• Tennis-Tomic dropped from Davis Cup after blast at officials

    Bernard Tomic has been dumped from Australia's Davis Cup team after a blistering tirade at Tennis Australia (TA) officials following his third round exit at Wimbledon. "His behaviour was unacceptable," TA President Steve Healy said in a statement that added Tomic would not be picked for the July…

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  • Williams sisters clash, Sharapova, Wozniacki sitting pretty

    Tennis titans Serena and Venus Williams clash in the Wimbledon last 16 on Monday, while Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki will fancy their title chances as two of the four top 10 players still standing. The 26th clash between the Williams sisters, who have won the Wimbledon title five times…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • Tennis-Dreadlocked Brown's Wimbledon exit disappoints fans

    By Michael Roddy LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Wimbledon lost one of its biggest crowd pleasers on Saturday when dreadlocked German Dustin Brown, who toppled twice champion Rafa Nadal, lost to Serb Victor Troicki before a court filled with fans willing him to victory. Shouts of "Way to go Dustin,…

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  • Serena tells Wimbledon fans to support Venus

    Serena Williams has called on fans to support her sister Venus when the two five-time Wimbledon champions meet in an emotional fourth round clash on Monday. The sisters, who have 27 Grand Slam titles between them, will be on opposing sides of the net for the sixth time at Wimbledon and for the 26th…

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  • 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…

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  • Don't abandon coach Toni, Djokovic tells Nadal

    Novak Djokovic told long-time rival Rafael Nadal not to be panicked into sacking his uncle Toni as coach in a bid to salvage his faltering career. US legend John McEnroe said he believed Nadal needs to cut the cord with Toni, who has guided Nadal to 14 Grand Slam titles, if he wants to return to…

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  • Big four star on 'manic Monday' at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray remain on course for the Wimbledon semi-finals ahead of 'manic Monday' when the last-16 takes place. Six of the top 10 seeds are safely into the business end of the tournament after a first week which saw seventh seed Milos Raonic and…

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  • Tennis - Karlovic oldest man in Wimbledon last-16 for 39 years

    - Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man in 39 years to reach the Wimbledon last-16 when he beat French 13th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round on Saturday. The 36-year-old giant fired 41 aces past Tsonga in a 7-6 (7/3), 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (11/9) win and goes on to face either 2013…

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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…

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  • 'Unbelievable': Jankovic tops 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

    LONDON (AP) — About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.

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  • Wimbledon Saturday: American Madison Keys reaches fourth round

    Madison Keys used nine aces to move into Wimbledon's second week for the first time in her career.

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  • 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)…

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  • Tennis-Tomic slams 'disrespectful' Tennis Australia, 'actor' Rafter

    Bernard Tomic launched a blistering tirade against Tennis Australia and its head of performance Pat Rafter after his third round exit at Wimbledon on Friday. The attack came after former world number one Rafter said he would end funding for players in their 20s and that Tomic's sister Sara would…

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  • Isner double-faults twice late to lose in 5 at Wimbledon

    John Isner could hardly believe it, either. What shaped up as another possible lengthy five-setter at Wimbledon for the winner of the longest match in tennis history - Isner and U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic resumed their suspended third-round match at 10-all in the final set Saturday - instead…

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