Grand Slam

Wimbledon: Kyrgios Wins Chaotic Classic Over Tsitsipas

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) When Nick Kyrgios converted his second match point against No. 4 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas during a fourth-set tiebreak of their third-round clash at the Wimbledon Championships Saturday evening, which gave him a hard-fought […]

Wimbledon: Cornet Beats The (Almost) Unbeatable Swiatek

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Eight years after beating Serena Williams in the third round of the Wimbledon Championships in 2014, Alizé Cornet has done it, again. She’s beaten another World No. 1 player. This time, the 32-year-old […]

Wimbledon: Alcaraz Continues Impressive Run, Sinner Next

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) While few fans are likely to remember the 2011 quarterfinal run by then-18-year-old Australian Bernard Tomic at the Wimbledon Championships, everyone is talking about the impressive run by this year’s teen sensation, Carlos […]

Wimbledon: Humbert, Niemeier Pull Off Pair Of Big Upsets

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Ugo Humbert is nothing if not a survivor. Grass, it seems, is his saving grace. On Wednesday, as Day 3 of the Wimbledon Championships unfolded at the All England Club, the Frenchman’s dismal […]

Wimbledon: Has Time Caught Up With Serena?

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams lost an epic Centre Court battle to France’s Harmony Tan at the Wimbledon Championships Tuesday evening. In her 21st appearance at the All England Club, she fought her […]

Wimbledon: Nadal Raises His Level, Reaches Second Round For 14th Time

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 28, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) In his first grass-court match since 2019, Rafael Nadal was put to the test in his Wimbledon Championships first-round match against Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo, who was making his main draw debut at the […]

Berrettini Out Of Wimbledon With Covid-19

LONDON/STARNBERG, June 28, 2022 World No. 11 and last year’s Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini, who won all of his nine grass-court matches this year and captured the titles at the BOSS Open in Stuttgart as well as at the Cinch […]