Tag Archives: tennis

US Open Glance: Federer, Wawrinka, Serena in quarterfinals

Roger Federer’s potential path to the U.S. Open final no longer includes nemesis Novak Djokovic – or anyone else who ever has beaten him on a hard court, for that matter. Federer is 26-0 on that surface against the players left on his half of the bracket…………………..Read More

Coco Gauff faces her greatest Wimbledon test yet in Simona Halep

Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old Wimbledon sensation, is through to the fourth round of the singles bracket, having beaten all of Venus Williams, Magdaléna Rybáriková, and most recently, Polona Hercog. But in the fourth round she will run into an even bigger test than Williams, Rybáriková and Hercog: world No. 7 (and former No. 1) Simona Halep…………….Read More

Serena Williams fined for damaging court as her quest for history is fully re-engaged

Given the reverence that Serena Williams has for Wimbledon as a seven-time champion, it came as a jolt last night to learn that she had been fined £8,000 for damaging one of its courts.

The incident is understood to have occurred on the Sunday before the tournament, on one of the outside courts, as a result of the American throwing her racket…………….Read More

Nadal clear betting favorite on men’s French Open odds

Since being forced to withdraw with an injury in 2016, Rafael Nadal has won each of the last two French Open titles, which were the 10th and 11th of his career. The King of Clay will look to add yet another French Open title to his long list of accomplishments in this year’s tournament at the Stade Roland Garros……………….Read More