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Big 3 Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Dominate Wimbledon 4R

Posted by Staff on July 8th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

The Big 3 men kept things rolling at Wimbledon Monday. On the greatest day on the tennis calendar, the greatest tennis players lived up the hype destroying their opposition in the fourth round.

On first on center, Nadal had now trouble hammer Joao Sousa 6-2, 6-2, 6-2. The Portuguese No. 1 who was playing in his first Wimbledon fourth round, never saw a break point in defeat.

“I think it was a …

Halep Stops Gauff At Wimbledon, Barty Bounced, Serena Sails; Women’s QFs Tues.

Posted by Staff on July 8th, 2019 @ 4:13 pm

The Wimbledon story of Coco Gauff came to a crashing end Monday at Wimbledon. The 15-year-old was no match for former No. 1 Simona Halep who beat Gauff 6-3, 6-3 in 75 minutes.

“I think it was a great match. She has potential to be a very good player soon,” said Halep.

“12 years ago I was at juniors. It’s a huge thing that she’s able to play in the fourth round …

Federer, Nadal Fly Past Frenchmen Into Wimbledon 4th RD; Querrey Cruising

Posted by Staff on July 6th, 2019 @ 4:34 pm

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had little trouble today handling their French opposition at Wimbledon.

Nadal was on first and all but destroyed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 in well under two hours. Nadal never faced a single break point and lost only five points on his first serve. The two hadn’t met in a Slam in 11 years, and Tsonga probably wished that run would have last longer.

“I know I …

Serena Slams Goerges at Wimbledon, Barty Streaks To 15

Posted by Staff on July 6th, 2019 @ 2:53 pm

Serena Williams moved into her 60th career Grand Slam fourth round after cruising past Julia Goerges 6-3, 6-4 in a Wimbledon third round encounter.

“I just need to keep it up,” Serena said after her best performance of the week. “Each match for me really counts. I haven’t had a tremendous amount. Literally each match counts for me. It’s just keep going, doing what I’m doing in practice hopefully.”

Serena beat the …

Djokovic Drops A Set At Wimbledon, Anderson Fizzles; Federer, Nadal On Centre Sat.

Posted by Staff on July 5th, 2019 @ 7:11 pm

Novak Djokovic joined rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in also dropping a set at Wimbledon. The defending champion still managed to get through 22-year-old Hubert Hurkacz 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-1, 6-4.

Hurkacz, who lost to Djokovic at the French, began to find his form late in the second, diving and giving it his all out there on Court 1, and it paid off. But Djokovic quickly broke in the third and …

Gauff Saves Match Points In Thrilling Win Over Hercog, Halep Next At Wimbledon; Serena, Konta-Stephens Sat.

Posted by Staff on July 5th, 2019 @ 7:07 pm

The legend of teen Coco Gauff continues to grow at Wimbledon. The 15-year-old who took Wimbledon by storm week one was faced with the task of beating veteran Polona Hercog. The 28-year-old from Slovenia dominated the the first 70 minutes of their match, mixing power, slice and dropshots with a huge serve that got her up to the finish line 6-3, 5-2. The dream run was all but over…

But Guaff …

Nadal Knocks Out Kyrgios At Wimbledon, Federer Rolls; Raonic v Opelka Fri.

Posted by Staff on July 4th, 2019 @ 6:06 pm

The much-anticipated showdown between rivals Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios lived up to the billing Thursday at Wimbledon. While Kyrgios’s results and ranking is well below Nadal’s standards, you can throw that out because the Australian gets up for big matches like this, and he did today.

Nadal cruised early and dominated the first set. Kyrgios snuck out a break and things got real interesting from there. Neither player could make …

Serena Survives Tussle With Teen at Wimbledon, Kerber Upset; Gauff Gets Center Friday

Posted by Staff on July 4th, 2019 @ 2:17 pm

Serena Williams didn’t want to be the second member of her family to lose to a teen first week at Wimbledon. Thursday in the second round, Serena dropped the opening set to 18-year-old qualifier Kaja Juvan before course-correcting in the second then hanging on to win it 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

“It was definitely coming together as the match went on,” Serena said after. “I’m just low on matches basically. I could …

Gauff Wins Again At Wimbledon; Favorites Pliskova, Halep, Azarenka Thru; Serena, Barty Next Up

Posted by Staff on July 3rd, 2019 @ 6:10 pm

American teen Coco Gauff continued her breakout run at Wimbledon Wednesday. Playing under the new Court 1 roof after a late court change, Gauff confidently and calmly dismissed 2017 semifinalist Madgalena Rybarikova 6-3, 6-3.

Gauff showcased her immense power — she lost just five points on first serve — and her speed in backing up her big win Monday over Venus Williams.

The 15-year-old has now won all five matches this week …

Djokovic Dominant Again At Wimbledon, Opelka Authors Wawrinka Upset; Nadal v Kyrgios Thurs.

Posted by Staff on July 3rd, 2019 @ 5:46 pm

It was another easy afternoon for Novak Djokovic who destroyed an overmatched Denis Kudla 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the Wimbledon third round.

“Consistency was one of the keys and focus points of my Grand Slam career going back 10 years,” Djokovic said. “I always aim to play my best in Grand Slams. The quality of tennis that I produce in the Slams is pretty high. That’s what allows me to …

Wimbledon Favorites Serena, Barty, Kerber Advance, Sharapova Out; Gauff, Halep Wed.

Posted by Staff on July 2nd, 2019 @ 6:19 pm

Serena Williams got through her first Wimbledon first round beating Italian qualifier Guila Gatto-Monticone 6-2, 7-5.

“I think right now I have to have every match count like 10 matches, because I haven’t had a ton of matches this year,” Serena said.

“I learned a lot from that match, just going to keep the momentum going.”

Serena served for the match in the second but was broken. And then at 5-all the …

Federer, Nadal Shake Off Early Trouble At Wimbledon, Thiem Tumbles; Djokovic, Auger-Aliassime Return

Posted by Staff on July 2nd, 2019 @ 5:46 pm

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal opened play Tuesday at Wimbledon. Federer was up first on Centre Court against the unheralded Lloyd Harris who had never won a grass court match before. But early on, it sure didn’t look like it.

Harrison grabbed an early break and held on to stun Federer taking the first set. Federer quickly right the ship and dominated from there scoring a 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, …

Gauff Stuns Venus At Wimbledon; Osaka Out, Halep Survives Fall; Serena Tues.

Posted by Staff on July 1st, 2019 @ 5:37 pm

Yet another young American star was is born. After 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova stormed to the French Open semifinals last month, July began with 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff stunning her inspirational hero and 5-time champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in the first round at Wimbledon.

“I’m super shocked, but I’m just super blessed that Wimbledon decided to give me the wild card,” Gauff said. “I mean, I never expected this to happen. …

Zverev, Tsitsipas Shocked At Wimbledon, Djokovic Strong; Federer, Nadal Tues.

Posted by Staff on July 1st, 2019 @ 5:24 pm

Two of the stars of the NextGen crashed out of Wimbledon on opening day. Alexander Zverev took the opening set then collapsed against the qualifier and one-Top 40 Jiri Vesely 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.

“It’s a huge win for me actually on Court 1, where I haven’t lost yet. It’s a nice stat. I hope this win will get me going, and to get some more results,” Vesely said.

Zverev, who made …

With New Coach Ivanisevic, Djokovic Opens Play Monday At Wimbledon; Venus v 15-Year-Old Gauff

Posted by Staff on June 30th, 2019 @ 6:10 pm

Wimbledon begins Monday with defending champion Novak Djokovic opening the event in the traditional 1pm slot on Center Court. Seeking a fifth Wimbledon title, the Serb has added a new face to the team, former champion Goran Ivanisevic.

Djokovic made no mention of the addition when speaking to the press just yesterday, but today he came onto the practice courts with the 2001 champion. Ivanisevic has coached Milos Raonic, Tomas Berdych …