Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

John McEnroe proposes women play against men to settle Serena debate

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

John McEnroe has an idea for how to validate his controversial statements about Serena Williams: have women compete against men in tennis.

Djokovic makes quick work of Pospisil at Wimbledon tuneup

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Britain Eastbourne Tennis

Novak Djokovic made a successful transition to grass ahead of Wimbledon by beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of the Eastbourne International on Tuesday in England.

Serena Williams reveals more of her pregnancy on Vanity Fair cover

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
APTOPIX 2017 MET Museum Costume Institute Benefit Gala

Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair.

Pospisil advances to 2nd round at Eastbourne, Bouchard eliminated

Monday, June 26th, 2017

While Canadian Vasek Pospisil defeated Czech Jiri Vesely, Eugenie Bouchard's struggles continued.

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would rank “like 700” on men’s tour

Monday, June 26th, 2017

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour.

Federer beats Zverev for record 9th Gerry Weber Open title

Sunday, June 25th, 2017
Germany Tennis Gerry Weber Open

Roger Federer defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for a record ninth time on Sunday.

Milos Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis at Queen’s

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Milos Raonic's preparations for Wimbledon received a setback when he lost to No. 698-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8) Tuesday in the first round of the Queen's grass-court tournament.

Is Felix Auger-Aliassime Canada’s newest tennis sensation?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime inducted himself into an exclusive club on Sunday, becoming the seventh youngest player to win an ATP Challenger event with his 6-4, 6-1 victory over 171st-ranked Frenchman Mathias Bourge at the Open de Sopra Steria in France.

Canada’s Vasek Pospisil falls to Dustin Brown at Gary Weber Open

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Canada's Vasek Pospisil lost to Germany's Dustin Brown 6-1, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) at the Gary Weber Open event on Monday.

Rafael Nadal overwhelms Stan Wawrinka, claims historic French Open crown

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

His clay-court prowess as unassailable as ever, Rafael Nadal won his record 10th French Open title by dominating 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the final Sunday.