Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women’s final

Serena Williams will face Germany’s Angelique Kerber for an eighth Wimbledon singles title after both won their semi-finals in straight sets. The American former world number one overpowered Germany’s Julia Gorges 6-2 6-4, while Kerber beat Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 6-3. Saturday’s final will be a re-match of the 2016 showpiece, which Williams won. Williams…

Anderson stuns Federer in quarter-final cliffhanger

LONDON (Reuters) – Roger Federer’s hopes of a ninth Wimbledon title bit the dust as South African Kevin Anderson recovered from two sets down to win a quarter-final cliffhanger 2-6 6-7(5) 7-5 6-4 13-11 on a tension-filled Court One on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Swiss, not playing on Centre Court for the first time since 2015,…

Guyana’s Sachia Vickery suffers 1st round defeat

French Open Sachia Vickery’s campaign in the 2018 French Open unfortunately came to a swift end, as she lost in the opening round on Monday at Roland Garros. The USA-based Guyanese lost in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, to USA’s Madison Keys, the World Tennis Association’s (WTA) 13th ranked female player. Despite the defeat, Vickery gained…

Edghill lands Portugal training stint

Guyana’s female table star Chelsea Edghill has another chance to add to her blossoming career since landed in Portugal on Monday for a training and Internship at Club Ponta Do Pargo Madeira. The talented racquet wilder who is a scholarship student at the Lindenwood in Missouri, plays on the intercollegiate circuit in the United States.…

Serena Williams: John McEnroe proposes men v women contest

John McEnroe has proposed a men v women contest to prove his claim that Serena Williams would be ranked “700 in the world” on the men’s circuit. The seven-time Grand Slam champion said Williams was “the best female player ever” but against men it would be an “entirely different story”. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam…

Qatar Open: Sir Andy Murray to face Novak Djokovic in final

Sir Andy Murray will face defending champion Novak Djokovic in the Qatar Open final on Saturday after beating third seed Tomas Berdych in the semis. Murray won 6-3 6-4 against Czech Berdych, who needed treatment on an ankle injury after the first set. It will be the 19th ATP final meeting between Murray and the…

Murray is new world No. 1 after Raonic withdraws

By Julien Pretot | PARIS After all the battles and hard graft chasing the world number one spot, Briton Andy Murray arrived there without hitting a ball on Saturday as Milos Raonic pulled out of their Paris Masters semi-final due to a leg injury. The triple grand slam winner, who will take over from Serb…