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Wimbledon: Bopanna-Mergea enter pre-quarters; Bhupathi and partner ousted

Wimbledon: Bopanna-Mergea enter pre-quarters; Bhupathi and partner ousted

04 Jul 2015

London: India's Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea battled past Thomas Bellucci and Guillermo Duran in straight sets to enter the men's doubles pre-quarterfinals butit was curtains for the mixed doubles duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Alla Kudryavtseva at the Wimbledon.

India tennis,   Rohan Bopanna,   Florin Mergea,   Thomas Bellucci,   Guillermo Duran,   Mahesh Bhupathi,   Alla Kudryavtseva,   Wimbledon,  
Wimbledon's all-white dress code under fire for being 'ridiculous'

Wimbledon's all-white dress code under fire for being 'ridiculous'

03 Jul 2015

London: Wimbledon's famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being "ridiculous" and "excessive".

Wimbledon 2015,   Wimbledon dress code,   Wimbledon white,   Tennis,  
Wimbledon in meltdown as temperatures soar

Wimbledon in meltdown as temperatures soar

02 Jul 2015

London: When tennis fans from Arizona say it is hot at the Wimbledon championships, then it must be. "It's hot and I'm the only guy in jeans," said Cesar Ponce, 30, from Tucson who with his wife Melissa had queued from about 6 a.m. for four hours to buy ground passes.

Tennis fans,   Wimbledon championships,   Tennis Grand slam,   Latest News,  
Big guns continue to fire at Wimbledon

Big guns continue to fire at Wimbledon

03 Jul 2015

LONDON: The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters in the men's and women's game continued apace at Wimbledon on Thursday as Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Petra Kvitova cruised into the third round with straight-sets victories.

Wimbledon 2015,   Roger Federer,   Andy Murray,   Petra Kvitova,   Rafa Nadal,   Tennis,  
Wimbledon: 'Good loser' Nadal vows to carry on despite Dustin Brown humiliation

Wimbledon: 'Good loser' Nadal vows to carry on despite Dustin Brown humiliation

03 Jul 2015

London: Rafael Nadal insisted he has no intention of quitting tennis despite slumping to a fourth successive Wimbledon humiliation. The 29-year-old Spaniard, who was Wimbledon champion in 2008 and 2010 and runner-up in 2006, 2007 and 2011, was humbled 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 by dread locked German Dustin Brown, the world number 102, in the second round.

Rafael Nadal,   tennis,   Dustin Brown,   Wimbledon championship,   Wimbledon 2015,   latest sports news,  
Wimbledon 2015: Facts about number one seed Serena Williams

Wimbledon 2015: Facts about number one seed Serena Williams

02 Jul 2015

Serena Jameka Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan. Serena began intensive tennis training when she was five years old. She has won over 30 Grand Slam titles and several Olympic gold medals. She won her first major championship in 1999 and completed the career Grand Slam in 2003.

Serena Williams,   Tennis Grand Slam titles,   Olympic gold medals in Tennis,   Career Grand Slam,   Latest News,  
Rufus the hawk rules the Wimbledon skies

Rufus the hawk rules the Wimbledon skies

02 Jul 2015

London: Male tennis players from the United States are almost as rare as hen's teeth at Wimbledon this year, but a hawk native to North and South America definitely rules the roost when it comes to clearing the championship courts of pigeons.

Male tennis players of United States,   Wimbledon 2015,   Tennis Grand slam,   Latest News,  
Wimbledon 2015: Facts about number one seed Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon 2015: Facts about number one seed Novak Djokovic

02 Jul 2015

Novak Djokovic was born on May 22, 1987; is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1. Djokovic has won eight Grand Slam singles titles and has held the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a total of 153 weeks.

Novak Djokovic,   tennis player,   Tennis Grand Slam,   ATP rankings,   Wimbledon 2015,   Big W,   Latest News ,  
Ten interesting facts about Wimbledon Championship

Ten interesting facts about Wimbledon Championship

01 Jul 2015

The world's best tennis players compete at the All England Club for the Championship title. The 129th edition of the Wimbledon championship and the 48th in the Open Era started on Monday.

Tennis players,   All England Tennis Club,   Wimbledon championship,   Tennis Grand slam,   BIG W,   Latest News,  
Djokovic, Sharapova turn up heat as Wimbledon sizzles

Djokovic, Sharapova turn up heat as Wimbledon sizzles

02 Jul 2015

London: With everyone "feeling hot, hot, hot" at the All England Club on Wednesday it was little wonder that Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova were eager to escape the Wimbledon furnace as quickly as possible.

All England Club,   Novak Djokovic,   Maria Sharapova,   Wimbledon,   Tennis Grand Slam,   Latest News,  

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