Tennis

Wimbledon Day Two review Giorgi safely through

By Danny Caro, June 30, 2015

Italy's Camila Giorgi moved safely through into the second round of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon following a straight sets victory over Teliana Pereira.

The 31st seed was taken to a tie-break in the opening set, with a crucial service break earning her a 7-4 victory.

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Wimbledon Day One review Sela and Schwartzman tumble out

By Danny Caro, June 29, 2015

Diego Schwartzman and Dudi Sela bowed out in the first round of the Men's Singles at Wimbledon on Monday.

The pint-sized Argentinian right-hander was blown away in the opening set against Australia's Nick Kyrgios and he fared little better in the second, going down 6-2.

Schwartzman raised his game in the third, breaking the giant Krygios on Court 8.

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Wimbledon woe for Peer

By Danny Caro, June 25, 2015

Dudi Sela will be Israel's only representative in the Singles event at Wimbledon after Shahar Peer crashed out in the final round of the qualifiers.

A 6-1, 6-4 defeat against American Bethanie Mattek-Sands means that Peer tasted heartbreak on a surface she struggles on by her own admission for the second time in three years.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Peer on course for Wimbledon after scare

By Danny Caro, June 24, 2015

Shahar Peer remains on course to reach the main draw of the Ladies Singles at Wimbledon, but only after a scare in the first round of the qualifiers.

Ranked 120 in the world, Peer lost the opening set against Yuliya Beygelzimer, who is 51 places below her in the WTA rankings, but recovered well to win the second set 6-4.

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Weintraub and Glushko out of Wimbledon

By Danny Caro, June 23, 2015

Amir Weintraub’s Wimbledon dream is over for another year after going down in the first round of the qualifiers.

The Israeli went down in straight sets against Bjorn Fratangelo of America in less than an hour.

There was also disappointment for Julia Glushko who fell in similar fashion at the AEGON Open.

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Paris wins first Senior title

June 12, 2015

Josh Paris won his first senior title after claiming the Israel F7 Futures event.

Paris, who is 19 and lives in Highgate, teamed up with Ben Patael to win the Men’s Doubles crown at Kfar Maccabiah in Ramat Gan.

Competing in his first ITF doubles tournament, Paris and Patael beat the first, third and fourth seeded pairings on their way to victory.

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Lennie, 85, still winning

June 5, 2015

Lennie Lawrence won the Men’s Singles title for players aged 85 and over at the British Hard-court Championships in Bournemouth.

Lawrence, who is President of Chandos Tennis Club, beat second seed Adrian Alle from Australia 6-4, 6-2 in the final.

John Barnett and Leo Fattal were edged out by the top seeds and current world champions in the over-75 Men’s Doubles event.

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Sela tumbles out of French Open

By Danny Caro, May 27, 2015

Dudi Sela bowed out of the Men’s Singles at the second round stage following a straight sets defeat against Wilfred Tsonga at the French Open.

A first-round winner over Mikhail Kukushkin, Sela gave an excellent account in a tight first set before Tsonga broke serve to take the set 6-4.

The Frenchman stepped up a gear in sets two and three to complete a straight sets (6-1, 6-1) victory.

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Sela sets up Tsonga clash

May 25, 2015

Dudi Sela will meet Wilfred Tsonga in the second round of the French Open following an impressive victory over Mikhail Kukushkin.

The Israeli (89) reached the second time at Roland Garros for only the second time following his 7-6 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory over Kukushkin, who is ranked 32 places above him in the rankings.

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