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Tag: Wimbledon

'Match-Fixing' In Wimbledon, Investigation On

A probe by a German newspaper has revealed that two matches at this year's Wimbledon are under investigation for match-fixing.

Novak Djokovic
Super Nova-K: Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, His 20th Grand Slam Crown

Novak Djokovic joined Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the other two members of the Big Three, as the players with the most number of Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era.

Samir Banerjee
Wimbledon: Unseeded Indian-American Samir In Boys' Singles Final

Samir will take on fellow American Victor Lilov in the first all-American final since 2014.

On This Day In 1999 Leander Paes & Mahesh Bhupathi Scripted History At Wimbledon

On this day in 1999, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi became the first Indians to win at Wimbledon. Reminiscing the day, Leander Peas took to twitter and shared the memory. Bhupathi immediately responded to his former partner - ‘Do you think it’s time to write another chapter?’

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Wimbledon: Sania-Bopanna Enter Second Round Of Mixed Doubles

India's Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza advanced to the second round of the mixed doubles competition at Wimbledon after beating compatriots Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina

Sania Mirza
Sania-Bethanie Stun Sixth Seed In Wimbledon Doubles Opener

India's Sania Mirza on Thursday started her latest campaign in Wimbledon women's doubles by stunning the sixth seeded pair with a comprehensive win.

Naomi Osaka Withdraws From Wimbledon

Four-time Grand Slam champion and world No. 2 Naomi Osaka of Japan has withdrawn from the Wimbledon commencing on June 28.

Young Tennis Player From Odisha Eyes Junior Wimbledon

Bhubaneswar: There is little doubt about the fact that India has produced some of the greatest tennis players like Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna who have made a big impact at the international level. It is these players who become inspiration for the young lads aiming to shape up their careers […]

Djokovic beats Federer in five-set thriller, wins Wimbledon

London: Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth Wimbledon men’s singles title here on Sunday, beating Swiss veteran Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) in the final. It is the 16th Grand Slam title for the 32-year-old Djokovic, who is ranked no.1 on the ATP rankings. World No. 3 Federer has won 21 […]

Federer Gets Past Nadal, To Meet Djokovic In Wimbledon Final

London: Swiss ace Roger Federer got the better of long time rival and fellow great Rafael Nadal on Friday to zoom into Sunday’s Wimbledon final where he will take on Novak Djokovic. It was a hard fought battle between the two decorated rivals who share 38 Grand Slam titles between them. It was their 40th […]

Serena Williams to face Simona Halep in Wimbledon final

London: Seven-time winner Serena Williams breezed past Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 to enter the Wimbledon final here on Thursday. Williams, who turns 38 in September, needed only 59 minutes to wrap up the contest. The American has now become the oldest Grand Slam finalist in the Open era. She will fight for her 24th Grand […]

Federer wins 100th match at Wimbledon

London: Second seed Roger Federer became the first male player in the history of the game to win 100 singles matches in a Grand Slam event after he beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinal of the Wimbledon on Wednesday. The eight-time champion fought back from one set down to defeat the world No. 7 […]

Roger Federer
Federer wins 10th Halle title, pursues 9th Wimbledon victory

Halle (Germany): Roger Federer on Sunday claimed the title at the Halle Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event that the Swiss player has won for the 10th time. The 37-year-old, who set the record for most Halle titles more than a decade ago, earned his 10th title after defeating David Goffin of Belgium 7-6(2), 6-1 in […]

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title

London: Swiss star Roger Federer won his record eighth men’s singles title at the Wimbledon tennis tournament with a straight sets win over Marin Cilic of Croatia here on Sunday. Federer dominated the final, cruising to a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 victory in an hour and 41 minutes, reports Efe news agency. This is the 19th Grand […]

Bopanna-Dabrowski crash out of Wimbledon

Wimbledon: Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Gabriela Dabrowski crashed out of the mixed doubles competition at the Wimbledon tennis tournament following a tough three-set battle here on Thursday. The 10th seeded Indo-Canadian pair went down 7-6, 4-6, 5-7 to the unseeded duo of Henri Kontinen of Finland and Heather Watson of Britain in […]

Wimbledon increases prize money to $40.8 million

London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club, host of the Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament, announced on Wednesday that this year’s edition will pay out 31.6 million pound sterling ($40.8 million) in prize money, 12.5 per cent more than last year. In addition, organisers of the tournament reported that the winners of the singles competitions will […]

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Russia's Zvonareva in their women's singles tennis match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club during the London 2012 Olympic Games
Serena pulls out of Swedish Open

Stockholm: Six-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams withdrew from the Swedish Open, the media reported. The US star was due to play in the round of 16 but withdrew from the tournament on yesterday with an elbow injury, reported Xinhua. “I am devastated, but I’ll be back some day,” Williams said. “I got hurt when I […]

Gasquet upsets Wawrinka to reach Wimbledon semis

London: Frenchman Richard Gasquet upset Swiss No. 4 seed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 11-9 here to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for the second time in his career. Yesterday in a clash pitting two players best known for their powerful and stylish one-handed backhands, Gasquet proved to be more solid and consistent than the […]

John McEnroe
McEnroe says struggling Nadal needs a new coach

London: Spain’s Rafael Nadal, whose dismal season continued with a second-round loss this week at Wimbledon, needs a new coach to overcome his struggles, American former tennis great John McEnroe said in an interview with BBC Radio 5. “Nadal is one of the great champions, a class act. He plays with a lot of effort […]