Wimbledon: Kvitova won again in England in the grass

Originally posted on World Of Sport:
Petra Kvitova has again won the trophy at Wimbledon. Three years ago, Czech tennis player defeated Maria Sharapova and now Canadian player Eugene Bouchard. Kvitova in the final of the London grass did not give any chance to Bouchard, as the score was 2:0 (6:3, 6:0). The battle for…

All Hail King Novak II

Breaking the Trend Novak Djokovic finished 2012 as the #1 player in the world, but only captured 1 of the 4 majors.  In 2013, Novak went 24-3 in Grand Slam play and Rafael Nadal went 12-1.  Despite twice as many Grand Slam match wins as Nadal, Rafa ended the year with a US Open and…

Post Wimbledon 2014: Quick Hits

Another Wimbledon is in the Books Here are a Few of My Thoughts Novak Djokovic shed some baggage from close losses that might have been weighing him down in big moments and big matches.  With 7 major titles and a return to the #1 ranking, the most consistent player on tour from 2012-2014 is beginning to…

Novak Djokovic is now World No 1.

Originally posted on The Merry Mailman:
Winning his second Wimbledon title by denying Roger Federer his record eighth, Djokovic has returned himself to being the best tennis player in the world. The eventual victor. Photograph: Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images Grab the whole story here: Novak Djokovic outlasts Roger Federer to win second Wimbledon title – Los Angeles Times.

Wimbledon 2014: 1 Novak Djokovic vs 4 Roger Federer Prediction

Preliminary Thoughts I have been thinking about this match since Federer closed out Milos Raonic in an efficient 3 sets.  Federer entered the second week needing to play win four 3 out of 5 set matches in six days.  This was not an ideal situation for a veteran player.  Still, the fog began to lift…

All Hail Queen Petra II

Kvitova did not allow Bouchard the ability dictate play by forcing the Canadian to play defense despite her taking the ball on the rise I don’t think Eugenie Bouchard played particularly nervy or poorly.  She just had microscopic opportunities to influence the match.  I recall Bouchard hitting a passing shot trailing 3-6, 0-2, 15-40 that…

Wimbledon 2014: Ladies’ Final Thoughts

First, a few things came up yesterday and I was unable to put together a preview/prediction for this match.  I’ll quickly share a thought or two in the early stages of the match. I think this match will be pretty one-sided, but I am not sure who will win quickly.  I think if Kvitova serves…

Eugenie Bouchard Sets Canadian Record at Wimbledon

When Women Inspire Eugenie Bouchard is doing great in Wimbledon! Photo Source: By Edwin Martinez from The Bronx, CC-BY-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons While Canada Day celebrations are over, the country now has another reason to cheer as Eugenie Bouchard set a Canadian record at Wimbledon on Thursday. A Canadian First with Eugenie Bouchard When Bouchard…

Federer or in Some Ways it is Always 2003

Nole will need to make Federer feel the grass and dirt After Nick Kyrgios’ explosive performance versus Rafael Nadal, I wrote about how that win brought me back to Boris Becker’s 1985 Wimbledon victory.  Becker’s early years helped inspire me to play tennis so I am always fascinated to see a player breakout and become…