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Epic Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will face Kevin Anderson, the first South African in the final in 97 years, for the title after a 5-hour 15-minute marathon. Victory on Sunday for the 31-year-old Serb would take his career Slam tally to 13, four behind Nadal but still seven …

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Serena powers into Wimbledon quarters, last top 10 seed falls

Williams raced into her 13th Wimbledon quarter-final as the seven-time champion thrashed Rodina 6-2, 6-2 in a Centre Court masterclass. Williams, who won the Wimbledon title on her last two visits in 2015 and 2016, is now on an 18-match winning streak at the All England Club. Having missed Wimbledon …

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Nishikori predicts Wimbledon ‘war’ with Djokovic

Nishikori, 28, overcame an arm injury to reach his first All England Club quarter-final with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (12/10), 6-1 win over Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis. But having become the first Japanese man to reach the quarter-finals since Shuzo Matsuoka in 1995, Nishikori must now overturn a 13-2 …

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Del Potro sets up Wimbledon semi with Nadal

The fifth seed had led by two sets on Monday but Simon grabbed the third set before fading light ended play. With world number one Rafael Nadal waiting for the winner, Tuesday’s fourth set, played in much cooler conditions than the first three the day before, turned into a mini-epic …

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Wimbledon: Federer crashes out, Nadal in Semis

Defending champion Roger Federer is out of Wimbledon after eighth seed Kevin Anderson fought back from two sets down in a gripping quarter-final. Top seed Federer, who was aiming for a record-equalling ninth singles title, missed a match point in the third set. It proved pivotal as the South African …

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Defending champ Muguruza out of Wimbledon as seeds scatter

Belgian 47th-ranked Van Uytvanck triumphed 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 for her first-ever win over a top 10 opponent. Muguruza’s defeat leaves just top seed Simona Halep, number seven Karolina Pliskova and 10th seed Madison Keys as the remaining top-ranked contenders after two rounds. In the men’s event, third seed and last …

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Wimbledon kicks off today; Wounded Andy Murray pulls out

Murray has only just returned to action after 11 months on the sidelines due to a hip injury that needed surgery in January. “It’s with regret I’m withdrawing from Wimbledon,” Murray said in a statement on Sunday. “I’ve made significant progress in practice and matches over the last 10 days …

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Wounded Andy Murray pulls out of Wimbledon

Murray has only just returned to action after 11 months on the sidelines due to a hip injury that needed surgery in January. “It’s with regret I’m withdrawing from Wimbledon,” Murray said in a statement on Sunday. “I’ve made significant progress in practice and matches over the last 10 days …

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