On what was a day that will go down in the history books where sport is concerned, Wimbledon 2019 ended in typical dramatic style.
Wimbledon is well and truly in full swing now, with the tournament now into Day 5. So far, there have been thrills and plenty of shocks, and Day 4 provided tennis fans around the world with some epic entertainment once again.
Coco Gauff managed to shock the world when she beat her idol and five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams in the first round, and now her fairy tale debut at Wimbledon has continued, with the 15 year old managing to beat Magdalena Rybarikova 6-3 6-3 on Court One in the second round.
Monday July 1st saw Wimbledon day one finally get underway, in the most eagerly anticipated Grand Slam on the tennis calendar.
Tennis is currently missing one of its top stars in Scotland’s Andy Murray and already people can’t wait for the 30-year-old to return to action. Murray, the former world number one, has been out of action since having surgery on a recurring hip injury in January.
Roger Federer claimed a record eighth Wimbledon title at the All England Club, beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in the final. It was Federer’s second Grand Slam title of the year after winning the Australian Open in January. Many people felt that The Swiss was well past his best after enduring a near 5 year barren spell in terms of Grand Slams but after claiming two this year, it seems that may not be the case. Read more
Serena Williams taking a break from tennis to have a child left many questioning who would take her place as the best in the women’s game. Serena won the Australian Open in January and then began her break and many saw a prime opportunity for someone to seize the chance to be the new dominant force in women’s tennis. Read more