Interviews from Olympic Wimbledon
Tsonga def Raonic 6-3 3-6 25-23
TENNIS – Serena annihilates Zvonareva 6-1 6-0 in just 51 minutes. Sharapova defeated Lisicki 6-7 6-4 6-3. Clijsters won against Ivanovic 6-3 6-4 and Kvitova defeated Pennetta 6-3 6-0. Venus lot to Kerber 7-6 7-6. Riccardo Nuziale, translated by Paul Sassoon.
TENNIS - T.A. Niles looks back at day four of the London Olympics. Tsonga and Raonic produced an epic match and we finally saw the real Djokovic. There are 4 Russians and 3 Germans left in the third round of the women's draw.
TENNIS – The main draw of the mixed doubles tournament is made of just 16 teams. With two wins a couple is already in the semifinals. In the present format the mixed doubles should not be part of the Olympic programprogram. From London Ubaldo Scanagatta, translated by Paul Sassoon
TENNIS – Djokovic played his best match of the year annihilating Roddick 6-2 6-1. He will play Hewitt next who won against Cilic 6-4 7-5. Murray defeated Nieminen 6-2 6-4. In the third round the Scot will face Baghdatis who won against Gasquet 6-4 6-4. Tsonga and Raonic played an endless match. The Frenchman won 6-3 3-6 25-23, breaking two Olympic records.
TENNIS – Venus Williams demolishes Canada's Wozniak 6-1 6-3. She will play Kerber next. Sharapova eliminated Robson 7-6 6-3 and will play Lisicki in the third round. Azarenka defeated Martinez Sanchez 6-1 6-2.
TENNIS – German Philipp Kohlschreiber is the player of the week as he breaks into the top 20 of the ATP rankings. HE is not playing in the Olympic Games even though he adapts well to grass court tennis. Claudio Giuliani, translated by Paul Sassoon
TENNIS - Defending champions Roger Federer and Stanislaw Wawrinka and US sisters Serena and Venus Williams are on course to defending their doubles Olympic titles won four years ago in Beijing after winning their first round matches. By Diego Sampaolo