Serena’s mid-match elevation was masterful in the Wimbledon semifinals

Serena’s mid-match elevation was masterful in the Wimbledon semifinals

Serena Williams is just one win away from becoming a 24-time Grand Slam champion. (AP) Great players tend to love Grand Slam semifinals. Roger Federer is 11-1 in semis at Wimbledon, and Rafael Nadal is 11-0 in them at Roland Garros. On Centre Court, Serena Williams has been just as dominant in the final four. […]

Kerber forced Ostapenko to make the mistakes in Wimbledon semifinals

Kerber forced Ostapenko to make the mistakes in Wimbledon semifinals

Angelique Kerber will move into the Top 7 after this remarkable run at Wimbledon. (AP) LONDON—This being the United Kingdom, it seems appropriate to ponder a line from a notable 19th century British poet, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. In Sonnet 43 of Browning’s Sonnets from the Portuguese, she raised the question, “How do I love thee? […]

Five takeaways from Kevin Anderson’s stunning win over Roger Federer

Five takeaways from Kevin Anderson’s stunning win over Roger Federer

Roger Federer squandered a match point in a marathon loss to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. (Getty Images) Kevin Anderson pulled off the biggest upset of this year’s Wimbledon tournament on Wednesday, rallying from match point down in the third set to pull off a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 victory over top seed and eight-time […]

AUBURNTIGERS.COM Chris Hooshyar Joining Men’s Tennis Staff :: Auburn University Official Athletic Site Auburn University Official Athletic Site :: Men’s Tennis

AUBURNTIGERS.COM Chris Hooshyar Joining Men’s Tennis Staff :: Auburn University Official Athletic Site Auburn University Official Athletic Site :: Men’s Tennis

July 10, 2018 AUBURN, Ala. – Chris Hooshyar is joining the Auburn men’s tennis program as assistant coach after five successful seasons with the Auburn women’s team, the past two as associate head coach. “I’m so excited to have Chris Hooshyar as Auburn’s new men’s assistant coach,” Auburn men’s head coach Bobby Reynolds said. “He […]

Djokovic finds his vintage form in straight-set win over Khachanov

Djokovic finds his vintage form in straight-set win over Khachanov

Novak Djokovic faces Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. (AP) A dialed-in Novak Djokovic cruised into the 10th Wimbledon quarterfinal of his career—and his 41st Grand Slam quarterfinal—with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 fourth-round win over Karen Khachanov on Monday. After having to fight back from a set down to win his last match against No. 21 seed […]

Manic Monday 2018: Previewing all 16 fourth-round matches at Wimbledon

Manic Monday 2018: Previewing all 16 fourth-round matches at Wimbledon

Serena, Roger, Rafa and Novak are in action—along with many unexpected week-one survivors. (Getty Images) Roger Federer [1] vs. Adrian Mannarino [22] The flat-hitting Frenchman likes grass, but not Federer; he’s won one just set from him in six meetings. Winner: Federer Gael Monfils vs. Kevin Anderson [8] Strangely, Anderson has won just one set […]

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