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.
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.
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 is back in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the 13th time after beating Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-4, 6-2.
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
Serena Williams says she thinks it isn’t fair that she has been drug-tested more than other American tennis players this year.
Two-time champion Andy Murray has pulled out of Wimbledon because of a hip injury.
Denmark’s world number two Caroline Wozniacki gave herself the perfect confidence-booster ahead of Wimbledon with a hard fought 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) victory over Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka to take her second WTA Eastbourne title on Saturday.
Serena Williams says she is “so proud” of her long-time friend Caroline Wozniacki after the Dane succeeded her to become the Australian Open champion on Saturday.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic will drop out of the world’s top 10 for the first time in more than a decade next week.