BBC Apologizes For Shitty Thing It Said About Bartoli And Her Dad

Today, gentlemen, we were reminded why we lug our reputations as troglodytes well into the 21st century. A woman named Marion Bartoli proved athletic enough to win a singles title at Wimbledon and was thereupon described to BBC Radio 5 listeners as something other than "a looker." Because, you see, it is not enough to… » 7/06/13 4:22pm 7/06/13 4:22pm

Marion Bartoli Wins Wimbledon Women's Championship

Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli defeated German Sabine Lisicki this morning in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4, to win Wimbledon. In a wild tournament that saw every single favorite get knocked out, Bartoli was consistent and overwhelmed each opponent she faced without dropping a single set throughout the tournament. The victory is … » 7/06/13 12:20pm 7/06/13 12:20pm

Jerzy Janowicz Winning His Wimbledon Quarterfinal: An Awesome Moment

One thing was certain before today's Wimbledon quarterfinal between Jerzy Janowicz and Lukasz Kubot: Poland would have its first ever men's Grand Slam semifinalist. Janowicz claimed the spot with a straight sets win over his fellow countryman, and his ensuing reaction is everything we love about sports. » 7/03/13 1:45pm 7/03/13 1:45pm

Yet Another Distressing Fact About State Of American Men's Tennis

With Bobby Reynolds's loss to Novak Djokovic in the second round, we can now present to you for the 7,634th time why American men's tennis is deader than dead right now. For the first time since 1912, there will no Americans playing in the third round at Wimbledon. The worst thing about this? We'll have to listen to… » 6/27/13 3:02pm 6/27/13 3:02pm

Roger Federer Is Out At Wimbledon In Craziest Second Round Ever

Something called Sergiy Stakhovsky just defeated Roger Federer in four sets at Wimbledon, which is less a tournament at this point than it is one of those Agatha Christie books where bodies keep piling up around some quaint English vicarage. Where do we start? Rafael Nadal got knocked out Monday. Maria Sharapova lost… » 6/26/13 3:44pm 6/26/13 3:44pm

Rafael Nadal Loses In The First Round At Wimbledon

The best pre-Wimbledon storyline not involving the Serena-Sharapova "black heart" spat was the totally tantalizing quarterfinal: Federer vs. Rafa. They've met only twice in a Grand Slam in the last four years, and they haven't played each other at Wimbledon since the '08 classic. Finally, the thinking went, we'd get to… » 6/24/13 1:26pm 6/24/13 1:26pm

Come Discuss Federer-Murray II: The Quickening With Us Here

Less than a month after Britain's shining star of the tennis world Andy Murray had Wimbledon dreams shot down by Roger Federer, the two match up again today at Centre Court. Will things work out in the home crowd's favor this time, or will Murray again be relegated to "Scotsman"? Will Roger Federer achieve the dream… » 8/05/12 9:16am 8/05/12 9:16am