Browsing 2012 Wimbledon

Gambling on Roger Federer 7th Title at Wimbledon Earns Dead Man Over $150,000

Posted on 9 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Some people were born with the ability to predict the future, and some just gamble. We don’t know what Nick Newlife was, but his £1,520 betfrom 2003, going for Roger Federer winning at least 7 Wimbledon titles by 2019, came through, bringing in £101,840, or $158,000. More

Roger Federer, Best Tennis Player in the World Once Again?

Posted on 9 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Maybe the return to number one doesn’t mean that Roger Federer is back to the status of best tennis player in the world but actually enjoying the benefits of the ATP’s ranking system, but for those who doubted his ability to win in Wimbledon this year, to win a Grand Slam tournament with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in the playing field, the win over Murray was a huge middle finger straight in the face. More

Wimbledon 2012 – Andy Murray Wants to be Like LeBron James

Posted on 5 Jul, 2012, by in Tennis

With Andy Murray only two matches away from possible becoming the first British Wimbledon champion since Fred Perry in the 1930’s, the fact that there’s no Rafael Nadal in his half of the draw anymore should be regarded as good news. Murray does need to get through Tsonga, but many feel this might be his best chance to win his first Grand Slam tournament. More

Wimbledon 2012 – Mardy Fish Hits Line Judge in the Face With His Serve

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012, by in Tennis

Tennis can be a dangerous sport if you’re unlucky. Just like in the Mardy Fish – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Wimbledon match in the fourth round, as a Mardy Fish serve nailed an innocent line judge in the face with his serve, just as she was calling it out. More

Wimbledon 2012 – Roger Federer Won’t Win a 7th Time

Posted on 3 Jul, 2012, by in Tennis

It wasn’t just the fact that Roger Federer needed nine sets over the weekend to beat players ranked 29th and 75th in the world. It’s the evident fatigue, exhaustion and now an injury, that may haunt him further down the tournament, and keep him from winning the 2012 Wimbledon title, which has to go through Novak Djokovic anyway, making it a rather tough feat to accomplish. More

Wimbledon 2012 – Rafael Nadal and the Greatest Upset in Tournament History

Posted on 29 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

Forget about Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Nadal and Federer. No number one return for Nadal as well, after losing before the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2005, losing to the world number 100, Lukas Rosol, in the second round of the 2012 Wimbledon tournament. More

Wimbledon 2012 Prediction – Nadal or Djokovic or Even… Federer

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

Eventually it comes down to two players, the last two Wimbledon champions – Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. Two players who have won the last nine grand slam tournaments. The rest of the predictions and guesses for the 2012 Wimbledon tournament? Nothing but wishful thinking, even regarding Roger Federer. More

Djokovic & Federer in Each Other’s Wimbledon Way

Posted on 22 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

As expected, Novak Djokovic is the number 1 seed heading into the 2012 Wimbledon tournament, knowing that he has to go through Roger Federer in the Semi Final, if all goes according to plan for both, with the six time champions at the All England’s club getting the #3 seed, according to his ATP ranking. More

Roger Federer Won’t Win Another Wimbledon Title

Posted on 18 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

Losing to Tommy Haas wasn’t in the plans. Roger Federer, rebounding from his decisive 0-3 defeat to Novak Djokovic in Paris at the French Open should have won the Halle tournament, or at least he thought he should. It didn’t work out, and Roger Federer heads into Wimbledon a little less confident than he expect to. More

Rafael Nadal – No Longer a Wimbledon Favorite?

Posted on 16 Jun, 2012, by in Tennis

After the brilliant period Rafael Nadal went through in the clay portion of the 2012 tennis season, which included winning the French Open and beating Novak Djokovic in three consecutive finals, came the fall, to the surprise of many, in an early round on the Halle Grass. More