Thursday, July 9, 2015

The two Semi finals to watch for at Wimbledon 2015

The third Grand Slam of the year is entering its critical phase as some of the elite tennis stars enter the semifinals. But here I would like to mention two semi finals which will draw a lot of crowd and could mean end of an era or usher in a new one.

The first semi final is between Roger Federer and Britain's Andy Murray. Federer, the aging 33 years old yet superbly fit tennis star and currently ranked world no. 2 who has bagged 17 Grand Slam titles so far - ahead by three Grand Slam titles of Pete Sampras' 14.

Andrew Barron Murray OBE currently ranked World No. 3 has two Grand Slam titles to his credit but has his sights at the Wimbledon title once again after 2013 right in front of his home crowd. Andy Murray has reached his sixth Wimbledon semi-final in seven years.
So it is worth seeing a semi on 10 July - a match between experience of Federer and youth of Andy Murray

The second semi final to watch for is between arch rivals world no.1 American Serena Williams and world no.2 Russian Maria Sharapova.

Sharapova won her first Grand Slam against Serena Williams at Wimbledon some 11 years ago when she was just 17. Since then, both Serena and Sharapova have met 19 times, with the former winning 17 times. Sharapova is in her fifth Wimbledon semi-final, and her first since 2011.

As for the yet again aging but extremely resilient Serena, she is at the top of the world with her 20 Grand Slam titles and does not seem to be giving away any of her weakness to the Russian and reach the finals this year too. Recently crowned the French Open and earlier the Australian Open, she may demonstrate a superb game and may even get to the finals too.

So don't miss out the first critical semi final between Serena and Sharapova today live from the centre court of the Wimbledon.

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