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Wimbledon 2012 Ladies’ Semifinals

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

In Wimbledon’s quarterfinals:
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) defeated Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 7 – 5, 4 – 6, 7 – 5
Serena Williams (USA) defeated Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6-3, 7-5
Angelique Kerber (GER) defeated Sabine Lisicki (GER) 6-3 6-7(7) 7-5
Victoria Azarenka (BLR) Tamira Paszek (AUT) 6-3 7-6(4)

World No 3. Agnieszka Radwanska will face Angelique Kerber (8) in the ladies’ semifinals.
World No 6. Serena Williams will face Victoria Azarenka (2) in the Wimbledon’s semifinal.

Ladies’ semifinals are scheduled to be played Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 12:00 UK time (11:00 UTC)

See also: Current Time At Wimbledon

Lukas Rosol – Wimbledon

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

On 28 June 2012, Lukas Rosol (27 years old) defeated Rafael Nadal (world number 2 ) at Wimbledon in the second round in five sets (6:7 (9-11), 6:4, 6:4, 2:6, 6:4), to achieve one of the biggest upsets in the tournament’s history. Tim Henman (retired English tennis player) cited his performance as a “freak match”, as it was only his 19th match win ever.

See also: Wimbledon – Current Time

Wimbledon 2012

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The 2012 Wimbledon Tennis Championships take place at the All England Lawn Tennis
and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, UK, from 25 June to 8 July 2012.
It is the 126th edition of the championships. It’s part of the Grand Slam and
ATP World Tour.

On our newly launched page you can easily check current time in Wimbledon, London, UK as well as time difference between your local time and British Summer Time.

Samantha Stosur serve speed

Friday, November 6th, 2009

During the WTA Tour on Bali Samatha Stosur unofficialy broke Venus Williams serve speed record. Her fastest serve was 208kph (129.2452mph), so it looks like she set new women’s record. Current official record held by V.Williams is 207.6kph (128.9967mph). The WTA said Stosur struck was pending verification.

See Samatha Stosur’s serve speed conversion : 208kph conversion

PS. Despite her service struck Samatha Stosur lost her match with Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6:7, 5:7.

Venus Williams serve speed

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Watching Venus Williams matches, one you can see that she has more powerfull serve struck then any other players. For example, during her last match on Wimbledon Tour (Venus Williams vs. Agnieszka Radwanska (poland)) her average first serve struck speed was over 110 mph (177 km/h, 49.17 m/s) when Agnieszka Radwanska served with the average speed of 95 mph (153 km/h, 42.47 m/s). Williams fastest serve during the match was 122 mph (170 km/h, 54.54 m/s). Radwanska fastest serve – 104 mph (167 km/h, 46.49 m/s).
Venus Williams holds current women record for fastest serve struck in a main draw event. She recorded 130 mph (209.2147 km/h, 58.12 m/s) at the Zurich Open.

Other Venus Williams serve speeds (source:

2003 Australian Open quarterfinal – 125 mph (201 km/h), 2007 French Open second round, 2008 Wimbledon final, 2007 US Open first round – 129 mph.[4] At Wimbledon in 2008, her average first serve speed was 115 mph (185 km/h) in the quarterfinal, 116 mph (187 km/h) in the semifinal, and 111 mph (179 km/h) in the final. She also had a higher average serving speed than then World No.1 Roger Federer as well as eventual men’s champion Rafael Nadal.