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Wimbledon review

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TweetMan of the tournament: Novak Djokovic. A winner has probably never had another player run them so close in this department as Djokovic was by Federer, but the Serbian has to get it for the way he dug deep to take charge of the fifth set at 4-4 and win his first slam since the […]

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Novak Djokovic downs Federer in five to win Wimbledon

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TweetNovak Djokovic has beaten Roger Federer 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 to win his second Wimbledon title in a match that will be remembered as one of the greatest finals of all time. The match was a high quality contest from the get-go as in the first set the two men held serve […]

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Federer’s eighth Wimbledon title one match away

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TweetRoger Federer is one match away from winning his eighth Wimbledon title. The world no.4 beat Milos Raonic in straight sets in a semi-final match in which he faced just one break point, never dropped serve and broke the serve of the best server in the game three times. In the final he will face the […]

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Petra Kvitova Knocks out Genie Bouchard to win second Wimbledon title

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TweetPetra Kvitova has won the 2014 Wimbledon Ladies singles title. The Czech sixth seed beat 13th seed Genie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in 55 minutes in a match that will go down as one of the finest performances in Wimbledon history. Kvitova’s eyes were as big on the prize as the footballs she was seeing as […]

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Petra Kvitova closing in on 2nd Wimbledon title.

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TweetPetra Kvitova is one match away from doing what she did back in 2011- wining the ladies’ singles Wimbledon title. Her victory over Lucie Safarova saw her dominate her countrywoman 6-1 in the second set as she marched through a draw she has never looked back on since overcoming Venus Williams in their three set […]

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Wimbledon men’s last four a classic clash of old versus new

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TweetThis year’s Wimbledon’s men’s semi-finals will see two clashes of the old guard versus the new as Novak Djokovic takes on Grigor Dimitrov and Roger Federer faces Milos Raonic. It could be that the two veterans Federer and Djokovic will have too much experience or we might see the new guard prove to be too […]

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Halep and Bouchard to fight to lead the next generation in Wimbledon semi-final

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TweetSimona Halep and Genie Bouchard will meet today for a place in the 2014 Wimbledon ladies’ singles final. Halep, the number 3 seed, and Bouchard, the 13th seed, have been here and done that as far as slam semis go, for it is these two young stars who are leading the pack when it comes […]

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Five reasons why Nick Kyrgios’ victory over Nadal is great for tennis

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TweetNick Kyrgios’s four set victory over Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of Wimbledon is one of the best things to happen in tennis for a while. Here are five reasons why. 1. The game gets a new teen phenom after a lengthy drought Kyrgios is the first teen to beat a world number One […]

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Wimbledon Third Round Review

TweetPerformance of the round: Marin Cilic beat sixth seeded Tomas Berdych 7-6, 6-4, 7-6 in the latest finishing match in Wimbledon history (21:39). The 26th seed hit 20 aces, won 81 percent of his first serves and hit 46 winners to 27 unforced errors as he knocked out the 2010 finalist. The Croatian’s game is […]

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Wimbledon second round review

TweetMatch of the round has to go to Nick Kyrgios’s victory over Richard Gasquet. The youngest player in the draw saved nine match points against the 13th seed. His guts in going for his shots when on the brink of defeat paid off with some luck with the net cords and line calls, but the […]

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