Key Takeaways From Roger Federer’s Wimbledon First Round Match

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Eight-time champion Roger Federer narrowly escaped a close battle with Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in four sets in his first Wimbledon match. Manarinno’s misfortune ended the match when he slipped in the sixth game of the fourth set, forcing him to withdraw a few games later. Federer’s performance in his opening match was not close to […] READ MORE


Sam Querrey, Ready to Rock Again at Wimbledon

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As per usual, the first round of the men’s singles draw at Wimbledon was a bloodbath. Eleven seeds were unable to survive their debut. Sam Querrey, a battle-hardened soldier in the SW19 trenches, was the perpetrator of one of these upsets, defeating World No. 13 Pablo Carreño Busta in straight sets. Avid fans will point […] READ MORE


Should Wimbledon Ditch Grass?

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The logistics at Wimbledon have now forced the question: Which is more powerful–the living surface or the living legends? Slippage on the Wimbledon grass prematurely determined the outcomes in both the first round matches of Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Novak Djokovic also slipped quite a bit in his first round victory. Tennis Twitter is asking […] READ MORE