A dozen Wimbledon seeds fell on Wednesday, several from the upper echelons of the ATP and WTA. As a result, the draws lie open for the survivors
No fewer than 20 matches reached a final set on Tuesday at Wimbledon, a contrast to the parade of straight-sets decisions on Monday.
During the Wimbledon fortnight, a series of articles on this site will highlight the players who excelled the most in each day’s action. The structure parallels the daily articles on Roland Garros last month.
This sequel to the preview of the Wimbledon men’s draw explores what each section of the women’s draw could offer this fortnight.
The third major of 2013 opens on Monday when Wimbledon defending champion Roger Federer strides onto Centre Court at the All England Club.
The 2013 grass season got underway with a handful of small tournaments in Germany and Great Britain.
He has fallen to his knees and leapt above the ground. He has lifted his head in triumph and thrust it back in anguish. He has shed tears of ecstasy and tears of heartbreak.
With a few days of hindsight on Roland Garros 2013, here are some thoughts on those players who did not win the titles but seized headlines there all the same.
Rafael Nadal claimed his eighth title at Roland Garros this weekend, while Serena Williams notched her first since 2002. The two champions took divergent paths to their destinations.
For the first time since 2002, two countrymen will meet in a major final. Here’s how Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer set up their Sunday collision in Paris.