Murray Tops Baghdatis in Latest Wimbledon Match Ever

WIMBLEDON -  At the latest match in Wimbledon history, Britain's Andy Murray defeated Marcos Baghdatis 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. The match ended at 11:02 pm on Saturday under the closed roof of Centre Court. The curfew says that play under the roof must … [Read more...]

Cilic Wins Second Longest Wimbledon Match

WIMBLEDON - In the second longest match in Wimbledon history, Croatian Marin Cilic, the 16th seed defeated unseeded American Sam Querrey 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 17-15 to move into the round of 16. "Was mentally not easy, especially in that fifth set," … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Survives Zheng test, Reaches Wimbledon Fourth Round

WIMBLEDON - Serena Williams survived a major test on Saturday in the All England Club when she came back past Jie Zheng 6-7, 6-2, 9-7 to move into the round of 16.   Williams said that she had to dig deep to get through the tough match. … [Read more...]

Shvedova gets “Golden Set” in defeating Errani

WIMBLEDON - Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan became only the second known player in the Open Era to record a ‘golden set’ (winning all 24 points in a set) in the first set of her 6-0, 6-4 third round win over Sara Errani of Italy. “I had no … [Read more...]

Back to Reality; Nadal Conqueror Rosol is Ousted at Wimbledon by Kohlscreiber

WIMBLEDON – A mere two days after his other worldly upset of Rafael Nadal, Lukas Rosol fell back to earth. Rosol was beaten by 27th seed Philipp Kohlscreiber 6-2, 6-3, 7-6(6) at Wimbledon on Saturday. The 26-year-old Czech went from Centre Court, … [Read more...]

Baker Continues Dream run from Qualies to the Round of 16

WIMBLEDON – The clock has not yet struck midnight for American Brian Baker who has made a surprising comeback to the tour, after being away from years due to surgeries. Baker who had qualify to play Wimbledon has made it through the qualifying … [Read more...]

Kick on for Queen and Country

For most years the success (or otherwise) of Britain’s tennis players rises to the top of people’s priority for the last week in June and the first week in July. Then for the non-tennis following public, the hub-bub simply disappears and remains … [Read more...]

Unknown Rosol Takes Down Nadal in Second Round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON - Who could have predicted that the Wimbledon Centre Court match of the day was going to be a little known player (ranked No. 100) from the Czech Republic against World No. 2 Rafael Nadal?   Lukas Rosol not only sensationally, but … [Read more...]

Murray and Serena Williams Advance

WIMBLEDON - It seems quite surreal, to relegate a Briton, and a four-time Wimbledon champion to “in other news,” but on such a momentous day on Thursday which produced a major upset of Rafael Nadal, - Andy Murray and Serena Williams could only be … [Read more...]

Simon Defends Stance to Media: Sharapova, Serena Williams React

WIMBLEDON –Thirteenth ranked Gilles Simon has caused some controversy this week with his stance against equal pay for men and women in tennis. The Frenchman met the media after his straight set loss to Xavier Malisse of Belgium at Wimbledon on … [Read more...]