Tuesday, 7 April 2020

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Kerber beats Serena Williams to win Wimbledon

AFP LONDON: Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams’ bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday’s final. Kerber avenged her defeat against Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon title match, overwhelming the ...

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Tennis: Roger Federer eyes 9th Wimbledon Title

LONDON: Having seen longtime rival Rafael Nadal tighten his iron-grip on Roland Garros, Roger Federer aims to extend his personal dominance of Wimbledon by claiming a ninth title at the All England Club. Despite his 37th birthday fast approaching, and having been stunned by Borna Coric in the Halle grasscourt ...

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London attack does not change Wimbledon plans: Novak Djokovic

PARIS: Three times Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said he will not change plans or preparations for the tournament next month after an attack in London on Saturday left seven people dead and 48 injured. A van rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge and three attackers with knifes charged out and ...

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Petra Kvitova attacked by knife-wielding burglar

PRAGUE: Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was injured after an attack by a knife-wielding burglar at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov, her spokesman said on Tuesday. “Petra Kvitova was attacked in her flat this morning, it was a random crime, nobody was going to attack or ...

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