July 2013

Groth Serves Way Past Kudla at Citi Open

July 30, 2013

Australian qualifier Sam Groth rode his blistering serve to a 7-6 (2), 6-2 victory over wild card Denis Kudla in a first-round matchup last night at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. The big-serving Aussie pounded out 20 aces and won an incredible 95 percent of the points on his first serve in winning his […]

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Karlovic Beats Falla to Win Claro Open Colombia

July 21, 2013

Towering Croat Ivo Karlovic defeated home hope Alejandro Falla 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the final of the inaugural Claro Open Colombia in Bogota Sunday afternoon. Last week at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, the 6-foot-10 Karlovic said it was a “bonus” to be playing again after being sidelined for more than two months with […]

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Mahut Edges Hewitt to Capture Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

July 14, 2013

The very good summer of Nicolas Mahut continued this afternoon as the wild card Frenchman came back from the brink of defeat to edge former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships at Newport, R.I. The title was the second in four weeks for […]

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Murray Defeats Djokovic to Win First Wimbledon Title

July 7, 2013

Andy Murray won his second Grand Slam and became the first Brit to win Wimbledon in 77 years this afternoon, defeating top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 on a sun-splashed, steamy Centre Court at the All England Club. Fred Perry was the last Englishman to hoist the trophy at SW19 when he captured his third […]

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Janowicz Tops Kubot to Reach Wimbledon Semifinals

July 3, 2013

One thing was certain before today’s Wimbledon quarterfinal match between Jerzy Janowicz and Lukasz Kubot: A Pole would make it to the semifinals. It was the first time in history that two Polish players advanced to the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament. The big-serving, 6-foot-8 Janowicz dispatched fellow countryman Kubot 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 on […]

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