• Serena cruises by Venus to reach quarterfinals at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams is one of three American women to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

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  • Reporter asks beaten Berdych how it felt to go through

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Tomas Berdych was not in the best of moods after losing to Frenchman Gilles Simon at Wimbledon on Monday so the journalist who asked him whether he was looking forward to his quarter-final was playing with fire. Do you feel in good shape going into the…

    Reuters
  • Serene Federer in seventh heaven at Wimbledon

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - It was a case of 7-7-7 for Roger Federer at Wimbledon on Monday as he fired down seven aces, won seven games on the trot and sat through a seven-minute injury timeout in an otherwise serene 6-2 6-2 6-3 win over Roberto Bautista Agut. The Spaniard became the…

    Reuters
  • Bad light stops Djokovic after epic fightback

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Holder and top seed Novak Djokovic suffered an almighty scare against South African giant Kevin Anderson before bad light halted play with the score tied at two sets all in their fourth round match at Wimbledon on Monday. No respecter of reputations, 14th seed…

    Reuters
  • Evidence mounting that Wawrinka belongs to elite

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Stanislas Wawrinka still refuses to talk about himself as a member of tennis's elite but the evidence in favor of that argument is becoming increasingly hard to ignore. On Monday the barrel-chested Swiss produced calm and authoritative tennis, plus occasional…

    Reuters
  • Angry Kyrgios denies Wimbledon 'tanking'

    Nick Kyrgios furiously denied giving up trying as he crashed out of Wimbledon and slammed his image as the bad boy of tennis in terse exchanges with reporters. The temperamental Australian, who missed out on reaching the quarter-finals in a 7-5, 6-1, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (8/6) to Richard Gasquet on…

    AFP
  • Williams takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words - and a pair of shorts. If the rematch of that tense three-setter at the French Open is half as good, fans at Wimbledon should be in for a treat. Williams takes on Azarenka again in the quarterfinals…

    The Associated Press
  • Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals. The Australian and French Open champion, who is bidding for a rare calendar grand slam, booked a spot at the eight-woman…

    Reuters
  • Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

    LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams stood three wins away from hoisting her fourth successive grand slam title by trumping elder sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon. A contest featuring two women who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times should have been a…

    Reuters
  • Serena proves she is leading lady in Williams sister act

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - It was yet another awkward encounter that is unlikely to live long in the memory but Venus Williams showed that she was no sore loser when she whispered some "sisterly words" into Serena's ear as they embraced at the net at Wimbledon on Monday. "It's never easy…

    Reuters
  • The Latest: Federer and Murray through to quarterfinals

    Roger Federer and Andy Murray both made it through to the quarterfinals, and another win for each will set up a semifinal match between the two former champions. The defending champion, Novak Djokovic, hasn't made it - yet. The top-seeded Serb will have to finish his fourth-round match against…

    The Associated Press
  • Tennis-Djokovic recovers as match suspended, Serena wins

    (Adds additional codes, no change to text) * Djokovic fights back against Anderson as match suspended * Serena beats Venus in battle between Williams sisters * Federer, Murray, Wawrinka through to quarters By Toby Davis LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - After three hours and two minutes of combat, Novak…

    Reuters
  • Wozniacki wants show court equality

    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki has accused Wimbledon chiefs of failing to give female stars equal billing with their male counterparts on the main show courts. Danish fifth seed Wozniacki, one of the marquee names on the women's tour, was exiled to Court Two for her fourth round defeat…

    AFP
  • Murray through as giant-serving Ivo comes unstuck

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Like the archetypal outlaw in a Western, Ivo Karlovic sprayed bullets around Centre Court before being driven out of Wimbledon to raucous cheers as local hero Andy Murray reached the quarter-finals on Monday. Karlovic's serve, which arrows out of the ether from his…

    Reuters
  • Tennis-Sharapova into last eight after downing battling Diyas

    By Toby Davis LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova came through a spirited test from Zarina Diyas to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday, eventually subduing the tenacious scrambler from Kazakhstan 6-4 6-4 after a brief scare in the second set. The Russian, who had not been past…

    Reuters
  • Keys and Vandeweghe join Serena in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon. Vandeweghe and Keys both reached the quarterfinals for the first time at the All England Club, wrapping up their victories on outside…

    The Associated Press
  • Woof, woof, it's a dog's life for Serena

    LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams describes elder sibling Venus as "the perfect sister" and her "best friend". Venus calls her top-ranked sister "the ultimate champion" and reveals they "never argue." So is there anything the world's most famous sporting siblings -- who own 27 grand slam singles…

    Reuters