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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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”.


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.


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.


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.