• June 15, 2017 /  Tennis

    Stuttgart – Petra Kvitova qualify for the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix after defeating Annika Beck. Meanwhile, Caroline Wozniacki could not go far because immediately foundered.

    Facing Beck at Porsche Arena on Wednesday (24/04/2013), Kvitova had to fight hard. The fifth seed eventually won after a long fight three sets in 2 hours 26 minutes. He won 7-5, 6-7, and 6-3.

    Kvitova will face opponents in the second half is Julia Goerges or Kirsten Flipkens.

    Wozniacki suffered misfortune. Former world number one tennis player must immediately lift the suitcase after defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-7, 1-6.

    In other matches, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won the duel fellow Russian. Pavlyuchenkova beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the second round and will challenge third seed Angelique Kerber.

    Lucie Safarova also advanced to the second round after beating Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-1. Safarova will fight defending champion Maria Sharapova in the second round.

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  • Murray: Against Djokovic is hard challenge

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    May 31, 2017 /  Tennis

    Facing the number one in the world in the final round of the Wimbledon tournament is definitely not an easy matter, but according to Andy Murray’s challenge will turn into a remarkable achievement that successfully won.
    “It’s simple: I have to do everything well against Novak. I can not let one or two parts of my game is not growing,” said Murray, who is now the world number two in a special column written for the BBC.

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    When asked whether the game on Sunday (07/06) this will be the game terakbarnya during career, Murray said winning a Wimbledon tournament has always been a pinnacle of achievement in sports, but he hopes there will be a similar final parties.
    “So we have to wait until one day I stopped playing (tennis) and could look backwards to decide where the biggest fight of my career.”
    If Djokovic overcame resistance today, Murray will become the first British man in 77 years to restore the Wimbledon trophy to his native land.

    But since the beginning of Murray knows exactly how fierce resistance which could be demonstrated by the Serbian tennis player was in critical point as the final round this time.
    Murray example shows how the fitness of Djokovic’s physical condition that could confer resistance to rival Click for hours.
    “He’s unbelievable shape lately, might have to face him for five-six hours is very tiring.”
    But Murray said in the face of such a possibility was that he was doing a series of hard and disciplined preparation including the trivial matter such as maintaining food intake.
    “Click Once (escaped) party quarterfinals I eat a bar of chocolate, but do not worry there is no other feast before the final.”
    The 26-year-old bachelor said there would be “something bad food until after the final”.

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  • The end of the golden era of Federer getting closer?

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    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.
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    “I still plan to pursue tennis over the next few years. To me this defeats the normal course.”
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    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.”
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    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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