Court 1 not kind to the fourth seeds, Dimitrov and Svitolina

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Court 1 was not kind to Grigor Dimitrov and Elina Svitolina yesterday. In an unexpected turn of events, Fernando Verdasco of Spain gave the 4th seed, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria his marching orders, with a 7-6(4) 6-2 6-4 win. Dimitrov, … Continue reading

Last minute change of opponent, no sweat for Dimitrov

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The fourth seed, Grigor Dimitrov found himself having a change of tactic shortly before he was about to play his opening round match at the French Open today. Dimitrov was scheduled to play Viktor Troicki, but the Serbian withdrew with … Continue reading

Kevin Anderson and Rafael Nadal through to the second round

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South Africa’s No. 1 tennis player, Kevin Anderson, was made to work for his first round win at Wimbledon today. The unseeded, big hitting South African, took on the 31st seed, Fernando Verdasco of Spain on Court 18. Verdasco drew … Continue reading