Novak Djokovic ended speculation about his 2017 schedule at a press conference in Belgrade today. The world number 4 says he will miss the rest of the season, including the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London in November, due to the right elbow injury that forced him to retire from Wimbledon. Continue reading “Djokovic ends his 2017 season”
Its is reported that Zdenko Milinkovic, a doctor involved in the treatment of Novak, has suggested that 6-8 weeks of rest are needed for recovery from a longstanding elbow injury which caused him to drop from the Wimbledon Championships. Djokovic is likely to make an announcement on this matter later in the week.
Number 1 seed Andy Murray (GBR) was knocked out by the big serving 24th seed Sam Querrey (USA). Murray came into the tournament with a niggling hip injury and it became a full blown issue in the quarter final. After a shaky start from the American, Murray took the first set 6-3, but Querrey played an excellent second set to make it level 6-4. Continue reading “The Quarter Finals at Wimbledon 2017 Gentlemen’s Draw”
Number 1 seed and two time Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray (GBR) has made it to the quarter finals an impressive 9 times. Today he made it 10 beating Benoit Paire (FRA) who was into the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time. After a tight first set featuring 4 breaks of serve, the Frenchman forced a tie break with the world number 1, but played a howler of a tie break getting just one point. Continue reading “The 7th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Gentlemen’s Draw”
2nd seed Novak Djokovic (SRB) got over an early lapse in concentration to beat Ernests Gulbis (LAT) in straight sets 6-4 6-1 7-6. At the beginning of the match Djokovic felt aggrieved after being denied a challenge by the chair, and the very next point he needed the challenge again, this time getting it, and it going his way. He remonstrated with the chair umpire about line calls and challenges, ironically telling the umpire to “focus” before losing all focus himself, dropping his serve immediately after. Continue reading “The 6th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Gentlemen’s Singles Draw”
2nd seed Novak Djokovic (SRB) breezed past Adam Pavlasek (CZE) 6-2 6-2 6-1 without breaking a sweat and will be surprised to see that his next opponent is not Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG). The 29th seed crashed out of the tournament in straight sets 6-4 6-4 7-6 to world number 589 Ernests Gulbis (LAT) who is also coming back from injury. Continue reading “The 4th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Gentlemen’s Singles Draw”