Posts Tagged ‘Tennis’

WIMBLEDON 2009 – MEN’s SINGLES FINAL

July 6th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   2 Comments »

Roger Federer played superbly in another final to clinch his sixth Wimbledon and record 15th grand slam against Andy Roddick who also played very  well. Federer controlled his nerve in the amazing fifth set to seal a remarkable 5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14 victory on Centre Court as Roddick’s brave resistance was finally broken.

Federer sent 50 aces and was just one short of the Wimbledon record. Roddick was not a favourite going into the match, having lost 18 of his 20 previous matches with Federer, who was seeking a sixth victory at the All England Club and record 15th grand slam title. (more…)

THE INCREDIBLE WILLIAM SISTERS

July 4th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in Sports   1 Comment »

Venus Williams, 29 years old, and Serena Williams, 27 years old,  are the only sisters’ in the world who have dominated the Worlds Women Tennis for the last almost ten years. These two are going strong and are winning their matches  with  incredible display of superb tennis.

Both the Williams sisters have been ranked World No. 1 in their career. Venus has been top ranked for a total of 11 weeks, beginning February 2002. Serena has been top ranked for a total of 66 weeks, beginning  July 2002. Serena is the current World No. 2 and Venus is the current World No. 3.  The Williams Sisters are the only two women to play each other in four consecutive grand slams. (more…)