Archive for the ‘Sports/Tennis’ Category

Canada’s Rebecca Marino adds to tennis comeback with Challenger win

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Vancouver tennis player Rebecca Marino has added another victory to her impressive comeback campaign, defeating No. 2 seed Julia Glushko of Israel 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) on Sunday to win the Winnipeg National Bank Challenger title.

Novak Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon title, 13th Grand Slam

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Novak Djokovic is back at his best and the Wimbledon champion for a fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and winning 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday in London, England.

Serena Williams falls to Angelique Kerber in Wimbledon final

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

Angelique Kerber claimed her first Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over seven-time champion Serena Williams on Saturday in London.

Kevin Anderson topples marathon man John Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semifinal

Friday, July 13th, 2018

It was a case of better late than never as Kevin Anderson reached his first Wimbledon final with a heart-stopping 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 win over the sport's perennial marathon man John Isner on Friday.

Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with straight sets win

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Serena Williams overcame a late stutter to advance to her 10th Wimbledon singles final with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Julia Goerges. Seven-time champion Williams dropped her serve for the first time in the match when attempting to close out victory at 5-3 in the second, but quickly regained her composure to win the following game.

Roger Federer shocked by Kevin Anderson in 5-set marathon match at Wimbledon

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Defending Wimbledon title holder Roger Federer was knocked out of this year's championships by South African Kevin Anderson in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. The Swiss eight-times champion and top seed was beaten 2-6 6-7(5) 7-5 6-4 13-11 by eighth-seeded Anderson before a stunned crowd packed into a tension-filled No. 1 Court.

Milos Raonic’s next opponent enjoys practice session with Sidney Crosby

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Isner Crosby

While most Canadians figure to be rooting for Milos Raonic in his Wimbledon quarterfinal, one notable Canuck could be supporting his opponent. Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby hit the court for a practice session with American John Isner — Raonic's next foe on Wednesday — at the All England Club before Wimbledon.

Juan Del Potro last man to advance to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Del Potro

Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time since 2013 after beating Gilles Simon 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5).

Milos Raonic advances to Wimbledon quarter-finals

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Canadian Milos Raonic is heading to the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the third year in a row. The No. 13 seed defeated unseeded American Mackenzie McDonald 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in the fourth round.

Milos Raonic advances to 4th round at Wimbledon

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Milos Raonic is heading to the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The Canadian won seven of nine games on Day 2 of a third-round match suspended because of darkness the previous day, beating Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-5. 6-2.