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In the Tramlines:
Tomorrow, four men will compete for the chance to play for the most prestigious championship in tennis. Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic, and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will play Andy Murray. In the absence of Nadal, this is the biggest semifinal lineup available. What makes this semifinal day at the All England Club so great is that both matches have the air of a main event. Obviously the Roger Federer- Novak Djokovic match has more of a storied history, but the Andy Murray- Jo Wilfried Tsonga match is the more important one for the British crowd.
The Championships: Gentlemen's Semifinals
Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer
This match is first on, and somehow this is the first meeting between the two on grass. Of all the four majors, this is the best surface for Federer to defeat Djokovic on. Federer has wom Wimbledon the most times of the majors, and here is really where his career started. For Djokovic, Wimbledon was the first non-Australian major he won, and when he beat Na...
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Federer’s Keys to Victory:
1. Serve well- For Federer, it might not all end with the serve, but it definitely all starts with it. It might not be the biggest, but Federer still has one of the best serves on tour. Even a great returner like Djokovic couldn’t do much against Federer’s serve when it was on in the semifinals. Federer is not a player who will win a match by relying...
Roger Federer isn’t finished yet. The six-time Wimbledon champ took out defending champ Novak Djokovic to get to his record 8th final at Wimbledon with the chance to tie Pete Sampras and his seven titles.
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...
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.
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Wimbledon-Men's Final Comparison By The Associated Press Roger Federer (3) vs. Andy Murray (4) Federer Murray
Age 30 25
Height 6-1 6-3
Weight 187 185
Rank 3 4
Career Money-x $71,126,377 $20,577,701
2012 Money-x $3,696,441 $1,430,310
Grand Slam Finals 16-7 0-3
Career Titles 74 22
Wimbledon Titles 6 -
2012 Titles 4 1
Head-to-Head 7-8 8-7
Career Record 852-192 355-116...
Eh...you never want this to happen at a major sporting event in front of thousands in person and millions on TV.
During Friday's Wimbeldon Semi-Finals Jo-Wilfried Tsonga squared off with Great Britian's Andy Murray, a match won by Murray.
As the two rallied in the third set, Tsonga went to the net...Murray tries to return the volley..and does. The shot..well...let&...
As if losing to Andy Murray wasn’t enough, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga got his balls rocked on this exchange. I feel you, bro
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have been making the case that the three-headed rivalry that's producing the best tennis ever should become a two-man show. But Roger Federer, as much royalty to tennis at the Prince William and Kate Middleton sitting in a box at his quarterfinals match on Wednesday, has shown otherwise. Federer is 30 years old, an age that sends most other tennis...
Tickets to the Wimbledon Men’s final have become an even hotter commodity now that Andy Murray has advanced to his first final at the All England Club. Murray beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in four sets on Friday to advance to Sunday’s final. The Scotsman has a chance to become the first U.K. player to win Wimbledon since 1938, and fans are dying to be there to see it happen.
A Wimbledon chair umpire made a one-handed grab of an errant return volley from France's Jo Wilfried Tsonga during the first set of his men's quarterfinal tennis match Wednesday against Germany's Phillip Kohlschreiber.
Coincidentally, Tsonga was the opponent of Mardy Fish in his prior match and watched Fish hit a 118 mph serve that accidentally hit a lineswoman...
Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited Wimbledon on Wednesday to match the men's quarterfinals on Centre Court.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given a loud ovation as they took their seats in the Royal Box ahead of six-time champion Roger Federer's match against Mikhail Youzhny.
British hope Andy Murray was set to play David Ferrer of Spain in the second match...
Ladies and Gentleman, we have our first Tebowing from the world of tennis...
Yesterday, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga provided us with the below effort after his Wimbledon quarterfinal win over Philipp Kohlschreiber:
After the wildly unpredictable first four rounds, the quarterfinals played out more according to script. The day featured two great matches and two predictable ones, but they set up a great day of semifinal play on Friday. After the jump, we'll look a each of the matches and what they mean for Friday.
The Championships: Gentlemen's Singles Semifinals
Novak Djokovic def...
Tennis Canada announced Wednesday the official player acceptance lists for the 2012 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Montreal and Toronto. This year, 59 of the Top 60 players in the world will be descending upon Canada, including both current world No. 1s Maria Sharapova and defending Rogers Cup champion Novak Djokovic. The Top 35 men of the ATP World Tour will play at Rexall...