wimbledon

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    Match Stats/Report - Cash vs Connors, Wimbledon semi-final, 1987

    Pat Cash beat Jimmy Connors 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1987 on grass Cash would go onto win the title, beating Ivan Lendl in the final. This would turn out to be Connors 11th and last semi at the event. The two had recently met in the Queen's Club semi, with Connors...
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    Match Stats/Report - Cash vs Lendl, Wimbledon final, 1987

    Pat Cash beat Ivan Lendl 7-6(5), 6-2, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1987 on grass It would turn out to be Cash's sole Slam title and Lendl's second and last Wimbledon final. The two had met in the semis at the Australian Open on grass earlier in the year, with Cash having won Cash won 120...
  3. Enceladus

    Happy 50th Birthday, Pete Sampras!

    Today, August 12, 2021, one of the greatest tennis players in the history of tennis, Pete Sampras, celebrates his 50th birthday. During his career, he won 14 Grand Slam titles and 64 ATP singles titles, while spending 286 weeks in first place in the ATP world rankings. He has won 7 times...
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    Match Stats/Report - Mecir vs Wilander, Wimbledon quarter-final, 1988

    Miloslav Mecir beat Mats Wilander 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarter-final, 1988 on grass Mecir would go onto lose to Stefan Edberg, who would go onto win the event, in the next round after leading 2 sets to love. Wilander had won Australian and French Open earlier in the year...
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    Match Stats/Report - Courier vs Edberg, Wimbledon semi-final, 1993

    Jim Courier beat Stefan Edberg 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1993 on grass Courier would go onto lose the final to Pete Sampras. The result saw Courier reach the final of all 4 Slam events. Earlier in the year, the two had played the final of the Australian Open...
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    Match Stats/Report - Rosol vs Nadal, Wimbledon second round, 2012

    Lukas Rosol beat Rafael Nadal 6-7(9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon second round, 2012 on grass Rosol, who was ranked 100th in the world, would go onto lose in the next round to Philipp Kohlschreiber. Nadal had reached the final of the event in his last 5 entries. He would not...
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    Match Stats/Report - Connors vs Lendl, Wimbledon semi-final, 1984

    Jimmy Connors beat Ivan Lendl 6-7(4), 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1984 on grass Connors would go onto lose to John McEnroe in what would turn out to be his last Slam final. Lendl had recently won his first Slam at the French Open. The two had met at the previous years US Open...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Leconte, Wimbledon semi-final, 1986

    Boris Becker beat Henri Leconte 6-2, 6-4, 6-7(4), 6-3 in the Wimbledon semi-final, 1986 on grass Becker, the defending champion, would go onto win the title by beating Ivan Lendl in the final. Leconte was seeded 7th Becker won 129 points, Leconte 102 Both players serve-volleyed off...
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    Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Nystrom, Wimbledon third round, 1985

    Boris Becker beat Joakim Nystrom 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-1, 4-6, 9-7 in the Wimbledon third round, 1985 on grass The unseeded Becker would go onto win the first Slam title, beating Kevin Curren in the final. Nystrom was seeded 7th Becker won 172 points, Nystrom 162 Becker serve-volleyed off all...
  10. J

    How did Ash Barty win Wimbledon?

    Here's a couple of analyses covering Ash Barty's semifinal victory over Angelique Kerber and her final win over Karolina Pliskova. https://jackedward.substack.com/p/issue28
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs McEnroe, Wimbledon final, 1980

    Bjorn Borg beat John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7(16), 8-6 in the Wimbledon final, 1980 on grass It was Borg's 5th Wimbledon title in a row and McEnroe's first final at the event. The two would go onto meet again in the following years final, with McEnroe winning Borg won 192 points...
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    Match Stats/Report - Borg vs Connors, Wimbledon final, 1977

    Bjorn Borg beat Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1977 on grass Borg was the defending champion and he would go onto to win the next 3 editions also, including with wins over Connors in the following years final and the semi the year after Borg won 155 points...
  13. Fedeonic

    At least 6 titles in 2 Grand Slams

    With Djokovic's 6th win on Wimbledon 2021, he became only the second male player to with at least 6 titles in two different Grand Slams, sharing that record with Roger Federer. Below is the breakdown: -Djokovic's Aus Open titles (9): 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Agassi vs Becker, Wimbledon quarter-final & semi-final, 1992 & 1995

    Andre Agassi beat Boris Becker 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the Wimbledon quarter-final, 1992 on grass Agassi would go onto win the title, beating Goran Ivanisevic in the final. Becker had reached the final the last 4 years, winning once in 1989 Agassi won 164 points, Becker 141 Becker...
  15. PDJ

    Australian Wimbledon Champions Ash Barty and Evonne Goolagong-Cawley pay tribute to each other.

    Two classy, sporting champions that are excellent ambassadors for the sport. https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/jul/11/she-made-me-proud-goolagong-cawley-hails-ash-bartys-wimbledon-win
  16. TheAssassin

    Rate the 2021 Berrettini Open

    On a scale of 10 to 10, 10 being stunning. Credit once again to @threehandedbackhand
  17. InsideOut900

    Berrettini is a great player and a strong opponent for Sunday

    I think we can all set out differences aside and agree with it for once. :p Right Nadal fans? Right Fed fans?
  18. TheAssassin

    Today marks 20 years since the biggest tennis fairytale

    Got to take a little break from all the Slam race/GOAT discussions and revisit a certain Croatian wildcard's stunning run to 2001 Wimbledon title. How much did you enjoy that Goran triumph?
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final, 1998

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-7(2), 7-6(9), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1998 on grass It was Sampras' 5th Wimbledon title and he would win the next 2 as well. It was Goran's 3rd runner-up finish and he would go onto win the title in 2001. It was the last of4 meetings...
  20. Enceladus

    2021 Wimbledon Women's Final - [1; AUS] Ashleigh Barty vs. [8; CZE] Karolina Pliskova

    WTA H2H: 4-2 for Barty GS H2H: 1-0 for Pliskova For both of them, the triumph at Wimbledon would mean great satisfaction - in the event of a triumph, Barty would show that she is a well-deserved World No. 1, so far benefiting from a distorted covid rating. Pliskova would be reach her premiere...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final, 1992

    Andre Agassi beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-7(8), 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1992 on grass Agassi was playing his 4th Slam final, Ivanisevic his first and both were looking for their first Slam title. Agassi was seeded 12th and had beaten John McEnroe and Boris Becker among...
  22. J

    Wimbledon 2021: Fourth Round Analysis

    Some brief analyses of Ash Barty's win over French Open champion, Barbora Krejcikova, and Ons Jabeur's upset of the seventh seed, Iga Swiatek, in the fourth round of Wimbledon. https://jackedward.substack.com/p/issue26
  23. Rafa4LifeEver

    Respect...

    I hereby humbly express my respect towards the Swiss legend, Roger Federer. What he's been doing on court at this stage of his career is nothing short of remarkable and I wish him all the good luck. You just can't hate this guy, just stop doing it even if you do right now. Love and admire the...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Murray vs Djokovic, Wimbledon final & Olympic Games semi-final, 2013 & 2012

    Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 2013 on grass It was Murray's first Wimbledon and second Slam title. This was the 3rd Slam of the last 4 where the two had contested the final (Murray winning US Open '12, Djokovic winning Australian Open '13)...
  25. TheAssassin

    Today marks a 10 year anniversary

    4th of July 2011 was the day when Djokovic began his first week as world number 1 in the ATP rankings, one day after winning his first Wimbledon. A decade later and he's still there on top, about to hit 328 weeks as he's been setting a new record since March, while also chasing what would be a...
  26. Fedeonic

    Wimbledon 2021 4R: (14) Hubert Hurkacz vs (2) Daniil Medvedev

    A first 4R for both at the All England Club, Hurkacz hasn't lost a set or even his serve during his first 3 rounds, while Medvedev came back from 0-2 in sets for the first time ever. It's also a first match between both.
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Becker, Wimbledon final, 1988

    Stefan Edberg beat Boris Becker 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1988 on grass It was Edberg's first Wimbledon title, while Becker was a former two time champion. The two would go onto meet in the finals the next 2 years also, with Becker winning in '89 and Edberg in '90...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Roddick, Wimbledon final, 2009

    Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick 5-7, 7-6(6), 7-6(5), 3-6, 16-14 in the Wimbledon final, 2009 on grass The win gave Federer a record breaking 15 Slam title. He had recently won the French Open. Roddick was playing his third and as it would turn out, last Wimbledon final. The two had...
  29. InsideOut900

    Quick calculations for number 1 ranking after this Wimbledon

    Djokovic currently has 11113 points after deducting 1000 points as per rule of points halving that is still in place. So he can no longer add points unless he makes final or wins. Medvedev is currently in 3R, matching his 2019 performance and he is at 10280 points. Moving forward: Djokovic...
  30. Enceladus

    2021 Wimbledon - WTA discussion

    Defending champion: Simona Halep (she will not defend the title due to a calf injury) Past Wimbledon champions, who will participating in the 2021 edition: Serena Williams (2002-03, 2009-10, 2012, 2015-16), Venus Williams (2000-01, 2005, 2007-08), Petra Kvitová (2011, 2014), Garbine Muguruza...
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