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Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles results

Jun 27th 2014
June 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles matches on Friday Round 3 16-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat Ana Konjuh (Croatia) 6-3 6-0 Round 2 Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat Victoria Duval (U.S.) 6-4 7-5






Tennis-Greener days for Wimbledon groundsman after "Wimblegeddon"

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Wimbledon's head groundsman Neil Stubley is relaxed and calm as he watches the cream of international tennis battle it out on his turf - a far cry from a year ago, when a spate of injuries took an extraordinary toll on players.






Tennis-Murray is one of four champions on Centre Court

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Defending champion Andy Murray's match will complete a heavyweight Centre Court lineup on Friday that boasts four former Wimbledon winners and includes Venus Williams' return to the main stage.






Tennis-Federer holds all the aces as he downs Muller

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - If Roger Federer believes in omens, he is guaranteed to walk off with an eighth Wimbledon trophy on July 6.






WRAPUP 2-Tennis-Nadal fights off bogeyman Rosol, Serena on a roll

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal pulled back from the abyss to reach the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday just when it looked as though bogeyman Lukas Rosol had returned to haunt him.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Canadians impress but remain divided on Wimbledon's grass

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - A few of the past Wimbledon champions watching this year's tournament would disagree, but big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic reckons grass courts do not allow for great tennis.






Tennis-Wimbledon order of play on Friday

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main show courts on the fifth day of the Wimbledon championships on Friday (all matches third round, prefix numbers denote seedings): Centre Court (play starts at 1200 GMT) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v Gilles Simon (France) 6-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) v 30-Venus Williams (U.S.) 3-Andy Murray (Britain) v 27-Roberto Bautista Agut (Spain) Court One 2-Li Na (China) v Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (Czech Republic) 11-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgar






Tennis-Kyrgios announces himself as Australian standard bearer

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - The support was familiar but the face was not as teenager Nick Kyrgios ushered in a new era for Australian tennis on the lush grass of Wimbledon with an epic five-set triumph against 13th seed Richard Gasquet.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Swiss miss unable to solve a problem like Maria

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - There is a steely look about Maria Sharapova as she talks about focus, concentration and looking to the future, not the past.






Tennis-Federer has all the aces to flatten Muller

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Sharp-shooter Roger Federer fired down 25 aces as he flattened Luxembourg's Gilles Muller 6-3 7-5 6-3 under a closed Centre Court roof on Thursday to reach the third round of Wimbledon.






UPDATE 13-Tennis-Wimbledon men's singles round 2 results

Jun 26th 2014
June 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 4-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Gilles Muller (Luxembourg) 6-3 7-5 6-3 9-John Isner (U.S.) beat Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 7-6(17) 7-6(3) 7-5 Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) beat Julian Reister (Germany) 7-6(7) 6-4 6-4 5-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Lu Yen-Hsun (Taiwan) 7-6(6) 6-3 3-6 7-5 14-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Sam Quer






UPDATE 13-Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles round 2 results

Jun 26th 2014
June 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday Madison Keys (U.S.) beat 31-Klara Koukalova (Czech Republic) 7-5 6-7(3) 6-2 Vera Zvonareva (Russia) beat Donna Vekic (Croatia) 6-4 6-4 5-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Timea Bacsinszky (Switzerland) 6-2 6-1 9-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Heather Watson (Britain) 6-2 5-7 6-1 13-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat Silvia Soler Espinosa (Spain) 7-5 6-1






Tennis-Ruthless Sharapova continues smooth progress

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova put in a business-like performance to cast aside qualifier Timea Bacsinszky 6-2 6-1 in only an hour on her way to the third round at Wimbledon.

Tennis-Fighting Tsonga just can't stay away

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga just cannot keep off the grass at Wimbledon this year, having played on all four days of the championships so far during a torturous route to the third round.






Tennis-Raonic impresses, but says no one plays well on grass

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - A few of the past Wimbledon champions watching this year's championships would disagree but big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic reckons grass courts do not allow for great tennis.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Serena makes short work of Scheepers after late night

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Serena Williams showed no ill-effects from a late-night doubles outing, barely breaking sweat in a 6-1 6-1 thrashing of South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers to reach the third round on Thursday.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nadal withstands second Rosol onslaught to reach third round

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Lightning threatened to strike twice for Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon as his 2012 conqueror Lukas Rosol took a set from the world No.1 in Thursday's second-round tussle.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Australian teenager Kyrgios stuns Gasquet with comeback win

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios staged a stunning comeback to beat French 13th seed Richard Gasquet 3-6 6-7(4) 6-4 7-5 10-8 in the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday after surviving nine match points.

Tennis-Nadal withstands second Rosol onslaught to reach third round

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Lightning threatened to strike twice for Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon as his 2012 conqueror Lukas Rosol took a set from the world No.1 in Thursday's second-round tussle.






Tennis-Nadal meets Rosol in revenge match

Jun 26th 2014
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - French Open champion Rafael Nadal will face his 2012 Wimbledon nemesis, Lukas Rosol, on Thursday, knowing he will have to up his game to avoid another second-round exit at the hands of the Czech world number 52.