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    Djokovic survives, Nadal crashes out

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    Three-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame an injury scare to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the ninth time on Tuesday and then lashed out at the...

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    Venus oldest quarter-finalist in 23 years

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    Angelique Kerber crashed out of Wimbledon and lost her hold on the world number one ranking, while five-time champion Venus Williams became the oldest All...

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    Djokovic breezes in heat

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 07, 2017

    Novak Djokovic shrugged off sweltering 30-degree heat to breeze past outclassed Adam Pavlasek 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 and reach the Wimbledon third round on Thursday...

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    New mum Azarenka marches on

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on July 06, 2017

    New mum Victoria Azarenka continued her comeback bid for Wimbledon glory on Wednesday as Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams attempted to join her...

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    Federer claims 1100th tour win

    Agence France-Presse . Halle | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2017

    Eighteen-time major champion Roger Federer picked up his first win of the grass-court season by thrashing Japan’s Yuichi Sugita in the first round at Halle...

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    Rising force Kontaveit wins first title

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit, one of the rising talents of the women’s game, won her first tour title in the Wimbledon warm-up tournament at Den Bosch...

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    Maldini to star again - at tennis

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    Over a glorious quarter of a century he starred for AC Milan on the football pitch, now at 49 years of age Paolo Maldini has...

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    Murray in spotlight before Wimbledon

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    Andy Murray says he has only a couple of years left at the top of men’s tennis, but the world number one has no intention...

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    Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:48am on June 12, 2017

    Rafael Nadal coasted to a record 10th French Open title on Sunday, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned the Spaniard...

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    I thought grass courts were for football: Ostapenko

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2017

    French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko will head to Wimbledon as the sport’s newest star admitting that she once believed grass courts were suitable only for...

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