HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014


Serena into Wimbledon third round in 49 minutes

Serena Williams handed South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers a Wimbledon masterclass as the five-time champion raced into the third round with a 6-1, 6-1 victory on Thursday.

Andy Murray drops just 2 games in 2nd-round win

Defending champion Andy Murray dropped just two games as he overwhelmed Blaz Rola of Slovenia to reach the third round at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

Venus Williams beats Nara to reach Wimbledon 3rd round

Five-time champion Venus Williams overcame a slow start to beat Kurumi Nara 7-6 (4), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the third round of a major for only the second time in her last 10 Grand Slam tournaments.

Ruthless Li into Wimbledon third round

Chinese second seed Li Na swept into the Wimbledon third round with an imperious 6-2, 6-2 victory over Austria's Yvonne Meusburger on Wednesday.

Nadal survives scare to face Wimbledon nemesis

Rafael Nadal overcame a rocky start to his Wimbledon 2014 campaign on Tuesday to set up a second round revenge clash with his All England Club nemesis Lukas Rosol.

Federer into Wimbledon second round

Roger Federer began his campaign for an eighth Wimbledon title with a confident 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 win over Italy's Paolo Lorenzi on Tuesday. He will go on to face either Gilles Muller or Julien Benneteau for a place in the last 32.

Nadal, Federer get Wimbledon campaigns under way

World number one and two-time winner Rafael Nadal and seven-time champion Roger Federer begin their Wimbledon campaigns on Tuesday, desperate to banish the ghosts of 2013.

No more Mr 'Nice Guy' as Djokovic demolishes Golubev

Djokovic took on the role of Wimbledon executioner on Monday, combining brutal force with deft touches to reach the second round with a 6-0 6-1 6-4 victory.

Sunny skies greet Murray as he opens defence with big win

All was as it should be on the opening day of Wimbledon as returning British hero Andy Murray began the defence of his historic title with a accomplished first-round win on Monday.

Stosur suffers more Wimbledon woe

Samantha Stosur suffered another Wimbledon nightmare as the Australian 17th seed crashed out in the first round on Monday.

Murray, Djokovic take Centre Court stage as Wimbledon gets underway

Defending champion Andy Murray and last year's runner-up Novak Djokovic will take Centre Court stage as Wimbledon gets underway on Monday.

5 things about Wimbledon: Murray and the World Cup

If Andy Murray isn't the only thing you're looking forward to this Monday, here are five other things to know this Wimbledon season.

Tennis world reacts to Mauresmo becoming Murray's coach

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray shocked the tennis world when he hired Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach on the weekend.

French Open winner Sharapova looks ahead to Wimbledon

With red clay still staining her shoes and socks, Maria Sharapova is already getting ready for the toughest transition in tennis.

Andy Murray hires Amelie Mauresmo as coach

Andy Murray hired former tennis player Amelie Mauresmo as his coach on Sunday, and will work with her at least through the grass-court season. Murray has been without a coach since he parted ways with Ivan Lendl in March.

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