The Final of Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw

Venus Williams
Venus Williams

Five-time champion and 10th seed Venus Williams (USA) was representing the Williams family at Wimbledon this year and was doing a fine job. That’s until she came up against 14th seed and former finalist Garbine Muguruza (ESP) who was beaten in the 2015 final by Serena Williams, the champion predicting that the Spaniard would be holding the trophy one day soon. Continue reading “The Final of Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw”

The Semi-finals at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw

Johanna Konta
Johanna Konta

With Andy Murray leaving the tournament, all British hopes were with 6th seed Johanna Konta (GBR) as she battled fellow big server 10th seed Venus Williams (USA). In the serving statistics there was little to separate the two, but the returning of the five time Wimbledon champion was stronger, putting Konta’s serve under pressure. Continue reading “The Semi-finals at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw”

The Quarter Finals at Wimbledon 2017 Gentlemen’s Draw

Murray
Andy Murray

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”

The 7th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Gentlemen’s Draw

Murray
Andy Murray

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”

The 7th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw

Venus Williams
Venus Williams

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”

The 6th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Singles Draw

Number 1 seed Angelique Kerber (GER) had to dig deep to get past Shelby Rogers (USA) after the American took the first set 6-4. She fought hard to get the second set to a tie break and showed great composure to take it 7-2. The German made a poor start to the third set but came back to win it 6-4. She’ll face 14th seed and former finalist Garbine Muguruza (ESP) who is in imperious form, not yet dropping a set, beating Sorana Cristea (ROU) 6-2 6-2. Continue reading “The 6th Day at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Singles Draw”