Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber in 4 sets to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals, and went down on one knee as part of his celebration following the match
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Chris Fowler, Mary Joe Fernandez and John McEnroe preview the 126th Wimbledon Championships.
Will Federer still be able to win Wimbledon in 2012 ? Your answer below. The Wimbledon Legend Roger Federer lost in a 5 set match against the french Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the quarter-finals of Wimbledon 2011 the 29/06/2011. The french is clearly progressing on grass court: at the Queens Tournament, two weeks before, Tsonga beat Nadal. Federer loses against Tsonga – WIMBLEDON 2011 Quarter FInals Highlights – 3/6 6/7(3) 6/4 6/4 6/4 Federer loses against Tsonga – WIMBLEDON 2011 Quarter FInals Highlights – 3/6 6/7(3) 6/4 6/4 6/4 Federer loses against Tsonga – WIMBLEDON 2011 Quarter FInals Highlights – 3/6 6/7(3) 6/4 6/4 6/4
He has played in every important tournament, but for Roger Federer, there is no place like Wimbledon. Discover the anticipation behind his first appearance on center court against Pete Sampras, and how he felt the first time he won there; what he loves most about Wimbledon, and what, in his opinion, makes this prestigious tennis event so special and unique. Discover more on www.rolex.com
The best tie break in modern history.
Wimbledon 2012 – Highlights Federer vs Murray
Federer eyes 7th Wimbledon title, Murray his 1st Tournament hasn’t had a homegrown champion since 1936 Roger Federer wins seventh Wimbledon title WIMBLEDON, England — Once the Centre Court roof was closed, nothing could stop Roger Federer from winning his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title. The 30-year-old Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras’ record at the All England Club, and won his 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday. Once Murray’s forehand landed wide on match point, Federer collapsed to the grass with tears welling in his eyes. He got up quickly and shook hands with Murray at the net. Up in the players’ box, Federer’s wife and twin daughters cheered and smiled as Federer took his seat to await yet another Wimbledon trophy presentation. Federer is now 17-7 in Grand Slam finals, including 7-1 at Wimbledon. Murray dropped to 0-4 in major finals, with three of those losses coming against Federer. Besides Sampras, 1880s player William Renshaw also won seven Wimbledon titles, but he did it at a time when the defending champion was given a bye into the following year’s final. Britain has been waiting 76 years for a homegrown men’s champion at the All England Club, and the expectations on Murray were huge. Thousands of fans watched the match on a huge screen on “Murray Mount,” but left the grounds still waiting for a British winner. Inside the stadium, Prince William’s wife, Kate, sat in the Royal Box along with David Beckham …
Rafael Nadal falls to Lukas Rosol in the second at Wimbledon.
During the match versus Marcos Bagdhatis, Andy Murray lost the second ball in his shorts several times. He lost two points because of that. In the interview after the match, he already laughed about this!