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MAGNA GLOBAL releases new ‘Media Economy Report’ on Sports

By Benji Bourinat, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) - In light of the 2014 World Cup and the growing opportunities that live sporting events represent for both brands and media owners, MAGNA GLOBAL has released its new ‘Media Economy Report’ which explores the audiences, behaviors, and platforms that marketers need to know about to invest more wisely. MAGNA GLOBAL has set ... Read More »

Djokovic returns to the top

By Scott Riley, Tennis Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Despite being ranked No. 2 in the world a few weeks ago, Novak Djokovic was installed as the top seed at Wimbledon and did not disappoint at the latest fortnight. He killed two birds with one stone (or is it ball?) at The Championships, as he avoided losing in a ... Read More »

Djokovic outlasts Federer for second Wimbledon crown

London, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Novak Djokovic captured the Wimbledon title for the second time and denied Roger Federer a piece of history on Sunday at the All England Club. Djokovic dropped the first set in the blockbuster final and failed to serve it out in the fourth, but recovered to earn a 6-7 (7-9), 6-4, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 6-4 victory. ... Read More »

Kvitova beats Bouchard for second Wimbledon title

London, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic claimed her second Wimbledon title in four years with a straight-set victory over rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard in Saturday's women's final at the All England Club. The sixth-seeded Kvitova cruised past Bouchard, the No. 13 seed, by a 6-3, 6-0 margin in 55 minutes on Centre Court. The 6-foot ... Read More »

Young guns chip away at old guard

By Scott Riley, Tennis Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Sure, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are still in contention for another Wimbledon title, but fellow greats Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Andy Murray, Maria Sharapova, Li Na and Victoria Azarenka are not.The men's final has not yet been established, but it's quite possible that no member of the "Big ... Read More »

Serena, Sharapova could meet in Wimbledon Quarterfinals

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Former champions Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon in two weeks after the draw was revealed on Friday. If the top-seeded five-time Wimbledon champion Serena wants to regain her title at the All England Club, she's going to have to work for it. Serena, who last won here two years ... Read More »

World No. 1 Nadal has tough road to Wimbledon title

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Top-ranked Rafael Nadal made a pair of hasty exits in the previous two Wimbledon championships, and he was dealt another tough draw this time around. The two-time champion has a possible second-round rematch with Czech Lukas Rosol, who bludgeoned the mighty Spaniard at that same stage on the famed grass at the All England Club two ... Read More »

Djokovic gets top seed over Nadal at Wimbledon

Wimbledon, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Wimbledon did things its way on Wednesday by installing former top-ranked star Novak Djokovic as its top seed above world No. 1 stalwart Rafael Nadal, while defending champion Andy Murray was seeded third ahead of seven-time champ Roger Federer. The All England Club gave the top billing to Djokovic, the 2011 champion and 2013 runner-up, by ... Read More »

Nadal tops Djokovic for another French Open crown

(Sunday, June 8) Paris, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Rafael Nadal captured his fifth straight French Open title with a four-set victory over Novak Djokovic on Sunday. Nadal dropped the first set in the final, but bounced back and claimed a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 triumph for his ninth title in the last 10 years on the famed red clay at Roland ... Read More »