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  • French Open champions crash out on Wimbledon grass

    LONDON French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova fell flat on Tuesday with upset losses in the Wimbledon Championships fourth round, with their conquerors lining up next against Canadian opposition. Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios, aged 19...
  • Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals
    LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon. The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
  • Wawrinka sets up all-Swiss showdown with Federer

    LONDON (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka set up a mouth-watering Wimbledon quarter-final showdown with fellow Swiss Roger Federer after edging past 19th seed Feliciano Lopez 7-6(5) 7-6(7) 6-3 on Tuesday. The fifth seed had...
  • Nishikori says Chang influence is paying off

    LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori reached the last 16 at Wimbledon for the first time on Monday and said working with former world number two Michael Chang was paying dividends. Nishikori needed only four games to complete a 3-6 6-3 4-6 7-6(4) 6-4...
  • U.S. ousted in singles during rainy Monday at Wimbledon

    LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) — Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard succeeded where Serena Williams failed as she beat Alize Cornet to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday. Frenchwoman Cornet caused a sensation on Saturday when she sent five-...
  • Aces high as Lopez outguns Isner in big-serving duel

    LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - It wasn't much fun for Spain's Feliciano Lopez but he could finally raise a smile after finding his rhythm just when he needed it to outgun ninth seed John Isner in a brutal battle of big servers at Wimbledon on Monday. The...
  • Big 4 around Wimbledon's Week 2, not so for women

    ┬áThe so-called "Big 4" men who have won 35 of 37 of the past Grand Slam singles titles — Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer — are all around for the second week at Wimbledon, joined by the new major winner on the...
  • Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams

    Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams
    The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday as if she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk. Maybe, in Williams' case, it is Mother...
  • Latest Slam loss for Williams comes at Wimbledon

    Latest Slam loss for Williams comes at Wimbledon
    LONDON (AP) — As Serena Williams began to fall behind in what would become her earliest Wimbledon exit in nearly a decade, her coach could tell something was awry. Not the so-so serving. Or the bad backhands. This was a larger problem. "Right...
  • Nadal eyes easier passage to Wimbledon fourth round

    LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal, into the third round for the first time since 2011, will be hoping for an easier ride on the Wimbledon grass after two tough rounds when he meets Mikhail Kukushkin on Saturday. He joins three other former...
  • Djokovic says 'nothing damaged' after hard fall

    Djokovic says 'nothing damaged' after hard fall
    ONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his...
  • Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....