Wimbledon 2018

Bouchard Out Of Wimbledon But Full of Hope

By DownTheTee | July 5, 2018

by Jane Voigt Eugenie Bouchard had the world’s attention. She even had an army behind her: “Genie’s Army.” There was much to cheer about back then. But the bubble burst and Bouchard fell from grace. Thursday, though, she surfaced at Wimbledon, showing promise in her loss to Ashleigh Barty, 6-4, 7-5. Read More

Finally: Pliskova Reaches Third Round At Wimbledon

By DownTheTee | July 4, 2018

by Jane Voigt With half the top eight women’s singles seeds out of the main draw, speculation was rampant that Wednesday’s match between former number one players Karolina Pliskova, seeded seventh, and Victoria Azarenka, ranked number 87, would predictably end the same way. Read More

Kyle Edmund Walks Tall In 2018

By DownTheTee | July 3, 2018

by Jane Voigt Kyle Edmund played a tidy match on Tuesday at Wimbledon. He kept to himself mostly, executing his plan like a soldier might carry out a sergeant’s orders, walking confidently along the baseline from point to point, finding his rhythm early, its beat illustrated in efficient serving, brutally struck groundstrokes, crisp volleys, and…

Vekic Shocks Stephens

By DownTheTee | July 2, 2018

by Jane Voigt What happens in Paris stays in Paris. At the very least, it didn’t cross the English Channel for Sloane Stephens. Donna Vekic thumped the French Open finalist and U.S. Open champion in a lopsided opening-round match at Wimbledon on Monday, 6-1, 6-3. Read More