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07-05-2010, 07:34 AM #1
Wimbledon 2010 Tennis: List of winners
Wimbledon 2010, the 124th event of Wimbledon, has come to an end today with Rafael Nadal clinching the menís singles title after defeating TomŠö Berdych. Serena Williams successfully defended her womenís singles title following her victory over Russian Vera Zvonareva.
Interestingly, the losing finalists of both menís and womenís singles events made their first ever appearances in a grand slam final in this tournament. Both menís and womenís singles events saw some high-profile upsets in the tournament.
In the menís singles, defending champion Roger Federer surprisingly lost to eventual finalist 12th seed Berdych in the quarter final. Berdych also defeated 3rd seed Novak Djokovic in the semi final, while Lu Yen-hsun from Chinese Taipei stopped fifth seed Andy Rod**** in the fourth round.
In the womenís singles, losing finalist Vera Zvonareva defeated two former world no. 1 players Kim Clijsters and Jelena Jankovic. In the semi final, Zvonareva also defeated unseeded Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova who defeated Venus Williams in the quarter final and Marion Bartoli in the fourth round. Estonian qualifier Kaia Kanepi also surprisingly reached the quarter final of the tournament.
Here is the list of winners in different events of Wimbledon 2010:
Menís Singles- Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Womenís Singles- Serena Williams (USA)
Menís Doubles- JŁrgen Melzer (Austria) and Philipp Petzschner (Germany)
Womenís Doubles- Vania King (USA) and Yaroslava Shvedova (Kazakhstan)
Mixed Doubles- Leander Paes (India) and Cara Black (Zimbabwe)
Boyís Singles- MŠrton Fucsovics (Hungary)
Girlís Singles- Kristżna PlŪökova (Czech Republic)
Boyís Doubles- Liam Broady (UK) and Tom Farquharson (UK)
Girlís Doubles- TŪmea Babos (Hungary) and Sloane Stephens (USA)
Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles- Donald Johnson (USA) and Jared Palmer (USA)
Ladies' Invitation Doubles- Martina Navratilova (USA) and Jana Novotna (Czech Republic)
Senior Gentlemen's Invitation Doubles- Pat Cash (Australia) and Mark Woodforde (Australia)
Wheelchair Men's Doubles- Robin Ammerlaan (Netherlands) and Stefan Olsson (Sweden)
Wheelchair Women's Doubles- Esther Vergeer (Netherlands) and Sharon Walraven (Netherlands)
Indian tennis star Leander Paes picked up his 3rd mixed doubles Wimbledon title as he, along with Zimbabwean Cara Black, defeated Lisa Raymond and Wesley Moodie pair in the final. Overall, this has been 6th grand slam mixed doubles title for Paes.
In menís doubles, JŁrgen Melzer and Philipp Petzschner pair clinched the title after defeating Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecău in the final. In womenís doubles final, Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova defeated Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Vera Zvonareva....being a human...
07-06-2010, 02:45 AM #2