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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):






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Czech-mate for Li in Wimbledon third round

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Li Na's husband was granted an unexpected breather from his usual duties of "fixing the drinks and fixing the rackets" and "doing a lot of jobs" for his famous wife after the Australian Open champion suffered a shock third round exit at Wimbledon.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Battling Hewitt bows out with head held high

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Former champion Lleyton Hewitt drew on every ounce of his Wimbledon experience in a typically gutsy performance as he went down fighting in the delayed second-round tussle with big-serving Pole Jerzy Janowicz, 10 years his junior.






Tennis-Dimitrov rallies to beat Dolgopolov in five-set thriller

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Number 11 seed Grigor Dimitrov battled back superbly to beat Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (3) 6-4 2-6 6-4 6-1 in the third round of Wimbledon on Friday.






Tennis-Youngsters winning Wimbledon now a teenage dream, says Konjuh

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - A decade ago a fresh-faced Maria Sharapova won the Wimbledon title at the age of 17, following in the footsteps of Martina Hingis in making an early breakthrough.






UPDATE 2-Tennis-Djokovic through to last 16 after injury scare

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Rolling around in pain clutching his left shoulder, Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon hopes flashed before his eyes on Centre Court on Friday before he climbed off the turf to beat Gilles Simon and reach the last 16.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Halep battles through to third round

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - French Open runner-up Simona Halep was looking forward to a match in which "both players will have nothing to lose" after she survived a torrid outing against little-known Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko on Friday.






UPDATE 9-Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles results

Jun 27th 2014
June 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles matches on Friday Round 3 6-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) beat 30-Venus Williams (U.S.) 5-7 7-6(2) 7-5 Tereza Smitkova (Czech Republic) beat Bojana Jovanovski (Serbia) 4-6 7-6(5) 10-8 4-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat Michelle Larcher de Brito (Portugal) 6-2 6-0 23-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat 10-Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) 6-4 6-2 Peng Shuai (China) beat Lauren Davis (U.S.) 0-6 6-3 6-3






WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Li toppled and Djokovic tumbles on Wimbledon's grass

Jun 27th 2014
LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - Wimbledon's grass claimed its most notable victim so far when the women's world No.2 Li Na exited the tournament and the lush lawns almost did for top men's seed Novak Djokovic as he took an agonising tumble.