We are one week removed from another edition of the Wimbledon Championships and the tennis world is still reeling from the epic showdown between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on centre court. The Serbian triumphed in five pulsating sets to successfully defend his Wimbledon crown and win his 16th grand slam title. 37-year-old Federer played […]
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This Week in Sports Talk (TWIST) is our weekly roundup of the big events and what’s up next in the world of sports. Heading into the week of July 21, 2019, straight from the Dandelion Chandelier Sports Desk, here are the top headlines and a preview of the week to come.
Well, wasn’t Wimbledon fun? After recovering from the Men’s final, an epic saga of tennis that lasted around 5 hours, I got to thinking about what topic I’d tackle this week. That topic is pressure, and the mental fortitude required to succeed at the top level. Tennis itself is a simple game; hit the ball […]
Simona Halep has been the greatest stories of the Romanian sport over the past few years and one of the most significant in the last few decades and promises the first Wimbledon trophy to become national hero. Halep was the player who hit a year ago and captured the first big crown at Roland Garros […]
Two all-seeded finals are taking place on Sunday, one on grass and one on clay. John Isner is going up against Alexander Bublik in Newport, while Nicolas Jarry and Juan Ignacio Londero are set to battle for the Bastad title.
Saturday, twenty July 2019 – 19:37 The Swiss tennis player announces an exhibition duel against the Balearic on the 7th of February in Cape Town <img src = "https://e00-elmundo.uecdn.es/assets/multimedia/imagenes/2019/07/20/15636439914655.jpg" class = "ue-c-article__media – image" alt = "Wimbledon ( United Kingdom) .- Roger Federer of Switzerland … "/> Nadal and Federer, during the recent semi-final at […]
File photo of Novak Djokovic & nbsp | & nbspPhoto Credit: & nbspAP <div class = " a-keywrap "id =" key_highlight_456776 "> Key Highlights Almost every time Djokovic wins the Wimbledon title, US Open is a sitting duck Djokovic has managed to create the unique double three out of four times in his career If […]
It was a question that was being asked over and over again at the All England Club on Sunday after the crowd favorite did almost everything better than Novak Djokovic – except convert the two match points he earned deep into the fifth set. Those two misses at 6:21pm local time (1721 GMT) on Sunday […]
Roger Federer recently opened up about his epic win over Tommy Hass in the 2009 Roland Garros semifinal. In the five-set thriller, the Swiss legend came back from two sets down and went on to book a spot in the final. Ten years ago, one of the best matches ever played on clay court was […]
The controversial Australian is not shy of his opinion, as seen with his recent feuds with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka also has a fractured relationship with the world No. 47. But Mikhail Kukushkin is the most recent man to be involved in a trade-off with Kyrgios. The ATP […]
Bernard Tomic's appeal to reinstate his first round of Wimbledon prize money has been strongly rejected. The 26-year-old Aussie had appealed to the Grand Slam board after fining $ 81,000, 100 percent of his earnings at Wimbledon, because he did not meet professional standards in his first round loss to Frenchman Jo Wilfried-Tsonga. See more […]
A nice tennis fan, I often dreamed of eating strawberries and cream while watching my favorite player, Rafael Nadal, in action at Center Court. But these were always fleeting thoughts; I never tried to participate in the tournament or check tickets. I had heard stories about the famous queue where people camped outside at night […]