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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.
30 Jun 2016
Rafael Nadal faces a battle to qualify for the Rio Olympics after the International Tennis Federation announced the entry list Thursday for the 2016 Games.
30 Jun 2016
Djokovic held serve to lead 1-0 in the second set and broke Mannarino for 2-0. He lost only one point to win the third game for a stretch of five straight games.
29 Jun 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic racked up his 30th successive Grand Slam victory on Wednesday as rain-lashed Wimbledon braced itself for the latest chapter in Marcus Willis' rags-to-riches blockbuster.
28 Jun 2016
Defending champion Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon second round Tuesday with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Swiss qualifier Amra Sadikovic as her mother watched from the front row of the Royal Box.
28 Jun 2016
Serena Williams begins her bid for a seventh Wimbledon title and record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam crown on Tuesday against a player who was once so disillusioned by tennis that she quit.
28 Jun 2016
It was a moment of history for British player, James Ward, who entered as a wildcard, got placed in the slot to play the opening match against defending champion and world number one, Novak Djokovic.
27 Jun 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic got his campaign for a third successive Wimbledon title off to a winning start with a 6-0, 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 victory over Britain's James Ward on Monday.
27 Jun 2016
World number one Novak Djokovic and 17-time major winner Roger Federer get Wimbledon under way on Monday with history beckoning for the two Grand Slam A-listers.
27 Jun 2016
A ceremonial game is played on the hallowed Centre Court on the day preceding the championships. It is the only time that the court is used other than for the two-week fiesta that is the zenith of tennis tournaments.

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