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Feliciano Lopez putting the moves on Caroline Wozniacki?

Caroline Wozniacki recently became single again and it looks like she already has a suitor. According to a few reports, Spanish tennis player Feliciano Lopez has been attending some of the Danish player’s matches lately, sparking speculation that he may be romantically interested in her. The line of conversation began at Wimbledon, where Woz was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic Had The Best Tweet After Losing On Wimbledon Grass

Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic lost in straight sets to Frank Dancevic in the first-round of Wimbledon on Tuesday. After the loss, the 35-year-old Karlovic had this perfect tweet summing up his performance on the Wimbledon grass: If you can't win on it, smoke it.. #grassseason — ivo karlovic (@ivokarlovic) June 24, 2014 Maybe Karlovic had been […] The post Ivo Karlovic Had The...
Via Diehardsport
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis player sends great tweet after losing at Wimbledon

Via Guyism
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic concedes point to Radek Stepanek after challenge instead of replaying (Video)

Novak Djokovic had an impressive show of sportsmanship during his second-round match against Radek Stepanek at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Djokovic had the advantage and was serving to go up 6-5 in the fourth set of their match. Stepanek hit a shot that clipped the baseline, and Djokovic returned it into the net. Stepanek’s shot was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Rosol busted, Kyrgios rises, and Cornet goes full-on Cornet

Although he preferred to say otherwise, Rafael Nadal exacted revenges on Lukas Rosol for the shock defeat he suffered in the same round (second) on the same court (Centre) two years ago. Little did Rafa know that the Czech had other ideas up his Lotto sleeve. On a changeover Lukas purposefully used his racquet to knock down one of the Spaniard’s water bottles. As any tennis fan...
Via Down the Line!
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wimbledon dress code making women play bra-less?

Officials at Wimbledon are apparently giving zero slack on the all-white dress code required by all players competing in the tournament. This is because some women have allegedly been told to play bra-less after their undergarments were deemed too colorful to adhere to the strict dress policy.“One of the players was called into the referees’ office because he had blue underwear...
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Djokovic injury scare, Li upset, Kvitova hangs tough, and a proposal for Sharapova

Novak Djokovic had a scare today during his third round match against Gilles Simon. The top seed was running to his forehand side when he lunged for a ball, fell on his left side, and clutched his shoulder in apparent agony. He took a medical time out and then continued to play, eventually winning the match 6-4, 6-2, 6-4. In his presser, Nole said he had an ultrasound done and there’s...
Via Down the Line!
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wimbledon early-round notes: get ready for routs

Now that we’re well into the action at Wimbledon, it’s time to look at the draws, make some predictions, and draw some conclusions. Outside of the tippy-top of women’s tennis, and sometimes inside that tippy-top, uncertainty and unpredictability reign supreme. Take the bottom half of the women’s draw at Wimbledon. Four of the top ten seeds are already out, and three of them...
Via isportsweb.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Upset By Alize Cornet In Third Round At 2014 Wimbledon

LONDON — Five-time champion Serena Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday. It’s Williams’ earliest exit at the All England Club since 2005, when she also was beaten in the third round. The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams owns 17 Grand Slam titles, but she now has departed before the quarterfinals...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Covering The Coverage: Wimbledon Week One In Review

Here at Attacking The Net, it’s important to document, instance by instance – for better or worse – the way in which tennis broadcasters cover the major tournaments. We did this in our debut at Roland Garros a few weeks ago, so we’re definitely going to do so again for Wimbledon. Roland Garros, as diehard American tennis fans know, is the worst-covered major due to the fact...
Via Attacking The Net
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Serena Williams is out and she doesn't even know why

I wouldn’t have believed it if I didn’t see it myself. You know I’m talking about Serena Williams getting bounced by Alize Cornet in the Wimbledon third round, her second consecutive loss to the Frenchie this year. The top seed, looking to tie Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 majors, went down 6-1, 3-6, 4-6 to the award winner. I was surprised she was beaten because...
Via Down the Line!
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: One Player Still Scared of Serena Williams: It’s Serena Williams

Serena Williams’ fear factor isn’t gone. It has just found a new victim. She isn’t scaring other players anymore. Instead, she’s scaring herself. It happens. Your name, your history, your age, your reputation, your legacy. It can pile up and be frightening This is my take, anyway, from watching her lose 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to Alize Cornet in the third round at Wimbledon...
Via Greg Couch on Tennis
29 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s John McEnroe mocks fans who spelled out “N-A-D-L”

On Saturday during Rafael Nadal’s match at Wimbledon, a group of fans decided to grab a row of seats to spell out “Vamos NADAL” to show their support for the Spaniard. The idea was good, but the execution was bad when one fan failed to show up and they spelled out “Vamos NADL” instead. This did not escape the attention of ESPN tennis announcers Chris Fowler and John McEnroe...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki Given Early Exit In Fourth Round Of 2014 Wimbledon

LONDON — Former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki is out of Wimbledon after losing 6-2, 7-5 to unseeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic in the fourth round on Monday. The 43-ranked Zahlavova Strycova has beaten seeded players in three consecutive matches. Zahlavova Strycova, who had never beaten Wozniacki in three meetings, needed six match points to advance. She will meet...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon fan's tennis ball hairstyle is an ace

This Wimbledon fan's tennis ball haircut brings a whole new level of creativity to the court.
Via Gamedayr
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena ‘dizzy, disoriented,' withdraws from Wimbledon

An incredibly bizarre scene unfolded at Wimbledon on Tuesday morning when Serena Williams and Venus Williams were forced to withdraw from their doubles match after Serena became dizzy and disoriented. It’s unclear what exactly was wrong with Serena, but her behavior was extremely alarming. Prior to the match, Williams could barely focus enough to volley […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bizarre Scene Causes Williams Sisters to Withdraw from Wimbledon

This hasn’t been the best Wimbledon outing for 5-time champion Serena Williams. After being ousting in the women’s singles competition by Alize Cornet, Serena and her partner and sister, Venus Williams, have announced that they are withdrawing from the doubles tournament. After playing three games in their doubles match, Venus and Serena withdraw from the tournament. #Wimbledonpic...
Via BlackSportsOnline
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Withdraws From Wimbledon Doubles After Looking Extremely Disoriented

Serena and Venus Williams had to withdraw from Wimbledon’s doubles tournament this afternoon after Serena struggled mightily and looked extremely disoriented out on the court. As you can see in the video above, the younger Williams couldn’t manage to put her serves into play and struggled to even pick up and bounce the ball. It was a pretty bizarre and concerning scene and, so...
Via Next Impulse Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Withdraws From Doubles Match After Appearing Disoriented (GIFs)

Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her Wimbledon doubles match with sister Venus Williams after just three games on Tuesday after appearing disoriented on court. The world No. 1 looked off during warmups, as she struggled to catch balls thrown to her, hit balls to her desired target and she also had trouble picking them up from the ground, as well. After the odd warmup,...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharapova Upset at Wimbledon by Angelique Kerber

This should be a day that will go down in Wimbledon history as a day of brutal massacres. Maria Sharapova loses to Angelique Kerber. Another upset at Wimbledon as No. 5 Maria Sharapova loses to No. 9 Angelique Kerber 6-7, 6-4, 4-6 in 4th round — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 1, 2014 Serena Williams and her sister Venus had to withdraw from the doubles competition for unknown...
Via BlackSportsOnline
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Dizzy Serena Williams looks terribly awkward during Wimbledon doubles loss (VIDEO)

YouTube Multiple visits from the tournament doctor didn’t stop Serena Williams from playing on in her Wimbledon doubles match Tuesday despite looking terribly uncoordinated and almost (gasp) drunk.  Playing with sister Venus, Serena had trouble doing menial things such as bouncing the ball and tossing the ball straight up to serve.  Serves hit the ground on her side of the net...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams posts pic of herself resting after bizarre scene at Wimbledon (photo)

Serena Williams took to Instagram on Wednesday to document how she is resting comfortably the day after a completely bizarre scene played out during a doubles match with her sister Venus. The Williams sisters were forced to retire from their first-round doubles match against Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegleafter only three games when Serena appeared […] The post Serena Williams...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending Champion Andy Murray Ousted By Grigor Dimitrov At Wimbledon

LONDON — Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended Wednesday with a straight-set loss in the quarterfinals to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov, who appears to be making his breakthrough after years of being touted as the game’s next top player. Dimitrov completely outplayed Murray on Centre Court, winning 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 11th...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon semis set, Federer resurgent

The weekend drama is set at the All England Club, and Wimbledon has not failed to deliver some serious doses of drama and unpredictability. Shortly after my last piece went up on this site, perennial favorite turned occasional disappointment Serena Williams lost in the third round to Alize Cornet of France. Coupled with the exit of John Isner on the men’s side, there were zero...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

German Magazine Says Serena Williams is Pregnant

This could explain a lot of things. Gossip Extra has the scoop. The German Magazine Bild today claims Williams’ pregnancy caused her to become woozy on the famous British tennis court. And Bild ads the baby may have been conceived by Serena’s French coach and rumored boyfriend, Patrick Mouratoglou. “In London, word is that Serena was impregnated by her coach,” Bild claims...
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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