Category Archives: Tennis

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ATP: Gonzales and partner fall short of doubles crown

Fil-Am Ruben Gonzales and partner Nathaniel Lammons of the US failed to sustain their hot charge and dropped a 6-7(6), 3-6 setback to the Polish tandem of Mateusz Kowalczyk and Szymon Walkow in the finals of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger in Sopot, Poland last weekend.

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Emana, Velez claim PPS-MPC net titles

Mica Ella Emana turned in a pair of superb performances to annex two titles while John David Velez settled for one victory due to cramps in the PPS-PEPP Manila Polo Club National age-group tennis tournament at the MPC outdoor courts in Forbes Park in Makati City over the weekend.

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Velez targets PPS ‘treble’ at Manila Polo

Multi-titled John David Velez tries to buck the odds as he shoots for a three-division romp in the PPS-PEPP Manila Polo Club National age-group tennis tournament which got under way yesterday (Friday) at the MPC outdoor courts at the posh Forbes Park in Makati City.

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Estanislao, Carlos top PPS Valle Verde tourney

Fifth ranked Daniel Estanislao toppled top seed Exequiel Jucutan, 6-4, 4-6, 10-6, while No. 8 Macie Carlos upended fourth seed Kryshana Brazal, 6-3, 6-2, as they claimed the 16-and-under crowns in the PPS-PEPP Valle Verde Country Club National Age-Group tennis tournament at the VVCC tennis courts in Pasig City over the weekend.

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Bayking pulls off reversal in PPS Valle Verde tilt

Bliss Bayking toppled second seed Paula Uy, 4-2, 5-4(1), to barge into the quarterfinals of the girls’ 16-and-under division of the Palawan Pawnshop-Palawan Express Pera Padala Valle Verde Country Club National Age-Group tennis tournament dominated by the seeded bets at the VVCC indoor and outdoor tennis courts in Pasig City yesterday.

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Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery.

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Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament.

Serena Williams (AP photo)

Federer, Serena reaches Wimbledon quarters

Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the 13th time after beating Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-4, 6-2.

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Madis scores ‘double’ at PPS Digos, bags MVP

Tenielle Madis hacked out a pair of victories in contrasting fashions, including a tense-filled 2-6, 6-3, 10-7 escape over fancied Minette Bentillo in the girls’ 14-and-under division to clinch the MVP honors in the PPS-PEPP Digos City regional age-group tennis tournament at the Digos City Tennis Courts recently

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Serena lashes out at multiple drug-tests

Serena Williams says she thinks it isn’t fair that she has been drug-tested more than other American tennis players this year.