Found July 02, 2013 on Tennis Tidings:
LONDON (AP) — In 2011, Novak Djokovic figured out the grass at Wimbledon and found himself holding the trophy at the All England Club for the first time. This year, by his own estimate, “I’m actually playing better tennis on grass than I played two years ago.” Related posts: Without The Wind Ferrer No Match For Novak Djokovic In US Open Semifinal Novak Djokovic Back To Winning Ways In Toronto Andy Murray Next Grand Slam Winner?

Djokovic reaches Wimbledon semis

Novak Djokovic advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals for the fourth straight year, beating Tomas Berdych 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday.

Djokovic Makes 13th Straight Grand Slam Semi, Del Potro Recovers from Fall to Top Ferrer

(July 3, 2013) Four the fourth straight year Novak Djokovic has made his way to the Wimbledon semifinals 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-3 over No. 7 Tomas Berdych. The world No. 1 overcame a double break blip, 0-3 in the second set to move past his Czech opponent. The win earned the Serb his 13 straight Grand [...]

Tour culture different for women

It was 7-6 in the tiebreaker Sunday at Wimbledon, and Novak Djokovic was about to lose. "Moment of Truth,'' he yelled, trying to pressure and intimidate the, well, the kid on the other side of the net. It was the middle Sunday at Wimbledon, the day off. The Bryan brothers got off their practice court at the same time Juan Martin del Potro got off his, and they took...

Wimbledon field full of unknown names

There they were on the practice courts during Wimbledon's traditional off day, all preparing for whatever Week 2 might have in store. Not unusual to see Novak Djokovic, a six-time Grand Slam champion, getting ready for the fourth round, but not far away was Jerzy Janowicz, winner of a grand total of six matches at major tournaments before this one. No surprise that 2011 French...

Can Tomas Berdych Upset the Immovable Object that is Novak Djokovic?

  (July 1, 2013) For all the mayhem that this Wimbledon brought, we have chalked in the quarterfinals for the top half of the draw, and the most-hyped match will definitely be the one involving the World No. 1. Novak Djokovic leads the career head-to-head against Tomas Berdych 13-2. Berdych, however, won the last time they met, taking 3 sets to upset Djokovic in Rome. Berdych also...

Wimbledon Rewind: Thoughts on the Men’s Quarterfinals

Thank God, not David Cameron. The top two men stayed on course for a Sunday final, although in dramatically contrasting fashion.  Joining them in the semifinals are two men who never have advanced this far at Wimbledon. Closer than it looked:  The straight-sets scoreline of Novak Djokovic’s victory over Tomas Berdych suggested yet another routine win for the world No. 1.  In...

Juan Martin Del Potro Looks to Further Improve on his Best Wimbledon Ever

(July 3, 2013) For years now, I have dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro on grass. And it wasn’t without reason. He is very tall and has long legs, and the low bounce on grass makes it difficult for him to get down to hit balls comfortably. His movement on the surface has never been great. Most of all, though, even when he played his best tennis, the results just weren’t there on...

Wimbledon Rewind: Serena Stunned, Djokovic Dominant, Radwanska Resilient, Li Lethal, Ferrer Fierce on Manic Monday

The grass snake stings, then smiles. Monday got manic in a hurry with a titanic upset in the women’s draw, only to settle down into more predictable outcomes for most of the day.  Catch up on any of the fourth-round action that you may have missed with the daily Wimbledon rewind. ATP: Match of the day:  Twists and turns pervaded the clash of rising star Jerzy Janowicz and grizzled...

Wimbledon Road

Men Novak Djokovic (1) First Round - def. Florian Mayer, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4. Second Round - def. Bobby Reynolds, 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-1. Third Round - def. Jeremy Chardy (28), 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Fourth Round - def. Tommy Haas (13), 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Quarterfinals - def. Tomas Berdych (7), 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-3. Semifinals - vs. Juan Martin del Potro (8). Andy Murray (2) First Round - def. Benjamin...
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