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July 5th, 2015

Wimbledon Women’s R16 Monday Picks and Pans

This could go any of 10 ways between on one end a knock-down big-hitter between the two powerhouses, or on the other end a chokefest between Venus who doesn’t want to ruin sister Serena’s shot at a Grand Slam, to Serena choking it while Venus is trying to hand it to her.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:11 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 5th, 2015

The Best Day In Tennis! Djokovic, Federer, Murray In Action Plus Serena v Venus At Wimbledon On Monday

Will Ivo Karlovic spoil Andy Murray’s Wimbledon bid? Fourth round picks and pans!

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:57 pm in Wimbledon | 314 Comments »

July 4th, 2015

Federer, Murray Complete Top Dogs in R16 Saturday at Wimbledon

“The shoulder is fine,” said Murray. “You could probably see towards the end of the second set it was starting to tighten up and it cooled down as he took his injury timeout. I struggled a little bit in the second set but I was playing very aggressively at the end and finished the match as I want to go on.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:30 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 33 Comments »

July 4th, 2015

Defending Champ Kvitova Dumped at Wimbledon; Germans Exit Too

“I cannot stop smiling,” Jankovic said. “I’m really, really happy. I was just happy to be playing and competing on grass. Grass is not my favorite surface and Petra plays so well on it. I think it’s her favorite surface. It shows by winning two Wimbledon titles.”

Posted by Staff @ 4:42 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

July 4th, 2015

Novak Djokovic Goes Out On A Limb, Signs A Prosthetic Leg

Novak Djokovic fulfilled an unusual autograph request.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 2:27 pm in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

July 4th, 2015

Roger Federer Explains His Cryptic Emoji Tweet [Video]

What was that Roger Federer emoji tweet all about? Roger Federer explains.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 1:51 pm in Videos, Wimbledon | 6 Comments »

July 3rd, 2015

Serena and Venus to Meet; Isner Halted at 10-10 in 5th at Wimbledon

“But I don’t think I’ve ever played the crowd here like that. They were really vocal — in between points, during points…I’ve never heard boos here, that was new for me. They were rooting for their champion. You can’t blame them — I would be too.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:49 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 116 Comments »

July 3rd, 2015

Roger Federer Is Finding Wimbledon’s All-White Policy Too Extreme

Roger Federer wants the Wimbledon club to loosen up its all-white policy.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:54 am in Wimbledon | 81 Comments »

July 3rd, 2015

Dustin Brown: I Had A Plan Against Rafa, To Take Him Out Of His Comfort Zone

Dustin Brown scored his second straight win over Rafael Nadal.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:09 am in Wimbledon | 44 Comments »

July 3rd, 2015

Rafael Nadal: I Don’t Know If I Will Be Back To The Level I Was From 2006-2011

Rafael Nadal talks about his shocking loss to Dustin Brown.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 8:39 am in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

July 2nd, 2015

Rafa Hits Rock Bottom Thurs. at Wimbledon; Friday Highlights

If you needed to test the temperature of the match, you needed to only watch the first game with Brown serving — sick drop shot to win the first point, insane over-the-shoulder two-handed-backhand put-away to the win the second point, ace to win the third point, and sicker drop shot to win the service game at love. Game on, and game over.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:53 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 85 Comments »

July 2nd, 2015

RIP: Rafael Nadal (2003-2015)?

Is this it for Rafael Nadal?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:08 pm in Wimbledon | 87 Comments »

July 2nd, 2015

Watch This Incredible Front Tweener From Roger Federer Today At Wimbledon [Video]

Watch this Roger Federer tweener.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:16 pm in Best Shots, Videos, Wimbledon | 4 Comments »

July 2nd, 2015

Highlights From Dustin Brown’s Win Over Rafael Nadal In The Wimbledon Second Round [Video]

Here are the highlights from Dustin Brown’s improbable, stunning 75, 36, 64, 64, win over 2-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal today in the second round. The loss was Nadal’s fourth straight at Wimbledon to a player ranked 100 or lower.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:05 pm in Videos, Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

July 2nd, 2015

For The Fourth Straight Year A Triple-Digit Ranked Player Beats Rafael Nadal At Wimbledon [Chart]

Rafael Nadal suffered another stunning loss at Wimbledon.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:55 pm in Charts, Wimbledon | 26 Comments »

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