Djokovic survives injury scare in win

Jun 28, 2014

Djokovic survives injury scare in win

Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his racket flying from his ...

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 ...

Date-Krumm, Nishikori fall at Wimbledon

Jun 30, 2013

Date-Krumm, Nishikori fall at Wimbledon

Veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm’s memorable run at Wimbledon came to a shuddering halt on Saturday after the 42-year-old was blasted out of the third round by defending champion Serena Williams. Williams, bidding for a 17th Grand Slam and sixth Wimbledon crown, needed just over an ...

Murray rolls into 4th round

Jun 30, 2013

Murray rolls into 4th round

Andy Murray kept his campaign to become Britain’s first Wimbledon champion since 1936 comfortably on course Friday but Sergiy Stakhovsky, the shock conqueror of Roger Federer, crashed out. Murray, the second seed, breezed past Spanish veteran Tommy Robredo, the 32nd seed, 6-2, 6-4, 7-5. ...