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Federer beats Soderling, Advances to Quarter Finals

Posted on 29 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Roger Federer beat Robin Soderling in the fourth round of Wimbledon this afternoon in straight sets – 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 and advanced into the quarter finals. More

Federer Goes Through to Third Round

Posted on 24 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Roger Federer beats Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain in three sets and advances to Wimbledon’s third round. More

Federer Breezes into Wimbledon Second Round

Posted on 22 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Roger Federer beat Lu of Taiwan in straight sets on center court this afternoon and advanced to the second round of the 2009 Wimbledon tournament. More

James Blake Makes Another Early Wimbledon Exit

Posted on 22 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

James Blake is the first seeded player to leave Wimbledon this year, losing to Italian Andreas Seppi in three sets. More

Potential Wimbledon Winners not Called Roger Federer

Posted on 20 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Two days before Wimbledon begins ,Rafael Nadal is out, so that means Roger Federer is going to have an easy time winning the 2009 Wimbledon tournament, right? Well, he’s the favorite for sure, but there a few others not called Roger that can threaten the Wimbledon title. More

Rafael Nadal Withdraws from Wimbledon

Posted on 19 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Rafael Nadal announced today he will not compete in the 2009 Wimbledon Tournament, the first champion to not attempt to defend his title since Goran Ivanisevic in 2002. More

Weird and Unusual Sports – Wife Carrying

Posted on 19 Jun, 2009, by in Miscellaneous

Yes yes, this is a sport. It originated as a kind of joke in Sonkajarvi, Finland, a small municipality in Central Finland. Sonkajarvi is the Capital of the sport and it is where the World Championship of wife carrying are held annually since they began in 1997. More

Weird and Unusual Sports – Shin Kicking

Posted on 17 Jun, 2009, by in Other Sport

A sport, yes, a sport that originates from the early 17th century and has survived till this day with on/off periods. Pretty simple – both contestants hold on to their opponents by the shoulders or upper arms and just kick the other guy’s shins until he drops. More

Career Grand Slam Winners

Posted on 7 Jun, 2009, by in Tennis

Roger Federer joined British Fred Perry, Americans Don Budge and Andre Agassi and Australians Rod Laver and Roy Emerson as the only players in mens tennis history to win all four grand slams after his win in Roland Garros this afternoon over Robin Soderling. More