Tennis

Berlin bonanza will be a whole new ball game, says Collins

By Danny Caro, July 23, 2015

Daniel Collins leads his Team Maccabi GB stars to Berlin this week declaring “win medals at the European Maccabi Games and change your lives forever”.

The GB Head of Delegation says there is an overriding feeling of excitement ahead of the largest ever gathering of Jewish athletes in Germany.

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Israel claim Davis Cup victory over Slovenia

By Danny Caro, July 19, 2015

Israel maintained their Europe/Africa Group 1 Davis Cup status after beating Slovenia.

Israel stormed into an unassailable 3-0 lead in Tel Aviv, with Dudi Sela and Amir Weintraub winning their respective Singles rubbers before Sela teamed up with Ben Patael to win the doubles.

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Erlich misses Davis Cup clash against Slovenia through injury

By Simon Griver, July 17, 2015

Israel are strong favourites to beat Slovenia in the Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group 1 in Tel Aviv starting today, despite the absence of Jonathan Erlich.

Erlich has undergone surgery after injuring a knee during the last point of his quarter-final victory at Wimbledon.
Having lost to Romania in March, Israel must beat Slovenia to avoid relegation.

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Israeli sensation reminds me of Federer, says Buxton

July 17, 2015

Former Wimbledon champion Angela Buxton has tipped Israeli wonder kid Yshai Oliel for glory.

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Wimbledon was smashing, says Reinberg

By Laura Stadler, July 10, 2015

American teenager Emil Reinberg “loved” his first Wimbledon experience after succumbing in the second round of the Junior Boys Singles.

"I like playing on grass, but I know I need to make some improvements and keep working on my forehand."

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Giorgi ready to go again

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2015

Camila Giorgi offered no excuses after tumbling out in the third round of the Ladies Singles.

Giorgi, 23, went on to Court 1 with impressive victories over Lara Arruabarrena and Teliana Pereira under her belt but she was far from her best against the fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki.

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Erlich ready for Davis Cup test

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2015

Jonathan Erlich believes his epic run at Wimbledon will stand him in good stead for Israel’s forthcoming Davis Cup clash against Slovenia.

Erlich and partner Philipp Petzschner set the men’s doubles competition alight with some scintillating tennis after coming through the qualifiers, playing in their first tournament together.

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This year’s Wimbledon has been a real love affair

By Danny Caro, July 10, 2015

There’s been a real family feel around Wimbledon this week. First I had Jonathan Erlich telling me about the difficulty in spending time away from loved ones. Then, on the other side of the coin, American prodigy Emil Reinberg revealed he goes everywhere with his. Likewise Camila Giorgi, whose dad is rarely out of sight. He simply lives, eats and breathes tennis.

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Wimbledon review Erlich beaten by Murray in semi-finals

By Danny Caro, July 9, 2015

Jonathan Erlich's heroic run at Wimbledon ended at the semi-final stage after he and Philipp Petzschner were beaten in a four-set thriller on Centre Court on Thursday night.

The pair came through the qualifiers before mounting an excellent run in the Men's Singles but their hopes were shattered by Jamie Murray and John Peers.

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Wimbledon Day Eight Erlich storms into Men's Doubles semis

By Danny Caro, July 7, 2015

Jonathan Erlich and Philipp Petzschner marched into the semi-finals of the Men's Doubles competition at Wimbledon.

Erlich of Israel and Petzschner of Germany upstaged second seeds Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo on Court 18.

Dodig and Melo took the first set 6-4 but Erlich and Petzchner rallied superbly to take sets two and three 6-2.

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