Djokovic Tops Harrison Under the Lights at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON - In a match completed in the evening under the roof and under the lights, No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Ryan Harrison 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the third round of Wimbledon. The match ran late due to the rain in the afternoon. ”I … [Read more...]

Simon Says No to Equal Prize Money

Frenchman Gilles Simon  seeded 13th at Wimbledon told French media he did not think the women should get equal prize money in tennis. “I think that men’s tennis is really ahead of women’s tennis at this stage,” Simon told French-language … [Read more...]

Paszek tops Wozniacki, Cirstea upsets Li Na at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON - Add seventh seed Caroline Wozniacki and 11th seed Li Na to the list of seed casualties on the Ladies' side of the Wimbledon draw. Austria's Tamira Paszek eliminated Dane Wozniacki 5-7, 7-6(4),  6-4  while Romania's Sorana Cirstea … [Read more...]

Britain’s Watson Advances to Wimbledon Third Round

WIMBLEDON - Heather Watson became the first British woman since 2002 to reach the third round of Wimbledon on Tuesday defeating American Jamie Lee Hampton of the United States 6-1, 6-4 on Wednesday. “I was pleased with how I started the match, … [Read more...]

Murray Leads Five Brits into Second Round at Wimbledon

It was a momentous day for Britons at Wimbledon on Tuesday, as Andy Murray found himself in the rare position of having four other Brits alongside him for the second round. A very business-like Murray perhaps silenced some of his detractors since … [Read more...]

Nadal, Murray, Tsonga Reach Second Round

WIMBLEDON - Second, fourth and fifth seeds Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, respectively have reached the second round at Wimbledon. All men moved on with straight set victories on Centre Court on Tuesday. Nadal overcame a 0-4 first … [Read more...]

Kvitova begins Wimbledon defense, Serena Williams, Azarenka through

WIMBLEDON - Defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, second seed Victoria Azarenka and four-time former champion Serena Williams all moved into the second round at the All England Club with straight set victories on Tuesday. The Czech Kvitova … [Read more...]

Hampton Shines on a day when most Americans fall at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON - Jamie Lee Hampton in her first match at the All England Club upset 27th seed Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 6-4, 7-6 (1) on Monday evening. "I'm kind of liking it right now," noted Hampton about playing on grass. The 22-year-old who had … [Read more...]

Gulbis Stuns Sixth Seed Berdych at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON - Ernests Gulbis pulled off the upset of the day at Wimbledon on Monday when the Latvia topped sixth seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4). Berdych who was the runner-up to Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2010 had … [Read more...]