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June 29th, 2012

Sharapova Wins, Lines Up Lisicki; Clijsters Strong at Wimbledon

“I faced her many times in the juniors,” said Sharapova, who was broken twice in the second set. “She used to be a nightmare for me because she used to slice and drop shot on clay. We used to have real battles, and we haven’t played since then. I knew her game really well and she didn’t have time to do all of that today on grass. If I’m hitting a hard-paced shot I don’t think she has time to create, which is something she likes to do. That’s her game, lots of slices and drop shots, get people kind of crazy.”

Posted by Staff @ 10:10 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 12 Comments »

June 29th, 2012

Federer Escapes Again As Benneteau Fades At Wimbledon; Murray Begins Finals Push In Nadal-Less Bottom Half

Roger Federer escapes the clutches of Julien Benneteau at Wimbledon on Friday.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 8:00 pm in Wimbledon | 216 Comments »

June 29th, 2012

Rafael Nadal: It’s Not a Tragedy, It’s Only A Tennis Match

Rafael Nadal suffered one of his worst losses of his career in the Wimbledon second round yesterday.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:07 am in Wimbledon | 21 Comments »

June 29th, 2012

Lukas Rosol: “I Still Can’t Believe It, It’s Like Dream For Me”

Lukas Rosol met the press after his historic win yesterday over Rafael Nadal in the second round at Wimbledon.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:50 am in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »