Professional Tennis

New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer dismissed last year’s finalist Milos Raonic in dominant fashion on Wednesday, reaching the Wimbledon semifinals for the 12 th time in his career with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-6(4) over the sixth-seeded Canadian. Playing in his 100 th career match at Wimbledon, Federer wasted no time making...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Sam Querrey became the first American man to reach a Grand Slam semifinal since 2009, shocking world number one and defending champion Andy Murray 3-6, 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-1 at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Murray looked sharp early, breaking Querrey in his opening service game to open up an early 2-0...Read more
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Great Britain’s Johanna Konta knocked off world number two Simona Halep 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 on Tuesday, becoming the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semifinals since Virginia Wade in 1978. “I definitely felt very clear on what I was trying to achieve out there and regardless of whether it was...Read more
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Novak Djokovic secured the final spot in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday, rolling past France’s Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 7-6(5), 6-4 in a match that was postponed from Monday. Djokovic came out firing early, breaking Mannarino in the Frenchman’s opening service game on his way to taking the...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Manic Monday at Wimbledon produced some highly entertaining and competitive matches as four went the full five-sets, including an epic four hour and 47 minute showdown between fourth-seed Rafael Nadal and 16 th seed Gilles Muller. In what was the tournament’s best match, the Luxembourg-native...Read more
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World number one Angelique Kerber will no longer hold that distinction after this week as she fell to former finalist Garbine Muguruza on Monday. Muguruza came back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 and book her spot in the final eight. Muguruza ripped 55 winners to upend Kerber, and going for...Read more
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Five-time champion Venus Williams powered her way into the Wimbledon Round of 16 on Friday, moving past Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 7-6(3), 6-4, becoming the oldest player, at 37 years and 29 days old, to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon since Martina Navratilova in 1994. Venus opened up a 4-1...Read more
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World number one Angelique Kerber advanced to the Wimbledon third round for the fourth straight year on Thursday, defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 7-5, 7-5. Kerber will play American Shelby Rogers next. Rogers came back to beat Lucie Safarova 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-3. Unfortunately, the biggest story...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of Wimbledon on Thursday, defeating Adam Pavlasek of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in just one hour and 34 minutes. “It’s perfect; exactly what I want. I don’t want to have any five-set matches. I had enough match play in Eastbourne,” said Djokovic...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former world number one Victoria Azarenka continued her return back to the tour in impressive style on Wednesday, upending 15 th seed Elena Vesnina of Russia 6-3, 6-3 to reach the Wimbledon third round. Azarenka played her best tennis in what was her fourth match back since she gave birth to her...Read more