not today as the head-to-head between them grew to 14-2, when Serena Williams regained the title she won … [Read more...]