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June, 2011

  • 28 June

    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, needed an injury time out …

  • 26 June

    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 was unrelaxed and tense throughout, …

  • 24 June

    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 looked to be back to …

  • 22 June

    Venus Williams Wins Marathon Victory Against Kimiko Date-Krumm

    Venus Williams has scraped through to the next round of Wimbledon in a marathon match against 40-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan. The pair played under the roof on centre court for a crowd which included the wife of the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall. The American lost the first three games and got stuck on a never-ending break …