Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 16

Connors to work with Sharapova

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Maria Sharapova has revealed she has hired Jimmy Connors as her new coach following her switch from Thomas Hogstedt after her shock second-round exit at Wimbledon.   She made the statement: “I am happy to announce that Jimmy Connors will be my new coach. I have known Jimmy for many years and we briefly worked …

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Jul 05

Unexpected final can be fitting end to a wonderful Wimbledon

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In one of the most unpredictable Wimbledon Championships in years, it is a very unfamiliar line-up for the Women’s Final on Saturday with Marion Bartoli meeting Sabine Lisicki on Centre Court. The tennis odds with the likes of Paddy Power on that match-up before a game had been played at SW19 this year would have been …

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Jul 02

Sabine Lesicki Defeats Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Tennis World Number 1 and seven-time Wimbledon winner Roger Federer’s shock defeat at the hands of Sergiy Stakhovsky, the world number 116 was not the biggest surprise in this year’s Wimbledon season. World Number 1 Serena Williams lost her winning streak at getting a sixth Wimbledon title as Germany’s Sabine Lisicki, world number 23, defeats …

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