• Wimbledon Thursday: Keys survives, Federer amazes

    American Madison Keys is headed for the third round of Wimbledon for the third year in a row.

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  • Wimbledon grounds evacuated, but Serena's press conference continues

    Tennis had concluded for the day when the alarm rang

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  • Watson defies death threats to shine at Wimbledon

    Heather Watson insists she will never let the "cowards" who send her death threats damage her career after the British number one equalled her best ever performance at Wimbledon. Watson defeated Slovakian world number 72 Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 6-2 in the second round on Wednesday and is the only…

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  • Tips are tops for golden couple Sharapova, Dimitrov

    Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov, the golden couple of tennis, share tips in private but try to keep things professional as they travel the world on tour, they said Wednesday. In a curious feat of scheduling, Sharapova played immediately after Dimitrov on Wimbledon's Court Two on Wednesday,…

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    Sights and scenes from Wimbledon 2015 - Day 3 (10 photos)

    Wimbledon is the oldest tournament in tennis and considered the most prestigious. This is the Super Bowl of the tennis world that draws in massive crowds and global attention. Check out some of the beautiful and wacky scenes from the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

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  • The Latest: Camilla ends up with Murray's wristband

    Andy Murray gave the Duchess of Cornwall an unexpected souvenir after his victory at Wimbledon on Thursday. As he usually does after a match, Murray threw his wristbands into the crowd after beating Robin Haase in straight sets in the second round on Court 1 - and happened to hit Wimbledon chairman…

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  • Tennis-Ivanovic dumped out of Wimbledon by American qualifier

    By Toby Davis LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Ana Ivanovic became the highest-profile casualty of Wimbledon's opening days as the seventh seed fell to 158th-ranked qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands in a second round clash on Wednesday. Ivanovic, a former French Open Champion and world number one, lost 6-3…

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  • Rain delays play as Wimbledon cools off

    Rain delayed the start of play at Wimbledon on Thursday just 24 hours after the All England Club sizzled in record temperatures. The mercury had climbed to a blistering 35.7C at the grass-court Grand Slam on Wednesday, leading one ball boy to be taken ill on court, while Australian star Bernard…

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  • Serena, Venus Williams advance to third round of Wimbledon

    Five American women are moving on to the third round, with two still to play on Thursday

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  • Stressed Bouchard has no regrets

    By Ed Osmond LONDON (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard was brutally honest after suffering a first-round defeat by China's Duan Yingying at Wimbledon on Tuesday to end her hopes of repeating last year's run to the final. The Canadian 12th seed, crushed by Petra Kvitova in last year's showpiece, was…

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  • Top-ranked Djokovic wins on Wimbledon's hottest day

    LONDON (AP) -- - Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic kept his cool on the hottest day in Wimbledon history. Running off 13 points in a row, Djokovic seized command and stayed in front the rest of the way on Centre Court as he beat Finland's Jarkko Nieminen 6-4,…

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  • Tennis-Japan's Nishikori pulls out of Wimbledon with calf strain

    LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori pulled out of Wimbledon before his second round match on Wednesday after failing to recover from a calf strain. "It's the same injury, it got better before the first match. I thought it would be okay but in the last match in fifth set it…

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  • Raonic cranks up power to beat veteran Haas

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Milos Raonic almost matched the Wimbledon serving speed record against German veteran Tommy Haas as the Canadian powerhouse moved into the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday. Seventh seed Raonic, a semi-finalist last year on the west London lawns, boomed down one…

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  • Tennis-Spanish federation chief to step down amid finances probe

    Spanish tennis federation (RFET) president Jose Luis Escanuela opted to stand down on Thursday, one day after he was suspended for failing to cooperate in a government probe into the organisation's finances. The decision, announced in a statement published in the Marca sports daily, comes after…

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  • Tennis-Flashy Federer eases past Querrey

    Roger Federer's effortless stroll through the early stages at Wimbledon continued as he brought out the party tricks in a 6-4 6-2 6-2 victory over Sam Querrey to reach the third round on Thursday. Querrey began with a tenacious effort to peg Federer back, but the Swiss, chasing an 18th grand slam…

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  • At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown

    LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition.

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  • Broady and beard cut down to size by Goffin

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - British wildcard Liam Broady, whose bushy beard and family dramas have received as much attention as his first-round win, was cut down to size by Belgium's David Goffin at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Broady, one of four home players through to the second round of the…

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  • Roger Federer sails into 3rd round and hits 'tweener'

    With a casual between-the-legs shot, Roger Federer displayed the magic that makes him so special on Centre Court at Wimbledon. In a vintage performance from the grass-court master, Federer blew away American Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the third round and crank up his bid for a…

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