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Nadal wins US Open

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on September 14, 2010 at 5:14 am

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2  to complete his collection of Grand Slam titles with the US Open crown………

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Kim Clijsters and Vera Zvonareva in US Open final

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on September 11, 2010 at 3:55 am

Kim Clijsters

Defending champion Kim Clijsters advanced to the US Open women’s final by defeating US third seed Venus Williams 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 on Friday. This was her 20th running  US Open win……..

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The US Open 2010

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on August 30, 2010 at 9:12 am

The US Open this year at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center bears very little resemblance to the tournament that started 129 years ago in 1881………

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Andy Murray beats Federer to lift Toronto Masters

In Britain, sports, Tennis on August 16, 2010 at 9:01 am

Andy Murray defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 in the finals of Toronto Masters yesterday night……

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Nadal Wins Wimbledon 2010! (Mens Singles)

In sports, Tennis on July 4, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Rafael Nadal (Men's Single Champion,Wimbledon 2010)

Second seed Rafael Nadal defeated Czech giant slayer Berdych in three straight sets to claim the second Men’s Singles Wimbledon Title.

Nadal achieved this feat comfortably with a score of 6-3,7-5,6-4 .

This second Wimbledon title came to Nadal after a gap of  one year as his first Singles title was won in 2008.

This is second Grand Slam title in year 2010. The first one being French Open(Roland Garros)

With this win Nadal continues his reign as World Number 1.

Serena Williams retains Wimbledon Ladies Singles Crown

In sports, Tennis on July 3, 2010 at 3:04 pm

Serena Williams(Ladies Singles Champion,Wimbledon 2010)

As expected reigning champion and top seed Serena totally outclassed 21st seed Vera Zvonareva in ladies singles final and retained her crown at centre court.

Serena won the one sided contest comfortably in two straight sets by6-3 & 6-2.

Well done Serena and enjoy the richly deserved celebrations !!

Wimbledon 2010:Line up for Men’s Singles Final

In sports, Tennis on July 2, 2010 at 2:35 pm

12th seed giant slayer Tomas Berdych overpowered 3rd seed Novak Djokovic in first Men’s  Singles Semi finals in straight sets by the score of-


Djokovic had no answer for the strong service of Berdych. He has thus earned well deserved place in the final match up for the title which is his first ever Grand Slam final appearance.

Tomas Berdych

The second semi final between Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal was also a one sided affair. Nadal comprehensively defeated Murray in three straight sets by 6-4, 7-6, 6-4.

Murray repeated the last years wimbledon performance where also he was ousted in the semifinal.

Nadal, the winner of 2009 Wimbledon, seems to be on a roll after winning this year’s French Open and will now go all guns blazing to tame the giant killer Berdych. All Wimbledon lovers are in for an exciting contest at centre court on Sunday.

Rafel Nadal

Wimbledon 2010: Line up for Ladies Singles Final

In sports, Tennis on July 2, 2010 at 6:02 am

As expected top seed Serena Williams entered ladies singles final by brushing aside challenge from Kvitova in two straight sets 7-6 & 6-2.

Serena Williams

Vera Zvonareva, the 21st seed, overcame T Pironkova’s resistance by 3-6, 6-3 & 6-2 to book a berth in final against Serena.

Vera Zvonareva

The ladies singles final will be played at the centre court on Saturday. If all goes well, Serena is sure to retain the coveted trophy which she won in 2009.

Wimbledon 2010 Singles Semifinal Line Up

In sports, Tennis on July 1, 2010 at 1:25 pm

Wimbledon 2010 is now peaking.

Ladies’ singles semifinal matches are being played today at centre court. 1st match is between 21st seed Vera Zvonareva of Russia and unseeded Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. The second semifinal is between top seed Serena Williams of USA and unseeded Petra Kvitova of CZE.

All seeded players except Serena have already been ousted. Serena Williams, the top seed, is thus an outright favorite to win the crown in absence of any worthwhile opposition.

Men’s singles semifinal line up, on the other hand, is as per seedings except the top seeded Roger Federer who was defeated by Berdych in quarter final. Semifinals are scheduled between 2nd seed Nadal & 4th seeded Murray and 3rd seed Djokovic & the giant killer Berdych.

Predicting with certainty for men’s singles will be foolhardy as all of them are capable of defeating anyone on their day.

Wimbledon 2010: Federer stunned by Berdych!

In sports, Tennis on June 30, 2010 at 3:42 pm

The biggest upset of the tournament has just happened with Berdych ousting top seed Roger Federer  who was gunning for record equaling 7th win at wimbledon lawns.

The 12th seed Czech player defeated the reigning champion in quarter final with a score of-

6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

For the first time since 2002,Federer has failed to reach the final.

Let us wait and watch how far does this giant slayer will travel in the tournament and who will be the new champ at strawberry & cream lawns.

Tomas Berdych

Roger Federer