Djokovic Beats Nadal To Become Wimbledon Champion

Novak Djokovic has won Wimbledon after a 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 victory over Rafael Nadal. In four sets of pulsating tennis, the Serb, who will become world number one on Monday, deserved the moment after dominating for most of the match. After eight years of dominance in SW19 from Nadal and Roger Federer, Djokovic stops a … Read more Djokovic Beats Nadal To Become Wimbledon Champion

Wimbledon 2011: Murray Reaches Last Four After Easy Win Over Lopez

Andy Murray raced into the semi-finals of Wimbledon after an easy last eight victory over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez. Murray was dominant and the straights sets win over an out of sorts Lopez was the least he deserved. The only real worry will be an injury the Scot appeared to pick up in the third set, but it … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Murray Reaches Last Four After Easy Win Over Lopez

Wimbledon 2011: Nadal Overcomes Injury to Beat Del Potro

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, … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Nadal Overcomes Injury to Beat Del Potro

Wimbledon 2011: Djokovic Survives Scare to Beat Baghdatis

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 … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Djokovic Survives Scare to Beat Baghdatis

Wimbledon 2011: Murray Downs Ljubicic In Four Sets

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 … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Murray Downs Ljubicic In Four Sets

Wimbledon 2011: Federer Storms Past Mannarino

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 … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Federer Storms Past Mannarino

Wimbledon 2011: Murray Fires Into Round Three

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 … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Murray Fires Into Round Three

Wimbledon 2011: Djokovic Makes Light Work of Chardy to Reach Second Round

Novak Djokovic’s bid to win a second Grand Slam of the year remains on course after an easy straight sets victory over Frenchman Jeremy Chardy. It took him only one hour and twenty minutes to record a 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 win on Day Two of Wimbledon. The Serb looked naturally impressive throughout the match against … Read more Wimbledon 2011: Djokovic Makes Light Work of Chardy to Reach Second Round

Andy Murray Overcomes Gimeno-Traver Under the Roof

Andy Murray progressed into the second round of Wimbledon under the roof of Centre Court with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 win over Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver. A rain-hit evening on Day One meant the Murray match was the only one playing because of the roof installed over a year ago. The fourth seed, although convincing … Read more Andy Murray Overcomes Gimeno-Traver Under the Roof

Spain Win FIFA World Cup 2010

Spain have won the World Cup after defeating a sturdy Dutch side 1-0 win after extra time. Andres Iniesta was the goal hero with only four minutes before the expected penalty kicks. He received the ball from Cesc Fabregas and drove home to victorious celebrations. It was an epic match, but the Spanish deserved to … Read more Spain Win FIFA World Cup 2010

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group H: Spain and Chile Qualify for Last 16

Spain beat Chile 2-1 to top Group H and, more importantly, avoid Brazil in the next round of the World Cup. Two first half goals from David Villa and Andres Iniesta were enough to keep the Spanish in the tournament, despite it being in doubt due to the defeat to Switzerland in their opening match. … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group H: Spain and Chile Qualify for Last 16

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group G: Portugal 0 v 0 Brazil

The eagerly anticipated match between Brazil and Portugal ended with a drab 0-0 draw. The result means Portugal qualify ahead of the Ivory Coast in second place. Brazil, meanwhile, top the group and will play next the runners-up in Group H. The match was a disappointing one, especially with so much attacking talent and flair … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group G: Portugal 0 v 0 Brazil

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group E: Cameroon 1 v 2 Netherlands

Eto’o,  (pen) 65 Van Persie, 36; Huntelaar, 83 The Netherlands maintained their 100% record in Group E as they beat a sorry Cameroon 2-1. It also meant they won the section and will now face Slovakia, who knocked out holders Italy earlier on, in the last 16. Robin van Persie opened the scoring for the … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group E: Cameroon 1 v 2 Netherlands

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D: Ghana 0 v 1 Germany

Germany defeated Ghana one-nil to qualify as group winners, and, at the same time, set-up an intriguing clash with old rivals England on Sunday. Mesut Ozil’s wonderful half-volley on the hour mark was – in what was an exciting match -enough to separate the teams. Ghana qualified as well, due to the result between Australia and … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D: Ghana 0 v 1 Germany

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group C: Slovenia 0 v 1 England

England qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup, after an impressive display gave Fabio Capello’s men a one-nil win over Slovenia. The decisive goal came after only 22 minutes through Jermain Defoe. James Milner’s brilliant cross was met by the striker, who replaced Emile Heskey for today’s match, and he managed to flick … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group C: Slovenia 0 v 1 England