Tennis Timeline

Roger Federer Drops First Set, Then Rallies To Win 6th Dubai Title

Roger Federer Wins Dubai

Roger Federer continued his dominance of the Dubai Championships, winning the tournament for a record sixth time on Saturday in United Arab Emirates. After taking down Novak Djokovic in the semifinals, Federer defeated Tomas Berdych in the final, dropping the first set before prevailing 3-6, 6-4, 6-3. Roger was clearly pleased to pull out such… Read more »

United States Toppled By Great Britain In Davis Cup

United States toppled by Great Britain in Davis Cup

The United States has been toppled by Great Britain in their bid to advance to the Davis Cup’s quarter finals, giving TeamGB a 3-1 lead in the tournament. Led by British superstar Andy Murray, the English Davis Cup team advanced to the quarter finals for the first time in 25 years, while playing at Petco… Read more »

Australian Open Shocker: Rafael Nadal Loses To Stanislas Wawrinka

Australian Open shocker

The Australian Open left fans in shock, after the No. 1 tennis player in the world, Rafael Nadal — the heavy favorite — lost to Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka. But it was not to be, despite the almost sure-in victory at Sunday’s final the match still had to be played and Stanislas Wawrinka (get used to… Read more »

Li Na Becomes First Asian Woman To Win Australian Open

Li Na becomes first Asian woman to win Australian Open

Chinese tennis player Li Na has become the first Asian woman to win the Australian Open, which is her second Grand Slam title. The 31-year-old fourth seed took 70 minutes to win the first set in a shaky start, but got back on track to take the second set 6-0 without much contention from Slovakian… Read more »

Top Five Best Rafael Nadal Vs. Roger Federer Matches Ever

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As Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer prepare to square off in the Men’s semifinals at the Australian Open, The Inquisitr takes a look at one of the greatest tennis rivalries ever. For over a decade, Roger Federer owned men’s tennis. But Rafael Nadal has often proven to be his Kryptonite. In the nine years since… Read more »

Watch 2014 Australian Open Live Online: Week 1 Action

Watch 2014 Australian Open Live Online: Week 1 Action

Fans can watch the 2014 Australian Open live online as action starts down under and top contenders begin their climb toward the top. The two-week tournament kicked off on Sunday for American viewers, and thanks to ESPN viewers can watch all the Australian Open action live online with streaming video. Coverage started Sunday on ESPN3,… Read more »

Serena Williams And Victoria Azarenka To Meet In U.S. Open Finals

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Is anyone surprised that the two best tennis players in the world are meeting in the finals at the U.S. Open? Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka are set for a showdown during Sunday’s championship match. And yes, if that sounds familiar, Williams and Azarenka faced each other in the finals last year too. Williams got… Read more »

Roger Federer Defeated In 4th Round At US Open

Roger Federer Out at US Open

Roger Federer exited Flushing Meadows on Monday after falling to 19th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain. Federer was ousted from the round of 16 with a final score of 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4. After his disappointing performance, which included 43 unforced errors and converting only 2 of 16 break points, Federer said: “I kind of self-destructed,… Read more »

Serena Williams Topples Sloane Stephens At US Open

Serena Williams Wins Fourth Round US Open 2013

Serena Williams has advanced at the US Open after an intense outing with Sloane Stephens. Both women entertained crowds by serving 115 mph rockets at one another while regularly whipping groundstrokes to the corners. Both women also played great defense and showed moments of superstar play and nerve racking breakdowns. Sloane, who is currently ranked… Read more »

Martina Hingis Wins First Match Of Second Comeback

Martina Hingis

Martina Hingis has partnered with Daniela Hantuchová to win 6-1, 6-1 at the Southern Californian open in her first match of her second comeback tour. The 32-year-old Swiss player with her Czech partner defeated German Julia Goerges and Croatian Darija Jurak on Wednesday night. Hingis had been out of the game for six years and… Read more »

Martina Hingis Cheating Allegations Made By Husband Thibault Hutin

Martina Hingis Cheating Allegations Made By Husband Thibault Hutin

Is Martina Hingis cheating on her husband? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam singles title at the 1997 Australian Open just a few months after winning the Wimbledon doubles. By the end of 1997, Martina Hingis would be the undisputed world’s number one female tennis player. Martina Hingis… Read more »

Belinda Bencic Wins At Wimbledon 2013

Belinda Bencic At Wimbledon

Sixteen -year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland defeated Taylor Townsend of the United States to claim the Wimbledon girls’ championship. Bencic won in three sets with a final score of  4-6, 6-1, 6-4. This is the second consecutive junior Grand Slam title for Belinda Bencic, who also won at the French Open last month. Bencic had Townsend’s number from… Read more »

Wimbledon 2013: Marion Bartoli Crushes Favorite Sabine Lisicki

Wimbledon 2013 Marion Bartoli

The women’s winner for Wimbledon 2013, Marion Bartoli, is truly on the rise with her first Grand Slam title. Her victory may be the crowning touch on a Wimbledon capped with wild accidents and crazy upsets. Bartoli, who is French, easily crushed her German opponent Sabine Lisicki in a 6-1, 6-4 win that finished the… Read more »