Roger Federer wins a historic eigth title at Wimbledon:

RogerFederer.jpg
Federer kisses the Wimbledon trophy. (CREDIT: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic in straight sets – 6-3 6-1 6-4 – in order to win his 19th Grand Slam title, and become the only male player to win eight titles at Wimbledon.

Continue reading “Roger Federer wins a historic eigth title at Wimbledon:”

Andy Murray knocked out of Wimbledon by Sam Querrey in five sets:

ba3e7c8e-e62e-4a18-87ca-6a9adce91ce7
Sam Querrey (left) and Andy Murray (right) meet at the net after the American’s victory. (CREDIT: Getty Images)

The world number 1 was stunned by the big serving American in five sets.

Andy Murray lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 to Sam Querrey, making the American the first man into the semi-finals, and the first American into the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament since Andy Roddick in 2009.

Continue reading “Andy Murray knocked out of Wimbledon by Sam Querrey in five sets:”

Andy Murray to donate Queen’s Club winnings to Grenfell Tower victims:

 

andymurray
Andy Murray practises at Queen’s Cluib (CREDIT: AFP/Getty Images)

World number 1 Andy Murray will donate his prize money accumulated in the Aegon Championships – known as Queen’s Club –  to the families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Continue reading “Andy Murray to donate Queen’s Club winnings to Grenfell Tower victims:”

Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title:

3df06d3b-8ed4-4969-a5fc-5ea2a2a2c98e
Rafael Nadal celebrates victory (CREDIT: REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal defeats Stan Wawrinka in straight sets: 6-2 6-3 6-1 to claim “La Decima” (10 titles) at the French Open.

Rafael Nadal has extended his Grand Slam count to 15 with his straight sets victory, and is the only player in the open era to win 10 titles at the same event.

Continue reading “Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title:”

Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win her first Grand Slam title:

DB-K3UIXkAEinR9.jpg
Simona Halep (left) congratulates Jelena Ostapenko (right) (CREDIT: Twitter/@WTA)

The 20-year old Latvian produced a sublime display of tennis as she fought back to win her first Grand Slam title at the French Open.

Ostapenko was unseeded and had never played in the final of a Grand Slam before, but she seemed at home as she broke Simona Halep’s serve in the very first game. However, some unforced errors began to creep into her game, and she eventually went down a set and 3-0.

Continue reading “Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win her first Grand Slam title:”

Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka to meet in French Open final:

5472
Rafael Nadal serving in his victory over Dominic Thiem (CREDIT: Julian Finney/Getty Images )

Stan Wawrinka defeated Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem to set up a mouth-watering clash for the French Open title on Sunday.

Stan Wawrinka, the Swiss who won the title in 2015 against Novak Djokovic, faced a tough test in Britain’s Andy Murray as the two squared off in the semi-final at the French Open for the second year in a row.

Continue reading “Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka to meet in French Open final:”

Novak Djokovic appoints new coach after losing to Alexander Zverev in the Italian Open final

2870.jpg
Novak Djokovic (right) and Alexander Zverev (left) (Credit: Claudio Onorati/EPA)

Novak Djokovic has appointed Andre Agassi as his new coach after suffering a surpising defeat to Alexander Zverev, whom was playing in his first final at that level.

Continue reading “Novak Djokovic appoints new coach after losing to Alexander Zverev in the Italian Open final”