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Venus Williams defeats Maria Sharapova to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

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Venus Williams, seeded 23rd, beat second seed Maria Sharapova 6-1 6-3 without any major problems. The first set was quite boring, the 2004 Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova made five double faults, twelve unforced errors, and...

Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Tamira Paszek to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

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Fifth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia ensured her third appearance in a Wimbledon quarter-final with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over the 16-year-old Tamira Paszek of Austria. Kuznetsova was too strong for young Paszek who...

Ana Ivanovic advances at Wimbledon defeating Nadia Petrova

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In a match interrupted by rain four times (why am I even mentioning this, it goes without saying) sixth seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia defeated eleventh seed Nadia Petrova 6-1 2-6 6-4. "Mentally it was...

Marion Bartoli upsets Jelena Jankovic at Wimbledon

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One of the favorites for the title, third seed Jelena Jankovic, failed to progress to the quarterfinals falling to 18th seed Marion Bartoli 6-3 5-7 3-6. Jankovic has been the form player of 2007 but...

Nicole Vaidisova beats Amelie Mauresmo at Wimbledon

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Nicole Vaidisova advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time in her career with a fantastic 7-6(6), 4-6, 6-1 victory over the defending champion Amelie Mauresmo. Mauresmo had defeated Vaidisova twice in their previous...

Young Tamira Paszek crushed two seeds at Wimbledon

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This is the first time Austrian Tamira Paszek plays at Wimbledon, and she has already drawn attention to herself beating experienced players such as No. 17 seed Tatiana Golovin and No. 12 seed Elena...

Wimbledon: Williams beats Hantuchova despite injury

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Everyone except Serena Williams was annoyed by today’s continual rain in Wimbledon. If there hadn’t been rain delay in the middle of her fourth round match against tenth seed Daniela Hantuchova, Serena would have...

Wimbledon: Rain gives Serena Williams a chance

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In the fourth round match against tenth seed Daniela Hantuchova, Serena Williams was doing pretty well winning the first set 6-2; after Hantuchova recovered at the start of the second set and moved into...

The 2007 ESPY Awards: Vote for Williams, Henin, Jankovic, or Sharapova

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The ESPY Awards is an annual sports awards event created and broadcast by American cable television network ESPN. The winners are decided by fans that can vote online. The 15th ESPYS are held on...

Hantuchova ready for victory over Williams

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Tenth seed Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova is prepared to improve her score over two-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams. The last and only time the two players met at Wimbledon was in the 2002 quarterfinals and the...