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July 17th, 2017

With Hard Courts Ahead, Roger Federer Trails Rafael Nadal By Just 550 Race Points!

The Race is on for No. 1!

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 3:45 pm in Wimbledon, Year-End No. 1 | 149 Comments »

July 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Wasn’t Happy With His Wimbledon Court Assignments

Rafael Nadal wants more matches on Centre Court.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:47 am in Wimbledon | 15 Comments »

July 11th, 2017

Rafael Nadal Hilariously Bumped His Head In The Tunnel At Wimbledon [Video]

Did this head bump lead to his loss?

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:33 am in Videos, Wimbledon | 28 Comments »

July 9th, 2017

Federer v Dimitrov, Raonic v Zverev; Azarenka v Halep; Wimbledon Monday Picks And Pans

The so-called “Best Day in Tennis” takes place Monday at Wimbledon. While the schedule is loaded with all 32 players left in the men’s and women’s draws, it can be the most “Annoying Day in Tennis” because you can’t possibly watch everything! And there’s a lot to see. And instead of just men, I’ll just [...]

Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:08 pm in Wimbledon | 209 Comments »

July 9th, 2017

Led By Federer, Nadal And Djokovic, Big 4 Dominate Week One At Wimbledon

Sean Randall recaps week one at Wimbledon.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:41 pm in Wimbledon | No Comments »

July 7th, 2017

Rafa Wins, But In for Wet Monday?; Djokovic, Federer on Saturday at Wimbledon

Rain is in the forecast for Sunday, and Monday when Rafa plays next.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 5:21 pm in Tennis, Wimbledon | 44 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

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 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 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 »

July 2nd, 2017

Rafael Nadal: At Wimbledon You Can Lose Very Early

2-time champion Rafael Nadal spoke to the press Saturday at Wimbledon.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 4:26 pm in Wimbledon | 1 Comment »

June 30th, 2017

Wimbledon Men’s Draw Preview: Murray-Nadal, Federer-Djokovic SFs Slated

Sean Randall previews the Wimbledon men’s draw.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 9:57 am in Wimbledon | 77 Comments »

June 28th, 2017

2017 Wimbledon Men’s Seedings: Big 4 Are Back! Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Murray Lead Field

The Big 4 are the Top 4 seeds at a Slam for the first time since the 2014 Wimbledon.

Posted by Staff @ 3:14 pm in Wimbledon | 6 Comments »

June 16th, 2017

Del Potro Joins Nadal In Withdrawing From London Queen’s Club

Three players have withdrawn from the London grass event.

Posted by Staff @ 5:25 pm in Injuries, Queens | 1 Comment »

June 13th, 2017

Rafael Nadal The First To Qualify For The ATP London Finals, Increases No. 1 Race Lead

Rafael Nadal qualifies for London again, but will he be healthy enough to play?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 3:56 pm in ATP Finals, French Open | 38 Comments »