Winner at Roland Garros in 1974 and 1975, Borg reached the Wimbledon final in 1976 without dropping a set. He then dispatched Ilie Nastase in straight sets. Borg became the youngest male Wimbledon champion of the modern era at 20 years and 1 month (a record subsequently broken by Boris Becker, who won Wimbledon aged […]
Like strawberries and cream, the Queue and all-white outfits, the champion’s climb to the players’ box to celebrate his victory with his closed ones has become a tradition at Wimbledon. It all started with Pat Cash back in 1987: “Champions of the past had celebrated their wins in time honoured fashion. Most used to jump […]
This article is part of a new series: what if? … rewriting tennis history. Enjoy the read and fell free to leave a comment below. If you used to watch tennis in the late 90’s you surely remember the Henmania taking over Wimbledon each summer: “Henman made his name on Centre Court in 1996, when […]
No weirdo zebra gear this time, but traditional all-white outfits for adidas players Angelique Kerber, Tomas Berdych and Alexander Zverev: Angelique Kerber
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club: Wimbledon guided tour – part 1 Wimbledon guided tour – part 2 Wimbledon Centre Court roof Court 3 : a new Show Court at Wimbledon Waiting in the Queue to Wimbledon Wimbledon Museum: The Queue exhibition The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum: Player Memorabilia A trip down memory […]
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Today I’ve got tickets for court Lenglen. In the first match of the day, 2014 Roland Garros finalist Simona Halep rallied from one set down to beat Naomi Osaka 4-6 6-2 6-3. The view from my seat, row 25: In Roland Garros’ newspaper today, the extraordinary story of Marcel Bernard, who took the singles title […]
No trouble for Andy Murray after two nerve-wracking five-set marathon matches in the previous rounds, as he dispatched Ivo Karlovic 6-1 6-4 7-6 on court Lenglen. A quick start, a dominating second set and a solid third set, and Murray reaches the fourth round where he’ll meet another big-server, John Isner. Karlovic was in danger […]
Caroline Wozniacki beat 2014 French Open champion Maria Sharapova 6-4 2-6 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals. It is the first tile since the 2012 Australian Open than the Dane reaches the last 8 of a major. Wozniacki will play No. 13 seed Sara Errani, who defeated veteran Mirjana Lucic 6-3 2-6 6-0. With Sharapova’s loss, […]
First surprise in the men’s tournament: former top 10 Gilles Simon beat 2-time semifinalist David Ferrer in 4 sets 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-3. Simon had beaten Ferrer only once in six previous meetings and had also lost 11 of his last 12 matches against top-10 players. Simon, in the fourth round of the US Open […]
A routine 6-4 6-4 6-4 win for Roger Federer. The 17-time Grand Slam champion advanced to the US Open’s third round for the 15th consecutive year! Do you think Federer will go all the way and capture a sixth US Open crown? Photo credit: Angela N Follow our 2014 US Open coverage on Tennis Buzz
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6-3 6-4 7-6 for Federer who’ll face another Aussie, Sam Groth, in the second round.
A few years ago, he was pegged as the next big star of American tennis. Ryan Harrison, 22 is now out of the top 100 and has never reached the third round of a Grand Slam tournament. He was ousted by Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets 6-2 7-6 6-2. Next opponent for Dimitrov: […]