Federer regains number One

Roger Federer

Roger Federer

Roger Federer has regained the world number one spot to match Pete Sampras’s record for 286 weeks at the top. [Read more…]

Star Chef To Serve Up Ace Dishes

Wimbledon 2012

Wimbledon 2012

One of Britain’s best loved chefs and one of the highest profile females in the industry is set to serve up a treat for Events International’s guests during this year’s Wimbledon Tennis Championships. [Read more…]

Just not tennis anymore

Marcos Baghdatis

Marcos Baghdatis

Cyprian tennis player, Marcos Baghdatis, destroys four racquets after losing in Melbourne.

Djokovic reigns supreme at Wimbledon

Djokovic wins Wimbledon

Djokovic wins Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic realised his boyhood dreams of winning the Wimbledon title and becoming world number one all in the same week.

Despite dropping below standard during the third-set the 24 year old recovered to beat Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3 and in the process won his third Grand Slam title. [Read more…]

Li Na boosts Asia Wimbledon Interest

Li Na French Open Winner

Li Na French Open Winner

The 2011 Wimbledon Championship is set to a smash hit amongst sport fans across Asia on ESPN STAR Sports’ platforms and networks, with tennis fans eagerly anticipating Li Na repeating her landmark French Open victory at the 125th edition of The Championships. [Read more…]

Li Na wins French Open

Li Na makes French Open history

Li Na makes French Open history

Li Na not only achieved a personal dream in winning the French Open, she made history for the nation of China when winning on Saturday in Paris.

Li beat defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy, 6-4, 7-6 (0) to take the women’s title at Roland Garros, becoming the first Chinese player to win a Grand Slam singles trophy. [Read more…]

Federer ends Djokovic winning streak

Roger Federer

Roger Federer

Roger Federer brought Novak Djokovic’s 43-match winning run to a sensational end Friday as the Swiss legend reached a fifth French Open final and a fourth Paris title showdown with five-time champion Rafael Nadal.

Federer, the 2009 winner, stunned the world number two Serb 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), a victory which not only shattered Djokovic’s hopes of making a first Roland Garros final, but also stalled his bid to take over as world number one. [Read more…]

Men rankings before French Open 2011

Rafael Nadal - Spain

Rafael Nadal - Spain

Men’s rankings

ATP singles rankings as of Monday 23 May 2011:

1. Rafael Nadal (Spa)

2. Novak Djokovic (Ser)

3. Roger Federer (Swi)

4. Andy Murray (GB)

5. Robin Soderling (Swe)

6. Tomas Berdych (Cze)

7. David Ferrer (Spa)

8. Juergen Melzer (Aut)

9. Gael Monfils (Fra)

10. Mardy Fish (US)

11. Andy Roddick (US)

12. Nicolas Almagro (Spa)

13. Mikhail Youzhny (Rus)

14. Stanislas Wawrinka (Swi)

15. Victor Troicki (Ser)

16. Richard Gasquet (Fra)

17. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Fra)

18. Gilles Simon (Fra)

19. Florian Mayer (Ger)

20. Fernando Verdasco (Spa)