RAFAEL NADAL could face Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. Rafael Nadal could meet Novak Djokovic in the final of Wimbledon, and Mats Wilander has told the Spaniard how he would have an advantage as the 37-year-old bids to claim the first Calendar Slam since Rod Laver in 1969.
'He really is a legend' - John Isner breaks the all-time aces record in his defeat to Jannik Sinner at Wimbledon
John Isner has broken the all-time aces record during his third round match against Jannik Sinner at Wimbledon. It took less than two service games for the American to overtake Ivo Karlovic's tally of 13,728. He celebrated by simply shaking his racquet to acknowledge the achievement and now sits on 13,748 aces.
Roger Federer absence, early Serena Williams exit could explain low crowds at Wimbledon - Mats Wilander
The absence of Roger Federer and an early exit for Serena Williams could be the reason for lower Wimbledon attendances this year. That’s the view of Eurosport expert Mats Wilander who says the absent fans are a "concern". The Guardian reported that there were just 38,520 people on site for Wednesday’s action, some way down from the expected 42,000 capacity.
'A really good chance' Novak Djokovic equals Roger Federer's Wimbledon singles title record this year - Mats Wilander
Mats Wilander believes there is a "really good chance" Novak Djokovic equals Roger Federer's record eight Wimbledon singles titles this year. The seven-time Wimbledon champion is into the fourth round of Wimbledon this year after a comfortable 6-0 6-3 6-4 win over Miomir Kecmanovic to set up a meeting with Dutch wild card Tim van Rijthoven.
'I do think she will win' - Mats Wilander predicts Heather Watson will beat Julia Niemeier in fourth round
Heather Watson is more than capable of going deeper into the main draw at Wimbledon after reaching the fourth round for the first time in her career, says Eurosport tennis expert Mats Wilander. The Brit produced an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Slovenian Kaja Juvan and sunk to her knees in elation after reaching the fourth round for the first time in a major.
Wow! In improving conditions, the 31-year-old Belgian Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl rider puts in the time trial of his life to take the lead from Wout van Aert, who shakles his head in disbelief on the leader’s throne. He knocks a massive five seconds off his compatriot’s time and posts a new leading time of 15min 17sec.
Stefan Bissegger (EF Education-EasyPost) had a miserable opening day at the Tour de France as he crashed twice in treacherous conditions in Copenhagen. The first instalment of the Danish Grand Depart will be best remembered for the ice-rink conditions, with the heavens opening to make the roads extra slippery.
'It will take a number of people to stop him' - Blythe questions who can dismantle Tadej Pogacar in Tour de France
Tadej Pogacar’s reign will be tested as fellow countryman Primoz Roglic has been tipped to blow the Tour de France battle wide open with a “Slovenian showdown". Eurosport cycling expert Adam Blythe has questioned whether anyone in the field can upset Pogacar, especially Slovenian Roglic, whilst Robbie McEwen explains why the latter has difficulty coming off his bike.
Ballon d’Or: Manchester City legend Yaya Toure believes Sadio Mane should win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Karim Benzema
Sadio Mane has been tipped by former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure to win the Ballon d’Or ahead of Karim Benzema. Before a summer switch to Bayern Munich, the forward enjoyed a blistering season at Anfield last campaign, scoring 23 goals in 51 games, whilst also guiding his beloved Senegal to their first Africa Cup of Nations triumph.
RAFAEL NADAL has been sent a Wimbledon warning. Mats Wilander has warned Rafael Nadal that the playing surface at Wimbledon will encourage lower-ranked players as they plan to halt his attempt to win the Calendar Slam. The Spaniard looked to have the tougher side of the draw, which included Matteo Berrettini and Marin Cilic, but both players were forced to withdraw due to testing positive for Covid, meaning Nadal will face an easier route to the final than expected.
I have been into cars as far back as I can remember. I used to watch Formula 1 on Eurosport and beg my mum and dad to take me go-karting – I’d actually slip letters under their bedroom door saying, ‘Please let me.’ For my eighth birthday they took me karting at Silverstone.
‘Rider off the side’ - Marketa Hajkova falls off time trial starting podium at Giro Donne in disastrous incident
Marketa Hajkova had a disastrous start to her 2022 Giro Donne time trial, after falling off the starting podium at the beginning of her time trial. As she started her descent down the starting ramp, her bike seemed to drift off to the right and Hajkova struggled to regain control as she fell head first off the side of the podium.
Wimbledon: 'I'm emotional' - Laura Robson and Mats Wilander react to 'incredible' Katie Boulter victory
Katie Boulter beat 2021 Wimbledon finalist Karolina Pliskova to reach the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in her career. She beat the world No. 7 in three sets, 3-6 7-6(4) 6-4, on Centre Court on Thursday afternoon, and her performance - that has set up a tie with Harmony Tan - has been praised by Mats Wilander and Laura Robson, who spoke on Eurosport after the match.
Amazon wins rights to show one game a week in blow to BT Sport BT Sport has lost its stranglehold on Champions League football in Britain after almost a decade, ceding a handful of matches to Amazon as regulators scrutinise its merger with Eurosport. Amazon has won the rights to show one game a week on its Prime Video service from 2024, UEFA is expected to announce on Friday morning.
Switzerland vs England - friendly: Lionesses play final pre-Euro 2022 warm-up prior to competition beginning
WELCOME Hello and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE text commentary of England's final warm-up match ahead of Euro 2022 as they play Switzerland in Zurich. The Lionesses have been in great form and will hope to keep building momentum with the opening game against Austria at a sold-out Wembley now just six days away.
Cycling Chris Froome (Israel–Premier Tech) says that he has never experienced energy like he has felt at Copenhagen ahead of the Grand Depart. Each and every stage will be broadcast in its entirety on Eurosport, discovery+ and GCN+, bookended by The Breakaway, presented by Orla Chennaoui and featuring regular contributions from pundits Robbie McEwen, Adam Blythe and Dan Lloyd.
What is Eurosport? Eurosport is an international television sports network owned by Warner Bros. Discovery. Its channels are available in an impressive 54 countries and in 20 different languages, providing all users with European and international sporting events, such as the Australian Open, the Welsh Open, Tour de La Provence, and the Olympic games.
‘I feel good again’ – Wout Van Aert says he is fit for Tour de France despite picking up an injury in training
Wout Van Aert is fit and ready to compete in the Tour de France despite an injury that forced him out of the Belgian nationals. The Tour de France, which is set to start tomorrow on July 1 in Copenhagen, looked to initially be without Van Aert after he hurt his knee against his bars in training.
(Pocket-lint) - The 2022 Tour de France kicks off on July 1 and will continue for 21 stages, concluding on July 24. This year, the riders will be setting off in Denmark and ending on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. They'll be facing gruelling hill climbs in the French Alps, cobblestones in Northern France and high-speed descents with hairpin turns.