Wimbledon Dream Comes True for Marion Bartoli as she Captures 2013 Title

    (July 6, 2013) Back when she was a 6-year-old girl, Marion Bartoli pretended to play match point on the Wimbledon Centre court. She dreamed of winning what she deemed the most coveted Grand Slam trophy. As Don Quixote had a quest … [Read more...]

Lisicki Fights Off Radwanska while Bartoli Dominates Flipkens to Reach Wimbledon Final

(July 4, 2013) Germany’s Sabine Lisicki has made her first Wimbledon final with a hard-fought match win over No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7. For Lisicki who had the upset of women’s draw when she beat No. 1 Serena Williams in the round … [Read more...]

Serena Williams’ Conqueror Sabine Lisicki moves into Wimbledon Semifinals

(July 2, 2013) No. 23 seed Sabine Lisicki did on Tuesday failed to do what few seed-killers could not do this fortnight at Wimbledon - win a match after the big upset. A day after the German's stunning three-set victory over No. 1 Serena Williams, … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Sharapova Extends Clay Court Winning Streak to 23

By Tumaini Carayol (May 9, 2013) Up first on Central Court, Maria Sharapova continued her undisputed reign on the red dirt with a hard-fought straight  sets victory over Sabine Lisicki 6-2, 7-5. Despite the one-sided first set scoreline, the … [Read more...]

Checking in with the Germans at Family Circle Cup

  By Stephanie Neppl (April 3, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - A talented German contingency is in Charleston for the 2013 Family Circle Cup, but it has been a mixed week for its top stars.   A year ago, four Germans were in the top 20: Andrea … [Read more...]

Kvitova Outmuscles Schiavone, Defending Champion Azarenka Progresses

By Jaclyn Stacey (January 15, 2013) MELBOURNE PARK, Australia - Eighth seed Petra Kvitova outmuscled 2010 Roland Garros champion Francesca Schiavone in a tough three set match on Margaret Court Arena in day two action at Australian Open … [Read more...]

An Olympic View from Court 1, Third Round

By Ros Satar WIMBLEDON - It’s not quite the AELTC, is it? It’s all very familiar but very different. Where once was the comfortably subtle dark green and purple livery adorning the iconic front of Centre Court, there are angular and lively … [Read more...]

Kerber wins All-German Battle to Gain Semis Berth

  WIMBLEDON – In a quarterfinal battle between German women, No. 8 Angelique Kerber defeated No. 15 Sabine Lisicki 6-3, 6-7 (7), 7-5 on Tuesday at Wimbledon under the roof of Centre Court. Kerber reaches her first Wimbledon semifinal with the … [Read more...]