Juan Martin Del Potro won his first match on clay in nearly three years and advanced to the second round of the BMW Open by beating Dustin Brown 7-6 6-4. He then defeated Jan-Lennard Struff to reach the quarterfinal, where he lost to Philipp Kohlschreiber. The German will face Dominic Thiem in the final tomorrow. […]
Lacoste, official outfitter of the French Olympic teams since Sochi 2014, revealed France’s looks for Rio 2016. Opening and closing ceremony outfits: Medal stand apparel: Olympic village outfits: The collection is on sale online and in Lacoste stores, but only in France. Stay tuned for more Olympics coverage on Tennis Buzz.
By Scott Ostler, published in THE NATIONAL, March 1991 LAS VEGAS- So I’m driving a white, $500,000 Lamborghini Countach, which is basically a jet engine with turn signals, weaving through heavy traffic near the Strip, trying to catch another motorist who has requested a drive-by autograph from the guy riding shotgun with me, trying to […]
14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal was named Spain’s flagbearer for the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics Games: Muy contento de ser abanderado en los Juegos Olímpicos de #Rio2016 I’m really proud to be Spain flag bearer in #Rio2016 Une vidéo publiée par Rafa Nadal (@rafaelnadal) le 27 Avril 2016 à 7h37 […]
Angelique Kerber ended Laura Siegemund’s fairytale week and clinched her ninth career title, her second of the year. Qualifier Laura Siegemund, ranked 71, had beaten 3 top ten (Simona Halep, Roberta Vinci and Agnieszka Radwanska) en route to her first WTA Tour final. She led 4-2 in the final but Kerber recovered and won 10 […]
Nadal defeated Nishikori in two tight sets 6-4 7-5 to claim his second title in two weeks. With his victory, he equals Guillermo Vilas’ record of 49 clay court titles. Muchas Felicidades por el logro @RafaelNadal , un abrazo. — Guillermo Vilas (@GuilleVilasOK) April 24, 2016 Nadal: “It was a very close match. There were […]
Bob and Mike Bryan claimed their third Barcelona title, their 111th overall by beating Marc Granollers and Pablo Cuevas 7-5 7-5. Only the doubles pair of Anders Jarryd and Hans Simonsson had won the tournament three times before.
Rafa admitted he played his worst match of the tournament in the semifinal, but it was still enough to defeat Kohlschreiber in straight sets and advance to the final. Nadal aims to clinch his record ninth Barcelona title, while Nishikori seeks to become the third player in history (after Mats Wilander and Rafael Nadal) to […]
Wimbledon 2014 has certainly seen the event live up to its billing as the ‘most social Wimbledon ever’, with the event organisers bringing people closer to the action with a string of cutting edge activations promoted via the @Wimbledon Twitter profile. Adding to this is the fact that 85% of the competing seeded players now […]
Finally a straight sets victory for Tsonga after two five-setters in the previous rounds (against Jurgen Melzer and Sam Querrey). Enjoy some pictures of the match thanks to Prithish. Tsonga will face Djokovic in the fourth round on Monday, they met at Roland Garros last month and the Serb dismantled Tsonga 6-1 6-4 6-1. Do […]
A solid 6-3 6-0 win over the 16-yr old Croatian for Wozniacki. The former world number one will face Barbora Zahlavova Strycova on Monday. Enjoy some pictures of the match thanks to Prithish. Follow our Wimbledon 2014 coverage on Tennis Buzz.
Simona Halep vs Lesia Tsurenko Tougher match than expected for recent French Open finalist Simona Halep. She gets past world number 144 Lesia Tsurenko in three sets: 6-3 4-6 6-4. Jerzy Janowicz vs Lleyton Hewitt Last year semifinalist Jerzy Janowicz double faulted on match point in the third set tie-break, he lost his momentum and […]
Andy Murray poster at Wimbledon Station: Wimbledon awaits Maria Sharapova’s Sugarpova pop-up store in Wimbledon Village: 2001 Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic: Henman Hill (or Murray Mound?) Petra Kvitova leaving practice courts: Last year’s runner-up Sabine Lisicki practising: The queue arriving at Wimbledon: Centre Court before play starts: Ball Boys and Girls: Rafael Nadal and Lukas […]
6-3 7-5 6-3 for Federer against Gilles Muller, whose best Grand Slam performance is a quarterfinal at the 2008 US Open.