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Wozniacki dispatches Konjuh in straight sets

Jun 27, 2014

Wozniacki dispatches Konjuh in straight sets

Caroline Wozniacki kept her composure to end the spirited run of 16-year-old Croat Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-0 in the third round of Wimbledon on Friday. Wimbledon debutant Konjuh, the youngest player to reach the last 32 at the All England Club since 2005, forced ...

Nishikori rolls into 3rd round

Jun 27, 2014

Nishikori rolls into 3rd round

Kei Nishikori admitted he had made a perfect start to his Wimbledon campaign as the 10th seed moved into the third round with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 thrashing of American qualifier Denis Kudla on Thursday. Nishikori has never gone past the third round at ...

Nishikori advances to third round

Jun 26, 2014

Nishikori advances to third round

Kei Nishikori cruised into the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday after dispatching American qualifier Denis Kudla with ease 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. It was the third consecutive year that Nishikori reached the third round at the All England Club. After a slightly rocky start, ...

Jun 26, 2014

Djokovic overpowers Stepanek in four sets

Top seed Novak Djokovic survived a testing Centre Court examination at the hands of close friend and veteran serve-and-volleyer Radek Stepanek to reach the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday. Djokovic, the 2011 champion, carved out a 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5) victory over ...

Nishikori into second round

Jun 25, 2014

Nishikori into second round

Kei Nishikori reached the second round when he defeated Kenny de Schepper of France 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 Tuesday to win his first match at Wimbledon for the third consecutive year. In a game of contrasting styles, the 10th-seeded Nishikori overcame the big serving ...

Nishikori defeats De Schepper in Wimbledon opening round

Jun 24, 2014

Nishikori defeats De Schepper in Wimbledon opening round

Tenth seed Kei Nishikori won through to the second round at Wimbledon on Tuesday with a straight-sets win over France’s Kenny De Schepper. The 24-year-old, who has never been past the third round at the All England Club, won 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 in ...

Murray rolls past Goffin

Jun 24, 2014

Murray rolls past Goffin

Andy Murray arrived on Centre Court to a standing ovation and left to another. After ending Britain’s 77-year wait for a homegrown men’s champion at Wimbledon last year, Murray got off to a strong start Monday in his bid to become the first to ...

Jun 21, 2014

Gasquet moves into Eastbourne final

Top-seeded Richard Gasquet of France and defending champion Feliciano Lopez advanced to the final of the Aegon International on Friday. In the women’s tournament, American Madison Keys defeated Britain’s Heather Watson 6-3, 6-1 to make her first WTA final where she faces Angelique Kerber ...

Nishikori seeded 10th for Wimbledon

Jun 18, 2014

Nishikori seeded 10th for Wimbledon

Kei Nishikori, the world’s 12th ranked men’s player, is seeded 10th at Wimbledon this summer, organizers announced Wednesday. Nishikori’s seeding has dropped one place from his Grand Slam career-best of ninth at this year’s French Open. Unlike the other three major tournaments, Wimbledon does ...

Nishikori loses to Federer in semis

Jun 15, 2014

Nishikori loses to Federer in semis

Kei Nishikori was knocked out in the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open in a straight-sets defeat to former World No. 1 Roger Federer on Saturday. Federer, the defending champion and No. 2 seed, beat fourth-seeded Nishikori 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in a match that ...

Jun 14, 2014

Nishikori reaches semifinal round

Kei Nishikori defeated Steve Johnson 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open. Nishikori made short work of the first set, but remained on-serve through the second set despite three break chances. Nishikori won the tiebreaker for a ...