2nd seed Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) overcame the world number 1 Simona Halep (ROU) to take her first Grand Slam title and regain the world number 1 ranking. Continue reading “Caroline Wozniacki wins her first Grand Slam title”
6th seed Marin Cilic (CRO) played the perfect tactical match against the first time semi-finalist Kyle Edmund (GBR), never letting the Brit unleash his big forehand weapon. Continue reading “Cilic overcomes Edmund”
The defending Australian Open Champion Roger Federer (SUI) had a tough first set against former Grand Slam finalist Tomas Berdych (CZE). Continue reading “Federer advances in style”
The match of the day saw 2nd seed Simona Halep (ROU) take on 6th seed and home crowd favourite Johanna Konta (GBR). The two had met on the tour a number of times, notably in this year’s Miami Open quarter final which Konta won, and made Halep’s coach walk away from the Romanian. This was the tightest match of the tournament with each game hotly contested and the scoreboard was reflective of that.
Number 1 seed Angelique Kerber (GER) faced a tough challenge if she was to progress into the quarters past 14th seed and former finalist Garbine Muguruza (ESP). Muguruza, who is being guided by former champion and legend Conchita Martinez, has found form in this tournament. The pair served up a spectacular show of bruising ralleys, Muguruza hitting what would have been winners against most players. Continue reading “The 7th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw”
Again the ladies showed the gentlemen how to put on a show. Home talent Heather Watson (GBR) and returning former semi-finalist Victoria Azarenka (BLR) left it all on court in a 3 set battle of highs and lows. Watson stormed the first set 6-3, and in a closer fought second set than the score suggested, Azarenka took it 6-1. The final set was always going to be difficult for Watson with her relative inexperience at this stage. Continue reading “The 5th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Singles Draw”