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For lack of a better word, Day 3 of Wimbledon 2013 has been crazy! Wait! Actually, I can think of other words. Insane! Absurd! Ridiculous! What!?! Round 2 of Wimbledon was filled with injuries, upsets and opportunities.
There’s so much to discuss, that I couldn’t just pick one thing to talk about. If you didn’t have time to watch the games today, read on and experience the madness.
First, let’s look at all the injuries on Day 3 that led to early withdrawals. Victoria Azarenka, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Marin Cilic, John Isner and Steve Darcis all withdrew from their 2nd round matches today due to injury.
Azarenka: She is the 2nd ranked women’s tennis player, former world number 1 and 2-time Australian Open Champion. In her 1st round match at Wimbledon this year, she did a split behind the baseline and injured her right knee. Medical tests after the match confirmed a bone bruise. She was set to play 166th ranked Flavia Pennetta in the 2nd round but withdrew before the match.
Tsonga: He is...
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Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of Wimbledon after hurting her right knee in her opening-round win.
Early in the second set of her match against Maria Joao Koehler, Azarenka did the splits near the baseline, then crumpled to the grass, clutching her right knee and sobbing.
Azarenka recovered after a medical timeout to finish out the 6-1, 6-2 victory on Monday but...
Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of Wimbledon through injury, tournament officials have confirmed. The women’s second seed, from Belarus, injured her right knee after a fall in the second set of her first-round victory over Portugal’s Maria João Koehler on Monday.
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Injuries have knocked three key players out of Wimbledon - second-seeded Victoria Azarenka, the Belgian who stunned Rafael Nadal in the first round, and the American who won the longest match in tennis history.
Azarenka pulled out on Wednesday after hurting her right knee in her opening-round win against Maria Joao Koehler. She withdrew minutes before her second-round match against...
Andy Murray advanced to the third round of Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan on Wednesday, bringing some order to an otherwise chaotic, injury-filled day at the All England Club.
Murray served 11 aces and had 41 winners against only 14 unforced errors in his second consecutive straight-set victory this week at the All England Club. The second-seeded...
THE CHAMPIONSHIPS Wimbledon, Great Britain June 24-July 7, 2013 Grand Slam Grass/Outdoors Results – Monday, June 24, 2013 Ladies’ Singles – First Round (2) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Maria Joao Koehler (POR) 61 62 (3) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 76(5) 63 Monica Puig (PUR) d. (5) Sara Errani (ITA) 63 62 (8) [...]
Seven players were knocked out of Wimbledon on Wednesday by withdrawals or mid-match retirements in what was believed to be a record number of casualties in one day at a Grand Slam tournament in the 45-year Open era.
Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka and sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga were among the players departing on Day 3 at the All England Club.
Also out: Steve Darcis, the...
Wednesday at Wimbledon saw multiple players withdraw or retire from matches at the All England Club due to injuries including No. 2 Victoria Azarenka, Rafael Nadal’s conqueror Steve Darcis, 18th seed John Isner, 10th seed Marin Cilic and veteran Radek Stepanek.
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(June 26, 2013) Players, fans, media members, Wimbledon trainers, and even my goldfish are all scratching their heads on this unprecedented injury-filled Wednesday.
Within the first four hours of play, five players had already been forced to withdraw due to injuries sustained on the slippery grass, and more continue throughout the day. As Darren Cahill states, the grass is typically...
WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 INTENDED ORDER OF PLAY FOR WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE SINGLES ONLY CENTRE COURT – SHOW COURT – 1.00 PM START 1 Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 126 vs Victoria Azarenka (BLR)  128 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)  97 vs Ernests Gulbis (LAT) 100 3 Sergiy Stakhovsky (UKR) 94 vs Roger Federer (SUI)  96 [...]
THE CHAMPIONSHIPS Wimbledon, Great Britain June 24-July 6, 2013 Grand Slam Grass/Outdoors Results – Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Ladies’ Singles – Second round Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. (2) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) w/o (right knee injury) (Q) Michelle Larcher de Brito (POR) d. (3) Maria Sharapova (RUS) 63 64 (8) Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Yaroslava Shvedova [...]