US Open Day 4: Murray, Wawrinka Through To Next Rounds

Third-Seeded Andy Murray made it into the third round of the US Open when Stan Wawrinka progressed as well. Murray faced Adrian Mannarino and after a tough battle came out with a winning scoreline of 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1. This happened to be the eighth time in Murray’s career where he came back from two

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US Open: Djokovic and Venus Williams In Round 3

The morning session packed a bit of a surprise with the defeat of men’s doubles top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan as well as the second seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo in the first round of the competition. The evening session was smooth as both the seeded participants Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams cruised

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Wimbledon 2015: Jankovic Ousts Kvitova; Paes Wins Twice

The All England Club was left reeling from a major shock on Saturday as defending women’s champion Petra Kvitova was shown the exit door by former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. Kvitova, who started the match brilliantly, lost her footing midway through the third round contest to slump to a

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Wimbledon: Dustin Brown Sends Rafael Nadal Packing

This was the dreaded second round match for Rafael Nadal that the tennis world was talking about when the draw came out. World No. 102 Dustin Brown – a dreadlocked German player of Jamaican origin had shellshocked Nadal on the grasscourts of Halle last year. And with his flamboyant serve-and-volley game, he was expected to

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Wimbledon: Federer, Nadal, Murray Win; Halep And Bouchard Exit

On a hot and humid Tuesday, champions Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova raised the mercury level as they raced into the second round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. But two of last year’s standout performers – 2014 runner-up Eugenie Bouchard and 2014 semi-finalist Simona Halep, had to endure a miserable time

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Wimbledon Draw – Serena Williams Favored To Win

World No. 1 Serena Williams starts off as the heavy favourite for the Wimbledon women’s singles title as the American aims to complete the Serena Slam for just the second time in her career and move closer to completing the calendar year Grand Slam. Even when her game is not on, the American’s steely mentality

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French Open Action Underway: World Tennis Weekly #10

The first week at the 2015 French Open has already sped by, and while there have been a few upsets in the tournament, the matches have only got more interesting as the tournament moves to the business end. Here is a recap of the tennis action in this past week. Top-seeds tumble in the Women’s

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French Open: Nadal, Djokovic, Serena Win; Paes Victorious

The top stars – Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams continued their quest for the 2015 French Open on Thursday. While Rafa and Novak registered straight-set wins, Serena was stretched to three sets en route to reaching the third round. However, it was the end of the road for fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki as she

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French Open: Nadal, Djokovic Through; Bhupathi Ousted

Sixth seed Rafael Nadal began his quest for a record-extending tenth French Open crown with a routine 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over French wildcard Quentin Halys in Paris on Wednesday. The win helped the Spaniard improve to 67-1 at Roland Garros. Top seed Novak Djokovic too began his campaign at the year’s second Slam with

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French Open: Serena, Maria Handed Tough Draws

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

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