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

    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. Jankovic kept using that word - ''unbelievable'' - as if trying to convince herself it were true that, despite…

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  • 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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  • 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 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-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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  • The Latest: Murray calls for shorter medical timeouts

    Andy Murray wants to see injury timeouts shortened after his Wimbledon opponent took a lengthy break that the Briton said affected his play. Murray said he cooled down during that break and his shoulder then started hurting when he was serving. ''The physio came on the court and said it was like a…

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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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  • Slumping Nadal facing career endgame

    Rafael Nadal insists his career which has yielded 14 Grand Slam titles and $73 million is not finished, but evidence was mounting Friday that the Spaniard has reached the end of the road. The 29-year-old Nadal suffered a fourth successive Wimbledon exit at the hands of a player ranked 100 and lower…

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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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  • 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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  • Tennis-Massaged Murray bites back to reach Wimbledon last 16

    By Toby Davis LONDON, July 4 (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…

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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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  • 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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  • Wawrinka makes light work of Verdasco

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka continued his stealthy progress through the Wimbledon draw with another clinical victory on Friday as the Swiss dispatched Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-3 6-4 to reach the fourth round. The Spaniard, a former top 10 player, looked to be feeling the effects…

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