|Defending Champ Kvitova Dumped at Wimbledon; Germans Exit Too |
|Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova saw her defense effort shot down on Saturday at Wimbledon by former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic, who upset the Czech 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 at the All England Club.
Kvitova led a set and 3-1 up, but could not close out the No. 28 seed as the unf...|
|Novak Djokovic Goes Out On A Limb, Signs A Prosthetic Leg |
|after 3-set win yesterday over Bernard Tomic, Novak Djokovic did his customary post-match autographs while exiting Centre Court Wimbledon. Except this time the World No. 1 was asked to sign something unusual, a prosthetic leg.
You know you've reached the top off y...|
|Serena and Venus to Meet; Isner Halted at 10-10 in 5th at Wimbledon |
|women stole the spotlight on Friday at Wimbledon where three advanced into the fourth round, including setting the date for an all-Williams match-up, and two Americans came up just short of upsets.
World No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 16 seed Venus Williams lined-u...|
|Dustin Brown: I Had A Plan Against Rafa, To Take Him Out Of His Comfort Zone |
|becoming part of Wimbledon tradition, Rafael Nadal losing to a low ranked player. Following in the footsteps of other triple-digit ranked players to beat Nadal on Wimbledon's Centre Court, yesterday qualifier Dustin Brown made his debut on the most famous court in tennis and st...|
|Rafael Nadal: I Don't Know If I Will Be Back To The Level I Was From 2006-2011 |
|was another tough Wimbledon for Rafael Nadal. For the fourth straight year the Spaniard was ousted by a player ranked 100 or below, yesterday his conqueror was German Dustin Brown in the 75, 36, 64, 64 stunner.
As his ranking continues to fall, Nadal's slump in big events cont...|
|Rafa Hits Rock Bottom Thurs. at Wimbledon; Friday Highlights |
|knew it was going to be a match if you knew their history -- unheralded German-via-Jamaica's Dustin Brown beating Rafael Nadal last year at the ATP event in Halle.
Fluke? No. That was when Rafa was even functional.
This year, the same Dustin Brown, but a mentally de...|
|Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles|
|No. 12 Nicolas Almagro won his third ATP claycourt title of the season on Saturday, coming from a set down to defeat Romanian Victor Hanescu 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the Open de Nice Cote d'Azur. The Spaniard won back-to-back titles in Costa do Sauipe and Buenos...|
|Kvitova Shocks Azarenka for WTA Madrid Crown|
|10, becoming the sixth Czech woman to rank inside the Top 10 since 1975 and the inception of the rankings, joining Martina Navratilova, Hana Mandlikova, Helena Sukova, Jana Novotna and Nicole Vaidisova.Azarenka drops to 7-7 in career finals, but will rise to No. 4."Petra had suc...|
|Federer Plays Better-er as Favorites Roll at Wimbledon; Hanescu in Hissy Spit |
|Federer Outlasts Del Potro in French Open Cliffhanger, History Awaits? |
|Djokovic Hobbles Into Monte QFs While Murray Gets Blown Out; Does Dimitrov Have A Chance v Nadal Friday? |
|Nadal Better than Federer, Captures Australian Open |
|Wimbledon Seedings: Rafael Nadal Seeded 5th, Women Unchanged |
|Fedal Wars: Uncle Toni Admits There's No Debate Federer's Better Than Nadal, But Djokovic Also? |
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