• Defiant Kyrgios won't change volatile style

    Controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios says there is no chance he will ditch the volatile antics that have made him the talk of Wimbledon. Kyrgios has divided the All England Club between those that believe his colourful antics are good for a sport in need of characters, and others who claim his…

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  • Wimbledon 'all-white' clothing rule is too strict: Federer

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - Players' efforts over the years to get Wimbledon's "all-white" clothing rule relaxed got a boost on Thursday when Roger Federer said he thought the policy as it stood was "quite extreme". Federer, whose remarks carry more weight than some other players because as…

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

    (Reuters) - 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…

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  • Magician Federer pulls out the party tricks

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - It was not the first time Wimbledon had dissolved into a chorus 'oohs' and 'aahs' at the brilliance of Roger Federer but the Swiss ringmaster almost outdid himself when he flashed his racquet between his legs to lob Sam Querrey on Thursday. To Querrey's credit he…

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  • Tennis-Stosur almost lost for words after "bad tennis"

    LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Hoisting a grand slam trophy into the air seemed several lifetimes ago on Friday as Sam Stosur suffered one of the more ignominious Wimbledon exits of recent years. U.S. Open champion four years ago, and seeded 22nd here, Stosur simply capitulated after a bright start to…

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  • Sharapova's in it to win it at Wimbledon

    Maria Sharapova has her steely gaze set on reclaiming the Wimbledon crown, saying her memories of lifting the trophy 11 years ago fuelled her desire to do it again. Sharapova said memories of her 17-year-old self winning her first Grand Slam at the All England Club motivated her to reclaim the…

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  • Play suspended between marathon men Cilic and Isner

    LONDON (Reuters) - (This version of the story was refiled to make clear in paragraph three that Isner won fifth set 70-68) Marin Cilic and John Isner will attempt to finish their third round Wimbledon match on Saturday tied at 10-10 in the fifth set after play was suspended due to bad light.…

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  • Federer, Murray target Wimbledon last 16

    London (AFP) - Seven-time champion Roger Federer and 2013 winner Andy Murray look to reach the Wimbledon fourth round on Saturday.

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  • 2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next

    LONDON (AP) — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.

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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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  • Serena survives at Wimbledon, will meet Venus next

    Serena Williams kept her grand-slam hopes alive with a three-set win over Britain's Heather Watson.

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  • Roger Federer shows why he's the best

    The seven-time Wimbledon champ pulled off yet another amazing shot in his second-round victory.

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  • Tennis-Order of play for Wimbledon on Saturday

    LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Singles order of play on the main showcourts at the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday (play begins at 1200 GMT unless stated). ...

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  • Tennis - Hewitt hanging tough in Wimbledon last waltz

    - Lleyton Hewitt prolonged his Wimbledon swansong the hard way on Thursday as he and fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis came back from two sets down to stay alive in the men's doubles. The 34-year-old 2002 champion's Wimbledon singles career came to an emotional end on Monday in a five-set, first…

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  • Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles round 3 results

    July 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Heather Watson (Britain) 6-2 4-6 7-5 16-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat Aleksandra Krunic (Serbia) 6-3 6-2 Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) beat 14-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) 7-5 6-4…

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  • Spanish federation fires Davis Cup captain Gala Leon

    The new president of the Spanish tennis federation (RFET) has fired the nation's first female Davis Cup captain, Gala Leon, two weeks before the Group I second-round tie away to Russia. Leon, who had a career-high ranking of 27 as a player, was a surprise choice to replace Carlos Moya, who stood…

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  • Wimbledon Friday: Novak Djokovic cruises into fourth round

    Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka both looked dominant in their third-round matches.

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