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Wimbledon 2011: Tsonga Stuns Federer to Reach Semi-Final

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, of France, shocked the world of tennis by achieving two feats: one rare; and one never before witnessed on any tennis court. The first was beating Roger Federer in the Wimbledon 2011 Men’s Singles Quarter Final; the second was the manner of his victory, in coming back from two sets to love down to record a 3-6 6-7 ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Djokovic Through to Semi-Final

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Novak Djokovic booked his place in the Wimbledon 2011 Men’s Singles Semi-Final after dispatching 18 year old Australian, Bernard Tomic, in four sets 6-2 3-6 6-4 7-5 despite experiencing something of a wobble in the middle part of the match. The young Australian player, who came to the Quarter Final after beating 5th seed Robin Soderling, looked a little nervous ... Read More »

Tennis: Top Four Men Prepare for Wimbledon 2011 Quarter Finals

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At Roland Garros this year, the top four seeds, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, Roger Federer, of Switzerland and Andy Murray, of Great Britain, all made the Semi-Final stages in as good an example of how seeding is supposed to work as fans could ever witness. In Wimbledon 2011, a remarkably similar picture has been painted. At ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Nadal Overcomes Injury to Beat Del Potro

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Rafael Nadal got the better of Juan Martin Del Potro in four set in what proved to be a Wimbledon classic. The world number one triumphed 7-6, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4, but there will be a slight worry over his fitness for the remainder of the tournament after further injuring a troublesome foot. Del Potro, too, needed an injury time out ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Djokovic Survives Scare to Beat Baghdatis

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Second seed Novak Djokovic won in four sets against Marcos Baghdatis in an epic third round clash to keep his Wimbledon dream alive. Although the Serb started well he went through a lull in the second set and appeared mentally beaten as he smashed his racket in fury when things weren’t going his way. His manner was unrelaxed and tense throughout, ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Murray Downs Ljubicic In Four Sets

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Andy Murray has beaten Ivan Ljubicic in four sets, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), to progress through to the last 16 of the 2011 Wimbledon tennis tournament. It was a variable performance from the number three seed, and he knows that he will need to produce more consistent form when he meets Richard Gasquet on Monday 27th June 2011. Nevertheless, ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Federer Storms Past Mannarino

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Roger Federer fired his way into round three of Wimbledon with an astounding straight sets victory over plucky Adrian Mannarino. Federer showed no signs of weakness in a 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 win that will signal a warning to his rivals. In a match that lasted less than one and a half hours, the former champion looked to be back to ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Novak Djokovic Cruises into Third Round

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Novak Djokovic has cruised into the third round of the Wimbledon tennis tournament after beating Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. The pair spent under two hours on the blustery court number one. During the second set, the excitement of the crowd was reduced to the hawk eye calls, but Anderson soon found his pace once more to ... Read More »

Wimbledon 2011: Murray Fires Into Round Three

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Andy Murray progressed into the third round of Wimbledon after a routine 6-3, 6-3 7-5 victory over German Tobias Kamke. The straight sets win over an opponent relatively unknown to the Wimbledon crowd will have, no doubt, given the Scot a confidence boost as he marches through the rounds at SW19. The decision to play the contest at Court Number ... Read More »