Tennis

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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Peer: I must raise my game for the Olympics

By Laura Stadler, July 6, 2012

Shahar Peer admits she will have to overcome some psychological barriers if she is to push for a medal at the Olympics Games.

Peer has never been beyond the fourth round at Wimbledon and knows she will have to adapt her game on what she describes as her “least favourite surface”.

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Giorgi lines up Israel move

By Simon Griver, June 29, 2012

Wimbledon giant-killer Camila Giorgi is considering immigrating to Israel to help boost the country’s Federation Cup team.

Giorgi, an Italian currently living in France, stunned 16th seed Flavia Pennetta in the first round at Wimbledon earlier this week to inflict a 6-4, 6-3 defeat.

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Sela swept aside by Karlovic at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2012

Dudi Sela followed compatriot Shahar Peer out of Wimbledon after tumbling out of the men's singles competition in the first round of Wimbledon.

Giving away several inches in height, Sela was well beaten by giant Ivo Karlovic on Court 5.

Sela battled hard for every point but, ultimately, he had no answer to the big-serving Croatian, going down 6-4, 6-4, 7-6.

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Peer crashes out in round one of Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2012

Shahar Peer poor run of form continued as she crashed out of Wimbledon at the first hurdle in the Ladies singles competition at Wimbledon.

In a match held over from Tuesday, Peer was beaten in convincing fashion by Germany's Julia Goerges in a match lasting just 55 minutes.

The Israeli made a catalogue of unforced errors and served three doubles faults as she tumbled out 6-2, 6-2.

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Ram & Erlich survive Wimbledon marathon

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2012

Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich survived a five-set epic to move into the second round of the men's doubles competition at Wimbledon.

A rain-delayed match, which started on Monday and finished on Wednesday, saw the Israelis come through a gripping contest against Trent Huey and Dominic Inglot.

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Levine off to a flyer at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 26, 2012

American ace Jessie Levine made an excellent start at Wimbledon, with a first-round victory over Karol Beck on Day Two.

Left-hander Levine, 24, won a hard-fought first set with a crucial break before the experienced Beck, 30, rallied to win even things up in a second set tie-break.

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Peace plan ticks all the boxes

By Danny Caro, May 31, 2012

It was heartening to read the ICC’s glowing report on the cricket4peace project in Israel. Philip Hudson, the ICC Regional Performance Officer for Europe, and Roland Lefebvre, the High Performance Manager for the KNCB, praised the efforts of the Israel Cricket Association for the award-winning scheme that allows Israeli and Palestinian children to play cricket without fear or prejudice.

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