French Open 2015 Trophy Winners

Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka won men’s singles at French Open 2015 and kept Novak Djokovic from winning his missing Grand Slam after beating him in the final 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.

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Australian Open 2015 Trophy Winners

Novak Djokovic

Serbian Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth title at Melbourne Park in the Australian Open 2015. He defeated Andy Murray in the final 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-0.

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Wimbledon 2015 Trophy Winners

Novak Djokovic

In Wimbledon Championships, 2015 final Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6. 6-7. 6-4, 6-3 to claim his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam title overall. By lifting the title, Djokovic has tied the number of Wimbledon trophies won with his coach Boris Becker.

 Serena Williams beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 in ladies’ singles final match to win her third Grand Slam title of the year.

 Jean-Julyien Rojer and Horia Tecau lifted the trophy in the gentlemen’s doubles category, after beating Jamie Murray and John Peers 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza

 In the category of ladies’ doubles at Wimbledon 2015, Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza defeated Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 6-7, 7-6, 7-5 in the final match.

 Mixed doubles category was won by Leander Paes and Martina Hingis, who defeated Timea Babos and Alexander Peya 6-1, 6-1 to lift their second Grand Slam trophy of the year.

 Boys’ singles category of Wimbledon Championships 2015 was won by Reilly Opelka, who defeated Mikael Ymer 7-6, 6-4 in the match for the title.

 Sumit Nagal and Ly Hoang Nam defeated Reilly Opelke and Akira Santillan 7-6, 6-4 and lifted the trophy in boys’ doubles competition of Wimbledon 2015.

 When it comes to girls’ competitions, Sofya Zhuk won the singles category by defeating Anna Blinkova 7-5, 6-4.

 Dalma Galfi and Fanny Stollar won girls’ doubles trophy, after winning against Vera Lapko and Tereza Mihalikova 6-3, 6-2 in the final match.

 Gentlemen’s invitation doubles of Wimbledon 2015 was won by Goran Ivanisevic and Ivan Ljubicic, who won against Wayne Ferreira and Sebastian Grosjean 6-3, 1-6, 10-5 in the final.

 Jacco Eltingh and Paul Haarhuis defeated Guy Forget and Cedric Pioline 6-4, 6-4 in the final of senior gentlemen’s invitation doubles.

 Ladies’ invitation doubles were won by Magdalena Maleeva and Rennae Stubbs, who beat Martina Navratilova and Selima Sfar 3-6, 7-5, 10-8 in the final match.

In the wheelchair events, Gustavo Fernandez and Nicolas Peifer defeated Michael Jeremiasz and Gordon Reid 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 in the final match of men’s doubles of Wimbledon championships 2015.

Wheelchair ladies’ doubles were won by Jordanne Whiley and Yui Kamiji, who defeated Jiske Griffioen and Aniek Van Koot 6-2, 5-7, 6-3.

Australian Open winners and runner-ups (female): From 2001-2011

Famous tennis player Serena Williams, Australian open winners

It was the American professional player Serena Williams who managed to make her way into the Australian Open championship titles list. Serena holds the record for winning the most number of Australian Open titles (5) in the Open Era. Serena Williams is the only player to have won the Australian Open title on both grass and hard courts. The winners and runner-ups of 2001-2011 Australian Open title are:

Australian Open Tennis- 2001

  • Australian Open winner (female): Jennifer Capriati
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Martina Hingis

Australian Open Tennis- 2002

  • Australian Open winner (female): Jennifer Capriati
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Martina Hingis

Australian Open Tennis-2003

  • Australian Open winner (female): Serena Williams
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Venus Williams

Australian Open Tennis- 2004

  • Australian Open winner (female): Justine Henin
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Kim Clijsters

Australian Open Tennis-2005

  • Australian Open winner (male): Serena Williams
  • Australian Open runner-up (male): Lindsay Davenport

Australian Open Tennis- 2006

  • Australian Open winner (female): Amelie Mauresmo
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Justine Henin

Australian Open Tennis-2007

  • Australian Open winner (female): Serena Williams
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Maria Sharapova

Australian Open Tennis-2008

  • Australian Open winner (female): Maria Sharapova
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Ana Ivanovic

Australian Open Tennis- 2009

  • Australian Open winner (female): Serena Williams
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Dinara Safina

Australian Open Tennis- 2010

  • Australian Open winner (female): Serena Williams
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Justine Henin

Australian Open Tennis- 2011

  • Australian Open winner (female): Kim Clijsters
  • Australian Open runner-up (female): Li Na

Greatest tennis rivalries: Serena Williams vs. Venus Williams

Greatest tennis rivalries: Serena Williams vs. Venus Williams

A bond of family love and honor is now on a test in the tennis circuit. The formidable journey of William Sisters has put the flag of United States high in the skies of tennis world and holds an honorable position in the world tennis circuit.

Imagining a rivalry taking birth from inside the family tied with the blood relation, is itself a contest worth notable in terms of their world class game skills, devotion and solid uncontested career. Facing each other 23 times, goes in favor of Serena Williams who is leading the battle 13-10, and her lead becomes dominant in Grand Slams as she has the pretty one sided lead of 6-2 in her favor.

The thing which makes them unique and uncontesting with others is that they have been mostly facing each other in the Grand Slams which itself is one high achievement and shows the high class skills and repute of both the sisters. Both former world champions are also leading the table in doubles and are seeded no. 1 in double ranks. Venus Williams is leading the numbers in career titles which are 43 as compared to Serena William’s 37 titles. They are both inarguably the best ever female double players in the history.

Wimbledon Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Female)-From 2000-2010

Wimbledon Open Winners and Runner-Ups (Female)-From 2000-2010

Wimbledon, having the history of the toughest tournament and some great names winning it, winning it is indeed a dream come true. Hence the very era talks about none other than William Sisters (Serena Williams and Venus Williams) from USA.  They won the title 9 out of 11 times. They are the unchallenged champions of this entire era. Although Serena Williams is having a hard time with her injuries and health, she still has a potential to make a come back and continue her winning streak at Wimbledon.

Also among them are a French tennis player Marion Bartoli who is a French No. 1 and the hottest tennis player Maria Sharapova former world No 1. The list of female winners and runner-ups of Wimbledon Open tennis championship during 2010-2000 is as follow:

Year 2010-2000 Wimbeldon Open Winners and runner-ups:

  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2010: Serena Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2010: Vera Zvonareva
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2009: Serena Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2009: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2008: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2008: Serena Williams
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2007: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2007: Marion Bartoli
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2006: Amelie Mauresmo
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2006: Justine Henin-Hardenne
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2005: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2005: Lindsay Davenport
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2004: Maria Sharapova
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2004: Serena Williams
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2003: Serena Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2003: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2002: Serena Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2002: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2001: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2001: Justine Henin
  • Wimbledon Open winner (female)-2000: Venus Williams
  • Wimbledon Open runner-up (female)-2000: Lindsay Davenport

How to serve like Serena Williams?

How to serve like Serena Williams?

One of the desirable components of tennis is a powerful serve which is in the arsenal of a tennis player. In the present tennis world, greatest female tennis player Serena Williams has come up with a superior serve that she demonstrates in almost every game. You cannot exactly duplicate her serve but learning some of her tricks will help you develop a superior serve. Here are tips to help you serve like famous female tennis player Serena Williams:

1)      Toss the ball pointing upwards with open fingers. Tossing a ball with hands spread like an open flower is one technique that not every player uses. This also helps you keep the ball out of alignment and release the ball into air straight up.

2)      To harness power from your legs, bend your knees and add that power to your serve. Keep your focus on the ball as you reach up before hitting it. By the use of the deep knee bend, Serena thrusts herself upwards in order to deliver the powerful serve.

3)      Serena uses only her upper body to practice serve. This has given her a fast arm as well, which allows her to throw a serve of 90 miles per hour. You can practice the upper body part session by asking someone else to toss the ball for you.

4)      While serving, hold the racket with loose wrist. Use only your index finger and thumb to hold the racket as it will tell you how much tension you will need in order to serve.

5)      Be confident and study the game of tennis players you admire.

Facts and information about the 2005 Australian Open Tennis

Facts and information about the 2005 Australian Open, Marat Safin, Lleyton Hewitt

Australian Open 2005 was special because the Australian super star tennis player Lleyton Hewitt made it into the finals and the two time runner-up, Marat Safin of Russia finally won the Australian Open final. It was in year 2004 where Safin defeated Agassi in a thrilling semi-final, later to play Federer in the final.

The year 2005 in the Australian Open tournament brought some very interesting facts and records which were not parts of tennis world previously. Here is a sneak peek into the information and facts about the 2005 Australian Open:

1)      One of the best female tennis player Serena Williams came strong in the 2005 Australian Open and won the title by defeating Davenport.

2)      Donald Young became the youngest tennis player to win the Australian Grand Slam title in the junior event. He was just 15 years and 19 days old.

3)      Samantha Stosur and Scott Draper won the mixed doubles title of the 2005 Australian Open.

4)      In the 2005 Australian Open women singles title, famous Indian tennis player Sania Mirza became the only Indian woman to reach the third round of this Grand Slam.

5)      Patty Schnyder defeated Dementieva. Along with her, another two seeded players Petrova and Anastasia Myskina were also bowed out.

6)      Russian tennis player Marat Safin gave away the first set so easily in the 2005 Australian Open men singles title final, but came back brilliantly later to claim it.

7)      After Pat Cash, who reached the Australian Open finals in 1987, it was the Australian tennis player Lleyton Hewitt who made his way into the final of Australian Open 2005.

Top ten female tennis players with the most Australian Open titles

Martina Hingis, Top ten female tennis players with the most Australian Open titles

Australian Open is the first Grand Slam of the year and the players are judged pretty much for their performance in this slam. The tennis fans use the results to predict the future for every tennis player in the calender year. Australian Open offers a very exciting start of the year with indoor beautiful courts. The crowd cheers for not only Australian but other players as well, making the Australian summer much more overwhelming for every tennis fan.

A three-set tennis game, particularly for women, has been offering plenty of excitement as the game is fast and ends usually in a victory after two sets. From clay’s slower-paced games to hard court play, famous female tennis players have been casting spells with their magical play. The former female champion of the Australian Open title is Serena Williams, who also won the doubles championship with her sister Venus Williams in the same year for the second consecutive year as well. With the Bryan brothers and Williams sisters winning the doubles for second consecutive year, they were the second siblings to set this record.

The list of the ten female tennis players with most Australian Open titles is:

1)      Margaret Smith Court

2)      Nancye Wynne Bolton

3)      Steffi Graf

4)      Evonne Goolagong-Cawley

5)      Thelma Coyne Long

6)      Martina Hingis

7)      Monica Seles

8)      Serena Williams

9)      Jennifer Capriati

10)   Joan Hartigan Bathurst

Among these ten top ten female tennis players with the most Australian Open titles, greatest tennis player Margaret Smith Court secured 7 Australian Open titles and still enjoys this record. Who could possibly break this record? 

Top ten female double tennis players with the most Australian Open titles

 

Martina Hingis, Natalia Zvereva, Top ten female double tennis players with the most Australian Open titles

Tennis speaks for glamor when it comes to female tennis players. In a singles match, two glamorous players keep everyone captivated. However, this glamor doubles when four famous female tennis players come onto the court with their amazing outfits and perform at their best. The Australian Open has also been entertaining in female double tennis tournaments. For the past two years, USA tennis players Serena and Venus Williams have been dominating the female double tennis championship. The top ten best female double tennis players with the most Australian Open titles list is:

1)      Thelma Coyne Long/Nancye Wynne Bolton

2)      Evonne Goolagong Cawley/Peggy Michel

3)      Martina Navratilova/Pam Shriver

4)      Martina Hingis/Natalia Zvereva

5)      Serena Williams/Venus Williams

6)      Gigi Fernandez/Natalia Zvereva

7)      Mary Bevis Hawton/Thelma Coyne Long

8)      Helen Gourlay Cawley/Evonne Goolagong Cawley

9)      Martina Hingis/Anna Kournikova

10)   Alona Bondarenko/Kateryna Bondarenko

Thelma Coyne Long has been the dominating female player with no fewer than 12 double tennis titles. Since Thelma, such a consistent female player has not shown up in doubles.

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