Federer set to continue march toward record eighth title

The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into Friday's semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favored to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown.

Federer set to continue march toward record eighth title

By Pravin Char LONDON (Reuters) – The path to an eighth Wimbledon title appears wide open for Roger Federer as the Swiss goes into Friday’s semi-final against Tomas Berdych in imperious form and heavily favored to claim a record-extending 19th grand slam crown. Federer is the only member of the so-called “big four” left in […]

Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser

Andy Murray will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against a qualifier after the draw was made for the third grand slam of the year at the All England Club on Friday.

Murray opens Wimbledon bid against lucky loser

By Simon Cambers LONDON (Reuters) – Andy Murray will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against a qualifier after the draw was made for the third grand slam of the year at the All England Club on Friday. The Scot, who is bidding to win Wimbledon for a third time, was drawn in the […]

Romanian Captain Ejected From Fed Cup Following Racist And Sexist Comments

Romanian Captain Ejected From Fed Cup Following Racist And Sexist Comments

Ilie Năstase, captain of Romanian’s Fed Cup team, was caught making racist comments about Serena Williams baby during a Q&A at the Fed Cup. The 70-year-old Romanian was heard joked with one of his teammates about what color Williams’ baby would end up being. The controversy did not end there; Năstase was later ejected from the stadium for unsportsmanlike […]

Maria Sharapova tested positive for performance enhancing drug

Maria Sharapova tested positive for performance enhancing drug

Maria Sharapova held a press conference earlier today to announce that she had failed a drug test at the Australian Open. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) contacted the star athlete to let her know she had tested positive for a substance banned by the World Anti-Doping Federation (WADA). Sharapova admitted she had been using Meldonium for a […]

Tennis tournaments under scrutiny following match-fixing confession

Tennis tournaments under scrutiny following match-fixing confession

This year’s Australian Open tennis tournament was plagued by rumors of corruption. In January, former Australian tennis star Nick Lindahl pleaded guilty to match-fixing. The prosecution stated that Lindahl had “offered to intentionally lose a match to a lower-ranked player” as recently as 2013. The Lindahl controversy has had a massive impact on the sport, casting shade on […]

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