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Olympic tennis: Murray takes gold for Britain at Wimbledon


August 5th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland's Roger Federer to win the men's singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams stunned at success after Wimbledon


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams is stunned at her career success after completing the Golden Slam of wins in all four major tournaments and the Olympics, she ... Read more...

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Paes-Stepanek, Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out of Wimbledon


July 4th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek along with the Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the men's ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Sania knocked out of Wimbledon


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) All the drama surrounding the composition of the Indian tennis team for the London Olympics seemed to have weighed down Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza as ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie enter third round at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands advanced to women's doubles third round at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, easing past Stephanie Foretz Gacon and Kristina Mladenovic here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Little-known Czech Rosol stuns Nadal at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was Thursday knocked out of Wimbledon in the second round by the lowest-ranked player ever at a Grand Slam tournament. The two-time champion ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna clear first hurdle at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna entered the men's doubles second round at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships defeating Marcel Felder and Malek Jaziri here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Sania-Bethanie reach second round at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands had it easy in the first round of the women's doubles of the Wimbledon as they notched ... Read more...

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Safarova crashes out at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech 19th seed Lucie Safarova became the fifth seeded player to fall in the Wimbledon women's draw after a straight-sets defeat in the first round ... Read more...

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Pennetta crashes out at Wimbledon


June 25th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flavia Pennetta became the first seed to fall at Wimbledon after a straight-sets defeat to fellow Italian Camila Giorgi in the first round Monday.Pennetta, the ... Read more...

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Point to prove for Indian stars at Wimbledon


June 24th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The bickering trio of Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna will have a point to prove when the Wimbledon Championships start here Monday.Seeded fourth, ... Read more...

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Hewitt gets wildcard for Wimbledon


June 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former champion Lleyton Hewitt is one of 13 players to receive a wildcard entry to this year's Wimbledon tennis tournament, organisers confirmed.Australian Hewitt beat ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Venina in mixed doubles final of Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the mixed doubles final of the Wimbledon with a hard-fought win over Australian Paul Hanley ... Read more...

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Sania-Vesnina reach last four of Wimbledon


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina edged past the Spanish pair of Nuria Llagostera Vives and Arantxa Parra Santonja 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Federer discuss cricket at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Two sporting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer met on the sidelines of the ongoing Wimbledon championships Saturday and chatted at length in the Royal ... Read more...

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Serena says ‘Williams sisters’ will dominate Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): World number one Serena Williams has declared that her family has no plans to give up dominating Wimbledon.Serena would chase her fourth All England singles crown against ... Read more...

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Zvonareva’s ’scream’ mantra to slay Serena at Wimbledon


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3(ANI): Russian tennis ace Vera Zvonareva has said that she is willing to get vocal or break a racquet during the Wimbledon final against World No. 1 Serena Williams ... Read more...

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Murray says he would love to play for free at Wimbledon


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): British tennis ace Andy Murray has said that the prize money on offer at Wimbledon is not such a great attraction for him, and added that he ... Read more...

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Taiwan’s Lu knocks out Roddick at Wimbledon


June 29th, 2010 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (DPA) Taiwan's Lu Yen-Hsun upset three-time finalist Andy Roddick 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (5-7), 9-7 to become the first Asian man in 15 years to reach ... Read more...

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Federer enters fourth round at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (DPA) Roger Federer shunted aside the stuttering start of past days Friday as the six-time champion hit full flow in a rousing 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Arnaud ... Read more...

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Nadal makes winning return at Wimbledon


June 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (DPA) The 2008 champion Rafael Nadal made an emphatic winning return to Wimbledon after missing last year through injury as the Spanish second seed crushed Japan's Kei Nishikori ... Read more...

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Sania makes first-round exit from Wimbledon


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza-Malik was beaten in straight sets in the first round of the women's singles on the opening day of the all-England lawn tennis championships at Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Federer beieves Murray will be at his best at Wimbledon


June 21st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Swiss tennis star Roger Federer expects his British counterpart Andy Murray to be at his best at Wimbledon."Andy is one of the favourites, The Sun quoted ... Read more...

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Murray in low key mode in run-up to Wimbledon


June 21st, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray has attracted surprisingly little attention in the run up to Wimbledon.According to The Telegraph, it has been so low-key for Murray this ... Read more...

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Nadal to be Murray’s likely semi-final opponent at Wimbledon


June 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 19 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray has received a decent draw at Wimbledon, with World No.2 Rafa Nadal being his likely semi-final opponent.The world No. 4 faces the Czech ... Read more...

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Stosur sprucing up her serve to hold her in good stead at Wimbledon


June 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18(ANI): Australian tennis ace Samantha Stosur has said that she has been practising her serve "over and over" again to give her a cutting edge on grass at Wimbledon, ... Read more...

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No vuvuzelas for Wimbledon


June 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 17 (ANI): The All England Club has banned the use of vuvuzelas during Wimbledon, because the deafening plastic trumpets have attracted complaints from viewers and players alike at this year's ... Read more...

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Injured Dementieva pulls out of Wimbledon


June 15th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (DPA) The calf injury that forced Elena Dementieva to quit her French Open semi-final against Francesca Schiavone will keep the Russian from Wimbledon. World number five Dementieva said Tuesday on ... Read more...

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Federer says French Open loss will help him be at his fiery best at Wimbledon


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3(ANI): World No. 1 Roger Federer, who crashed out of the French Open quarterfinals on Tuesday, will take part in next week's Gerry Weber Open in preparations for Wimbledon.The ... Read more...

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Henman backs Murray to win Wimbledon


May 20th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20(ANI): Former British tennis star Tim Henman has backed World No. 4 Andy Murray to break his Grand Slam duck this year at Wimbledon next month."I really think Wimbledon ... Read more...

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Roddick’s coach says Murray should mix his game up to win Wimbledon


July 6th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has been told to mix up his game if he wants to win Wimbledon.Andy Roddick's coach Larry Stefanki says the world No ... Read more...

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Top players in swine flu scare at Wimbledon


June 30th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): The last 16 players left at the Wimbledon have been asked to be cautious, and were placed on high alert for swine flu after four ballboys and ... Read more...

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Serena’s ‘icon’ tribute to Jacko after Victory at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): In defeating Italian Roberta Vinci 6-3 6-4 at Wimbledon on Friday, two-time champion Serena Williams did not forget to pay tribute to pop icon Michael Jackson, who ... Read more...

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Murray using improved serve to good effect at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray is using an improved serve to blast his way into the second week of Wimbledon.The No.3 seed, who faces Serbia's Viktor Troicki in ... Read more...

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Federer, Soderling move up in Wimbledon


June 26th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (DPA) Roger Federer and Robin Soderling delivered knockout blows to third-round Wimbledon opponents Friday to set up a re-play of their French Open final three weeks ago. Second seed ... Read more...

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