Its that time of the year when tennis dominates all other sports, as Wimbledon takes centre stage this weekend with the finals coming up.
In the women’s finals, fifth seeded Maria Sharapova takes on the number eight seed, Petra Kvitova on Saturday. Coverage begins at 18:00 hours, Live on Star Sports.
In the men’s event, rarely does Roger Federer’s name go missing in the last four of an event, more so in the Wimbledon. But, Jo Wilfried Tsonga ensured that Wimbledon 2011, will be a special event by beating the Swiss number one in the quarter finals.
In the first semi-final, later on today, Great Britain’s Andy Murray takes on world number one, Rafael Nadal. In the second semi-final, Tsonga takes on Novak Djokovic. The winners of these games play each other on Sunday, in the final. Catch the action, Live on STAR Sports from 18:00 hours onwards on Sunday.
Indian interest in the tournament continues with Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes still in action at the tournament.
Mirza partners Bopanna in the quarter finals of the mixed doubles, against Paul Hanley and Su-Wei Hsieh. In the women's doubles, Mirza has made it to the semi-finals along with her partner Elena Vesnina. The duo play the number two seeds, Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik.
Mahesh Bhupathi teams up with Mirza's doubles partner, Elena Vesnina in the mixed doubles quarter final. The duo take on Jonathan Erlich and Shahar Peer. Leander Paes and his partner Cara Black still await their opponents. Catch all the action from these games, later today on Star Sports.
Further, there’s cricket action from the Caribbean. India are currently leading the three match Test series 1-0, and hold the advantage going into the fourth day of the second Test match. With rain around, expect the Indians to press the accelerator on days four and five and hope for a series win. Watch the action, on Friday and Saturday from 19:00 hours onwards, Live on Ten Cricket.
In more cricket action over the weekend, England host Sri Lanka in the third ODI on Sunday at Lord’s. Catch all the action, Live on Star Cricket from 15:20 hours onwards.