Former Tiger falls in first Wimbledon match

Yannick Maden became the first former Clemson men’s tennis player to play in the Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles draw since 1992 on Monday morning, when he squared off against the No. 9-ranked player in the world, John Isner. Maden, from Stuttgart, Germany, fell to the American Isner in three sets, battling tightly against the top-10 opponent, particularly in the second and third sets, at the All-England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London, England.

Former Clemson All-American qualifies for Wimbledon

Former Clemson men’s tennis All-American Yannick Maden won three qualifying singles matches, including a thrilling five-setter in his final match, to qualify for the main draw of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships, to be held in Great Britain beginning on Monday, July 2. With the wins, Maden has qualified for the first Grand Slam Championship of his professional career. 

Wimbledon 2016: Venus Williams on Gender Equality in Sports

US Venus Williams poses holding her trophy after beating her sister Serena during their final tennis match of the 2008 Wimbledon championships at The All England Tennis Club in southwest London, July 5, 2008. Venus Williams won 7-5, 6-4. Venus Williams is far more than a legendary tennis champion. The 7-time Grand Slam singles title holder spent years in her…