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Federer shocked by Anderson at Wimbledon

LONDON, July 11, (AFP): Eight-time champion Roger Federer was sensationally knocked out of Wimbledon on Wednesday, surrendering a two-sets lead and a match point at the hands of South African giant Kevin Anderson. Defending champion Federer, chasing a 21st Grand Slam title, lost a Court One epic, 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), …

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Murray, Nadal stroll at Wimbledon – Venus in tears over fatal accident

LONDON, July 3, (AFP): Venus Williams wept at Wimbledon over the “devastation” of a fatal road accident for which she is facing legal action as Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal eased into the second round on Monday. Williams, the 37-year-old five-time champion, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her maiden …

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Djokovic passes first test at Eastbourne – Kerber survives

EASTBOURNE, United Kingdom, June 28, (AFP): Top seed Novak Djokovic passed his first grass court test of the season on Wednesday, defeating Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals at Eastbourne. The Serb is playing a pre-Wimbledon event for the first time since 2010 and will next …

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Serena wins seventh Wimbledon, record-equalling 22nd major title – Court all-time mark next goal

LONDON, July 9, (AFP): Serena Williams powered to her seventh Wimbledon crown as the world number one finally claimed a record-equalling 22nd major title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber in Saturday’s final. Williams had been stuck on 21 Grand Slams since winning last year’s Wimbledon, but the …

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Federer, Murray return to Wimbledon quarters – Williams sisters through; Nishikori bows out

LONDON, July 4, (Agencies): World number two Andy Murray withstood the challenge of Nick Kyrgios on Monday, sweeping aside the mercurial Australian 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 on Centre Court to reach his ninth straight Wimbledon quarter-final. For much of a pulsating first set 15th seed Kyrgios had the edge, however, thudding …

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