Tennis

Bier strikes gold

June 26, 2014

George Bier lifted the Boys under-14 singles titles at the Temple Fortune Club Championship following a 6-1, 6-1 success over Eddie Lisberg in the final.

Bier will be looking to add to his tally when he represents Maccabi Team GB at this summer's JCC Maccabi Games in New Jersey.

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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.

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Glushko, Peer and Sela ousted at Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2014

Julia Glushko and Shahar Peer bowed out in the first round of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Competing in the main draw for the first time, Glushko was ultimately outclassed by last year's runner-up Sabine Lisicki.

The Israeli went down 6-2, 6-1 in just under an hour on Centre Court.

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He used every Last ounce of energy to help Hendon clean up

By Danny Caro, June 20, 2014

Of all the recent winners of the prestigious MGBSFL Player of the Year crown, I’d describe Ari Last as the most complete – the best all-rounder.

It’s hard to compare Last to the recent recipients - Dan Howard, Josh Lipman, Daran Bern and Louis Basger – three centre halves and a wing wizard. But the Hendon skipper simply has no weaknesses on the football pitch. Simple as that.

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Julia goes in all guns blazing

By Simon Griver, June 19, 2014

Julia Glushko will be looking to make her mark in her first appearance at Wimbledon, starting on Monday.

The in-form Israeli has climbed to 82nd in the ATP rankings following her excellent performance at the French Open, where she recorded a career-best victory over world no.

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Peer earns rare success

By Danny Caro, June 10, 2014

Israel's Shahar Peer moved into the second round of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, but only after a scare.

Peer lost the first set 6-4 against Kritina Mladenovic, but rallied superly to progress 6-2, 6-2 and set up a clash against China’s Shuai Zhang (9).

Dudi Sela's preparations for Wimbledon were dealt a blow as he was beaten in the first round at the Aegon Championships at Queens.

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Glushko stuns Flipkens at French Open

By Danny Caro, May 29, 2014

Julia Glushko stormed into the third round of the Women's Singles at Roland Garros following a stunning win over world no. 22 Kirsten Flipkens.

Israel's Glushko showed no signs of tired from her first-round win over Donna Vekic - a match that lasted two-and-a-half hours - as she produced one of the best performances of her career and progress 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

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Sela and Peer tumble out at French Open

By Danny Caro, May 26, 2014

Shahar Peer's woeful run of form continues after she crashed out in the opening round of the French Open at Roland Garros.

Peer simply had no answer to the power of 18th seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard who romped home 6-0, 6-2 in 59 minutes.

There was also misery for Dudi Sela who bowed out in four sets against American Donald Young in the Men's Singles.

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Sela ready for French test

By Simon Griver, May 23, 2014

Dudi Sela will be looking to return to the world’s top 100 when he competes at next week’s French Open.

Sela slipped to 110 after failing to defend the Challenger title he won in Korea last year.

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Israel to host ATP World Tour event

April 23, 2014

Israel will host its richest-ever tournament after the ATP confirmed World Tour 250 event will take place in Tel Aviv in September.

The competition, which offers $1m in prize money, has been relocated from St. Petersburg following the approval of the tournament’s request by the ATP Board of Directors at its meetings in Monte-Carlo this week.

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