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July, 2019

  • 11 July

    Serena Williams Crushes Strycova To Qualify For Wimbledon Final

    Serena Williams booked her place in the final of this year’s Wimbledon after beating Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova in Thursday’s semi-final. Williams overcame Strycova in straight sets of 6-1 6-2 in under an hour, and will now take on Romania’s Simona Halep in the final. Making her third final since …

  • 11 July

    Halep Beats Svitolina To Reach First Wimbledon Final 

    Simona Halep

    Simona Halep defeated Elina Svitolina in straight sets to qualify for her first ever Wimbledon final on Thursday. Seventh seed, Halep saw off Svitolina 6-1, 6-3 to become the first Romanian woman to reach a Wimbledon singles final. It will be Halep’s fifth grand slam final and comes just over …

  • 9 July

    Serena Williams Beats Riske To Qualify For Wimbledon S/final

    Serena Williams

    Serena Williams defeated fellow American, Alison Riske, despite a sluggish performance to qualify for the semi-finals at Wimbledon. Williams beat Riske 6-4 4-6 6-3, to keep hopes of her eight Wimbledon title and first Grand Slam title since January 2017, alive. Read Also: Serena Williams Fined $10,000 For Damaging Wimbledon Court …

  • 9 July

    Serena Williams Fined $10,000 For Damaging Wimbledon Court

    American tennis star, Serena Williams, has been fined $10,000 for damaging one of the Wimbledon courts with her racket. The incident occurred during a practice session before this year’s tournament at the All England Club. Also fined is Italy’s Fabio Fognini, who will have to shell out $3,000 after he …

  • 8 July

    Nadal Dispatches Sousa To Reach Wimbledon Quarter-final

    Nadal Dispatches Sousa To Reach Wimbledon Quarter-finals

    World number two, Rafael Nadal, on Monday, dispatched Joao Sousa 6-2 6-2 6-2, to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. The Spaniard was not happy when he was seeded at third seed for the tournament, despite ATP his ranking as number two. But he enjoyed one of his quickest victories, ending …

  • 6 July

    Serena, Federer Back 15-year-old Gauff For Wimbledon Title

    Serena, Federer Back 15-year-old Gauff For Wimbledon Title

    Serena Williams has backed her compatriot, Cori Coco Gauff, 15, to win the 2019 Wimbledon championship. Gauff has been fantastic in the women’s draw at the tournament, becoming the youngest player in the open era to enter the competition through qualifying. She sent packing Venus Williams, her idol, in the …

  • 4 July

    Wimbledon: Defending Champion Kerber Stunned In Second Round

    Wimbledon: Defending Champion Kerber Stunned In Second Round

    Angelique Kerber, Wimbledon defending champion, has been knocked out  in the second round by world number 95, Lauren Davis. The German was so disappointed she couldn’t leave the court in time after her 2-6 6-2 6-1 defeat by her American opponent, who was only in the tournament as a lucky …

  • 4 July

    15-year-old Gauff Qualifies For Wimbledon Third Round

    Coco Gauff continued her magical run in her Wimbledon debut on Wednesday, when she became the youngest player since 1991 to reach the third round of the competition. The 15-year-old, who had to come through qualifying, had stunned five-time champion, Venus Williams, in the first round on Monday. The American …

  • 3 July

    Injured Sharapova Withdraws From Wimbledon

    Maria Sharapova, a former world number one, on Tuesday, withdrew from Wimbledon. The development raises questions about her future in the sport, fifteen years after shooting to global fame. Read Also: VIDEO: Nigeria’s Youngest Senator Deals Woman Hot Slaps In Sex Toy Shop The 2004 champion retired with a left arm …

  • 1 July

    Wimbledon: Match Halted After Ball Boy Collapsed Over Intense Heat

    Wimbledon: Match Halted After Ball Boy Collapses Over Intense Heat

    An ongoing match in the opening day of the 2019 Wimbledon was halted, after a ball boy collapsed on court on Monday. The boy is said to have fainted in the heat on court 11. Marcos Giron, who lost in straight sets to Feliciano Lopez, was shocked by the incident, …

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