Strawberries & Cream for VENUS!

8 07 2007

wimbledon.jpgVenus wins Wimbledon! Again! Game ended up being a bit of a whitewash, with Marion Bartoli never being in the running, losing 6-4, 6-1. Venus simply sizzled. This is the senior Williams sister’s 4th Wimbledon title.

The men’s final will be played today, between – guess who – Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal… gee, now there’s a surprise.

venus wins wimbledon… again!

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Sweet Strawberries & Cream… Wimbledon Updates

6 07 2007

wimbledon.jpgVenus continues her run, Nicole’s gone & Nadal wins a scary marathon.

  • Venus beats Svetlana Kuznetsov, 6-3, 6-4
  • Nicole Vaidisova loses out to Ana Ivanovic: 6-4, 2-6, 5-7
  • Nadal wins… eventually – over Mikhail Youzhny 4-6, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2
  • Say bye-bye Lleyton Hewitt – loses to Novak Djokovic 6-7 (8/10), 6-7 (8/2), 6-4, 6-7 (5/7)… gotta bleed after losing 3 tie-breakers!

Nicole GONE!

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Lotsa Strawberries & Cream… Wimbledon updates

5 07 2007

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Some huge games finished…

Serena loses to Justine Henin, so now can devote some time to watching sister Venus – who defeated demolished 2nd seed Maria Sharapova.

  • Justine Henin defeats a hobbled Serena Williams, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
  • Venus rips Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-3.
  • Marion Bartoli beat Michaela Krajicek, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
  • Andy Roddick gets past Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets – 6-2, 7-5, 7-6 (8/6).
  • Rafael Nadal had a long one against Robin Soderling, eventually winning 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (7/9), 4-6, 7-5.
  • 12th seed Richard Gasquet defeated French compatriot Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.
  • Nicholas Kiefer’s run ends at the hands of Novak Djokovic, who won 7-6 (7/4), 6-7 (6/8), 6-2, 7-6 (7/5).

We say goodbye to Maria

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Top Sports Stories in Japan… (July 4)

4 07 2007

kick yo’ ass…So, the day’s top sports stories in ol’ Japan…

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Some More Strawberries & Cream… Wimbledon updates…

3 07 2007

wimbledon.jpgSo, some good matches on the women’s side over the last day… here are the basic updates.

  • Laura Grandville’s run comes to an end at the hands of Michaella Krajicek, 6-3, 6-4.
  • Venus Williams through to the 4th round with a win over Akiko Morigami.
  • 12th seed Elena Dementieva lost to Tamera Paszek – 6-3, 2-6, 3-6.
  • 4th round match: Serena fought through injury & dismissed the willowy Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 6-7 (7/2), 6-2.
  • Justine Henin keeps on rollin’ – beating Patty Schnyder 6-2, 6-2.

No more Daniela?  Here’s Ana Ivanovic!

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