• Roger Federer has a great defense of the 20-year-old who tanked an entire game at Wimbledon

    Twenty-year-old Australian player Nick Kyrgios became the talk of the tennis world on Monday for...

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  • Djokovic sorry for 'screaming' at ballgirl

    World number one Novak Djokovic apologised for upsetting a ballgirl who looked visibly shaken when he roared at her during his Wimbledon fourth round win over Kevin Anderson on Tuesday. The defending champion was 3-2 down and at 30-30 in the final set when he screamed in the girl's direction. Maybe…

  • Williams gets past Azarenka at Wimbledon; Sharapova next

    Even as Serena Williams piled up aces and groundstroke winners from all angles, even as she stormed through seven games in a row and 10 of the last 13 in yet another comeback, her Wimbledon quarterfinal against Victoria Azarenka never felt like a runaway. For when Williams finds her best game, she…

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  • Vandeweghe accuses Sharapova of unsporting behavior

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - American Coco Vandeweghe accused Russia's Maria Sharapova of unsporting behavior on Tuesday after going out to the Russian in the Wimbledon quarter-finals. The only unseeded player in the last eight, Vandeweghe complained to the chair umpire about Sharapova's…

  • Sound and fury as Azarenka blasts scream queen critics

    Victoria Azarenka claimed that women players are unfairly pilloried for their on-court shrieking and grunting and blasted boozy Wimbledon fans for mocking her as well as rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. Azarenka and Williams cranked up the volume on Centre Court on Tuesday during their…

  • 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…

  • Djokovic offers to apologise to upset Wimbledon ballgirl

    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic promised to apologise to a shaken ball girl for an outburst during his tough five set victory over big-serving South African Kevin Anderson on Tuesday. There was nothing towards her," the top seed said after reaching a 25th…

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    Sights and scenes from Wimbledon 2015 - Day 8 (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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  • Tennis star Kyrgios in 'racist' spat with swim legend Fraser

    Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a "blatant racist" Tuesday after she told him to "go back to where his parents came from" following his stormy Wimbledon exit. Kyrgios's colourful antics, on show at the All England Club, have split Australians…

  • Tennis-Dimitrov splits with coach Rasheed

    World number 11 Grigor Dimitrov has split with coach Roger Rasheed, days after his disappointing third-round exit from Wimbledon. "After much thought I have decided to end my working relationship with Roger," the 24-year-old tweeted. "We had many accomplishments together and I wish him all the best…

  • Big four eye Wimbledon semi-final spots

    Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka can justify their status as Wimbledon's big four by making the semi-finals on Wednesday. Defending champion, top seed and 2011 winner Djokovic takes on US Open champion Marin Cilic boasting a 12-0 career lead over the Croatian. Seven-time…

  • 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…

  • The Latest: Bryan brothers eliminated at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) -- The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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  • Serena fights off Azarenka, targets Sharapova

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - The heavy hitting shook the ground and the volume would have raised the Centre Court roof, had it been closed, as Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka traded blows like a couple of prizefighters at Wimbledon on Tuesday. Williams eventually won 3-6 6-2 6-3 with…

  • Radwanska's grasscourt pedigree helps her reach semis

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - Agnieszka Radwanska enjoyed a remarkable turnaround in fortunes as she made her wealth of grasscourt experience count to dispatch American hope Madison Keys and reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for the third time in four years. Six weeks after perishing in the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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  • Radwanska ousts Jankovic for Wimbledon last-eight spot

    London (AFP) - Agnieszka Radwanska booked her spot in the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 7-5, 6-4 win over former world number one Jelena Jankovic on Monday.

  • Wimbledon's famous strawberries now come...as mush

    By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - There's a new way to ingest strawberries at Wimbledon this year but the public isn't invited and the famous berries from the nearby English county of Kent aren't eaten with a spoon and don't come with cream either. To keep up with the ever more arcane dietary…