Tennis-Broady keen to end Willis' latest charge at Wimbledon
June 27 Briton Liam Broady hopes to deny compatriot Marcus Willis another fairytale run to the Wimbledon main draw when they meet the second qualifying round at Roehampton on Tuesday.
May 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Italian Open Women's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Kiki Bertens (Netherlands) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 7-6(5) 6-1 Simona Halep (Romania) beat Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-1 6-1 Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 6-3 6-0 9-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) 6-2 6-3 Laura Robson (Britain) beat Venus Williams (U.S.) 6-3 6-2 Melanie Oudin (U.S.) beat Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 2-6 7-5 4-2 (Makarova retired) Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat Mathilde Johansson (France) 1-6 6-0 6-2 Nastassja Burnett (Italy) beat Alize Cornet (France) 6-2 6-2 Peng Shuai (China) beat Monica Niculescu (Romania) 4-6 6-3 6-2 Sabine Lisicki (Germany) beat Mallory Burdette (U.S.) 6-1 6-2 Ayumi Morita (Japan) beat Sorana Cirstea (Romania) 6-1 6-3
June 27 Serena Williams has asked John McEnroe for "respect" after the seven-times grand slam champion said his fellow American would be ranked "like 700 in the world" if she had to play on the men's circuit.
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.