Category Archives: Tennis

Dominant Djokovic wins his first Wimbledon title – where’s the American representation?

Summer wouldn’t be the same without the greatest tennis Grand Slam, Wimbledon. In a time when both the NFL and NBA are in a lockout, tennis shined on the sports stage this weekend with two of the most athletic players to take the grass. Novak Djokovic captured his first Wimbledon title, defeating two-time champion Rafael…

Nadal wins sixth French Open title; tennis continues slide

Sports fans were entertained with another memorable Grand Slam Final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Sunday. Those two have dominated the last decade of tennis, really since my favorite, Pete Sampras retired in 2003 after the US Open. Nadal continued to his strong reign on clay courts, capturing his sixth French Open title in…

Top Talent Dropped at Wimbledon

Wimbledon is the top tournament each year for tennis stars. The All-England Club has tremendous history and this year is no different. Day by day, top stars on both sides of the bracket continue to fall. On Monday, American Andy Roddick at Wimbledon suffers more heartbreak. After falling to Roger Federer in that spectacular final…

Serving Up One for the Ages

Today’s match between American John Isner and France’s Nicolas Mahut was one for the ages. And it’s still not over. Delayed for the second straight day due to darkness, this historic match will resume on Thursday after 10 hours of playing time — 7 hours, 6 minutes in the fifth set alone. This isn’t just…