Williams Paired With Hingis For First Time

Venus Williams has done almost everything on the tennis court, but, yesterday night, she did something for the first time. She paired with Martina Hingis of Switzerland in a doubles match of the ongoing World Team Tennis competition. Both these legends represented Washington Kastles and ended up winning.
This was the first time that Venus and Hingis were playing alongside each other at the professional level. They have been up against each other numerous times, but, not together before this. They used to share intense rivalry during the peak days of their careers.

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Bartoli Happy With Retirement

Marion Bartoli reckons that she didn’t make a mistake by deciding to retire after her Wimbledon glory last year.
Bartoli is in United Kingdom at the moment and yesterday, she even addressed the press at the All England Club as the previous year’s Wimbledon champion.

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Venus faces off to teenager mentored by her rival

Venus Williams is thirty three, while Bencic is seventeen, and the combat between them on Sunday was truly exciting. Bencic was the Junior champion of Wimbledon from Switzerland along with French Open Champion of 2013. She had taken part in 2 Grand Slams single matches, while Venus had taken part in 57, just in French Open itself. William’s tournament biography is as long as 15 pages which Bencic’s is just three. Nevertheless, they have a strong connection going on, Bencic was mentored by Martina Hingis, Venus’s rival.

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Venus faces off to teenager mentored by her rival

Venus Williams is thirty three, while Bencic is seventeen, and the combat between them on Sunday was truly exciting. Bencic was the Junior champion of Wimbledon from Switzerland along with French Open Champion of 2013. She had taken part in 2 Grand Slams single matches, while Venus had taken part in 57, just in French Open itself. William’s tournament biography is as long as 15 pages which Bencic’s is just three. Nevertheless, they have a strong connection going on, Bencic was mentored by Martina Hingis, Venus’s rival.

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Tsonga Falls To Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has entered the round of 8 in the ongoing French Open. He crushed his French opponent Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the straight sets yesterday.

This is the 20th consecutive major event in which Djokovic has made it to the quarter finals. It tells a thing or two about his form in the last few years.

Djokovic has won quite a few Grand Slams in his career till now, but, he is yet to achieve glory at Rolland Garros. He has been in the final at this venue once i.e. in 2012, but, he had got beaten that time.

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TSONGA FIGHTS BACK

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga displayed his fighting attitude in his third round match in the Sony Open tennis tournament yesterday.

The Frenchman was up against Marcos Baghdatis of Greece who was giving him a very hard time, but, somehow, he hung in there fighting and in the crucial third set, he managed to get all over his opponent and won the contest eventually to make his way into the round of 16.

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BECKER ROLE SURPRISE

Roger Federer is surprised by the fact that the former German great Boris Becker has taken over as the coach of his rival Novak Djokovic. But, at the same time, he believes that the appointment of former greats as coaches is actually a great thing for the game.

Djokovic is not the only top male tennis player who has appointed a former great as his coach in recent times. There are a few others as well who have done the same. Andy Murray has been playing under the guidance of Ivan Lendl for quite some time now, while, Federer himself has also included Stefan Edberg into his team.

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SERBIA MAKE FINAL

Serbia has made it to the final of the Davis Cup by securing a close win in their semi final tie against Canada. Serbia won the tie by 3-2.

Serbia was looking in a spot of bother at one point of time. At the end of the second day, they were down by 1-2 and their chances of making it to the title round were not looking that good. But, they managed to turn things around in the reverse singles.

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NADAL WINS OVER FEDERER

Roger Federer has been defeated by Rafael Nadal in the quarter final round of the ongoing Cincinnati Masters. Nadal won the match in three sets by 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.

Nadal wasn’t off to a good start as the scores suggest, but, the Spaniard showed great fighting spirit and turned things around in style to knock Federer out of the tournament.

This was the 31st match between these two players and Nadal defeated Federer for the 21st time.

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FEDERER BACK IN ACTION

Roger Federer is going to be back in action in the German Open which will be played at Hamburg. The Swiss superstar is desperate to make his mark after having a dreadful Wimbledon Championships recently.

Federer had been stunned by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the second round of the Wimbledon Championships.

Federer wants to put that defeat out of his system as soon as possible. That’s why; he has decided to be back in action soon.

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