Tennis-Early attack still pays dividends at Wimbledon
LONDON, June 27 At Wimbledon, where once players would charge the net almost on autopilot, the only time many get there now is when they shake hands at the end.
Aug 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Winston-Salem Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Sunday Ryan Harrison(U.S.) beat Go Soeda(Japan)6-3 7-5 James Blake(U.S.) beat Albert Ramos(Spain)6-4 6-3 Santiago Giraldo(Colombia) beat Edouard Roger-Vasselin(France)6-2 2-6 6-1 David Goffin(Belgium) beat Nicolas Mahut(France)7-6(3) 6-1 Alex Bogomolov Jr(Russia) beat Malek Jaziri(Tunisia)6-2 6-2 Steve Darcis(Belgium) beat Xavier Malisse(Belgium)6-3 6-0
LONDON, June 27 From Boris Becker's acrobatics in 1985 to Roger Federer's languid brilliance in 2003, Wimbledon has provided the stage for many of tennis's most formidable tyros to secure a maiden grand slam trophy.
BERLIN, June 27 When Wimbledon got underway 25 years ago the reigning men's and women's champions were German but since then the country, once a tennis powerhouse, has yet to find another champion to succeed Michael Stich and Steffi Graf in London.