All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wimbledon’

Serena Williams to Play Swedish Open After Wimbledon Early Exit

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In what was widely referred to as a “strange” scene, Williams appeared to be disoriented during warm-ups, having difficulty picking up, …

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Serena Williams Exits Doubles Match At Wimbledon Due To Ailment

Serena Williams was out of her game on Saturday. During the warm up for her doubles match against Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Vögele, she looked disoriented and had trouble picking up the tennis balls. On Saturday, Williams said that she did not know what she did wrong, referring to her loss to Alize Cornet. “Usually I do. Usually I know …

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Maria Sharapova Blazes Into Fourth Round of Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova, winner of the French Open this month, is on a roll after reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon yesterday. The Associated Press reported that even though she fell behind at first (3-1 behind her opponent 44th ranked Alison Riske of the United States), she managed to win the last 11 games claiming a 6-3, 6-0 victory. No rain …

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Venus Williams Loses in Third Round at Wimbledon

While she has not experienced much success in recent years, many thought that this year was potentially the year Venus Williams would once again prove why she is one of the greatest to ever play the game of tennis. Battling Sjogren’s Syndrome and various illnesses and injuries over the past three years, Venus had finally gotten in playing-shape once again. …

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Martina Hingis Invited Back to Wimbledon

In 1996, Martina Hingis shocked the tennis world for the first time by becoming the youngest player to ever win a Grand Slam title, partnering with Helena Sukova at Wimbledon to take home the women’s doubles title. At 15 years old, many expected Hingis to dominate the world of women’s tennis for quite some time. However, due to ligament injuries …

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Ivan Lendl and Andy Murray Parting Ways

Ivan Lendl, described as one of the greatest tennis players of all time, has parted ways with Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray. During their two-year coaching partnership, Murray won Wimbledon, as the first Briton to do so in 77 years. Murray commented on his blog, “I’m eternally grateful to Ivan for all his hard work over the past two years, …

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Ivan Lendl and Andy Murray End Coaching Relationship

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and coach Ivan Lendl parted ways after a two-year working relationship, the two announced on the British player’s blog Wednesday. “I’m eternally grateful to Ivan for all his hard work over the past two years, the most successful of my career so far,” said Murray, who returned from back surgery this season. “As a team, we’ve …

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Eugenie Bouchard: Now Serving at the Adult Table

Eugenie Bouchard, the 19-year-old tennis sensation hailing from Westmount, Quebec has a great chance of reaching the Australian Open Semifinals if she defeats Ana Ivanovic. This is record-breaking stuff for Canada; Patricia Hy-Boulais has been the only other Canadian able to make it into a Grand Slam Tournament, and that was way back in 1992. In Bouchard’s lifetime, she’d be …

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Andy Murray Gun Scare: 4 Arrested In London

As reported by the Huffington Post, four men were arrested in West London after they were suspected of brandishing a “gun” at Wimbledon champion Andy Murray only to realize that the four men were Andy’s fans hunting for an autograph with a tennis racket. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening at around 5 PM. The two men supposedly stepped out …

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David Nalbandian Retires Amid Injuries

2002 Wimbledon runner-up, David Nalbandian, has made a life-changing decision this week – one that places a stark sense of finality on his professional tennis career. Tuesday, October 1 was a day that Nalbandian classified as ‘difficult,’ given his untimely announcement, declaring his retirement from professional tennis. However, the decision wasn’t solely voluntarily, as his current shoulder injury leaves him …

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Maria Sharapova Denies Engagement Rumors

Tennis star Maria Sharapova didn’t play in the US Open last week, but she’s managed to stay in the spotlight nonetheless. As her official Twitter feed indicates, she’s been making the talk show rounds, and attending New York Fashion week events: Sharapova took advantage of her appearance on Larry King Live, to dispel rumors of her recent engagement to boyfriend …

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Google Glass Goes to Wimbledon (on the Face of Bethanie Mattek-Sands)

On Tuesday, American Bethanie Mattek-Sands will take the court against Germany’s Angelique Kerber in the first round of the Championships at Wimbledon. The 28-year-old is ranked #58 in the world, and is sporting a blue and green hairstyle for the tournament. But that’s not the only reason to watch Mattek-Sand at Wimbledon this year. Or more importantly, to follow her …

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