Found July 07, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
WIMBLEDON – On Sunday No. 3 Roger Federer will play World No. 4 Andy Murray for the 2012 Wimbledon Gentlemen’s singles title. Federer is seeking a record tying seventh title and a return to the No. 1 ranking which will tie him for a record number of weeks at the top spot with Pete Sampras. Murray in looking for his first major title. Should Murray win, he’d be the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win Wimbledon. Here is a look a both men’s records:   NO. 3 ROGER FEDERER (SUI) v NO. 4 ANDY MURRAY (GBR)   Head-to-head: Murray leads 8-7 2005     Bangkok                       Hard (I)             FR        Federer             63 75 2006     AMS Cincinnati              Hard (O)            R32      Murray              75 64 2008     Dubai                           Hard (O)            R32      Murray          ...

Roger Federer Beats Andy Murray, Record Book at Wimbledon to Show He's Unrivaled When Digging Deep

Sunday's Wimbledon final seemed to follow the script. Rain fell, England's greatest hope to win its first hometown slam in 76 years faltered, and the unquestionable king of the grass court -- and tennis as a whole -- was crowned one more time. But Roger Federer's four-set victory over Andy Murray was not the mechanical type one would expect from a champion who has now...

Game-by-game: Federer vs Murray

Another win at Wimbledon would put Roger Federer back on top of the tennis world with the No. 1 ranking once again. But his opponent, Andy Murray has the weight of a nation on his shoulders as he has his chance to become the first British man to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. Since bringing on Ivan Lendl as coach earlier this year, Murray plays...

Wimbledon champ Federer eyes Olympic singles gold

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer The morning after Roger Federer won a record-tying seventh Wimbledon championship, he returned to the site of his latest triumph to conduct interviews in various languages and, while there, ran into All England Club Chairman Philip Brook. They exchanged pleasantries Monday and before parting ways, Brook said: ''I...

Andy Murray’s Shot Hits Opponent Directly In His Junk

Jo Wilfried Tsonga took a pretty hard shot from Andy Murray directly to his man bits during their match at Wimbledon on Friday. The only thing that made this video better was the fan who yelled “New Balls, Please” after it happened. Poor guy. via @bleacherreport Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Britain hails Andy Murray as a hero - for now

Andy Murray has messed up a lot of people's weekend plans. Murray's surprise victory in the Wimbledon semifinals, after losing at the same stage three years running, has left British royalty, politicians and celebrities - and millions of ordinary folk - scrambling for a spot to watch Sunday's showdown between the Scot and Roger Federer. By powering past France's...

2012 Wimbledon: Roger Federer Wins 7th Wimbledon Grand Slam

Andy Murray gave it all he had Sunday in a losing effort to Roger Federer. Murray came out on fire, winning the first set 6-4. But then Federer, arguably the greatest grass player to ever grace a tennis court, got things going winning three-straight sets. Wimbledon was the greatest chance for Federer to win another [...]

Sampras expects Federer to win

Pete Sampras expects Roger Federer to beat Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final, allowing the Swiss star to tie two of the American's records: seven titles at the All England Club, and 286 weeks ranked No. 1. Sampras tells The Associated Press: ''Personally, I've gotten used to Roger breaking my records.'' He adds: ''I like his game. I like what he...

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga takes shot to the groin from Andy Murray (Video)

Jo Wilfried-Tsonga took a forehand to the groin from England's Andy Murray during Friday's Wimbledon men's semifinal tennis match. Tsonga got cheers from the crowd as he fought through the pain, and he was able to recover and close out the third set. Unfortunately, he wasn't able to get past Murray, who won the match in four sets. We had a feeling something...

WIMBLEDON: Like Every Great Champ, Roger Federer Deserves This Run. He Crushes Novak Djokovic

  REPORTING FROM WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND — Everyone deserves one last run, and this is Roger Federer’s. The gods and the weather and the schedule and even Wimbledon’s Centre Court roof have lined up for him. The opponents have all-but fallen down, and the guy he can’t beat, Rafael Nadal, cleared out early by losing to a nobody. It’s the right time and the right place, and...

2012 Wimbledon Winners List

GENTLEMEN’S SINGLES Roger FEDERER (SUI) def Andy MURRAY (GBR) 4/6 7/5 6/3 6/4   GENTLEMEN’S DOUBLES Jonathan MARRAY (GBR) & Frederik NIELSEN (DEN) Robert LINDSTEDT (SWE) & Horia TECAU (ROU) 4/6 6/4 7/6(7/5) 6/7(5/7) 6/3     LADIES’ SINGLES Serena WILLIAMS (USA) def Agnieszka RADWANSKA (POL) 6/1 5/7 6/2     LADIES’ DOUBLES Venus WILLIAMS (USA) Serena WILLIAMS...
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