Pritha's Feed
Jul 2, 2014

Tennis-Dimitrov casts spell over Wimbledon, and Murray

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – “Wake up Andy” – rang out the booming cry of desperation from the crowd.

That plea, and those from 14,999 other Centre Court fans fell on deaf ears as Andy Murray’s 12-month reign as Wimbledon champion was ended by a player who until Wednesday had been better known as “Baby Fed” or “Mr Sharapova”.

Jul 2, 2014

Dimitrov casts spell over Wimbledon, and Murray

LONDON (Reuters) – “Wake up Andy” – rang out the booming cry of desperation from the crowd.

That plea, and those from 14,999 other Center Court fans fell on deaf ears as Andy Murray’s 12-month reign as Wimbledon champion was ended by a player who until Wednesday had been better known as “Baby Fed” or “Mr Sharapova”.

Jul 2, 2014

Defending champion Murray crushed by Dimitrov at Wimbledon

LONDON (Reuters) – Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts by ending Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion with a sublime and serene 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without dropping a set, but his meek abdication on Wednesday left the Centre Court crowd, which included Prince William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, stunned into silence.

Jul 2, 2014

Murray’s Wimbledon reign ended by Dimitrov

LONDON (Reuters) – Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts by ending Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion with a sublime and serene 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without dropping a set, but his meek abdication on Wednesday left the Centre Court crowd, which included Prince William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, stunned into silence.

Jul 2, 2014

Dimitrov ends Murray’s Wimbledon reign

LONDON (Reuters) – Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts by ending Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion with a sublime and serene 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without dropping a set, but his meek abdication on Wednesday left the Centre Court crowd, which included Prince William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, stunned into silence.

Jul 2, 2014

Tennis-Murray’s Wimbledon reign ended by Dimitrov

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts by ending Andy Murray’s reign as Wimbledon champion with a sublime and serene 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without dropping a set, but his meek abdication on Wednesday left the Centre Court crowd, which included Prince William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, stunned into silence.

Jul 1, 2014

Disbelieving mum fires up angry Kyrgios

LONDON (Reuters) – When Norlaila Kyrgios checks her mobile phone for messages on Wednesday morning in Canberra there will be a “smiley-face text” waiting for her.

That text from 19-year-old son Nick in London isn’t a simple greeting that means ‘hi mum’ or ‘miss you mum’. What it really means is “huh, so much for you thinking I wasn’t good enough to beat Rafa Nadal?”.

Jul 1, 2014

Tennis-Disbelieving mum fires up angry Kyrgios

LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – When Norlaila Kyrgios checks her mobile phone for messages on Wednesday morning in Canberra there will be a “smiley-face text” waiting for her.

That text from 19-year-old son Nick in London isn’t a simple greeting that means ‘hi mum’ or ‘miss you mum’. What it really means is “huh, so much for you thinking I wasn’t good enough to beat Rafa Nadal?”.

Jul 1, 2014

Nadal sent packing by Aussie ace machine Kyrgios

LONDON (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal’s charge towards a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was sensationally beaten by 19-year-old Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5) 5-7 7-6 (5) 6-3.

Ranked 144th in the world, Kyrgios fired down 37 aces and played a fearless brand of tennis to topple the world number one following two hours 58 minutes of exhilarating action.

Jul 1, 2014

Tennis-Nadal sent packing by Aussie ace machine Kyrgios

LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal’s charge towards a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was sensationally beaten by 19-year-old Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5) 5-7 7-6 (5) 6-3.

Ranked 144th in the world, Kyrgios fired down 37 aces and played a fearless brand of tennis to topple the world number one following two hours 58 minutes of exhilarating action.