Tennis: Barclays ATP World Tour Finals 2010 Underway – Murray, Federer, Djokovic Off Mark

The 2010 ATP World Tour Finals men’s singles tennis tournament got underway on Sunday 21 November 2010 – there have been few  upsets in terms of seeding thus far, as Federer (2), Djokovic (3) and Murray (5) all got off the mark. On Sunday, British Andy Murray, however, overcame his recent replacement at World Number … Read more Tennis: Barclays ATP World Tour Finals 2010 Underway – Murray, Federer, Djokovic Off Mark

Tennis: Murray and Djokovic Through to Shanghai Masters Semi-Finals

Andy Murray blitzed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2 6-2 while Novak Djokovic defeated Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2 6-3 as the in-form pair made the Semi-Finals of the Shanghai Masters tennis. Scottish hopeful, Andy Murray dropped only four games in a commanding performance against Frenchman Tsonga, breaking twice in each set en-route to a solid victory. Murray will face … Read more Tennis: Murray and Djokovic Through to Shanghai Masters Semi-Finals

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Rafa Nadal Wins Mens Singles Final in Straight Sets

Spaniard Rafael Nadal was in imperious form this afternoon as he won the 2010 Wimbledon Men’s Singles Final in straight sets, defeating Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3 7-5 6-4. Nadal ended the match with a break of serve in the third set with a beauty of a cross court passing shot following an intense game. As … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Rafa Nadal Wins Mens Singles Final in Straight Sets

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Nadal too Much for Murray in Mens’ Semi-Final

Rafa Nadal defeated Andy Murray in this afternoon’s second Men’s Singles Wimbledon Semi-Final at the All England Club in three sets 6-4 7-6 6-4. The Spaniard was as impressive as he was deadly as he held his nerve to save a set point in a second-set tie-breaker before coming back from a break down in … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Nadal too Much for Murray in Mens’ Semi-Final

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Andy Murray to Play Rafael Nadal in Men’s Singles Semi-Final

Andy Murray (4) is to play Rafa Nadal (2) after both players overcame dropped opening sets to record 3-1 victories in today’s Wimbledon 2010 Men’s Singles Quarter Final matches. Home hopeful Andy Murray beat Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (10) in four sets, 6-7 7-6 6-2 6-2. Murray, despite playing some excellent tennis, which had seen him … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Andy Murray to Play Rafael Nadal in Men’s Singles Semi-Final

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Tomas Berdych Defeats Roger Federer in Men’s Singles Quarter Final

Roger Federer, number one seed for the Wimbledon 2010 Men’s Singles Championship, was knocked out of the tournament at the quarter final stage by 12th seeded Czech Tomas Berdych in four sets this afternoon. Big serving Berdych will meet Novak Djokovic in the Semi-Final after lifting this match 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-4 to make relatively … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Tomas Berdych Defeats Roger Federer in Men’s Singles Quarter Final

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: John Isner Beats Nicolas Mahut in Record Breaking Match

After three long hot Wimbledon days, John Isner came off victorious over Nicolas Mahut, but both men were rightly proud at the end of the longest ever game of tennis. The American lifted this second round match three sets to two in the following remarkable manner: 6-4 3-6 6-7 (7-9) 7-6 (7-3) 70-68. The score … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: John Isner Beats Nicolas Mahut in Record Breaking Match

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Nadal and Murray Through to 2nd Round

World Number One Rafa Nadal and home hopeful Andy Murray have today progressed to the second round of the 2010 Wimbledon Men’s Singles tournament after both players won in straight sets. Nadal beat Japanese qualifier Nishikori 6-2 6-4 6-4 to go through, while Brit Murray overcame an early wobble – he dropped his second service … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Nadal and Murray Through to 2nd Round

Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Roger Federer Fights Back In First Round Five Set Thriller

Roger Federer, perhaps the greatest ever player at Wimbledon, was minutes away from an unthinkable first round exit during today’s Wimbledon 2010 Men’s Singles opening day, when he fell two sets behind against Columbian Alejandro Falla. Federer was perilously close to going out, when he came back from 0-40 at 4-4 in the third set … Read more Wimbledon Tennis 2010: Roger Federer Fights Back In First Round Five Set Thriller

French Open 2010: Rafael Nadal Through to Men’s Singles Final

Rafael Nadal will play Sweden’s Robin Soderling in the final of the 2010 French Open on Sunday at Roland Garros after the Spaniard saw off Jurgen Meltzer in straight sets in today’s Semi-Final, beating the Austrian 6-2 6-3 7-6 (8-6). Nadal has now won 21 matches in a row on clay in 2010 since his … Read more French Open 2010: Rafael Nadal Through to Men’s Singles Final

French Open 2010: Federer Out in Quarter Final to Robin Soderling

Robin Soderling has performed the biggest upset of the 2010 French Open Men’s Singles tournament today by knocking out number one seed Roger Federer in four sets at Roland Garros. Swede Soderling, whom Federer defeated in the final last year, came back from one set down to win 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 with some stunning … Read more French Open 2010: Federer Out in Quarter Final to Robin Soderling

French Open 2010: Henin Beats Sharapova

Maria Sharapova looked elegant in a purple v-neck and lilac skirt designed for her by Nike. Towering over another former world number one, Justine Henin, Sharapova had youth and height on her side. It was not to be, however, as the Russian was held back by long shots and the net, despite a number of … Read more French Open 2010: Henin Beats Sharapova

Tennis: French Open 2010 Day Four

The fourth day of the French Open at Roland-Garros saw some great action despite some heavy showers causing several disruptions to the schedule. In the Men’s singles, number one seed Roger Federer won through in straight sets, while Robin Soderling made even shorter work of American Taylor Dent, losing just two games en route to … Read more Tennis: French Open 2010 Day Four

Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Roger Federer Wins Men’s Singles Title

Roger Federer has defeated Britain’s Andy Murray in the Australian Open final at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, by three sets to love, 6-3 6-4 7-6 (13-11). This was the fourth Australian Open Men’s Singles Title for the Swiss World Number One and top seed. Federer brought his usual excellent game to the court, and … Read more Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Roger Federer Wins Men’s Singles Title

Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Serena Williams is Women’s Champion

Serena Williams put on another dominant display to defend her Australian Open crown – her fifth in total – against Justine Henin of Belgium. American Williams won the match 6-4 3-6 6-2. Speaking after the match, Justine Henin said: “I’d like to congratulate Serena, she is a real champion … I’ll see you next year” … Read more Australian Open 2010 Tennis: Serena Williams is Women’s Champion