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  • 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

  • Novak sends rival over Finnish line

    Novak sends rival over Finnish line

    01 Jul 2015 16:17

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic paid tribute to the retiring Jarkko Nieminen after the world number one inflicted a straight-sets defeat on

  • Sharapova powers through

    Sharapova powers through

    01 Jul 2015 14:31

    Maria Sharapova strolled into the third round of Wimbledon with a routine 6-3 6-1 win over outclassed debutant Richel Hogenkamp. The 2004

  • Djokovic sprints through

    Djokovic sprints through

    01 Jul 2015 14:17

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic cruised into the Wimbledon third round with a straight sets win over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen.Nieminen

  • Briton Broady falls to Goffin

    Briton Broady falls to Goffin

    01 Jul 2015 12:46

    Liam Broady's Wimbledon adventure is over for another year after the British hope was outgunned in straight sets by 16th seed David Goffin.

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  • Double bagel for Kerber

    Double bagel for Kerber

    30 Jun 2015 12:17

    Angelique Kerber became the third player at Wimbledon this year to achieve the usually rare 'double bagel' as she beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft 6-0 6-0 on Tuesday.Former semi-finalist Kerber is a solid grass-court performer and won

  • Broady seals comeback victory

    Broady seals comeback victory

    29 Jun 2015 14:17

    Liam Broady produced a remarkable fightback to boost British hopes at Wimbledon with a thrilling five-set victory over Marinko Matosevic.Stockport's Broady was the first Briton in action in this year's tournament, and turned a two-set def

  • Azarenka the first to progress

    Azarenka the first to progress

    29 Jun 2015 12:17

    Former semi-finalist Victoria Azarenka coasted through her opening match at Wimbledon on Monday as she became the first woman through to the second round.The 25-year-old Belarusian reached the last-four stage in 2011 and 2012, losing to P

  • Gates open at SW19

    Gates open at SW19

    29 Jun 2015 08:01

    The hardy and the gluttons for punishment were seeing their reward on Monday as thousands of fans in the Wimbledon queue poured through the gates of the All England Club. But the most hardcore of tennis fans were going nowhere. For them,

  • New Britons in the spotlight

    New Britons in the spotlight

    28 Jun 2015 15:01

    Greg Rusedski was the player who began the trend, and tennis players who have switched allegiance to represent Great Britain will be particularly visible at Wimbledon this year.Johanna Konta, whose parents are Hungarian and who was brough

  • Ashe tributes pour in

    Ashe tributes pour in

    27 Jun 2015 18:02

    The impact that Arthur Ashe had on tennis shone through a host of tri butes on Saturday - 40 years after the American became the first black man to win Wimbledon. Ashe beat Jimmy Connors in the 1975 final to land his third grand slam title

  • Murray feared time at top was over

    Murray feared time at top was over

    27 Jun 2015 16:17

    Andy Murray has credited Amelie Mauresmo with setting him up for another crack at Wimbledon glory after fearing his days at the top were numbered. The state of the Scot's game came into sharp focus last year when he drifted out of the worl

  • Bencic wins maiden title

    Bencic wins maiden title

    27 Jun 2015 16:17

    Switzerland's Belinda Bencic became the youngest winner of a WTA title since former world number one Caroline Wozniacki in 2008 with victory in the Aegon International Eastbourne. Bencic, at 18 years and 109 days, beat Agnieszka Radwanska

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