Serena targets last 16 on ‘People’s Sunday

Published : 12:45 pm  July 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Serena Williams takes the starring role on ‘People’s Sunday’ at Wimbledon when she tackles Germany’s Annika Beck for a place in the fourth round.

Djokovic crashes at Wimbledon ending Slam dream

Published : 12:01 pm  July 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Del Potro returns from wilderness to knock out Wawrinka

Published : 11:53 pm  July 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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There is a reason why Juan Martin del Potro went under the knife — over… and over… and over again.

Sunday play at Wimbledon being considered

Published : 11:45 pm  July 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Play may take place at Wimbledon this Sunday, organisers said, after scheduling delays built up over the first five days of what has been a rain-ravaged tournament.

Muguruza stunned by qualifier, draw opens up for Serena

Published : 10:05 am  July 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Second seed Garbine Muguruza, gunning to add the Wimbledon crown to her French Open title, was sensationally beaten in the second round on Thursday by a Slovakian qualifier, removing one of the biggest obstacles to Serena Williams defending her title.

Regal Murray hurries into round two

Published : 11:49 pm  June 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andy Murray produced the kind of imperious form that has propelled him into two grand slam finals this year as he beat Taiwan’s Lu Yen-hsun 6-3 6-2 6-1 in the Wimbledon second round on Thursday.

Tuskers get the better of Eagles

Published : 11:30 pm  June 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The inaugural Sri Lanka Premier Tennis League conducted by Queen’s Club and sponsored by JAT Holdings got underway on Thursday at the Queen’s Club tennis courts with the opening ceremony being graced by Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekera.

Federer plays cameo role to end Willis fairytale

Published : 9:10 am  June 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Few players have reduced the great Roger Federer to a role as secondary attraction on Wimbledon’s Centre Court but for one hour and 25 minutes on Wednesday he had just a walk-on part in the Marcus Willis fairytale.

Serena toils to scrappy opening victory

Published : 12:55 am  June 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending champion Serena Williams stuttered to a low-key and error-strewn 6-2 6-4 first-round victory over Swiss qualifier Amra Sadikovic on Tuesday.

No sentiment as Murray beats fellow Brit Broady

Published : 12:49 am  June 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Second seed Andy Murray showed no mercy to fellow Britain Liam Broady as he launched his Wimbledon challenge with a straightforward 6-2 6-3 6-4 victory on Tuesday.

Serena intent on defending Olympic title she loves

Published : 12:15 am  June 29, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Serena Williams is intent on defending her Olympic titles in Rio and finds it sad that several athletes will miss out on an “amazing” experience because of worries about the Zika virus.

Serena battles rivals, self-doubt at Wimbledon

Published : 3:28 pm  June 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Serena Williams finds herself under siege from revitalised rivals and an army of doubters as the defending champion starts her bid for a seventh Wimbledon title and a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam crown.

Unstoppable Slam machine Djokovic eyes fourth Wimbledon title

Published : 1:33 pm  June 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Having finally rid himself of his French Open curse, Novak Djokovic is chasing a third successive Wimbledon title to move one step closer to the first calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.

Murray plans harsh new initiation ceremony for Broady

Published : 9:23 am  June 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Andy Murray once tried to make his international team mate Liam Broady’s life a misery by ensuring his first speech at a Davis Cup welcome dinner was a disaster.

Wawrinka hopes Krajicek can make him a cut above on grass

Published : 9:07 am  June 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Yet to feel completely at home on the Wimbledon lawns, Stan Wawrinka became the latest player to jump on the super-coach bandwagon by joining forces with former All England Club champion Richard Krajicek this month.

Federer ready to put ‘one stupid move’ behind him

Published : 8:52 am  June 26, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All it took was “one stupid move” for Roger Federer’s season to fall into an abyss.

Del Potro back after four-year Davis Cup absence

Published : 11:57 am  June 25, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 US Open winner who is slowly recovering from a series of injuries, is set to return to Argentina’s Davis Cup team after a four-year absence.

Stuck on 21, Serena aims to finish the job

Published : 11:40 am  June 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The peak remains tantalisingly close for Serena Williams but negotiating the final incline to a record-equalling 22nd grand slam singles title is proving the trickiest of all.

Insatiable Djokovic hunting fourth Wimbledon crown

Published : 10:09 am  June 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Novak Djokovic’s vice-like grip on grand slam silverware will be put to the test at Wimbledon next week but such is the world number one’s dominance few look capable of loosening it.

Coaching stint with Murray would not last long, feels McEnroe

Published : 9:59 pm  June 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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John McEnroe feels world number two Andy Murray has a temper like him and a coaching relationship with the British player would not have lasted very long.

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