Showing posts for: Wimbledon
WTA Tour wrap: Teens wreak havoc as seeds maintain control on Day 6

A HUGE day of Wimbledon action took place on Saturday, as six of the seven women’s seeds prevailed and a couple of Czechs and Aussies continued their fine form on the grass. Meanwhile, a couple of teens charged into the Round of 16. It was the two teenagers who stunned crowds on the sixth day […]

ATP Tour wrap: Korda eliminates Evans, joins illustrious group

UNITED States young gun Sebastian Korda has joined an illustrious group by winning through to the fourth round at both Roland Garros and now Wimbledon prior to his 21st birthday. The 20-year-old defeated Daniel Evans, 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-4 in two hours and 24 minutes to advance to the Round of 16 and join a […]

WTA Tour wrap: Jabeur books fourth round spots as Top 10 seeds dominate

ONS Jabeur has continued her red-hot 2021 form by toppling Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza and booking her spot in the second week of Wimbledon. The Tunisian talent became the first Arab woman to win a WTA Tour last month, and is now through to the fourth round following her come-from-behind 5-7 6-3 6-2 win […]

ATP Tour wrap: Federer through to third round as Australians find form

PLENTY of intriguing results came to light on a huge fourth day of men’s action at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, with a number of unseeded Australians making their way into a huge third round of action while Roger Federer was amongst the successful seeds on the day. Federer’s pursuit for one last grand slam title continued […]

WTA Tour wrap: The Barty Party rolls on at Wimbledon

AUSTRALIAN world number one Ash Barty booked her ticket to the third round of Wimbledon action on Thursday, proving too good for Russian Anna Blinkova with a 6-3 6-4 victory. Despite conceding breaks in both sets and committing an uncharacteristic 33 unforced errors, Barty remained composed and won 75 per cent of points at the […]

ATP Tour Wrap: Murray continues miracle return

THERE was some more Andy Murray magic at Day 3 of Wimbledon with the Brit showcasing his class and composure. He was not the only one that starred on the day, with Nick Kyrgios and Novak Djokovic winning their respective matches. The Serbian world number one left nothing to chance in his match against South […]

WTA Tour Wrap: Mixed bag of results as seeds fall

IT was not a good day to be a seed at Wimbledon, with a number of the top players knocked out of the tournament earlier than they would have hoped. Belinda Bencic was disposed of in two sets up against Kaja Juvan, while Sofia Kenin was ousted by fellow American Madison Brengle in two sets. […]

WTA Tour Wrap: Williams stuns as she pulls out of Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON saw yet another injury blow with Serena Williams making a shock exit on the second day of the tournament. An injury sustained during her battle with Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich proved too much for the eighth ranked champion, who was visibly distressed following the unfortunate incident. Amidst her match against Sasnovich, 39-year-old Williams had to […]

ATP Tour wrap: Federer makes it through to next round as De Minaur exits

ROGER Federer has progressed to the next round of the Wimbledon tournament after the injury curse hit London once again, his victim this time being Frenchman Adrian Mannarino. It was a highly anticipated match with Federer aiming for his ninth Wimbledon title. The match looked set to be a tight contest with Mannarino ahead of […]

WTA Tour wrap: Stephens stuns Kvitova on day one at Wimbledon

SLOANE Stephens showed she means business at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, taking a huge scalp on day one. The US Open winner has struggled with consistency over the past few years, but she made not mistake in putting together a big win against two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova, 6-3 6-4. In just 77 minutes of […]

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