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Petra Kvitova diagnosed with mononucleosis
Petra Kvitova diagnosed with mononucleosis

Petra Kvitova has had a disappointing season so far Petra Kvitova, two-time Wimbledon champion, has revealed that she has been diagnosed with mononucleosis - a viral condition which can lead to prolonged fatigue, swollen glands, fever and body aches .The Czech tennis player, currently ranked No. 4 in the world by the WTA, said at a press conference that she received the diagnosis just over a week ago. "[After Wimbledon]

Aug 12 2015
Fake FB Wall: Maria Sharapova is unhappy with Serena Williams and WTA
Fake FB Wall: Maria Sharapova is unhappy with Serena Williams and WTA

  NOTE: This is a fake Facebook wall and should not be taken seriously.

Jul 22 2015
Fashion hits and misses at Wimbledon 2015
Fashion hits and misses at Wimbledon 2015

The Championships are in progress, and the first seven days have been action-packed, with the greatest upset so far being Rafael Nadal’s surprise exit. The coming week looks promising in terms of sporting action. But apart from the usual ups and downs, what do non-tennis enthusiasts watch while the players sweat it out on the court?  Fashion, of course!  Though Wimbledon rules say that the players have to stick to all-white att

Jul 8 2015
Wimbledon First Week: Walkovers, upsets and nail-biters you might have missed
Wimbledon First Week: Walkovers, upsets and nail-biters you might have missed

Novak Djokovic in action While the trun of the decade has proved to be a transitional phase for tennis, on-court action in the first week of the Wimbledon Championships this year, was a true testament to this. While Federer, Djokovic, Sharapova and Azarenka sailed through the first week, the likes of Nadal, Tsonga and Petra Kvitova were sent packing within the first few rounds. Not to mention, Serena Williams and Marin Cilic who made narrow

Jul 6 2015
Wimbledon 2015: Talking points from Day 6
Wimbledon 2015: Talking points from Day 6

  The defending ladies champion goes out   Petra Kvitova failed to defend her title this year A day after Serena Williams proved she has the mind of a gladiatorial warrior, the defending champion Petra Kvitova wilted in the heat of Centre Court to Jelena Jankovic in three sets. Having obliterated her first two opponents for the loss of just three games, perhaps the two-time ladies champion was undercooked for a match against a p

Wimbledon 2015: Top 5 matches to watch on Day 6
Wimbledon 2015: Top 5 matches to watch on Day 6

Day 5 of the Championships saw Novak Djokovic,Stan Wawrinka, Nick Kyrgios and Richard Gasquet make it to the fourth round without much of a difficulty. On the women’s side Serena Williams fought back from a double break down in the third set to book a place in the last 16. Her sister Venus Williams also made it to the next round.  2004 champion Maria Sharapova and 2015 French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova also made it to the second we

Jul 4 2015
5 players to watch out for this Wimbledon
5 players to watch out for this Wimbledon

As the most popular and also the most controversial of the Grand Slams catches speed, we bring you a low-down of players to watch out for this year. Wimbledon 2015 has been in the news now for a while, thanks to the controversies around it (with several players unhappy with the seeding system) and the unpredictability that it has become synonymous with. Before you settle down with your strawberries, cream and Pimm’s to catch

Jul 2 2015
Wimbledon 2015: Results of Day 2
Wimbledon 2015: Results of Day 2

Roger Federer celebrates his win over Damir Dzumhur in the opening round Players from bottom half of the draw took the court on Day 2 of the Wimbledon Championships. The likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, defending champion Petra Kvitova, Caroline Wozniacki played their first round matches. Let us look at all the results from today. World No. 2 Roger Federer started his bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title with a 6-

Jun 30 2015
Petra Kvitova reaches second round at Wimbledon
Petra Kvitova reaches second round at Wimbledon

Petra Kvitova plays a backhand in her win over Kiki Bertens Wimbledon, June 30 (IANS) Defending champion Petra Kvitova eased her way into the women's singles second round of Wimbledon by beating World No.108 Kiki Bertens here on Tuesday. The second seed needed only 35 minutes for a 6-1, 6-0 win over the Dutchwoman on Centre Court. Kvitova, also the 2011 winner, captured her second Wimbledon title by defeating Eugenie Bouchard of Canada

Jun 30 2015
Wimbledon 2015: Women's singles preview - Can Serena Williams win her sixth Wimbledon title?
Wimbledon 2015: Women's singles preview - Can Serena Williams win her sixth Wimbledon title?

With only a couple of days left for Wimbledon, let us look at women’s draw for the tournament and analyse the prospects of players who could have a good run on the lawns of SW19. Serena Williams Can Serena Williams win her sixth Wimbledon in 2015? Serena Williams is in the form of her life, yet again! The World No. 1 is 32-1 this season so far and is poised to win second Serena Slam (holding all four Grand Slams at the same time). S

Jun 28 2015
Wimbledon 2015: Experts' pick for the women's draw
Wimbledon 2015: Experts' pick for the women's draw

Wimbledon is upon us and with the draw for the tournament out, experts at Sportskeeda pick their choices for women’s draw in four categories: Dark Horse, Early Exit, Dangerous Floater and Champion. Dark Horse Sabine Lisicki Adnan Akhtar: I had several in mind while thinking of a player to choose for the dark horse: Victoria Azarenka who has shown a remarkable rise after her injury, the ever threatening Venus Wil

Jun 28 2015
2015 Wimbledon draw: Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova in the same half
2015 Wimbledon draw: Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova in the same half

Serena Williams World No. 1 Serena Williams, who is looking for her 21st Grand Slam title at Wimbledon has to pass through Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova to get to the final.  Serena starts her campaign against Margarita Gasparyan and a third round clash against 2014 finalist Dominika Cibulkova is on the cards. She could face her sister Venus Williams in the fourth round and either Victoria Azarenka or Ivanovic in the last eight. The

Jun 26 2015
Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic seeded 1st, Rafael Nadal 10th
Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic seeded 1st, Rafael Nadal 10th

Novak Djokovic is the top seed for this year’s Wimbledon Championships The seedings for 2015 Wimbledon are out and there are no major surprises in both men’s and women’s sections of the draw.  2014 champion Novak Djokovic is the top seed followed by last year’s runner-up Roger Federer. 2-time Grand champion and local favorite Andy Murray is seeded third ahead of newly crowned French Open champion Stan Wawrinka.&

Jun 24 2015
Petra Kvitova pulls out of Aegon International with illness
Petra Kvitova pulls out of Aegon International with illness

Petra Kvitova addresses a press conference in Eastbourne 2014 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will not take part in the Aegon International starting Monday. She was the top seed of the tournament and was scheduled to play her first macth on Tuesday. She will now head to Wimbledon without any preparation on grass. Her last competitive match was in the fourth round of the French Open.  "I have a sore throat. I have to stay in bed,

Jun 22 2015