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4 Jul 2016
Serena Williams powered into her 12th Wimbledon quarter-final as the defending champion celebrated American Independence Day with a 7-5, 6-0 victory over Russian 13th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.
4 Jul 2016
The great news out of Church Road, in the London Borough of Wimbledon, identified in GIS as Southwest West 19 (SW19), is the exit of defending champion and World Number One, Novak Djokovic.
3 Jul 2016
The 34-year-old has now won 82 matches at Wimbledon as she remains on course to equal Steffi Graf's Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles with her seventh Wimbledon crown.
3 Jul 2016
Romania’s Simona Halep, tournament’s fifth seeded player, survived a spirited challenge of Kiki Berten of Netherlands to march on to the fourth round with a straight set victory in which the stiff ...
2 Jul 2016
Murray has found it almost impossible to get the better of Djokovic over the last three years and had lost the Australian and French Open finals to the world number one this year.
2 Jul 2016
Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic was sent crashing out of Wimbledon by big-serving Sam Querrey on Saturday, shattering his dreams of securing the first calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.
2 Jul 2016
Viktor Troicki was fined $10,000 (8,900 euros) on Saturday for his astonishing Wimbledon meltdown while Serena Williams was hit with the same punishment for smashing her racquet.
2 Jul 2016
Roger Federer has backed Novak Djokovic to fight his way back from the brink of Wimbledon elimination when the world number one resumes his third round match against Sam Querrey at two sets to love down.
2 Jul 2016
For Russia-based Nigerian-born female tennis star, Melissa Ifidzen, being involved in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Senior Open Tennis Championship for two years now is very rewarding.
2 Jul 2016
On her part, Serena Williams had to battle from a set down under the centre court roof to get past compatriot Christina McHale in a match that lasted almost three hours.
1 Jul 2016
On a rain-soaked day in London, there were no games on outside courts, but Kei Nishikori, the fifth seed, squared off with Julien Benneteau of France; thanks to the cover on Centre Court.
1 Jul 2016
Apart from being the best player in Africa, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has become the first player from the continent to top the ranking list of players in the Commonwealth.

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