US Open 2016: Day 1 by the numbers

Women’s Singles Upsets 21st seed Irina-Camelia Begu fell to Lesia Tsurenko 6-0, 6-4 in 1 hour 14 minutes on Court 14.  Tsurenko dominated on return, breaking Begu 6 times and winning 29 of 49 return points.  Her first serve was very solid – 70% in play and 70% points won as she held 6 of […]

Watson is serving up API aces at the U.S. Open

As the summer draws to a close, the tennis world turns its attention to New York, where the world’s best tennis players will compete in the final Grand Slam of the year: the U.S. Open. But while all the tennis action takes place at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, the […]

How Andy Murray Captured His Wimbledon Championship

2016 Wimbledon – Day 14 Gentlemen’s Singles Final Milos Raonic vs. Andy Murray First Set: Murray 6 – 4 in 41 minutes Raonic saved a break point in his 2nd service game – with his 2nd serve.  Murray broke on his 2nd break point of the game to take a 4-3 lead.  Raonic faced 3 […]

How Serena Won Wimbledon

2016 Wimbledon – Day 13 Ladies Singles Final Serena Williams vs. Angelique Kerber First Set: Williams 7 – 5 in 47 minutes Kerber saved 3 break points in her first service game to level the set at 1 – 1. Those were the only break points of the set until Kerber served at 5-6, 15-40. […]

The Men’s Semifinals at Wimbledon

2016 Wimbledon – Day 12 Gentlemen’s Singles Semifinals Milos Raonic vs. Roger Federer First Set: Raonic 6 – 3 in 33 minutes Raonic got the only break of the set on a Roger Federer double fault at 1-2 – his only double fault of the set.  Federer did not earn a break chance against Raonic.  […]

Day 11 Recap-Kerber and Serena set for Australian Open Finals Rematch

2016 Wimbledon – Day 11 Ladies’ Singles Semifinals Serena Williams vs. Elena Vesnina First Set: Williams 6 – 2 in 28 minutes World number 1 Serena Williams played like it in the first set of her semifinal with Elena Vesnina. Williams broke Vesnina’s serve twice in the set, jumping out to a 4 – 0 […]

Day 10 Recap- Federer Completes Stunning Comeback to Reach Semis

2016 Wimbledon – Day 10 Gentlemen’s Singles 6th seed Milos Raonic defeated 28th seed Sam Querrey 6-4, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 in 2 hours 32 minutes on Court 1. Raonic faced only 2 break points in the match and held 21 of 22 service games. He won 87% of his 1st serves and 71% of his […]

Day 9 Recap-Kerber Bests Halep in Epic Battle

2016 Wimbledon – Day 9 Ladies’ Singles 4th seed Angelique Kerber survived a hard fought battle with 5th seed Simona Halep 7-5, 7-6(2) to advance to her 2nd career Wimbledon semifinal. The match lasted 1 hour 31 minutes and had more breaks of serve than holds – 13 breaks in 24 service games. Both players […]

Day 8 Recap

2016 Wimbledon – Day 8 Ladies’ Singles Upsets 19th seed Dominika Cibulkova outlasted 3rd seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 5-7, 9-7 in 3 hours on Court 3. Cibulkova saved a match point serving at 5-6 in the final set and won it on her second match point. This was a true rollercoaster match – both players […]

Recap of Day 7 at Wimbledon

2016 Wimbledon – Day 7   Notable Results 12th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came from 2 sets down and saved a match point in the final set to defeat the 18th seed John Isner 6-7, 3-6, 7-6, 6-2, 19-17 in 4 hours 25 minutes on Court 2.  This was a typical serving duel with Tsonga finally outlasting Isner.  Tsonga held 37 of 38 […]

Day 6 Recap – Top Seeded Djokovic Stunned

2016 Wimbledon – Day 6 Gentlemen’s Singles Upsets 28th seed Sam Querrey upset 1st seed Novak Djokovic 7-6 (6), 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in 2 hours 58 minutes on Court 1. Sam Querrey overpowered Djokovic with his big first serve and stayed with him from the baseline to upset the two time defending champion. Querrey […]

Day 5 Recap-Serena Survives Upset in an Exciting Day 5 of Wimbledon

2016 Wimbledon – Day 5 Gentlemen’s Singles Upsets 4th seed Stan Wawrinka was upset by the 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro 3-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in 2 hours 45 minutes on Centre Court. It was a typical Wawrinka match, unfortunately for Wawrinka it was typical of the old Wawrinka, as he hammered […]