Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Wimbledon

Wimbledon champion Rybakinadismisses Russian ‘product’ claims

Newly-crowned Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina on Tuesday dismissed Russian claims that she was its “product” as she received a hero’s welcome in Kazakhstan, which she represented at the tournament.Russian and Belarusian players were banned from Wimbledon this year after...

Djokovic beats Norrie to reach Wimbledon men’s singles final

Britain’s Cameron Norrie was unable to capitalise on a confident start as Novak Djokovic fought back to reach the Wimbledon men’s singles final.Norrie, 26, was bidding to become only the fourth Briton to reach the final at the All...

Wimbledon: Jabeur blazes trail into final after beating Maria

Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur’s trailblazing took her all the way into the Wimbledon 2022 final after triumphing 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 over Tatjana Maria in a 1-hour, 43-minute semifinal clash, here on Thursday.With the win, Jabeur becomes the first...

Sania bids adieu to Wimbledonwith semifinal loss in mixed doubles

Trailblazing Indian tennis star Sania Mirza’s swansong appearance at Wimbledon ended in a semi-final defeat to defending champions Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk in the mixed doubles event here.Mirza and her Croatian partner Mate Pavic, seeded sixth, went down...

Wimbledon: Djokovic fights back; Mirza and Pavic in semis

Novak Djokovic stormed back from a two-set deficit to overcome an upset bid by Jannik Sinner in the 2022 Wimbledon men’s quarterfinals Tuesday.Djokovic, who recorded 41 winners and eight aces in the five-set win, held a 4-1 lead in...

Wimbledon: Kyrgios shrugs off injury to reach quarterfinals

Nick Kyrgios’ entertaining Wimbledon run continued as he shrugged off a shoulder injury to beat American Brandon Nakashima and reach his first major quarter-final in seven years.The Australian was more subdued than in his fiery match against Stefanos Tsitsipas,...

Federer says he hopes to play Wimbledon ‘one more time’

Roger Federer Sunday said he hopes to play Wimbledon “one more time” despite being sidelined for a year with a knee injury. “I hope I can come back one more time. I’ve missed it here,” said the eight-time champion...

Wimbledon: Maria, Bouzkova enter quarterfinals

Germany’s Tatjana Maria continued her dream Wimbledon run as she battled from a set down to overcome former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 on Sunday and reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam for the first...

Wimbledon: Cornet stuns world no. 1 Swiatek; Halep advances

World number one Iga Swiatek saw her 37-match winning streak ended as France’s Alize Cornet caused one of the biggest upsets so far at Wimbledon.The 21-year-old from Poland was beaten 6-4 6-2 following an inspired performance by 37th-ranked Cornet....

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic marches on

Novak Djokovic clinically disposed of fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic as he continued his relentless pursuit of a fourth successive Wimbledon title with a 6-0 6-3 6-4 victory on Friday.The top seed was unplayable in the opening set of his...