• May 12, 2017 /  Tennis

    Roger Federer followed Rafael Nadal Click footsteps as the world’s top tennis player who was eliminated in the early round of Wimbledon 2013.
    At first glance Federer better luck because this Click the Swiss defeat in the second round while Nadal, who has just won the Grand Slam French Open, directly eliminated in the first round.
    But Federer shocks inflicted far greater.
    Federer is a seven-time Wimbledon champion and known as the best player on grass, field types used at Wimbledon.
    But in the second round which was held on Wednesday afternoon (26/06) in London, Federer lost to both the technical and physical than his opponent, Sergiy Stakhovsky, in a match in straight sets, 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6 , within three hours.
    So Stakhovsky get the last point in the third set, for a few seconds the whole crowd in attendance seemed to pause, and then simultaneously applauded for both players.
    Still want bertenis
    “I still plan to pursue tennis over the next few years. To me this defeats the normal course.”
    Roger Federer
    While Stakhovsky still could not believe what he had just done, Federer walked to the edge of the field, packing a large bag containing racket and clothing, and walking with bowed head.
    No more distinctive smile and a sharp eye spotlight sign of pride.
    In a press statement, Federer said, “I had a great moment, a distinct, but also had a difficult time like this. Always you can not continue to have a great moment right?”
    “What do you do after a record defeat? For sure do not need to panic. You have to practice again, more loudly,” Federer said.
    Is the defeat in the second round, ending the era of Federer in the world tennis stage, asked the reporter.
    Federer paused.
    Then he replied, “No. I’m still planning to pursue tennis over the next few years. To me this defeats the normal course. But for others not because I was always able to reach the quarter-finals in 36 major tournaments.”
    Roger Federer
    Roger Federer has won Wimbledon seven times.
    Federer certainly may be planning to continue playing until a few years later.
    Accuracy and consistency
    But the signs that he is not as good as first also seen clearly in the match against Stakhovsky, tennis player who is ranked 113 in the bottom of Federer.
    Federer was able to move quickly, but not as beautiful as it was when he set the rhythm of a deer foot tub.
    Is it because of the age factor?
    May be due in August later Federer reached the age of 32 years.
    Placement and return of the ball is also not as accurate and consistent as before.
    Federer fans could argue that this defeat is only ‘accidents’ and hope Federer will rise again.
    But look at his performance at Wimbledon this time and some of the other previous games Click, maybe hope it increasingly difficult to realize.

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  • Federer Fails Stepping into the Final

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    May 7, 2017 /  Tennis

    Roger Federer (Foto: Reuters)

    HAMBURG – Step Roger Federer had stopped at the German Tennis Championships semifinals after losing the fight stright through a set of qualifier, Federico Dulbonis, Sunday (07/21/2013) early morning hrs.

    In that match, Federer was beaten 6-7 (7) and 6-7 (4) of Dulbonis, which is a world-ranked 114. Former world number one was lost within one hour, 53 minutes, as well as a second defeat Federer this year from players who rank in the top 100.

    “He (Dulbonis) played well, he’s a little more aggressive than I was,” Federer said, as reported by Heraldnet, Sunday (07/21/2013).

    Previously, the Swiss tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky surrendered at hand in the second round of Wimbledon 2013 with a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 5-7, 6-7 (5). Stakhovsky is itself a world-ranked 116.

    The victory over Federer, made ​​Dulbonis became the third qualifier to advance to the final of the ATP World Tour this year. At the top of the party, would Dulbonis against Fabio Fognini of Italy.

    Fognini aside Spaniard, Nicolas Almargo battle through two sets, and in one hour 49 minutes. In the meantime, this is a failure of Federer this year after winning just one title from nine tournaments.

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  • Capture Wimbledon in 2013, Nikon Robot Use Camera

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    April 21, 2017 /  Tennis

    Jakarta – One more use of robots in photography to capture important momentum. This time it was a collaboration between Nikon with Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC).

    Cooperation to produce images from a difficult angle that apply in the event the Wimbledon 2013, which was held a few days ago. Yes, the setup is done here is a combination of cameras and robotic equipment.

    Help setting it is a legendary sports photographer Bob Martin. He wears Nikon D4 DSLR with lens 200-400mm and 80-400mm. This tool and some extra D4 robotic system placed around the arena to produce a time-lapse photograph.

    The main camera is placed at the head of his own robotic SFH-30 belongs to MRMC, quoted from SlashGear, Tuesday (09/07/2013). The main unit can be controlled remotely by the photographer.

    When this device is controlled by Martin, another camera will use the information gathered by the first camera to track the subject. The result is, the subject and the photographer can get the same momentum, but from a different angle.
    “Demand for the new image in the grand sports event prompted me to break the boundaries of photography. Wearing this set up, proving that captures something that is impossible, so maybe now, which is very interesting for the future of photography,” said Martin.

    And here are some photos taken from the leading tennis tournament:

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  • Beautiful Sharapova So Successful be an Entrepreneur

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    April 16, 2017 /  Tennis

    Jakarta – Who does not know the beautiful tennis player from Russia on this one. In his young age, which is 17 years old, he had become Wimbledon champion.

    She is Maria Sharapova, women born 19 April 1987 and which was not only good at playing racket but also shrewd in business.

    As quoted by CNBC, in 2006, Sharapova turned founded the company called Sugarpova premium confectionery manufacturer. It seems too entrepreneurial blood flowing in the body Sharapova.

    Have my own company does not necessarily make a female tennis player who was ranked second in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) is stopped from the world of sports. He remained active in business while playing tennis.

    That sold candy Sharapova made ​​Dair various types, ranging from the usual candy to a soft jelly candy that can be chewed. The price of a small pack is set at U.S. $ 5.99, or about Rp 58,000.

    The form of sugar-sugar is also unique, from tennis ball-shaped, women’s shoes, fruits until the lips of women. Not only food, Sugarpova also produce merchandise such as hats.

    Name Sharapova shines when successfully defeated veteran, Serena Williams in the 2004 Wimbledon final. And then, the new Sharapova age of 17 years.

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  • Federer into semifinals, Haas crashes out

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    April 2, 2017 /  Tennis

    Roger Federer. (Foto: Reuters)

    HAMBURG – Step Roger Federer in the German Open 2013 tournament was almost left behind. Former world number one was forced to play three sets to get a ticket to the semifinals.

    The Swiss was playing for the third time in Hamburg since the shocking ringworm in the second round at Wimbledon. Federer finished the fight Florian Mayer 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals.

    Mayer games is not too bad when compared with the ranking belongs to Federer. He ranks 45th, while Federer is the fifth. However, FedEx, appeared very tough.

    “I only blame myself. Federer did not play my best. I get a great chance to win and almost scared against players with big names, “regrets Mayer, with a tone of disappointment, Yahoosport reported on Saturday (20/07/2013).

    In the later semifinal match, Federer had won the title in the German Open in 2002, 2004-05 and 2007, it will face Federico Delbonis, Sunday early morning.

    Tommy Haas ambition to win the title in Hamburg aground already. The German player must recognize the benefits of Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4, which is seeded 12th. Fognini next opponent is Nicolas Almagro, who knocked out Juan Monaco in the quarterfinals.

     

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  • Murray Djokovic in the Final Challenge

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    March 15, 2017 /  Tennis

    London – Britain’s Andy Murray will challenge Novak Djokovic in the final match of tennis Wimbledon 2013. In the semifinals, he won four sets of Jerzy Janowicz.

    In a duel that took place on Saturday (06/07/2013) pm dawn, Murray had lost the first set from the 24th-seeded it.

    Murray who could rise in the next three sets, eventually managed to win the match by a score of 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, and 6-3.

    “The first set was very tough. I had a few chances but he fought back with some good punches. He was on a roll, but I can change the round,” said Murray, as reported by the BBC after the game on.

    “I am happy because this is a tough game and completely different from the game that I have played this year.”

    “He is a talented player and can not be predicted. He has a good serve, which gives you a bit of rhythm to re-fight with him,” he added.

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  • It’s late July Hingis Will Return to Competitive Tennis Arena

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    March 15, 2017 /  Tennis

    California – Still remember with Martina Hingis? Former world tennis queen was planning a comeback to the tennis world. Not to a single party ever menjulangkan name, but the doubles where he also has achievements okay.

    Hingis, who had won five Grand Slam singles titles, will return to action in the world of tennis in Southern California Open tournament on July 27-August 4.

    In the tournament, the Swiss-born tennis player 32 years ago it would pair up with Slovakian tennis player Daniela Hantuchova.

    “I’m really looking forward to get back into a competitive game in Southern California Open,” said Hingis in the WTA website and quoted by Reuters.

    “The spirit is still very rough and bersaingku I please be on the field,” continued the woman who occupies the WTA rankings even when he was barely 17 years old.

    Hingis, who won the Australian Open and Wimbledon at the age of 16 years, retreating from the world of tennis in 2003 due to an ankle injury. At that time he was only 22 years old.

    In 2006, he decided to return to the tennis world. He retired again in 2007 after tested positive for cocaine. Hingis was sentenced to two years despite never insisted on taking the banned substance.

    Discourse comeback to the tennis world had inception in 2010. At that time he claimed to have been looking for a doubles partner to get back into action to competitive tennis.

    In women’s doubles, Hingis scored nine grand slam titles. He also never won a Grand Slam title in mixed doubles.

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  • Can Science from Sir Alex, Murray Reluctant To-Share

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    February 27, 2017 /  Tennis

    London – Britain’s Andy Murray, had the opportunity to chat with legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, after the match against Fernando Verdasco. He claimed to get precious knowledge.

    Manchester United’s former manager was watching the match Murray in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, winning stage five sets: 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 victory over Verdasco. Sitting next to captain Manchester United, Nemanja Vidic, Fergie looks so enjoy the game.

    Shortly after the match, Murray and Ferguson face to face and conduct a brief chat. On this occasion, the 26-year tennis player sermon was given by a man who had 26 years of poor across the world of football with Manchester United.

    “I talked to him after the game for 15 or 20 minutes. We talked about many things, about his retirement, mostly about football. At the end of the conversation I told many things about the tournament, but I do not too much about the game itself,” said the Mirror quoted Murray and Sportsmole.

    “He’s more of giving me advice about how to cope with the pressure and expectations, things like that.

    “Getting advice like that from the figure seems very valuable. So I will not tell too much,” joked.

    Domor two world players that advanced to the semifinals and will face the world ranking of 22, Jerzy Janowicz in the semifinals tonight.

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  • Sharapova Run to Semifinal

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    February 15, 2017 /  Tennis

    Stuttgart – Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix tournament. In the quarterfinals, Sharapova frustrate Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 4-6, and 6-4.

    Sharapova had to fight all three sets against Ivanovic at Porsche Arena on Saturday (04/27/2013) pm dawn. This is almost the same as when he takes 3 hours to beat Lucie Safarova day before.

    Russian tennis player was leading 4-1 in the third set before finally sealed his victory with a score of 6-4.

    After the match, Sharapova admitted that the match took place heavy for him.

    “It is very difficult to move my body. I need a little time to warm up. This is one tough game,” he said as quoted by AP.

    “Anna is more resilient, have a more powerful forehand, and I have to bend over backwards to the end. Glad I was finally able to escape.”

    In the semifinal Sharapova will face Angelique Kerber. Previously, Kerber won 6-3, 7-6 (2) over Yaroslava Shvedova.

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  • Lost in Final, Lisicki Keep Smiling

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    February 13, 2017 /  Tennis

    London – Sabine Lisicki was unable to stem the tears from his eyes after he lost in the Wimbledon Grand Slam final. But tears do not eliminate Lisicki smile of her beautiful face.

    Lisicki had to settle for runner-up after defeated Marion Bartoli in the top of the party on Saturday (06/07/2013). The German was defeated in straight sets by a score of 1-6, 4-6.

    When dealing with Bartoli, Lisicki is further supported spectators did not look my best when conquering Serena Williams in the last 16 or Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals. He made a lot of unforced errors. The number of unforced errors to 25, while only 14 Bartoli.

    “I feel good this morning, but this is an opportunity that you do not get every day,” said Lisicki in the tournament’s official website.

    “This is really new for me. Everything is different. I was drained after two weeks, so many tough games, if you’ve got a tough draw like me.”

    “Marion did not have to get rid of any big players. Against top players is different. They are heavier, longer. Rallies you have a power drain.”

    Lisicki statement is true. He should meet the top players in the previous round as Francesca Shiavone (French Open champion 2010), Samantha Stosur (U.S. Open champion 2011), Serena (the world number one, collecting 16 Grand Slam titles), and Radwanska (number four the world). Meanwhile, Bartoli to qualify for the final once did not clash with the world top ten rankings.

    “Physically and mentally I was not 100 percent. I get rid of three Grand Slam champion and should play to score 9-7 in the third set against Radwanska two days ago. Fresher Marion. Bit sad because I could not show my best game,” said Lisicki.

    Although sad and disappointed, Lisicki could still show a smile after the game. He smiled as Bartoli held her in front of the net. When facing the photographers in the photo sessions, the 23-year-old virgin still well into a smile. When asked for a signature before leaving the court, Lisicki once again smiling.

    “I show my best tennis here. I get rid of the champion and runner-up last year. Was pretty big,” said Lisicki.

    “This tournament has certainly made me a better player. These days is tough, but this experience will help me in the future. Still believe I will be a champion one day,” he said.

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