Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Full Coverage : WIMBLEDON

With the ‘fab four’ not at their best, the 2014 edition of the Wimbledon promises to be an exciting tournament. Follow this space for the exclusive coverage.

Backhand the rock on which Novak Djokovic made Wimbledon ascent

Djokovic locked down two important defensive categories: the battle of backhands and second serves.

Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic wins title, Roger Federer hearts

Djokovic claimed a second Wimbledon title after coming out on top in a battle of wills against Federer.

Wimbledon 2014: Eight will have to wait
July 6, 2014

Novak Djokovic denies Roger Federer a record eighth All England Club title.

Wimbledon 2014: All too easy for Petra Kvitova in final

Kvitova overpowered and overwhelmed Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in only 55 minutes.

Old foes to resume rivalry

The Swiss maestro has not reached a grand slam final since clinching the Wimbledon title in 2012.

Wimbledon 2014: A walk on the grass
July 5, 2014

Kvitova produced one of her most dominant performances on grass-court to beat Bouchard 6-3, 6-0.

Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic stands between Roger Federer and 18th

Both will meet in the Wimbledon final on Sunday with Federer looking for a record 18th Grand Slam title.

Wimbledon 2014: I won’t get an hour of sleep, says Grigor Dimitrov

Djokovic saved a set point in the ninth game and three more in tiebreak before sealing the contest.

Wimbledon 2014: Leander Paes-Radek Stepanak crash out in semis

Paes-Stepanak bowed out after their 6-7, 3-6, 4-6 loss to Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock.

Blockbuster: It’s Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic
July 4, 2014

Federer defeated Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 while Djokovic had to struggle to overcome Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6.

Wimbledon 2014: Eugenie Bouchard third-time lucky

Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open finalist Simona Halep Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final.

Wimbledon 2014: Leander Paes enters semi-finals, Sania Mirza crashes out

Fifth seeded Paes/ Stepanak pair defeated third seed pair of Daniel Nestor/Nenad Zimonjic 3-6 7-6 6-3 6-4.

Wimbledon 2014: Eugenie Bouchard, Petra Kvitova book showdown ticket
July 3, 2014

Bouchard defeated Halep 7-6, 6-2 while Kvitova beat Safarova 7-6, 6-1 to set the final clash on Saturday.

Wimbledon 2014: No hurray for Andy Murray this time

Heartbreak for Murray and British fans as he bowed out of Wimbledon after a straight sets loss to Dimitrov.

Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic shine after struggle, make semis

Federer defeated Wawrinka while Djokovic overcame Cilic’s challenge to make it to the semis.

Wimbledon 2014: Grigor Dimitrov ends Andy Murray’s title defence
July 2, 2014

Murray’s title defence came to an end after he lost to Dimitrov 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 in the quarter-final.

Wimbledon 2014: Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard make it to their first ever semifinal

Halep beat Sabine Lisicki 6-4, 6-0 while Bouchard defeated Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semis.

Wimbledon 2014: Nick Kyrgois was better than me, says Rafael Nadal

Nadal fell in the last-16 to Australian rookie Kyrgios on Tuesday losing 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 3-6.

Wimbledon 2014: Nick Kyrgios inspired to beat Rafael Nadal by mother’s barb

Kyrgios said he got all fired up by his mother thinking he had no chance against Rafael Nadal.

Wimbledon 2014: Rohan Bopanna, Andrea Hlavackova progress to mixed doubles pre-quarters

The Indo-Czech team beat Britain’s Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae 6-4, 7-5 to progress to pre-quarters.

Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova down and out

Nadal lost to Nick Kyrgios and Sharapova to Angelique Kerber as the two big names bowed out of Wimbledon.

Australian wildcard Nick Krygios knocks out Rafael Nadal

Ranked 144, Nick Kyrgios beat the No. 1-ranked Nadal 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 to reach quarterfinals.

Wimbledon 2014: Maria Sharapova’s wait extends
July 1, 2014

Sharapova was beaten 7-6(4) 4-6 6-4 in the last 16 by Germany’s Angelique Kerber.

Wimbledon 2014: Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios floors Rafael Nadal

Nick Kyrgios, a 19-year-old wild card from Australia, beat the No. 1-ranked Nadal 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic plays down shoulder concerns, races through to quarters

Djokovic allayed injury concerns to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Monday.

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray storms into last eight

Murray will next meet either Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria or Leonardo Mayer of Argentina for semis berth.

Wimbledon 2014: For Maria Sharapova, grass greener now
June 30, 2014

Sharapova is primed to win her second Wimbledon title after shock losses suffered by Williams and Li Na.

Wimbledon 2014: Bigger test awaits defending champion Andy Murray

With a 2nd successive title 4 victories away, Murray and his fans will be scanning the horizon for looming dangers.

Wimbledon 2014: Alize Cornet’s knock-out punch
June 29, 2014

Out-of-sorts top seed Williams loses in three sets; Nadal, Federer and Sharapova sail through.

Wimbledon 2014: Serena Williams crashes out

Top seed Serena won the first set 6-1 but couldn’t keep up the form as Riske won the 2nd & 3rd sets 6-3, 6-4.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Wimbledon outing with wife Anjali
June 28, 2014

Sachin Tendulkar took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon with his wife Anjali.

Wimbledon 2014: Maria Sharapova makes easy work of Alison Riske

Sharapova cruised into the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Alison Riske of the USA.

Rafael Nadal finds his feet on grass

The world no.1 over came a first set loss to Kukushkin to romp home 6-7, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1.

Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal overcomes slow start to beat Mikhail Kukushkin

Nadal overcame another slow start to win 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win over Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court.

Sachin Tendulkar, other celebrities attend Wimbledon

Sir Bobby Charlton, David Beckham, cricketer Stuart Broad and golfer Ian Poulter were also present.

Wimbledon 2014: Venus Williams has no intention of retiring

At 34, Venus was oldest woman left in Wimbledon singles that led to plenty of talk that she will retire.