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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03:  John Isner of the United States returns a shot in his Gentlemen’s Singles Third Round match against Marin Cilic of Croatia during day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 3, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Isner in Another Classic: Men’s Day 5 Recap

Day 5 of Wimbledon didn’t provide any real surprises or upsets, but it did bring us another John Isner five-set classic. Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic continues to march forward untroubled after what could have been a psyche-shattering loss in the French Open final a month ago. Who Looked Good: Nick Kyrgios (defeated Raonic 57 75 76(3) 63): We’ve criticized Kyrgios for…



LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates match point in his Gentlemens Singles Second Round match against Juan Monaco of Argentina during day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Raonic vs. Kyrgios Won’t Disappoint

For the second straight year Milos Raonic and Nick Kyrgios are set to square off at Wimbledon. Last year the two met in the quarterfinals which Raonic won in four sets 67(4) 62 64 76(4). This year the two meet in the third round to determine who makes it to Manic Monday and the round-of-16. This is a battle of totally…


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns a shot in his Gentlemens Singles Second Round match against Juan Monaco of Argentina during day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Panelist Predictions: 2015 Wimbledon Mens Day 5–Including Kyrgios/Raonic

For the Day 5 Panelist Predictions of women’s matches, click here. 32 men are left in the draw as Wimbledon hits Round 3 on Friday. Last word on sports contributor Niall Clarke is back to make more predictions on the five best matches tomorrow. Joining him this time are freelance journalists Manuel Traquete and Elliot Cornish. Nick Kyrgios vs Milos…


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02:  Ekaterina Makarova of Russia reacts in her Ladies Singles Second Round match against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia during day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 2, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Another Top Seed Falls on an Otherwise Routine Day 4–Women’s Recap

The 8th seed bows out in a surprise as some intriguing 3rd Round matchups are set in an otherwise uneventful day of action. Who looked good: Timea Bacsinszky (def. Soler Espinosa 6-2 6-1) The French Open semifinalist fired 36 winners in 15 games past the overmatched Spaniard while only losing 2 points on her 1st serve (20/22). Eager to prove…


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02:  Rafael Nadal (R) of Spain shakes hands with Dustin Brown of Germany after losing his Gentlemens Singles Second Round match during day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 2, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Nadal Exits Wimbledon Early Again: Wimbledon Men’s Day 4 Recap

Rafael Nadal will be the headline of Day 4, which may be exactly what Roger Federer wants. Nadal’s loss will be all anyone talks about today, but Federer breezed past Sam Querrey and his big serve without any real trouble. Federer was never broken and only faced two break points in the whole match. The Swiss Maestro is playing the…


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 02:  Dustin Brown of Germany celebrates winning his Gentlemens Singles Second Round match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 2, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Why Rafael Nadal Lost to Dustin Brown

Some of you may have read my previous article about how Dustin Brown would not beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon today. In all fairness I was confident in my thoughts and didn’t expect the German to come out on top. But why exactly did he come out with the win, was it Nadal being poor or Brown playing at the…


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