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2017 Wimbledon: Women’s bracket, schedule and scores

Prior to the start of the French Open, the rhetoric was that the women’s singles field was wide open due to the absence of Serena Williams and the lack of strong play from the top-seeded Angelique Kerber. In Wimbledon, the story was much the same…………..Read More

Garbiñe Muguruza ends Spanish women’s Wimbledon drought

Garbiñe Muguruza defeated five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams on Saturday in straight sets to capture her second career Grand Slam and became the first Spanish woman to win a Wimbledon singles title since Conchita Martínez in 1994.

Fittingly, Martínez has helped coach the 23-year-old in the absence of her regular coach, Sam Sumyk…………….Read More

Wimbledon results 2017: Rafael Nadal loses 5-set marathon against Gilles Muller

Rafael Nadal is out of Wimbledon, the biggest Grand Slam of the year. Nadal was pushed to five sets and ultimately fell to Gilles Muller in the Round of 16 on Monday, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 15-13.

There is no fifth-set tiebreak at Wimbledon, and the match took a total of four hours and 47 minutes to complete. Muller now advances to the quarterfinals, where he’ll take on Marin Cilic.

Nadal got out to a slow start in the match, with Muller hitting 13 winners to Nadal’s seven in the first set. Interestingly, Nadal had no unforced errors, and won a comparable number of receiving points, but Muller still managed to take the set at 6-3………………Read More

Italian Open: Top seed Angelique Kerber out in second round to world number 68

World number one Angelique Kerber was knocked out of the Italian Open in a surprise straight-set defeat by Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit on Wednesday.

The world number 68 won 6-4 6-0 in 56 minutes, meaning both Kerber and men’s top seed Andy Murray exited the Rome tournament at the second-round stage……………Read More