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Wimbledon Update: Bouchard vs. Kerber, Halep vs. Lisicki (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd July SportsTennisWimbledon
The women with the best records at Grand Slam tournaments this year, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep, will meet for a place in the Wimbledon final. A key two-game turnaround in the first set helped Bouchard advance to her third consecutive Grand Slam semifinal by beating ninth-seeded Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday. Halep won 11 consecutive games to complete a 6-4, 6-0 wRead More »

Another Day, Another Upset At Wimbledon (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Wed 2nd July SportsTennisWimbledon
Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game's next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th-seeded Dimitrov broke Murray five Read More »

Big Upset At Wimbledon (SPOILER)

By Jim McCoy Tue 1st July SportsWimbledon
For the third year in a row, Rafael Nadal is making an early exit from Wimbledon after a stunning loss to a player ranked 100th or worse. Nick Kyrgios, a 19-year-old wild card from Australia with a world ranking of 144, served 37 aces and used a fearless go-for-broke style to beat the No.Read More »

The Last of The Americans Are Out At Wimbledon

By Jim McCoy Mon 30th June SportsTennisWimbledon
For the first time in more than a century, no American singles players reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The last two of 23 U.S. entrants departed Monday. First, Madison Keys withdrew because of a strained left thigh before her third-round match that was suspended because of darkness on Saturday was supposed to resume. Then, No.Read More »

Wimbledon Update: Kvitova vs. Venus

By Jim McCoy Fri 27th June SportsTennisWimbledon
Former champion Petra Kvitova outlasted five-time winner Venus Williams 5-7, 7- 6 (2), 7-5 to move into the fourth round of Wimbledon on Friday. Kvitova, the 2011 champion, broke Williams for the first time in the final game to close out the 2 hour, 30-minute match on Centre Court. The left-handed Czech player had 11 aces and 48 winners.Read More »

Federer Takes A Tumble In Tennis Rankings, Wimbledon Champ Rises

Roger Federer has fallen to No. 5 in the new ATP rankings, the first time in a decade he's been that low. Federer's second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings of June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships. Wimbledon champion Andy Murray remains at No.Read More »

Wednesday Headlines: Wimbledon, Tour De France, Manu Ginobili, NHL

By Jim McCoy Wed 3rd July SportsNBATour de FranceWimbledon
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Manu Ginobili has tweeted that he'll return to the San Antonio Spurs for the next two seasons. The 35-year old battled injuries during the season and said he would think about retirement after the playoffs.Read More »

Friday Wimbledon Update

By Jim McCoy Fri 28th June SportsTennisWimbledon
MURRAY VS.Read More »

Absence of Big Names at Wimbledon Paves Way For Lesser Knowns

By Jim McCoy Thu 27th June SportsTennisWimbledon
Looking for Rafa, Roger or Maria? Don't look at Wimbledon. It's less than a week into play and so many of its biggest stars have lost and left. That's made for some getting-to-know-you moments between Thursday and when the tournament concludes, next weekend.Read More »

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