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UPDATE 2-Tennis-Nadal offers battling example to young players

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal believes the best example his successful generation have offered up-and-coming tennis players is that they never stop battling to beat each other but remain friends off the court.






UPDATE 5-Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles round 3 results

Jun 28th 2014
June 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) beat Vera Zvonareva (Russia) 7-6(1) 3-6 6-3 25-Alize Cornet (France) beat 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) 1-6 6-3 6-4 9-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat 24-Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) 3-6 6-3 6-2 13-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) beat 20-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) 6-3 6-4 3-Simona Halep (Romania) beat Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) 6-4 6-1 5-Maria Shara






Tennis-Federer breezes into second week by thrashing Giraldo

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - Seven-times champion Roger Federer needed just 81 minutes to breeze through to the fourth-round of Wimbledon with a 6-3 6-1 6-3 victory against Colombia's Santiago Giraldo on Saturday.






Tennis-Serena falls to Cornet in third round of Wimbledon

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams was beaten 1-6 6-3 6-4 by France's Alize Cornet in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Contented Sharapova strides into fourth round

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - A cheerful Maria Sharapova hit top gear under a closed Centre Court roof at Wimbledon, comfortably winning 11 games on the trot to keep her bid for a second title on track, 10 years after she won her first.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Play resumes on outside courts at Wimbledon

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - Play resumed at Wimbledon on all courts following a four-hour rain delay on Saturday.






Tennis-Sharapova strides into fourth round

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova hit top gear under a closed Centre Court roof at a rain-hit Wimbledon as she won 11 games on the trot to cruise past American Alison Riske 6-3 6-0 to reach the fourth round on Saturday.






Tennis-Nadal reaches fourth round after hiccup

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal has made a habit this week of giving himself a tough start and in Saturday's third round he again handed the first set to a lowly opponent before imposing himself at Wimbledon.






Tennis-Chair umpire Bernardes faults McEnroe on "no umpire" scheme

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - Brazilian chair umpire Carlos Bernardes has heard all about former Wimbledon champion John McEnroe's call for doing away with umpires, and he doesn't buy it for a second.






Tennis-Nadal eyes easier passage to Wimbledon fourth round

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal, into the third round for the first time since 2011, will be hoping for an easier ride on the Wimbledon grass after two tough rounds when he meets Mikhail Kukushkin on Saturday.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Murray strolls into last 16

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Champion Andy Murray declared he was fighting fit after steaming into the last 16 of Wimbledon with another show of force on Friday, outclassing Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 6-3 6-2.






WRAPUP 3-Tennis-Li toppled and Djokovic tumbles on Wimbledon's grass

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Wimbledon's grass claimed its most notable victim so far when the women's world number two Li Na exited the tournament on Friday and the lush lawns almost did for top men's seed Novak Djokovic, who took an agonising tumble.






Tennis-Berdych falls in late-night thriller

Jun 28th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - It was so late and so dark at Wimbledon that even Hawkeye went to sleep. It was just too bad a grumpy Tomas Berdych could not find a way to escape the nightmare scenario as he slumped to a 7-6(5) 6-4 7-6(6) third round defeat by Marin Cilic on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Dimitrov looks to banish unwanted 'Baby Fed' tag

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Eleventh seed Grigor Dimitrov is hoping a successful Wimbledon will help consign to history some of the unwanted nicknames he has been given in his career.






UPDATE 10-Tennis-Wimbledon men's singles results

Jun 27th 2014
June 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Men's Singles matches on Friday Round 3 26-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat 6-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 7-6(5) 6-4 7-6(6) 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 27-Roberto Bautista (Spain) 6-2 6-3 6-2 11-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) beat 21-Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) 6-7(3) 6-4 2-6 6-4 6-1 Jeremy Chardy (France) beat Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3 6-0 Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat An






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Murray strolls into last 16

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Defending champion Andy Murray steamed into the last 16 of Wimbledon with another show of force on Friday, this time outclassing Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 6-3 6-2.






Tennis-Reinvigorated Venus falls just short in champions battle

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - American veteran Venus Williams played like the great champion she has been at Wimbledon on Friday but fell just short, losing a high-quality Centre Court slug fest against Petra Kvitova.






Tennis-Bad-boy Fognini crashes out with volley at Wimbledon

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Fight to the last point is the mantra drilled into aspiring champions but Italian Fabio Fognini took a different approach in his five-set defeat by Kevin Anderson at Wimbledon on Friday.






Tennis-Murray strolls into last 16

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Defending champion Andy Murray steamed into the last 16 of Wimbledon with another show of force on Friday, this time outclassing Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 6-3 6-2.

Tennis-Wimbledon order of play for Saturday

Jun 27th 2014
Order of play on selected main show courts on the sixth day of the Wimbledon championships on Saturday (all matches third round, prefix numbers denote seedings):