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  • Raonic latest to be puzzled by Tennis ‘Big Four’

    Raonic latest to be puzzled by Tennis ‘Big Four’0

    London (AFP) – Milos Raonic became the latest man to be foiled by the Grand Slam stranglehold of the ‘Big Four when he ran up against the Wimbledon brick wall of Andy Murray and, like others before him, was left scrambling to find hope in the wreckage. The 25-year-old insisted he will “leave no stone

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  • ‘Worst umpire ever!': Seeded loser loses it at Wimbledon

    ‘Worst umpire ever!': Seeded loser loses it at Wimbledon0

    LONDON (AP) — Viktor Troicki let the chair umpire – and the rest of the world – know exactly how angry he was about a key call one point from the end of his five-set loss at Wimbledon on Thursday. There was nothing subtle about the 25th-seeded Troicki’s outburst. ”Worst umpire ever in the world!

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  • Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon; Federer next

    Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon; Federer next0

    LONDON (AP) — Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England. Instead, Willis wound up with grander, and more lucrative, plans: playing — and winning! — a match at Wimbledon. And on Wednesday, Willis’ students will need to

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  • Venus vaults Vekic at Wimbledon

    Venus vaults Vekic at Wimbledon0

    By Ossian Shine LONDON (Reuters) – As she has done for most of the past 18 summers, Venus Williams on Monday took a large, languid stride into the second round of Wimbledon. The oldest woman in the main singles draw, five-times champion Williams was at times sublime as she beat Croatian Donna Vekic 7-6(3) 6-4

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  • Battle of the Sexes: Tennis legend Billie Jean King says Serena Williams should not play John McEnroe

    Battle of the Sexes: Tennis legend Billie Jean King says Serena Williams should not play John McEnroe0

    Legendary tennis player Billie Jean King created history way back in 1973 when she beat Bobby Riggs to win the ‘Battle of the Sexes’ showdown. However, the former tennis player does not think it is a good idea at present to get the best female player in the world against a retired tennis male athlete.

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  • Sharapova has no ‘valid excuse’ – Murray

    Sharapova has no ‘valid excuse’ – Murray0

    Andy Murray again criticised Maria Sharapova over her failed drugs test, saying the Russian had no “valid excuse”. The International Tennis Federation has handed Sharapova a two-year ban after her failed drugs test at the Australian Open in January, a suspension the WTA star is appealing to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Sharapova, 29,

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