UPDATE 2 – Serena Williams Comments on Steubenville Rape Case in Rolling Stone Interview; Apologizes, Issues Statement

  (June 18, 2013) In a lengthy interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Serena Williams who does not blame the victim, commented on the Steubenville rape case saying that the victim "shouldn't have put herself in that position." The … [Read more...]

Murray Off to a Running Start at Wimbledon, Hewitt Stuns Wawrinka

(June 24, 2013) Andy Murray began his quest a Wimbledon title with a straightforward 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 win over Benjamin Becker. “It was a good start.  He's a tough player.  I thought it was a pretty high‑standard match, apart from a few games in the … [Read more...]

Rafael Nadal Upset by Steve Darcis in Wimbledon First Round

  (June 24, 2013) No. 5 seed Rafael Nadal suffered his first-ever first round match at a major when he fell to No. 135 Steve Darcis of Belgium 7-6(4), 7-6(8), 6-4 at Wimbledon on Monday. Darcis is the lowest-ranked ever player to beat Nadal at … [Read more...]

Federer Crushes Hanescu in First Round of Wimbledon

(June 24, 2013) Defending Wimbledon champion Roger Federer took a mere 68 minutes to crush Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 to move into the second round. It was ten years ago that Federer won his first major title at Wimbledon. Federe was superior at … [Read more...]

Teenager Puig Ousts Fifth Seed Errani at Wimbledon

(June 24, 2013) A 19 year-old from Puerto Rico provided the first upset of the fortnight on the opening day of Wimbledon. Monica Puig stunned fifth seed Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in the first round. Errani is better known as a clay court expert who was … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Gives a Response to Maria Sharapova’s Comments

  (June 23, 2013) Serena Williams was inundated with questions in her Wimbledon pre-tournament news conference on Sunday about Maria Sharapova’s razor-sharp comments in reaction to Williams’ quotes in a recent Rolling Stone magazine. On … [Read more...]

Federer Begins Quest for Eighth Wimbledon Crown

(June 23, 2013) Roger Federer will open Wimbledon on Centre Court on Monday to defend his 2012 title as is tradition. The third seeded Federer faces a tough road ahead of him as he would have to most probably defeat both No. 5 Rafael Nadal and No. 2 … [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...]

Maria Sharapova Takes Verbal Shot at Serena Williams in Regard to Recent Rolling Stone Article

  (June 22, 2013) In a pre-Wimbledon news conference on Saturday Maria Sharapova took aim at Serena Williams in regard to a recent Rolling Stone article where the author Stephen Rodrick did an extensive interview with the world No. 1. … [Read more...]