Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Tag Archives: Wimbledon

Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon title

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LONDON: Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 and at 35 is Wimbledon’s oldest ...

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Muguruza stuns Venus to win first Wimbledon title

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 15, 2017   Spains Garbine Muguruza poses with the trophy as she celebrates winning the final against Venus Williams of the U.S.     REUTERS/Matthew Childs

LONDON: Garbine Muguruza stormed to her first Wimbledon title and shattered Venus Williams’ history bid with a majestic 7-5, 6-0 victory in Saturday’s final. Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. ...

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Federer into 11th Wimbledon final

Roger Federer

LONDON: Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached his 11th Wimbledon final, downing 2010 runner-up Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/4), 6-4. The 35-year-old, bidding to win a record eighth title and become the oldest champion at the All England Club in the Open era, will face Croatia’s ...

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London attack does not change Wimbledon plans: Novak Djokovic

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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Sharapova Will Not Request Wild Card for Wimbledon

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LONDON: Maria Sharapova has played in three tournaments since her return to the WTA circuit after a 15-month drug suspension. Maria Sharapova will play in the Wimbledon qualifying tournament. The 2004 champion at the All England Club, who returned last month from a 15-month doping ban, said on Friday in ...

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