Top Seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams Ease into Wimbledon Round of 16

(June 29, 2013) Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams showed their dominance on the Centre Court of Wimbledon on Saturday, each with straight set victories to advance to the round of 16. Williams won 600th career match by demolishing … [Read more...]

Murray Advances Easily, Seed Killers From Wednesday Fall on Friday

(June 28, 2013) No. 2 seed and 2012 London Olympic champion Andy Murray continued his straight sets streak by defeating Tommy Robredo 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the fourth round under a closed roof at Wimbledon on Friday. Meanwhile, two days ago several … [Read more...]

ESPN Films’ Nine for IX Series to Air First Film Venus Vs. on July 2

Documentary film chronicles the ground-breaking efforts of Venus Williams in the fair pay struggle in the world of women’s tennis    ESPN Films and espnW will premiere the documentary Venus Vs., directed by Ava DuVernay, as the first film in the … [Read more...]

Williams Beats Garcia and the Rain to Move into Wimbledon Third Round

(June 27, 2013) After the chaos which was Wednesday at Wimbledon which saw 11 seeds including seven former No. 1 players fall including defending champion Roger Federer and third seed Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams brought the tournament back to … [Read more...]

WTA Legends to be Honored at 40th Anniversary Celebration

LONDON, UK – The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) today announced it will celebrate four decades of growth and achievement with a special gathering of WTA World No.1s at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London on Sunday, June 30.   Former … [Read more...]

Roger Federer Upset by Sergiy Stakhovsky in Second Round of Wimbledon

  (June 26, 2013) In a day which saw seven players pull out with injuries and seven former number ones lose at Wimbledon, Roger Federer seven-time champion, lost in the second round to No. 116, qualifier Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), … [Read more...]

Three Was Not a Magic Number at Wimbledon on Wacky Wednesday

(June 26, 2013) Three was a tragic number in tennis on Wednesday as opposed to a magic number on day three of Wimbledon which saw seven withdrawals or retirements, seven former number ones lose and a total of 11 seeds upset – four men and seven … [Read more...]

Statement From Wimbledon Regarding Player Withdrawals

  STATEMENT FROM RICHARD LEWIS, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE ALL ENGLAND CLUB, REGARDING PLAYER WITHDRAWALS London, UK, Wednesday 26 June 2013: There has been a high number of withdrawals at The Championships today and we sympathise with all the … [Read more...]

Andy Murray Shines Through on Day of Upsets and Withdrawals at Wimbledon

(June 26, 2013) No. 2 seed Andy Murray brought some order to a day full of upsets and withdrawals with a straightforward win over Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in just over two hours to move into the third round. Murray was asked about what he … [Read more...]

Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic All Fall on Day 3 of Wimbledon

(June 26, 2013) Four former number ones – Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic all lost in the second round on Wednesday at Wimbledon. Sharapova was ousted by Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher de Brito ranked … [Read more...]