Category: Grand Slam

Chris Evert ‘Maria Sharapova Should Not Be Given US Open Wildcard’

Tony Fairbairn- 22/07/2017

Billie Jean King alongside Chris Evert at the Miami Open last year. (zimbio) 18 time grand slam champion Chris Evert has claimed that the US ...

French Open And Wimbledon Matches Trigger Match-Fixing Alerts

Adam Addicott- 19/07/2017

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has confirmed that they are ‘reviewing’ a total of four grand slam matches after they were flagged up as potential ...

US Open Makes History With $50 Million Prize Money

Tony Fairbairn- 18/07/2017

Stan Wawrinka, last year's winner of the Men's singles at the US Open. (zimbio) The US Open has ensured that this year's edition will be ...

Sergiy Stakhovsky Calls For Grand Slams To Triple Their First Round Prize Money

Adam Addicott- 18/07/2017

Sergiy Stakhovsky (zimbio.com) Ukrainian world No.114 Sergiy Stakhovsky has called for grand slam tournaments to reward 100,000 euros to first round losers. The comments from ...

What have we learned from Wimbledon 2017?

Alex Burton- 17/07/2017

Federer is now well placed to take the World No.1 ranking but could face competition from old rival Nadal (Zimbio.com) Wimbledon has now finished for ...

Venus Williams disappointed in defeat but looks forward following Wimbledon final loss

Thomas Cluck- 15/07/2017

Following a tough 7-5, 6-0 defeat at the hand's of two-time Grand Slam champion Garbiñe Muguruza, five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams tried to look forward and ...

Fearless Garbine Muguruza Ends Spain’s 23-Year Wait For A Female Wimbledon Champion

Adam Addicott- 15/07/2017

Garbine  Muguruza has become the second Spanish women in history to win the Wimbledon Championships after fighting her way past a lacklustre Venus Williams 7-5,  ...

Why Wimbledon Are Forcing Players To Change Their Underwear

Adam Addicott- 13/07/2017

For the second day running a match in the junior competition at Wimbledon had to be delayed. The reason? The umpire said the players underwear ...

Venus Williams Crushes Konta’s Wimbledon Dream By Strolling To 16th Major Final

Adam Addicott- 13/07/2017

Venus Williams (zimbio.com) Venus Williams has extended Great Britain’s 40-year wait for a female finalist at Wimbledon after dispatching of Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2, in ...

Garbiñe Muguruza thumps Magdalena Rybarikova to reach second Wimbledon final

Thomas Cluck- 13/07/2017

2015 finalist and 14th seed Garbiñe Muguruza put up a dominant display of power tennis to crush Slovak cinderella Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 to advance to ...

Federer Gets His Revenge and Ousts Raonic in QF

John Horn- 12/07/2017

@SportsHorn Roger Federer showed once again why he is the best player in Men's tennis in 2017. The seven-time Wimbledon Champion moved into his 12th ...

Venus Williams powers past Jelena Ostapenko into tenth Wimbledon semifinal appearance

Thomas Cluck- 11/07/2017

It was a battle of youth versus experience on ladies' quarterfinal day at Wimbledon, with 37-year-old five-time champion Venus Williams, playing her 100th career match ...

Raonic Moves Into QF Rallies for 5 set Comeback Win over Zverev

John Horn- 10/07/2017

@SportsHorn It didn't start well but it certainly finished well for sixth seed Milos Raonic. Raonic rallied from two sets to one down to get ...

Britain’s Johanna Konta Overcomes Caroline Garcia Challenge To Reach The Quarterfinals At Wimbledon

Joshua Coase- 10/07/2017

Johanna Konta kept British hopes of a first Women’s Singles Champion at Wimbledon since 1977 alive after she came through a tough three set battle ...

Venus Williams advances to Wimbledon quarters with win over Ana Konjuh

Cody Fitzpatrick- 10/07/2017

Venus Williams -- who is playing in her 20th Wimbledon -- defeated her 19-year-old opponent, Ana Konjuh, 6-3, 6-2 on Manic Monday without losing her ...

Five Wimbledon Milestones At Stake On Manic Monday

Adam Addicott- 09/07/2017

Rafael Nadal (zimbio.com) As players finalise their preparations ahead of the busiest day of the Wimbledon championships, a series of records could be broken and ...

Roger Federer Produces Masterclass To Dispatch Mischa Zverev

Tony Fairbairn- 08/07/2017

Roger Federer (zimbio) Roger Federer dispatched Mischa Zverev 7-6(3) 6-4 6-4 to book his place into the fourth round of Wimbledon. Mischa Zverev's tactic was ...

Caroline Wozniacki comes back from the brink to defeat Anett Kontaveit, reach Wimbledon fourth round

Thomas Cluck- 08/07/2017

Former world number one and fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki fought hard to edge unseeded 21-year-old Estonian Anett Kontaveit, coming back from two points from defeat ...

Angelique Kerber survives 3-setter vs. Shelby Rogers

Cody Fitzpatrick- 08/07/2017

Top seed Angelique Kerber has booked a spot in Manic Monday with a three-set win over big-hitting American Shelby Rogers. Rogers, ranked No. 70 in the world ...

Rafael Nadal confident in straight sets win over Karen Khachanov to reach Wimbledon fourth round

Thomas Cluck- 07/07/2017

Fourth seed and two-time champion Rafael Nadal kept up his strong form here at SW19, powering past a talented opponent in 30th-seeded Russian Karen Khachanov ...