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Jul 8, 2015

Djokovic swats Cilic aside to reach semi-finals

LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic won the battle of grand slam champions by downing

Marin Cilic 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Jul 8, 2015

Djokovic glides past Cilic into semi-finals

LONDON (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic won the battle of grand slam champions by downing

Marin Cilic 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Jul 8, 2015

Tennis-Djokovic glides past Cilic into semi-finals

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic won the battle of grand slam champions by downing Marin Cilic 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Top seed Djokovic had not lost a match to the Croat in 12 previous meetings and his unbeaten record never looked in danger against the U.S. Open champion who failed to master the Serb’s precise groundstrokes.

Jul 4, 2015

Bewildered Kvitova humbled by resurgent Jankovic

LONDON (Reuters) – Petra Kvitova’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended on Saturday against a former world number one who upset the form book to register a shock third-round victory on a sun-drenched Centre Court.

The bemused twice champion could not find the answers to 30-year-old Serbian Jelena Jankovic’s inspired shot-making and must now lick her wounds for the hardcourt season ahead, knowing her best chance of winning a grand slam this year has probably gone.

Jul 4, 2015

Tennis-Bewildered Kvitova humbled by resurgent Jankovic

LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – Petra Kvitova’s reign as Wimbledon champion ended on Saturday against a former world number one who upset the form book to register a shock third-round victory on a sun-drenched Centre Court.

The bemused twice champion could not find the answers to 30-year-old Serbian Jelena Jankovic’s inspired shot-making and must now lick her wounds for the hardcourt season ahead, knowing her best chance of winning a grand slam this year has probably gone.

Jul 4, 2015

Defending champion Kvitova stunned by Jankovic at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) – Holder Petra Kvitova suffered a shock 3-6 7-5 6-4 defeat by Serbia’s former world number one Jelena Jankovic who produced an inspired display in the Wimbledon third round on Saturday.

Second seed Kvitova breezed through her first two matches but after taking the first set against 30-year-old Jankovic, the Czech made too many errors allowing the 28th seed to triumph.

Jul 4, 2015

Holder Kvitova stunned by Jankovic at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) – Holder Petra Kvitova suffered a shock 3-6 7-5 6-4 defeat by Serbia’s former world number one Jelena Jankovic who produced an inspired display in the Wimbledon third round on Saturday.

Second seed Kvitova breezed through her first two matches but after taking the first set against 30-year-old Jankovic, the Czech made too many errors allowing the 28th seed to triumph.

Jul 4, 2015

Tennis-Holder Kvitova stunned by Jankovic at Wimbledon

LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – Holder Petra Kvitova suffered a shock 3-6 7-5 6-4 defeat by Serbia’s former world number one Jelena Jankovic who produced an inspired display in the Wimbledon third round on Saturday.

Second seed Kvitova breezed through her first two matches but after taking the first set against 30-year-old Jankovic, the Czech made too many errors allowing the 28th seed to triumph.

Jun 30, 2015

Pearson’s Leicester adventure runs its course

By Ken Ferris

(Reuters) – Nigel Pearson’s colourful reign as Leicester City manager finally came to an end on Tuesday when he was sacked by the Premier League club he saved from relegation.

His second spell with the Foxes was fraught and littered with controversial incidents but the timing of his departure was still a surprise given his success in keeping them up.

Jun 30, 2015

Soccer-Pearson’s Leicester adventure runs its course

June 30 (Reuters) – Nigel Pearson’s colourful reign as Leicester City manager finally came to an end on Tuesday when he was sacked by the Premier League club he saved from relegation.

His second spell with the Foxes was fraught and littered with controversial incidents but the timing of his departure was still a surprise given his success in keeping them up.