June 25th, 2013
After his win at Roland Garros two weeks ago, Nadal withdrew from his scheduled grasscourt appearance in Halle due to knee pain. Against Darcis, Nadal appeared to be moving gingerly at the beginning of the match and was limping by the third set.
June 23rd, 2013
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray open play Monday at Wimbledon.
June 22nd, 2013
The latest issue of Sports Illustrated features an interview with Serena where she stirs numerous pots — accusing fellow Wimbledon champ Maria Sharapova of being “boring” and going on and on about her boyfriend, who is an ex of Serena. She also weighs in on the high-profile rape case of a 16 year old, with the subtext that the girl deserved it because she was drunk, the parents were at fault, and the penalty to the rapists was too harsh (which she subsequently apologized for on her website, then paid a visit to the family).
June 22nd, 2013
Maria Sharapova took some serious shots at rival Serena Williams today for dating a married man with kids.
June 21st, 2013
The top stars of the WTA were in attendance at Richard Branson annual Wimbledon party Thursday night,
June 8th, 2013
Open thread for the women’s final between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova.
June 6th, 2013
Sharapova struggled in a scream queen stand-off against No. 3 Victoria Azarenka, eventually prevailing 6-1, 2-6, 6-3, while Serena muscled past No. 5 Sara Errani 6-0, 6-1.
June 5th, 2013
Djokovic put down a challenge from No. 12 seed and near-AARP member Tommy Haas 6-3, 7-6(5), 7-5, while Nadal ran through the hot-handed No. 9 seed Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in matches inexplicably scheduled at the same time at Roland Garros.
June 2nd, 2013
“I started to feel pain, like a knife below my ribs,” said Errani who struggled with an odd injury during the match. “Every time I was breathing it was very painful. It wasn’t muscular, but I couldn’t stay up. So I called the physio and she told me I had my diaphragm totally blocked. She tried to release it a bit, and then after that it was much better.”
June 1st, 2013
Tommy Haas held it together to outlast John Isner in a thriller at the French Open.