Tennis

Erlich targeting doubles glory at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2015

Jonathan Erlich is on a mission to put Israeli tennis back on the map, but he wants to win the Men’s Doubles title at Wimbledon first.

Having won the Australian Open in 2008 with Andy Ram, Erlich is this year partnering Philipp Petzschner, the 2010 champion, and he could face fellow Jewish player Scott Lipsky in round two.

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Wimbledon Day Six review Erlich reaches quarter-finals

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2015

Jonathan Erlich and Philipp Petzschner marched into the quarter-finals of the Men's Doubles competition after coming through a four-set thriller at Wimbledon on Saturday.

The Israel/German team overcame the challenge of Marcus Daniell and Marcelo Demoliner in a cracking contest on Court 7.

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Wimbledon Day Four Giorgi progresses into round three

By Danny Caro, July 2, 2015

Camila Giorgi of Italy moved safely into the third round of the Ladies Singles following a straight sets victory over Lara Arruabarrena of Spain.

Giorgi, the last remaining Jewish player in the singles, breezed to a 6-0 win in the opening set, playing some flawless tennis.

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Wimbledon Day Two review Giorgi safely through

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2015

Italy's Camila Giorgi moved safely through into the second round of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon following a straight sets victory over Teliana Pereira.

The 31st seed was taken to a tie-break in the opening set, with a crucial service break earning her a 7-4 victory.

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Wimbledon Day One review Sela and Schwartzman tumble out

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2015

Diego Schwartzman and Dudi Sela bowed out in the first round of the Men's Singles at Wimbledon on Monday.

The pint-sized Argentinian right-hander was blown away in the opening set against Australia's Nick Kyrgios and he fared little better in the second, going down 6-2.

Schwartzman raised his game in the third, breaking the giant Krygios on Court 8.

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Wimbledon woe for Peer

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Dudi Sela will be Israel's only representative in the Singles event at Wimbledon after Shahar Peer crashed out in the final round of the qualifiers.

A 6-1, 6-4 defeat against American Bethanie Mattek-Sands means that Peer tasted heartbreak on a surface she struggles on by her own admission for the second time in three years.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Weintraub and Glushko out of Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Amir Weintraub’s Wimbledon dream is over for another year after going down in the first round of the qualifiers.

The Israeli went down in straight sets against Bjorn Fratangelo of America in less than an hour.

There was also disappointment for Julia Glushko who fell in similar fashion at the AEGON Open.

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Paris wins first Senior title

June 12, 2015

Josh Paris won his first senior title after claiming the Israel F7 Futures event.

Paris, who is 19 and lives in Highgate, teamed up with Ben Patael to win the Men’s Doubles crown at Kfar Maccabiah in Ramat Gan.

Competing in his first ITF doubles tournament, Paris and Patael beat the first, third and fourth seeded pairings on their way to victory.

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