Mothers in Tennis Grow in Influence

Mothers in Tennis Grow in Influence

Every tennis-playing mom’s circumstances are completely different. Azarenka shares custody of her 18-month-old son, Leo, together with her ex-boyfriend. Rodina, who will make at the very least $216,318 for advancing to the fourth spherical, which is greater than triple her year-to-date earnings, has leaned on her nationwide federation for monetary help as a result of […]

As More Top Players Fall, Serena Williams Endures at Wimbledon

As More Top Players Fall, Serena Williams Endures at Wimbledon

“They wouldn’t be there without playing good level here,” she mentioned. “I think it’s very open with this. Every tournament there are some surprises that some seeded players are losing. I think there’s always quite big pressure on the seeded players.” The clear favourite on the boys’s facet, top-seeded Roger Federer, once more superior with […]

A Daughter Worries as Williams Struggles in F1

A Daughter Worries as Williams Struggles in F1

The voice of Claire Williams was, at instances, full of emotion throughout our interview as she mentioned the demise this season of the Formula One team her father, Sir Frank Williams, created 41 years in the past. “If anyone had told me last season that what we are going through now was coming, then I […]

At Wimbledon, Married Women Are Still ‘Mrs.’

At Wimbledon, Married Women Are Still ‘Mrs.’

Adrian Wilson, the Wimbledon chief of officers, mentioned the marital statuses of feminine gamers come from the Women’s Tennis Association and are put into the central event database, which shows on the pill screens utilized by chair umpires. This 12 months 20 ladies are listed beneath “Mrs.”, in accordance with a doc supplied by the […]

Wimbledon 2018: Caroline Wozniacki Crashes Out in the Second Round

Wimbledon 2018: Caroline Wozniacki Crashes Out within the Second Round

Williams was practically nearly as good, shedding simply 5 of 32 factors on her first serve in a 6-1, 6-Four win over Viktoriya Tomova. It was her 16th straight victory at Wimbledon, though she missed final yr’s event whereas pregnant. Wozniacki remains to be ready to get previous the spherical of 16 for the primary […]

For Tennis Players, the Numbers in Antidoping Program Don’t Add Up

For Tennis Players, the Numbers in Antidoping Program Don’t Add Up

It’s as if Usada, in its pursuit of full transparency, has created a false constructive, sowing a local weather of wariness and confusion amongst elite athletes as an alternative of an environment of belief and confidence. Travis Tygart, the chief government officer of Usada, stated the Deadspin article had spurred an amazing dialogue. “I’m glad […]

Her Daughter in Tow, Serena Williams Welcomes the Pressure of Wimbledon

Her Daughter in Tow, Serena Williams Welcomes the Pressure of Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams received the Wimbledon singles title the final two occasions she performed right here, in 2015 and 2016. Two years in the past, she additionally received the doubles occasion along with her sister Venus for the sixth time. Williams is entered in solely singles at Wimbledon this 12 months, however she […]

Wimbledon Players to Watch

Wimbledon Players to Watch

Wimbledon, the one one of many 4 annual Grand Slam tournaments performed on grass, begins Monday on the All England Club in London. The oldest tennis match on the planet, Wimbledon carries with it all of the anticipated pomp and circumstance, together with a strict adherence to a standard all-white costume code. The grass favors […]

Serena Williams Still the Main Draw at Wimbledon

Serena Williams Still the Main Draw at Wimbledon

Wimbledon begins this week, with the ladies’s sport nonetheless dominated by the story traces, if not but the shape, of Serena Williams. Williams enters the match seeded 25th within the singles draw, after the Wimbledon seeding committee used their discretionary powers to rank a participant who has performed solely three tournaments up to now 12 […]

Wimbledon Draw Allows Serena Williams to Ease Back In

Wimbledon Draw Allows Serena Williams to Ease Back In

WIMBLEDON, England — The draw ceremony on Friday morning for the ladies’s singles match at Wimbledon gave Serena Williams a cushty begin on the trail towards a potential eighth title right here. Williams, seeded 25th regardless of a world rating of No. 183 after she took time without work to have a child final 12 […]