Dudi loses to love (again)

By Laura Stadler, June 26, 2014

Dudi Sela has often cut a dejected figure following early elimination from Wimbledon. But not this time.

His defeat against Mikhail Kukushkin was a blessing in disguise. It gives him time to prepare for his wedding to girlfriend Marina Kavisher.


There's just no time anymore

By Simon Round, June 26, 2014

Between the World Cup and Wimbledon it has been tricky to find time to get everything done. Obviously I need to work but showering is optional and fortunately the children are resigned to eating cheese sandwiches and biscuits for a few weeks.

However, choosing between the football and the tennis has been tricky.


London Citizens appoints first Jewish community worker

By Simon Rocker, February 14, 2013

A former Reform youth leader who once learned Arabic in Damascus has become London Citizens’ first designated Jewish community worker.

Charlotte Fischer, 25, from south-east London, has a twin role: she is promoting the grassroots activist organisation within the Reform, Liberal and Masorti movements, which are sponsoring her post.


Erlich and Peer reach Wimbledon quarter-finals

By Danny Caro, July 1, 2011

Israel's Jonathan Erlich and Shahar Peer have reached the last eight of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon.

The unseeded pair overcame Brits Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae in a gripping contest on Thursday afternoon.

Erlich and Peer won the first set 6-4 but they found themselves 4-1 down in the second as Fleming and Rae mounted a comeback.


Rafael Nadal puts Fish out of Wimbledon

By Jennifer Lipman, June 29, 2011

Jewish tennis player Mardy Fish is out of Wimbledon after losing to defending champion Rafael Nadal.

The US player, who is ranked the American tenth seed, managed to win the third set but could not score an overall victory. The match was his third Grand Slam quarter final.

Nadal will now play Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the competition.


Game over for Lipsky

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2011

Scott Lipsky, the French Open mixed doubles champion, is out of Wimbledon.

Lipsky and Rajeev Ram were beaten in four sets by Jurgen Meltzer and Philipp Petzschner in round two of the Men's doubles.

Fellow American Sean Berman bowed out of the Boys' singles in round two.


Double delight for Peer

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2011

Shahar Peer enjoyed a win double at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Having progressed to the third round of the Ladies’ doubles with Cara Black earlier in the day, she then teamed up with Jonathan Erlich to beat the fifth seeds in the mixed.

The Israeli pairing overcame Aisam Quereshi and Kveta Peschke 6-3, 6-1 on Court 10.


Peer into round three of ladies’ doubles at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2011

Israel's Shahar Peer and Cara Black of Zimbabwe have reached the third round of the ladies' doubles competition at Wimbledon.

The 15th seeds made easy work of American duo Raquel Kops-Jones & Abigail Spears, winning in straight sets on Court 15.

A 6-2, 6-3 victory sets up a third-round clash against second seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik.


Peer progresses in Wimbledon doubles

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2011

Shahar Peer had a smile on her face after reaching the second round of the ladies doubles at Wimbledon on Thursday afternoon.


Game, set, mazel tov: Jewish tennis players

By Anna Slater, June 23, 2011

Aside from the kosher food stand provided by Chabad, Wimbledon isn’t the most Yiddish or tournaments. But that doesn’t mean Jewish players haven’t tried to compete – we look back at their highs and lows.