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Talented tennis player, 14, on course to become like sporting hero Venus Williams

TEENAGE TENNIS starlet Dominique Olaleye has a bright future ahead of her as she gears up to play at Wimbledon next month.

Around the same time that Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the professional tournament, the 14-year-old made it through to the national finals of the HSBC Road to Wimbledon 14 & Under Challenge, which aims to inspire the next generation of Wimbledon stars. 635 more words

The Young Empire

Wimbledon, equal pay and greatness

When a journalist last week called Serena Williams ‘one of the greatest female athletes of all time’, she bristled. “I prefer the word: one of the greatest ‘athletes’ of all time,” she replied.* 630 more words

Sport

Seal praises Novak Djokovic’s tennis skills before dedicating song to him at concert

Seal took a moment to recognize a that Novak Djokovic was in attendance during his concert on Monday in Spain. And Seal didn’t just quickly shout out Djokovic, he praised him for a couple minutes, mentioning that he was the No. 144 more words

Tennis

Seal Dedicated "Kiss From A Rose" to Novak Djokovic at a Concert

Seal performed at the Puente Romano resort in Spain on Monday. His concert took place on the resort’s tennis courts. When he came out for his encore, he announced that Novak Djokovic was in the audience and proceeded to dedicate “Kiss By a Rose” to the world’s #1. 35 more words

Tennis

Rafael Nadal on final entry list for Olympics; what to watch in Rio

Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.

The 14-time major champion hasn’t played since pulling out of the French Open because of an injured left wrist and needed the International Tennis Federation’s Olympic Committee to approve his appeal because he hasn’t played Davis Cup. 1,166 more words

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Impressions of Wimbledon

First of all, congratulations to Andy Murray. Getting that third major does back-up his two odd-ball majors in 2012 (USO) and 2013 (WB) when Djokovic’s form took a long-term dive, Nadal was typically erratic and Federer was in the midst of his steady decline. 1,609 more words

Commentary

"Wunderkind" On The Rise

July 6, 2014. A 6’6″ German 17 year old, ranked around 650, takes the Challenger tour by storm as he wins Braunschweig Challenger. Youngest player to win a Challenger tournament since Bernard Tomic (2009) 681 more words

Andy Murray