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July 6th, 2017

Federer Conquers Nerves; Murray, Nadal Up Friday at Wimbledon

“I struggled early on,” Federer said. “I couldn’t get rid of the nerves.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:03 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 50 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Murray Sharpens Up, Nadal Not Impressed by Next Opponent; Fed, Djokovic on Thursday at Wimbledon

“I almost wanted to stop because they were hitting you in the face when you were trying to hit balls,” said Querrey of the ant invasion. “All over the place. I lost a set when the ants came. If I had won that set, probably wouldn’t have bugged me as much.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:16 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 31 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Kvitova Ousted, Ants Invade Wimbledon; Seeds to be Tested Thursday

“I definitely have taken home a few both in my belly and in my bags,” said Konta of the ant invasion Wednesday. “I’m pretty sure I [swallowed a few].”

Posted by Staff @ 10:13 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 6 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Bernard Tomic: I’m Bored During Matches, It’s Tough To Find Motivation Even At Wimbledon

Bernard Tomic is over tennis.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 7:10 pm in Wimbledon | 17 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Signs Prosthetic Leg At Wimbledon [Video]

Has Roger Federer signed one? Novak Djokovic did.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:42 pm in Videos, Wimbledon | 2 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Grand Slams Considering Cutting First Round Prize Money To Stem The Tide Of Early Retirements

What happens when men retire in back-to-back matches on Centre Court? Change happens.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:37 pm in Prize Money, Wimbledon | 12 Comments »

July 5th, 2017

Daniil Medvedev Threw Money At The Chair Umpire After Losing At Wimbledon [Video]

Look what this 21-year-old Russian did after losing at Wimbledon.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 5:30 pm in Videos, Wimbledon | No Comments »

July 4th, 2017

Kerber, Pliskova Hold Up in Race for No. 1; Vandeweghe Looks for Fireworks at Wimbledon

“Playing first rounds in grand slams are always tough, especially with my first-round match that I lost in Paris,” said Kerber, who had more unforced errors than winners. “I was actually just thinking about point-by-point, trying to finding my rhythm during the whole match.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:56 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 7 Comments »

July 4th, 2017

Retirements to Djokovic, Federer Have Wimbledon Up in Arms

“There’s got to be a rule for guys who come out clearly not giving or able to give 100 percent,” said BBC commentator John McEnroe on the two straight retirements stunning fans on center court. “It’s no good for anyone.”

Posted by Staff @ 6:23 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 67 Comments »

July 3rd, 2017

Novak Djokovic Confirms He’s Added Mario Ancic To His Wimbledon Coaching Team

Novak Djokovic will have Andre Agassi and Mario Ancic in his coaching box tomorrow against Martin Klizan.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:36 pm in Coaching, Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

July 3rd, 2017

Venus Williams Breaks Down Over Car Accident During Wimbledon Presser [Video]

Venus Williams was left in tears during her presser Monday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 6:19 pm in Wimbledon | No Comments »

July 3rd, 2017

Wawrinka Exits in Shocker; Federer, Djokovic Up Tues. at Wimbledon

“It’s like you have a fear, you’re tight, but you want to show your best. You want to [beat] Stan Wawrinka on Centre Court so that people can know more about you. It was just something special. I don’t know how to explain it.”

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:58 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 28 Comments »

July 3rd, 2017

Some Tears, Lower-Seeded Upsets Monday in Wimbledon Women’s Play

On the upset tip were German Carina Witthoeft outlasting No. 26 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-3, 5-7, 8-6, and Czech Kristyna Pliskova, twin sister of the current world No. 2, defeating No. 31 Roberta Vinci 7-6(6), 6-2.

Posted by Staff @ 5:06 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | No Comments »

July 2nd, 2017

Former Champions Venus, Kvitova And French Open Winner Ostapenko Monday At Wimbledon

Amid controversy, 5-time champion Venus Williams opens her Wimbledon campaign Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 6:43 pm in Wimbledon | 3 Comments »

July 2nd, 2017

Murray, Nadal, Cilic Open Big Day Of Play For Men At Wimbledon Monday

It’s a big opening day for the men at Wimbledon.

Posted by Special @ 6:27 pm in Wimbledon | 48 Comments »