I had to shuffle with the legs to get in position. It’s actually frustrating because I’m so competitive.
Maybe it was a combination of factors that caused Tomic to speak out Wednesday after his match, a 7-6 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (5) victory.
This is something familiar to Aussie Bernard Tomic, but in the second set of his second-round match at Wimbledon, he said, he felt dizzy. She finally converted her second match point in the tiebreaker with a backhand volley victor.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: “In Australia, we play until, what 42C on court?” To this date, his accolades at the All England Club are better represented by his 70/68 fifth set win over Nicolas Mahut in 2010 than any of his 6 career wins there – counting his first round two days ago.
Lisicki was outplayed in the first set and was broken to start the second. Those were the first double bagels at Wimbledon in six years. Roger Federer, who is looking for a record eighth title, beat Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3.
Enterprising locals living near to the All England Club are known for making money during the two-week tournament.
For the heat rule to be implemented during the women’s draw, one of the female players taking part in the match must request the break.
One of the rising stars in men’s tennis knocked out one of the game’s veterans.
Djokovic signed the artificial limb and handed it back. I was feeling bad.
Nishikori beat Simone Bolelli in five sets in his opening match on Monday.
The moveable roof at Centre Court was carefully positioned to form a protective canopy over the royal box, which contained the Duke of Kent and the Duchess of Gloucester among other specially invited guests. Djokovic has not lost to an Australian in a tour-level match since 2006. Vandeweghe beat Stosur in the second round of this year’s Australian Open. Vandeweghe will next face 22nd-seeded Sam Stosur, the 2011 USA Open champion.
It took only an hour. It didn’t get very far.
So ladies and girls get a time-out while men and boys have to soldier on, though the gentlemen can play to five sets while the ladies max out at three.
Seventh-seeded Milos Raonic served 29 aces and held off Germany’s Tommy Haas 6-0, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4). He received a code violation for throwing his racket so hard to the ground that it bounced into the crowd, and was told to turn his Wimbledon headband inside out because the green-and-purple stripes on it were too colorful.
His struggles in the sapping conditions aside, Tomic delivered a high-quality performance against a risky opponent who’d beaten him past year in Kuala Lumpur. He will next play Richard Gasquet of France. But the 2013 runner-up turned things around by breaking right back and then won the last five games of the decider, closing the match out with a backhand victor.
David Goffin is the first player to reach the fourth round at Wimbledon.
This, however, was the first time Nadal has lost to a qualifier in a Grand Slam tournament.
In his news conference after losing to 102nd-ranked Dustin Brown in the second round Thursday, Nadal was asked if he intended to stay in Wimbledon a bit longer in the house he’s renting with his family, to enjoy the atmosphere.
Wimbledon will join in on the national minute’s silence on Friday for the victims in the Tunisia shooting.
A ball boy received treatment at Wimbledon after collapsing during a second-round clash involving John Isner. The boy collapsed just before 2 p.m.
Play on Centre Court was set to start at 1 p.m.as usual.