Tennis

Battling Ram and Erlich bow out

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2012

Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich were reflecting on a missed opportunity as they bowed out of the Men's Doubles competition against the top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan at Wimbledon.

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Ram: Olympic organisers were wrong not to observe minute of silence

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2012

Israel tennis star Andy Ram hit out at Olympic organisers for their failure to hold a minute's silence at the Opening Ceremony.

Speaking to the JC just moments after going out of the men's doubles competition, Ram said: "It was very bad that there was no minute of silence at the Opening Ceremony. They have to do it at the next Olympics.

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Olympic Games: Day 6 round-up

By Danny Caro, August 2, 2012

American gymnast Aly Raisman missed out on her second medal of the 2012 London Olympics, while Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich bowed out of the Men's Doubles competition following two closely-fought sets against top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan.

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Olympic Games: Day 2 review

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

It was a day of disappointment for Israel as the 2012 Olympic Games ended somewhat prematurely for several members of the delegation.

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Misha Zilberman bowed out of the Badminton competition a second consecutive defeat in Group One, going down 21-9, 21-15 to Singapore’s Derek Wong.

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London 2012: I gave it my best shot, says Peer

By Danny Caro, July 29, 2012

Shahar Peer had no complaints after she was swept aside by third seed Maria Sharapova in the Ladies Singles Olympic tennis competition at Wimbledon on Sunday.

Peer started well, breaking Sharapova in the first game but the giant Russian broke back immediately before going up the gears to take the first set 6-2.

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Peer to play Sharapova

By Danny Caro, July 26, 2012

Israel's Shahar Peer has been handed a daunting first-round draw against former Wimbledon winner Maria Sharapova at the Olympic Games.

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Team GB announce Tennis management team for 19th Maccabiah Games

July 17, 2012

Mark Simons has been appointed Chairman of Team GB Tennis for next year's 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Simons will be assisted by vice-chair Jan Feldman, while technical support and coaching advice will come from Ronnie Maxwell (LTA High Performance Coach), who will also serve as the GB Junior tennis team coach and team manager.

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Lipsky savours 'best' Wimbledon

By Laura Stadler, July 13, 2012

Scott Lipsky says his performance at Wimbledon is something he will remember for the rest of his life.

Lipsky, who lives in Huntington Beach, Ohio, was the most successful Jewish player at this year’s Championships,
reaching the last eight of the men’s doubles competition.

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Wimbledon: week two review

By Danny Caro, July 6, 2012

Jesse Levine’s run ended at the second round stage as he was elimated by David Goffin in the Men’s singles.

In the Ladies Singles, Italy’s Camila Giorgi progressed to the fourth round before she was well beaten by third seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.

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Ram and Erlich relishing third Olympics

By Laura Stadler, July 6, 2012

Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram are relishing the chance to compete at Wimbledon for the second time in a matter of weeks at the upcoming Olympic Games.

Erlich said: "It will be our third Olympics,” he said. "It will be nice to be back here in London on this grass. It’s our favourite surface and we have good memories here. That will be an advantage here at the Olympics.

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