Wimbledon 2019: Manic Monday recap

Alison Riske and Ashleigh Barty, Wimbledon 2019

All fourth round matches are traditionally played on the second Monday of the tournament, called Manic Monday. And as often in the women’s draw, upsets followed upsets as the three highest seeds left lost. First, world number one Ashleigh Barty fell to Alison Riske. The unseeded American who’s enjoying a superb grass court season (wins […]

Wimbledon 2019: Ugo Humbert upsets Felix Auger-Aliassime

Ugo Humbert, Wimbledon 2019

He had never won a grass-court match before the first round of Antalya two weeks ago. Today Ugo Humbert dispatched Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4 7-5 6-3 to seal a Wimbledon fourth round spot. Next stop? Novak Djokovic. “It’s a dream. It’s maybe the best match of my career, for sure,” Humbert said. “I would like to […]

Wimbledon 2019: Fabio Fognini’s outfit

Fabio Fognini, Wimbledon 2019

Fabio’s outfit is now available on Emporio Armani’s website:

Wimbledon 2019: Kerber ousted by Davis

Angelique Kerber

Laura Davis caused a massive upset today, sending defending champion Angelique Kerber packing in 3 sets 2-6 6-2 6-1. It’s a huge disillusion for the German, who had an excellent grass court season: a semifinal in Mallorca (l. to Bencic) and a final in Eastbourne (l. to Pliskova). World number one Ashleigh Barty cruised past […]

Nike video – Dream crazier: Elina Svitolina

The traditional tennis player? Quiet. Respectful. Conservative. But Elina Svitolina? Sheʼs outspoken. Defiant. Rebellious. Traditionally, she doesn’t fit in. And thatʼs what makes her stand out. “The traditional player? Maybe a little boring.”

Conchita Martinez, the lonely champion

Martina Navratilova and Conchita Martinez

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Conchita Martinez‘s victory at Wimbledon. Back then she was an underrated champion. She is now a respected and successful commentator and coach. Let’s go back in time… By Diane Pucin, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER POSTED: November 06, 1994 Conchita Martinez seems such a lonely champion. She will walk around […]