Tag Archives: Stan Wawrinka

Wimbledon: Serena comes out with a win after the siblings’ match

Tennis Updates: For the first time in over 6 years, in a Grand Slam meeting, the younger sister – Serena managed to beat Venus to reach the quarter-finals. The American needed only 01:08 hours to see of her sibling on the Centre Court. Serena Williams is 33 years old, with 2 less than her sister, and with the current win ...

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Wimbledon: Djokovic beats Nieminen

Tennis Updates: Defending champion Novak Djokovic made short work of Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen on a day when the temperature hit 41.2C on Centre Court at Wimbledon. The top seed won 6-4 6-2 6-3 to set up a third-round match with Australian 27th seed Bernard Tomic. French Open champion Stan Wawrinka easily went past Victor Estrella Burgos 6-4 6-4 7-5. Seventh ...

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Queen’s Club: Murray with another win

Tennis Updates: Britain’s Andy Murray remains on course for a 4th Queen’s Club title after a hard-fought win over Fernando Verdasco in round 2. The top seed came through 7-5 6-4 against Spain’s world number 42 to reach the quarter-finals of the Aegon Championships. He goes on to face Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller, who managed to beat defending champion from Bulgaria, ...

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Queen’s: Murray wins against Yen-Hsun Lu

Tennis Updates: Andy Murray made a winning start to his grass-court season with a straight-sets win over qualifier Yen-Hsun Lu at Queen’s Club. The Scot won 6-4 7-5 at the Aegon Championships and will play Spain’s Fernando Verdasco in round two. Murray, the top seed and a three-time champion, fell behind in both sets but came through in one hour ...

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Queen’s: Rafael Nadal out

Tennis Updates: Rafael Nadal made an early exit at Queen’s Club with a three-set defeat by unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov. The Spanish 5th seed led by a break in the final set but went down 6-3 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 in round one of the Aegon Championships. Nadal, 29, had arrived in London following victory at the Stuttgart grass-court event on ...

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Wawrinka talks about Roland Garros and his opponent

Tennis Updates: Stan Wawrinka backed Novak Djokovic to win the French Open one day after beating the Serb in the final at Roland Garros. Wawrinka, seeded 8th, defeated the world number one 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 to win his second Grand Slam title. The Swiss, 30, also denied Djokovic the one major title to have eluded him. “I’m sure he’s ...

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Stan Wawrinka wins Roland Garros

Tennis Updates: Stanislas Wawrinka stunned Novak Djokovic to win his first French Open title and thwart the world number one’s career Grand Slam hopes. The Swiss 8th seed played magnificently in a 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 victory at Roland Garros. Wawrinka, 30, brought an end to Djokovic’s 28-match winning streak as he claimed his 2nd Grand Slam title. Djokovic had ...

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Serena triumphs with the French Open title

Tennis Updates: Serena Williams managed to win a dramatic French Open final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova to claim her 20th Grand Slam title. The American, ranked number one, needed 2 hours and one minute to win 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 at Roland Garros. Safarova, playing her first Grand Slam final, led by a break in the decider but ...

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French Open: Wawrinka through Tsonga in the semis

Tennis Updates: Stan Wawrinka managed to end home favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga’s hopes in a sweltering semi-final victory at the French Open. The Swiss seeded eight won 6-3 6-7 (1-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-4 as temperatures exceeded 30C in Paris. Wawrinka, 30, will face top seed Novak Djokovic or Britain’s Andy Murray in the final on Sunday. Tsonga had hoped to become ...

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Roger Federer to go for the title at the French Open

Tennis Updates: Undeniably, there are 2 distinct sounds when Roger Federer appears on the courts of Roland Garros. One is the pop of backhands and forehands kicking up puffs of red clay. The other, getting ever louder, is the scratchy tick of life’s clock. At age 33, with 34 bearing down in August, time is increasingly the enemy to Federer’s ...

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