• How Hawk-Eye Is Destroying Tennis

    Wimbledon kicks off today. But thanks to this technology, you might tune out.

  • Tennis-Order of play for Wimbledon on Monday

    LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Singles order of play on the showcourts at the Wimbledon Championships on Monday (play begins at 1200 GMT unless stated). Centre Court 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) v 16-Venus Williams (U.S. ...

  • Kvitova shattered by surprise Wimbledon exit

    Deposed Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova admitted it will take her weeks to recover from the shock of her third round defeat against Jelena Jankovic. Kvitova had won Wimbledon twice in the last four years and had never failed to make at least the quarter-finals in her last five visits to south-west…

  • Federer still not happy with Hawkeye

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - If it is so dark that Hawkeye stops working, then matches should be called off at Wimbledon, Roger Federer said on Saturday. For the second year running, Tomas Berdych found himself playing into the night at Wimbledon even though technology had given up the…

  • Tomic suspended from Davis Cup for Australia over comments

    SYDNEY (AP) — Bernard Tomic has been suspended from Australia's home Davis Cup quarterfinal against Kazakhstan for his verbal attack on Tennis Australia officials, including Pat Rafter and chief executive Craig Tiley.

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  • Upsets unlikely as big guns set for Wimbledon last 16

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal may have left the stage but the smooth progress into Wimbledon's second week of the remaining members of tennis's established powerbase suggests further upsets are unlikely in the men's last 16 on Monday. The 'Big Four' have been whittled down to a top…

  • All-Williams matchup headlines Monday's action at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

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  • Wimbledon? It's elementary dear Watson

    Deep in the bowels of the All England Club, an army of employees from one of the world's technology giants are teaching a computer named Watson to master tennis. Seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer can relax though. Watson is a cognitive computer designed by IBM that played Gary Kasparov…

  • Tennis-Jankovic sends Kvitova tumbling out of Wimbledon

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - A woman who once fumed she "needed a helicopter" to go on a Wimbledon court she called a "parking lot" could not have been happier with her surroundings on Saturday as Jelena Jankovic sent holder Petra Kvitova spinning out. A tournament still reeling from…

  • Martinez to take over as Spain Davis Cup captain

    Conchita Martinez will take over as Spain's Davis Cup captain for the Group I tie away to Russia in two weeks following Friday's dismissal of Gala Leon, the Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Sunday. A former Wimbledon champion who turned to coaching after she retired in 2006 Martinez, who's…

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  • Federer dodges Groth bullets to reach Wimbledon last 16

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Federer showed that you need more in your arsenal than a bullet serve if you want to seriously trouble the grasscourt masters these days as he snuffed out the threat of Sam Groth in four sets at Wimbledon on Saturday. Federer's Australian opponent holds the…

  • Tennis-Wimbledon men's singles round 3 results

    July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 25-Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-2 6-2 1-6 6-1 6-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Pablo Andujar (Spain) 4-6 6-0 6-3 7-6(3) Vasek Pospisil (Canada) beat James Ward (Britain)…

  • The Latest: Murray calls for shorter medical timeouts

    LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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  • Tennis-Spoils go to Viktor as Brown exits Wimbledon

    (Adds quotes) By Toby Davis LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Dustin Brown's Wimbledon flame fizzled out in a four-set defeat by Viktor Troicki on Saturday, two days after the dreadlocked journeyman illuminated the All England Club by beating twice champion Rafa Nadal. The Serb wrapped up a 6-4 7-6(3) 4-6…

  • Wimbledon at a glance

    LONDON (AP) -- A look ahead to Monday at Wimbledon after Sunday's day off:

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  • Williamses renew rivalry as little sister eyes Serena Slam

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - With her heart racing as she stood two points from defeat in her third round match at Wimbledon, Serena Williams looked in serious danger of missing out on a 26th on-court date with older sister Venus. For a fleeting second, the American even contemplated finding…

  • Tennis-Cilic wins battle of Wimbledon's marathon men

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - A match between two missile-serving giants had the potential to go on for hours and hours but luckily for Marin Cilic he only needed 15 minutes and two games on Saturday to complete a 7-6(4) 6-7(6) 6-4 6-7(4) 12-10 win over John Isner. The fifth set alone…

  • Massaged Murray bites back to reach Wimbledon last 16

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray reprised his familiar role of being the last British singles player heading into Wimbledon's second week but he needed a reboot to come through Saturday's four-set tussle with Andreas Seppi in a tale of two timeouts. For almost three sets of Murray's 6-2…