World Tennis Weekly #22 – Novak Djokovic Wins Title in Shanghai

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic brought home another title – this time in Shanghai while Agnieszka Radwanska, Jelena Jankovic and Anastasia Pavlyunchenkova win titles on the WTA Tour. All this and more in our weekly recap of world tennis. Novak Djokovic Wins Another Title – This Time in Shanghai The Novak Djokovic juggernaut continued to

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US Open Day 9: Marin Cilic Reach Semis

Defending Champion Marin Cilic reached the semi-finals of the 2015 US Open after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Quarter final of the tournament. Cilic seemed to be on top of his game after taking the first two sets comfortably but Tsonga was in no mood to give up. He fought back and took home the

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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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Stan Wawrinka Reaches Maiden French Open Final

Eighth seed Stan Wawrinka reached his first French Open final with a 6-3, 6-7 (1), 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory over home hope and 14th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday. But the Swiss has to wait a little longer to see who his opponent in the summit clash will be as the second men’s semi-final got

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French Open: Federer Bites The Dust, Ana Reaches Semis

Day 10 of the 2015 French Open witnessed two upsets on the men’s side as quarter-final action began at the claycourt Slam on Tuesday. The result that stood out was the straight sets hammering of Roger Federer by his compatriot Stan Wawrinka. The eighth-seeded Swiss delivered a tennis masterclass to stun the favourite and former

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Roger Federer Knocked Out Of French Open 2015

World no. 2 Roger Federer saw his French Open 2015 campaign come to an end after losing to countryman Stan Wawrinka in the quarter-final. While the odds favoured Roger Federer, Wawrinka put up an inspired performance to register his first win in five Grand Slam meetings against his Davis cup teammate. Roger Federer was convincingly

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French Open: Ana In Quarters, Berdych Out; Mirza Wins

On a rain-marred Day 8 at the 2015 French Open, former champion Ana Ivanovic made her way into the Roland Garros quarter-finals for the first time since winning the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in 2008. On the other hand, luck ran out for men’s fourth seed Tomas Berdych as he succumbed to 14th seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried

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French Open: Federer, Sharapova Cruise; Indians Impress

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

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