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...

Justine Henin’s opinion about grand slams

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Justine Henin's reflections on the four grand slams are quite interesting, especially her opinion about the U.S. Open. Wimbledon: “The people are really nice here. I’m not a great fan of England as a country...

Jelena Jankovic — top spot on Jamie Murray’s list

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Andy Murray's brother Jamie, the British doubles specialist, asked Jelena Jankovic to be his mixed doubles partner, and she agreed. However, the world No. 3 in singles believes that Jamie could have chosen someone...

Martina Hingis regrets entering Wimbledon after falling to unseeded Laura Granville

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Martina Hingis had decided to compete in Wimbledon despite a partially healed left hip injury which has bothered her for months. The former world number one hadn’t played since Qatar Telecom German Open in...

Jelena Jankovic to cut down on tournaments after Wimbledon

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Jankovic has been playing a lot of tournaments this year, and I've discussed this issue two times already -- in posts “Should Jankovic have skipped Strasbourg?” and “Jankovic could have done without Ordina Open”...

Jankovic reaches fourth round at Wimbledon, survives Safarova challenge

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Third seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia had a difficult third round match against Czech 25th seed Lucie Safarova, but eventually won 5-7 7-6 6-2 . Jankovic lost the first set 5-7, and had to...

Wimbledon day four – who advanced, which seeds were sent home?

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Second seed Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Severine Bremond of France 6-0 6-3. The result speaks for itself. Sharapova next meets Ai Sugiyama, who she beat on her way to her 2004 title. Sharapova admitted...

Wimbledon results: three upsets on day three

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Ladies' singles results for Wednesday, 27 June: First round No. 12 seed Elena Dementieva (RUS) bt Nathalie Dechy (FRA) 6-2 7-6 No. 29 seed Francesca Schiavone (ITA) bt Anne Kremer (LUX) 5-7 6-4 6-3 No. 32 seed Martina...

Martina Hingis doesn’t expect title at Wimbledon

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After edging past a British wildcard Naomi Cavaday in the first round, Martina Hingis ruled herself out as a serious contender for the ladies' singles crown this year. The 1997 champion had to save two...

Wimbledon day two recap: Williams, Mauresmo, Sharapova, Kuznetsova, Petrova, Hantuchova, Jankovic advance

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I will start with the most interesting match of the second day, and that is the first round match between No. 23 seed Venus Williams and unseeded Russian teenager Alla Kudryavtseva. World No.59 Alla Kudryavtseva...