Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Wimbledon 2019 Women’s Semifinals Preview: Serena, Halep, Svitolina and Strycova in Action

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For a tournament that has seen its fair-share of giant-killing and general zaniness, the women's semifinals at Wimbledon 2019 are perhaps surprisingly tame in their composition. Only Barbora Strycova remains as a true outlier, while Elina Svitolina, Simona Halep,...

Wimbledon 2019: Men’s Quarterfinals Preview: Djokovic, Federer and Nadal in Action

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It wasn't quite as straightforward as it looked on paper, but by and large, the status quo reigned on women's quarterfinals day. Now it's the men's turn, and well, it's even harder to escape that feeling of inevitability. Each member...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 8 Preview: Women’s Quarterfinal Line Up

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After the mania of, uh… Manic Monday, we have now officially reached the pointy end of Wimbledon 2019. Serena. Riske. Strycova. Konta. Halep. Zhang. Svitolina. Muchova. If I had to use one word to describe the octet that makes up...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 8 Preview: Federer, Gauff and Kvitova Lead Manic Monday

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It may not be the most popular tradition at the championships, but for all the divisiveness around resting on middle Sunday, there's no denying it gives Wimbledon one of its best – welcome to Manic Monday. Rafa Nadal, Serena Williams,...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 6 Preview: Federer, Sloane and Nadal in Action

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And the story just keeps on going. Coco Gauff, at 15 years old and number 313 in the world, is into the second week of Wimbledon. Surviving a three-set rollercoaster with Polona Hercog on Friday, Gauff continues to perform at a...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 5 Preview: Gauff and Auger-Aliassime Aim for Round Four

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Between a match that entirely lived up to its expectations, and a defending champion who didn't, it wasn't exactly a bad Wednesday at the Championships. Between all the gamesmanship, ump-arguing, underarm-serving and shot-making, Kyrgios-Nadal was about as entertaining a second-round...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 4 Preview: Nadal vs. Kyrgios Lead the Way

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Damn, Coco! I don't remember what I was doing at 15, but it certainly wasn't beating a five-time champion and former semi-finalist in succession, which is exactly what Cori "Coco" Gauff has done here at Wimbledon. Beating first Venus Williams, and...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 3 Preview: Featuring Wawrinka vs. Opelka Plus More

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An early scare for Roger Federer, an early exit for Garbine Muguruza, a Nick Kyrgios banter-fest, and a Bernard Tomic tank-fest – there was certainly plenty happening on day 2 at Wimbledon. That said, perhaps the biggest news to come...

Wimbledon 2019 Day 2 Preview: Barty, Thiem and Fritz Featured

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Yo dawg, I heard you like upsets… Naomi Osaka: gone. Sascha Zverev: finito. Stefanos Tsitsipas: toast. Aryna Sabalenka: donezo. Venus Williams: sent packing by a child. Suffice to say, opening days of major tournaments don't get much crazier than Monday...

Wimbledon 2019: Day 1 Previews

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There really is nothing like Wimbledon. The birthplace of grand slam tennis, with 133 years of tradition behind it, it is nothing short of the crown jewel of the tennis calendar. Suffice to say, it doesn't need any extra...

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Badosa, Norrie Wins BNP Paribas Open Titles

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BNP Paribas Open—Indian Wells, California Paula Badosa won the biggest title of her young career on Sunday in Indian Wells, California, defeating two-time former champion...