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  • Ward edged out in five sets

    Ward edged out in five sets

    04 Jul 2015 17:46

    James Ward's finest-ever grand slam showing has ended in an agonising five-set defeat to Canada's Vasek Pospisil, with Wimbledon's second week remaining just out of reach. Ward's SW19 heroics were brought to a deflating end by his 25-year-o

  • Cilic sees off Isner challenge

    Cilic sees off Isner challenge

    04 Jul 2015 14:17

    US Open champion Marin Cilic avoided being dragged into a John Isner epic of 2010 proportions as he put paid to the American's Wimbledon hopes on Saturday. When the pair were forced off court at 10-10 on Friday night, due to fading light in

  • Muguruza claims Kerber upset

    Muguruza claims Kerber upset

    04 Jul 2015 14:01

    Former semi-finalist Angelique Kerber was dismissed in three sets by dangerous Spanish player Garbine Muguruza in a Wimbledon third-round upset on Saturday. Muguruza is no stranger to causing a grand slam shock, having claimed the biggest s

  • Federer claims place in next round

    Federer claims place in next round

    04 Jul 2015 15:02

    Pomp and circumstance launched Wimbledon's sporting Saturday with a host of stars announced to adoring crowds, before Centre Court's real king Roge

  • Brown run ended by Troicki

    Brown run ended by Troicki

    04 Jul 2015 13:32

    Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon conqueror Dustin Brown failed to follow up his shock win over the Spaniard as he was beaten in four sets by 22nd seed Vikt

  • Murray wary after Nadal upset

    Murray wary after Nadal upset

    04 Jul 2015 03:46

    Andy Murray believes Rafael Nadal's shock Wimbledon exit serves as a warning ahead of his third-round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi. M

  • Watson learns she 'can beat Serena'

    Watson learns she 'can beat Serena'

    04 Jul 2015 03:32

    Heather Watson grew up with Serena Williams' picture on her bedroom wall: now she has the ammunition to beat 'the best player in the world'.

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  • Murray urges Watson to attack

    Murray urges Watson to attack

    03 Jul 2015 03:46

    Andy Murray has urged Heather Watson to rise to the occasion when she faces Wimbledon top seed Serena Williams on Centre Court on Friday afternoon. Watson will meet Williams for a place in the fourth round of the Championships knowing vi

  • Kvitova eases past Nara

    Kvitova eases past Nara

    02 Jul 2015 15:32

    Defending champion Petra Kvitova made light work of Japan's Kurumi Nara in the Wimbledon second round as the Czech cruised through with a straight-sets win.Kvitova dropped just one game in her opening match against Kiki Bertens on Monday

  • Fire threat passes off at SW19

    Fire threat passes off at SW19

    02 Jul 2015 03:47

    Firefighters extinguished a small blaze within Centre Court at Wimbledon shortly after play ended on the third day of the championships.The world-famous tennis arena was evacuated when the fire was discovered in an electrical plant room s

  • Haase puts Murray on shock alert

    Haase puts Murray on shock alert

    01 Jul 2015 15:32

    Andy Murray's next Wimbledon opponent Robin Haase believes his record against the British number one proves he is capable of springing a shock in the second round. Haase faces Murray on Thursday, knowing he pushed the world number three

  • Sharapova surges past newcomer

    Sharapova surges past newcomer

    01 Jul 2015 15:32

    Maria Sharapova overwhelmed Dutch debutant Richel Hogenkamp 6-3 6-1 to reach the third round of Wimbledon.The Russian fourth seed battered world number 123 Hogenkamp with a display of trademark power, encountering fleeting resistance in t

  • Tree falls on car outside Wimbledon

    Tree falls on car outside Wimbledon

    01 Jul 2015 12:16

    A large tree fell on a car outside Wimbledon on Wednesday, narrowly avoiding spectators making their way into the All England Club. A tennis fan said the tree fell on a Range Rover from the Wimbledon Park Golf Club across Church Road, ya

  • Wimbledon to fall silent

    Wimbledon to fall silent

    01 Jul 2015 10:32

    Wimbledon will observe the nationwide minute's silence at midday on Friday, in memory of the victims of the Tunisia terror attack.Some 30 Britons are believed to be among the 38 shot dead by student Seifeddine Rezgui, 23, at the beach res

  • WTA heat rule may come into play

    WTA heat rule may come into play

    30 Jun 2015 14:47

    The mercury was rising at Wimbledon on Tuesday as the prospect of the heat rule coming into play moved closer.But for Britain's Kyle Edmund, there should be no need for the men to have any such rule, which presently only applies to women

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