A quartet of Wimbledon champions progressed safely into the second round of the year’s third Grand Slam as the oldest tennis tournament got under way on Monday. Defending champion Novak Djokovic made short work of a potentially tricky opponent while on the ladies side, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova notched up comfortable wins.
Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova booked their places in the second week of the French Open as the third round began on Friday. While the Swiss maestro looked at his flawless best against Bosnian Damir Dzhumur, defending women’s champion Sharapova comfortably came through a potentially tricky test against former runner-up Samantha Stosur. Another former winner
Day 4 of the 2015 French Open witnessed a major upset as the women’s third seed Simona Halep tumbled out in the second round. The 2014 Roland Garros runner-up lost 5-7, 1-6 to an inspired Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia. Meanwhile, the defending women’s champion Maria Sharapova had a hassle-free win to enter the third round
Battling a mild flu, Maria Sharapova opened her title defense at the 2015 French Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over veteran Estonian Kaia Kanepi in Paris on Monday. Joining her in the second round were two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and Italian Open runner-up Carla Suarez Navarro. But it was the end of
Former doubles world no. 1 Rennae Stubbs has said about Serena Williams, “Until Serena is gone, no one else is a favourite.” True, the 33-year-old has arrived in Paris with no claycourt title this season. Her 27-match winning streak was ended by a stupendous Petra Kvitova in Madrid and she had to withdraw from the
Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova triumphed at the Italian Open in Rome – the final major tune-up event ahead of the French Open. Presenting our weekly recap of international tennis. Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Masters Series Title in Rome Another Masters Series event got completed and another title for top-ranked Novak Djokovic! The Serb extended
The world’s top-ranked players Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams walked away with the Miami Open titles over the weekend, cementing their place atop the rankings and setting themselves up for what could be an incredible season ahead. Novak Djokovic Wins Fifth Maimi Open Title The top-ranked Djokovic won his fifth Maimi title with a three-set