Category Archives: Tennis

Federer into semifinals, Haas crashes out

HAMBURG – Step Roger Federer in the German Open 2013 tournament was almost left behind. Former world number one was forced to play three sets to get a ticket to the semifinals. The Swiss was playing for the third time in Hamburg since the shocking ringworm in the second round at Wimbledon. Federer finished the fight Florian Mayer 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals. Mayer games is not too bad when compared with the ranking belongs to Federer. He ranks 45th, while Federer is the fifth. However, FedEx, appeared very tough. “I only blame myself. Federer did not play my best. I get a great chance to win and almost scared against players with big names, “regrets Mayer, with a tone of disappointment, Yahoosport reported on Saturday (20/07/2013). In the later semifinal match, Federer had won the title in the German Open in 2002, 2004-05 and 2007, it will face Federico Delbonis, Sunday early morning. Tommy Haas ambition to win the title in Hamburg aground already. The German player must recognize the benefits of Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4, which is seeded 12th. Fognini next opponent is Nicolas Almagro, who knocked out Juan Monaco in the quarterfinals.  

Absent Venus at Wimbledon

jacobmay   May 8, 2018   Comments Off on Absent Venus at Wimbledon

New York – Wimbledon 2013 edition will not be followed by one of the most successful tennis player in the women’s singles. Still troubled by a back injury, Venus Williams decided to absent in the Grand Slam series. Quoted from the BBC, Venus is having problems with his back since appearing in the doubles French Open two weeks ago. Due to the same injury he was forced to retreat in the number decided at Roland Garros. With Wimbledon starting on Monday (06/24/2013) next week, Venus had not yet fully recovered. Players are already five times a champion at Wimbledon and even then was forced to miss this year. “I will not be able to participate in Wimbledon. I am really disappointed because I always liked the tournament. I need time to recover my back,” Venus wrote on her Facebook page. Venus never previously absent at Wimbledon since he made ​​his debut in the year 1997. In that period he succeeded five times a champion in a single number the years 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007 and 2008. “I want to return to the field as soon as possible, my target is to return Mylan World Team Tennis on July 8 in Washington DC. Thank you so much for my fans, for the love and support and I will see you again in the near future on the pitch,” continued the old tennis player 33-year-old.

Murray: Against Djokovic is hard challenge

jacobmay   May 3, 2018   Comments Off on Murray: Against Djokovic is hard challenge

Facing the number one in the world in the final round of the Wimbledon tournament is definitely not an easy matter, but according to Andy Murray’s challenge will turn into a remarkable achievement that successfully won. “It’s simple: I have to do everything well against Novak. I can not let one or two parts of my game is not growing,” said Murray, who is now the world number two in a special column written for the BBC. Sports, Tennis When asked whether the game on Sunday (07/06) this will be the game terakbarnya during career, Murray said winning a Wimbledon tournament has always been a pinnacle of achievement in sports, but he hopes there will be a similar final parties. “So we have to wait until one day I stopped playing (tennis) and could look backwards to decide where the biggest fight of my career.” If Djokovic overcame resistance today, Murray will become the first British man in 77 years to restore the Wimbledon trophy to his native land. But since the beginning of Murray knows exactly how fierce resistance which could be demonstrated by the Serbian tennis player was in critical point as the final round this time. Murray example shows how the fitness of Djokovic’s physical condition that could confer resistance to rival Click for hours. “He’s unbelievable shape lately, might have to face him for five-six hours is very tiring.” But Murray said in the face of such a possibility was that he was doing a series of hard and disciplined preparation including the trivial matter such as maintaining food intake. “Click Once (escaped) party quarterfinals I eat a bar of chocolate, but do not worry there is no other feast before the final.” The 26-year-old bachelor said there would be “something bad food until after the… Read more »

Federer Fails Stepping into the Final

jacobmay   March 30, 2018   Comments Off on Federer Fails Stepping into the Final

HAMBURG – Step Roger Federer had stopped at the German Tennis Championships semifinals after losing the fight stright through a set of qualifier, Federico Dulbonis, Sunday (07/21/2013) early morning hrs. In that match, Federer was beaten 6-7 (7) and 6-7 (4) of Dulbonis, which is a world-ranked 114. Former world number one was lost within one hour, 53 minutes, as well as a second defeat Federer this year from players who rank in the top 100. “He (Dulbonis) played well, he’s a little more aggressive than I was,” Federer said, as reported by Heraldnet, Sunday (07/21/2013). Previously, the Swiss tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky surrendered at hand in the second round of Wimbledon 2013 with a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 5-7, 6-7 (5). Stakhovsky is itself a world-ranked 116. The victory over Federer, made ​​Dulbonis became the third qualifier to advance to the final of the ATP World Tour this year. At the top of the party, would Dulbonis against Fabio Fognini of Italy. Fognini aside Spaniard, Nicolas Almargo battle through two sets, and in one hour 49 minutes. In the meantime, this is a failure of Federer this year after winning just one title from nine tournaments.

Murray wants to ‘compete’ against Serena Williams

jacobmay   March 4, 2018   Comments Off on Murray wants to ‘compete’ against Serena Williams

Andy Murray, who had just won Wimbledon Click, discourse seriously considering one of the best players facing the world today, Serena Williams. Information collected by the British newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, said Murray will be playing next year when the game could be used for social purposes. This kind of game is not foreign to famous athletes. They used to go down in a variety of competitions or games for a donation. A few weeks ago as Murray fell in the men’s doubles match to a cancer foundation in English. Not the first Novak Djokovic-who defeated Murray in the Wimbledon-also organized a charity event just a few hours after being dropped off in the final round. Discourse match Serena Williams Murray-Murray was first revealed via his Twitter account and initially only for the banter alone. But it turns out Serena is also interested and the proposed location of the game in the United States. Match between boys and girls tennis player ever popular in the 1970s and 1990s. Bobby Riggs won against Margaret Court however noted defeat against Billie Jean King. Jimmy Connors beat Martina Navratilova in the meantime.

Secrets Murray wins in Grand Slam event

jacobmay   December 21, 2017   Comments Off on Secrets Murray wins in Grand Slam event

Once finished resistance Novak Djokovic in the final of Wimbledon 2013, Andy Murray celebrates victory with a ride into the stands and hugged his coach, Ivan Lendl. Former Republic became the first to get a thank you from the Murray. This can be understood as due to the cold hands of Lendl, Murray turned into one of the most formidable players in the world. The results are two trophies won Grand Slam, the U.S. Open and Click Wimbledon, Sunday (07/07). Title at Wimbledon has a special meaning because Murray end Britain’s drought by champion at Wimbledon that has lasted 77 years. Click the expectations are very big, which is placed on the shoulders of Murray can be overcome, and he won three straight sets against Djokovic, the world number one at the moment. Murray and Lendl have in common. They are two players in the world are equally failed to win in the first four Grand Slam finals. Experience champion So, Lendl knows very well how it feels when Murray seemed powerless against an opponent in the final of the Australian Open or Wimbledon. Though Murray never faced an opponent he defeated in a non-Grand Slam tournament. But once down in the tournament, Murray aura immediately seemed to fade. This situation changed with Lendl asked Murray to fully believe that Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Djokovic also defeated in a Grand Slam tournament. The confidence to change the style and approach of Murray. He is now more common, more often ran up to the net, and hit your opponent. Attempts to inject a winning mentality Murray brain has resulted. Murray’s former coach Miles Maclagan, said counsel as he is already been conveyed to Murray. “What is said Lendl told Murray was frequently mentioned,” Maclagan said to the media in the… Read more »

Champion in Monte Carlo, Nadal Djokovic Dominance Break

jacobmay   December 18, 2017   Comments Off on Champion in Monte Carlo, Nadal Djokovic Dominance Break

Monte Carlo – Novak Djokovic came out as the winner in the Monte Carlo Masters after beating Rafael Nadal in the final. Djokovic’s success made ​​him break the dominance of Nadal, who had so long triumphed. In the match at the Monte Carlo Country Club on Sunday (04/21/2013) night local time, Djokovic was very good. Instead, Nadal like having anticlimactic and many make their own mistakes. Djokovic won in straight sets 6-2, 7-6 in 1 hour and 52 minutes. The first set Djokovic completely overpowered. He is so easy to accelerate from the start and winning 5-0. Although Nadal had won two games later, Djokovic did not waste the opportunity and seize this set. In the second set, Nadal began to flourish. He broke Djokovic to lead 3-2 and then won the next game. Two points ahead, Nadal could not take advantage of the momentum. Djokovic could equalize 4-4. Djokovic finally managed to end the game after he won the tie-break with the score 7-1. This is the first title Djokovic in this tournament. World number one tennis player’s son also ended the dominance of Nadal, who has eight consecutive years always champion in Monte Carlo. It is also the third title Djokovic this year. Previously, he was a champion at the Australian Open and Dubai Tennis Championships.

Sol color orange, Federer break the rules

jacobmay   November 5, 2017   Comments Off on Sol color orange, Federer break the rules

Defending champion Roger Federer Wimbledon tennis tournament was reprimanded for wearing tennis shoes orange soles that violate tournament rules. In the first round match on Monday (against Victor Hanescu on Monday, June 24, Federer wore orange shoes with soles when tournament rules require players to wear white clothing and shoes. Federer won in the first round. Organizers consider soles seven times Wimbledon champion was against the rules. Therefore, he was ordered not to wear those shoes again during the match at Wimbledon. Darcis retreat “This rule applies to anyone, including Roger Federer.” Alex Capstick The BBC’s Alex Capstick health problems reported Wimbledon tournament rules are very strict, especially regarding the dress code for the players. “This rule applies to anyone, including Roger Federer,” said Capstick. The players are only allowed to use a bit of color variation on their shoes and clothing. However further Capstick, this time not only disputed issue dress code. Andre Agassi once refused entry into the tournament because of tight regulations, but he ended up as the provisions comply with the dress code. In another development, a former player who surprisingly Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal, Steve Darcis of Belgium withdrew from the tournament because of a shoulder injury. Players are also women’s retreat is the second seed, Victoria Azarenka, who has not recovered from a knee problem.

The end of the golden era of Federer getting closer?

jacobmay   November 4, 2017   Comments Off on The end of the golden era of Federer getting closer?

Roger Federer followed Rafael Nadal Click footsteps as the world’s top tennis player who was eliminated in the early round of Wimbledon 2013. At first glance Federer better luck because this Click the Swiss defeat in the second round while Nadal, who has just won the Grand Slam French Open, directly eliminated in the first round. But Federer shocks inflicted far greater. Federer is a seven-time Wimbledon champion and known as the best player on grass, field types used at Wimbledon. But in the second round which was held on Wednesday afternoon (26/06) in London, Federer lost to both the technical and physical than his opponent, Sergiy Stakhovsky, in a match in straight sets, 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6 , within three hours. So Stakhovsky get the last point in the third set, for a few seconds the whole crowd in attendance seemed to pause, and then simultaneously applauded for both players. Still want bertenis “I still plan to pursue tennis over the next few years. To me this defeats the normal course.” Roger Federer While Stakhovsky still could not believe what he had just done, Federer walked to the edge of the field, packing a large bag containing racket and clothing, and walking with bowed head. No more distinctive smile and a sharp eye spotlight sign of pride. In a press statement, Federer said, “I had a great moment, a distinct, but also had a difficult time like this. Always you can not continue to have a great moment right?” “What do you do after a record defeat? For sure do not need to panic. You have to practice again, more loudly,” Federer said. Is the defeat in the second round, ending the era of Federer in the world tennis stage, asked the reporter. Federer paused. Then he replied, “No…. Read more »

Players of Wimbledon court criticism

jacobmay   October 15, 2017   Comments Off on Players of Wimbledon court criticism

Wimbledon Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year gets the spotlight after some players complained about the condition of the pitch. Recorded in a single day seven tennis player Click withdrew because of injury and a few others because of a slip on the grass at Wimbledon during a match. Organizations International Tennis Federation (ITF) called this mass resignation as the largest in the history of Wimbledon. Third seed and 2004 champion, Maria Sharapova, fell three times and had to get treatment long enough, in the face of Michelle Larcher De Brito in the second round. “Most of the grass on the pitch suffered cuts and dead grass is not completely cleaned. Fields became slippery. Difficult to play in a field like this,” said Sharapova, after being defeated De Brito. “I’ve never fallen three times in one game. This time I saw a lot of players slipped and some of them injured,” said the Russian tennis player. responses committee “Field slick. Difficult to play on the field like this.” Maria Sharapova She advised the players to practice on the field more often Wimbledon before games. Another big name loud is the second seed, Victoria Azarenka. He throws after being forced to retreat when critics fell in the second round on Wednesday (26/06) because of an injury he experienced a fall in Field No. 1 on Monday. “I fell pretty badly while my opponent dropped two times,” said Azarenka. “I hope the committee can resolve the problem of this field,” he added. Which is also backwards is Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Steve Darcis who rocketed his name after Click rid Rafael Nadal in the first round. Wimbledon organizers said they had prepared the pitch in the same way with the previous years.