In addition, after Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer became the second player since 1980 to win a Grand Slam without dropping a set. With this match, he has so far played in record-breaking seven consecutive finals.
An extraordinary 20th Grand Slam trophy was so close. Federer cruised to the final without dropping a set, and standing across the net was Marin Cilic, whom the 36-year-old beat in straight sets to win his 2017 Wimbledon title. The Swiss led two sets to one and an immediate break in the fourth set. But suddenly, victory appeared far away.
Federer won that event convincingly, emerging victorious without dropping a set. At 35 years, 11 months, Federer became the oldest champion in Wimbledon history.
Williams, 32, has now won three successive titles at the US Open, the scene of her first Grand Slam triumph 15 years ago. “It was a really wonderful feeling,” said Williams, who was joined by.
He is, without doubt, the undisputed 'King of Clay' with a record-breaking nine titles at Roland Garros and 14 major titles to his name, but can he now.
Serena Williams aims at Steffi Graf Grand Slam singles record Last updated on 29 January 2016 29 January 2016. From the section Tennis Williams has won six previous Australian Open titles, but has.
The 'greatest female tennis player of the Open era' won her 23rd Grand Slam without dropping a set. But when you learn she did it while in the early stages of pregnancy, the feat becomes exceptional.
Rafael Nadal advanced to the U.S. Open final in 2010 without dropping a single set, becoming just the eighth man to reach the final of all four majors in the Open era -- and, at 24, the second youngest to do so. By beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 in the championship match, Nadal completed both a career Grand Slam and Golden Slam.
Sania Mirza is a trailblazer for women's tennis in India. While the country had produced a fine array of men’s tennis players since the 1970s, from Vijay Amritraj to the likes of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi — who have won 18 and 13 Doubles Grand Slams respectively — it lacked a bonafide female superstar for the longest time. Mirza’s arrival at the turn of the century finally.
It was probably the weakest slam title in the last 12 years, all the way back to Federer’s 2006 Australian Open title, which some analysts consider as slightly weaker. (1) Using the word “weak” on slam tournaments shouldn’t be considered taboo jus.
Nadal ended a three-year Grand Slam drought with a brilliant performance against Stan Wawrinka in the 2017 French Open final. Nadal's 'La Decima' was his 10th French Open, and he managed it without.
This year's Grand Slam of Darts will see two women compete in the cross-code event for the first time since 2010 and the inclusion of Lisa Ashton and Mikuru Suzuki underlines the continued growth.
After dropping the first set, Federer produced two magical drop volleys in a row to wrestle the second set away. Soon after, rain forced the Centre Court roof to be closed, and the momentum seemed to change for good with the 6-time champion running away to earn his 7th triumph.
Seventh seed Marin Cilic swept into the fourth round at Wimbledon with a 6-4 7-6(3) 6-4 win over American Steve Johnson on Friday to end an imperious opening week with a third consecutive straight.
His last title at the recently cancelled Wimbledon was in 2017 and was only the second time that he had won a grand slam without dropping a single set. But was this fortnight his most dominant ever? Or was it the 2007 Australian Open when he also didn’t lose a single set?
Roger Federer today won his 19th grand-slam title with a straight-sets victory over Marin Cilic. It was the first time in his eight Wimbledon wins that he has gone through the tournament without.
Serena Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title. The American, ranked one in the world, won 6-3 6-3 at Flushing Meadows in New York.
Djokovic reached the French Open semifinals without dropping a single set. In the last four, he was defeated by Dominic Thiem in five sets over a span of two days in a rain-delayed match. Djokovic has won Wimbledon four times in his career, reaching at least the quarterfinals in nine of the last 10 years; while appearing in the semifinals twice and the final three times in total.
Her dominance was such that she won the title without dropping a set, or more than three games in a single set. The case for Wozniacki heading into the final centred around the Dane's improved form.