Tennis

McEnroe spurring Loeb on to big time

By Laura Stadler, July 12, 2013

Jamie Loeb expressed delight after reaching the quarter-finals of the Junior Girls competition at Wimbledon.

Loeb, who is 18 and from New York, trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy at Randall’s Island, where she "hits" with the former champion "from time to time".

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Andy Murray's ex-coach says Wimbledon triumph was a "thing of beauty"

July 8, 2013

Andy Murray's historic Wimbledon win was "a thing of beauty", according to the British player's Jewish former coach.

Brad Gilbert, who coached Murray between 2006 and 2007, said the defeat of world number one Novak Djokovic was full of guts and class.

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Levine reflects on finest moment

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2013

Jesse Levine described playing on Centre Court as a career highlight.

The Canadian produced a battling performance against eighth seed Juan Martin Del Potro in the second round of the Men’s Singles.

He led 5-2 in the second set and a three-point lead in the tiebreaker before going down 2-6, 6-7 (7-9), 3-6 against the 2009 US Open champion.

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Thanks for the memories, says Rubin

By Danny Caro, July 5, 2013

American Noah Rubin fell at the first hurdle in the Junior Boys competition at Wimbledon.

Ranked 26 in the world, Rubin, 17, lost 6-3, 4-6, 7-9 against Great Britain’s Luke Bambridge in his sixth Junior Grand Slam event.

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It's pain, set and match for Giorgi

By Laura Stadler, July 5, 2013

VwImbledon Camila Giorgi says she will take a short break from tennis following her third-round defeat against 15th seed Marion Bartoli.

Giorgi, 21, pushed Bartoli all the way but lost her momentum after a break for rain, going down 4-6, 5-7.

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Ram and Spears go out of Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, July 2, 2013

Andy Ram and Abigail Spears were beaten in the second round of the Mixed Doubles competition at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

They were eliminated after going down 7-5, 7-5 in two hard fought sets against upcoming Marek Matkowski and Kveta Peschke.

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Levine bows out of Wimbledon doubles

By Danny Caro, July 2, 2013

Jesse Levine and Vasek Pospipil missed out on a place in the Men's Doubles quarter-finals after losing in four sets against the eighth seeds at Wimbledon.

The Canadian Davis Cup players lost the first two sets against Mahesh Bhupathi and Julian Knowle but battled back to win the third 6-3.

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Ram looks at the bigger picture

By Laura Stadler, June 28, 2013

Andy Ram believes that Israel’s top players are more concerned about Davis Cup glory than doing well at the grand slam events.

Ram and Eric Butorac tumbled out of the Men’s Doubles at Wimbledon in the first round, going down against Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares.

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Levine looks ahead to Davis Cup semis

By Danny Caro, June 28, 2013

Jesse Levine says his Davis Cup dream is driving him on at Wimbledon.

The tenacious 25-year-old set up a second-round clash against eighth seed Juan Martin Del Potro after Guido Pella was forced to retire injured following a bad fall during their first-round clash on Tuesday.

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Levine outsted by Del Potro

By Danny Caro, June 27, 2013

Jesse Levine produced a battling performance before bowing out of Wimbledon against eighth seed Juan Martin Del Potro on Centre Court on Thursday.

Having beaten Guido Pella in round one, Levine had no answer to the power of the big Argentine in the opening set which he lost 6-2.

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