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 […]

Wimbledon 2019: Thiem and Muguruza out

Garbine Muguruza

Seeds keep falling at Wimbledon! After Osaka, Zverev and Tsitsipas yesterday, Dominic Thiem and Garbine Muguruza lost today.2-time Roland Garros runner-up Thiem was beaten by Sam Querrey 7-6 6-7 3-6 0-6. The big serving American reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 2017, while the Austrian never managed to do well on grass: his best performance being […]

Nike video – Dream crazier: Madison Keys

Madison Keys

Tennis is a sport with definitive lines. These lines tell you when, where, and how you should play. In some ways, the same can be said for women in the tennis world. Theyʼre reminded that thereʼs a right and a wrong way to act. Theyʼre told to be prim, proper, and “ladylike.” Madison doesnʼt fit […]

Wimbledon 2019: Fabbiano stuns Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitispas

A few minutes after Zverev, another contender was sent back home: Thomas Fabbiano overcame Stefanos Tsitisipas in a 5-set marathon 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-7 6-3. He’ll next meet Ivo Karlovic, who defeated Andrea Arnaboldi in straight sets to become he oldest player to win a match at Wimbledon since Ken Rosewall in 1975. In the other matches today, Novak […]