Djokovic likely to miss US Open

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

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.

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 Quarter Finals at Wimbledon 2017 Ladies’ Draw

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.

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