Italy leave out Flavia Pennetta for Fed Cup, France omit Marion Bartoli

In the Fed Cup semi-final Italy and France will face each other at Castellaneta Marina on July 14 and 15 (surface: clay - outdoors). Corrado Barazzutti, captain of the defending champions Italy, chose Tathiana Garbin,...

Ana Ivanovic defeats Nicole Vaidisova to reach Wimbledon semifinal for the first time

Amazing Ana Ivanovic came from a set down, and a break down in the third set by saving three match points, to finally overcome No. 14th seed Nicole Vaidisova 4-6 6-2 7-5. I’m speechless! Both...

Jelena Jankovic’s mother can’t watch her daughter’s tight matches

During Jelena Jankovic’s tough three-setter against Czech Lucie Safarova, Jankovic’s mother had to leave the players' box since she wasn’t feeling well -- she has a heart condition and such a stressful match was...

Justine Henin overcomes Serena Williams to advance to Wimbledon semifinals

In a thrilling quarterfinal match, top seed Justine Henin beat seventh seed Serena Williams 6-4 3-6 6-3. Both Henin and Williams were magnificent; we were enjoying a real battle of nerves. But after all, the...

Venus Williams defeats Maria Sharapova to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

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...

Ana Ivanovic advances at Wimbledon defeating Nadia Petrova

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

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

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...

Wimbledon: Williams beats Hantuchova despite injury

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

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...
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