In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.
Federer beat Murray in July for his record-tying seventh championship at Wimbledon; Murray beat Federer this month on the same Centre Court grass for the gold medal.
Even at the age of 30, with two-year gap since her last Grand Slam title and a long list of recent health problems, Serena Williams is hoping she’s just getting started on something big.
Roger Federer won his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title Sunday, beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 under a closed roof on Centre Court.
About five hours after Williams won her fifth singles title by beating Agnieszka Radwanska, she and sister Venus were back on Centre Court to beat Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-5, 6-4 Saturday in the doubles final.
The 30-year-old American won her fifth Wimbledon title Saturday on Centre Court, beating Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to claim her 14th major championship.
Two-time defending U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters will not go for three in a row this year because of a stomach muscle injury.
After outrunning, outswinging and, for stretches, dominating defending champion Nadal, winning 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his first title at the All England Club.
With Wimbledon underway in London, during his 8:30 update Jerry “Rello” Recco provided some audio from a match between female opponents that… how shall I say… provoked some thoughts about things other than the sport of tennis.
Tennis’ top-ranked man, Rafael Nadal, enjoys playing golf in his free time, and he kept tabs on Rory McIlroy’s record-breaking performance at the US Open. The two met last year in New York, and Nadal has been pulling for McIlroy ever since.
It’s not often that Boomer & Craig talk about tennis on the program, that is unless Jim Courier is in the Allstate Studio.
John Isner had 19 aces and needed less than two hours to eliminate Portugal’s Frederico Gil 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday night.
With the Mets and Yankees garnering most of New York sports fans attention during the summer season and with all the fuss about where LeBron James will end up, there is one story that did […]