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Saturday, Aug 4

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‘I need to be careful and listen to my body’ – Andy Murray pulls out of Citi Open quarter-final match

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Andy Murray has withdrawn from his quarter-final match with Alex de Minaur at the Citi Open in Washington. The three-time Grand Slam winner cited exhaustion as the reason for pulling out after his gruelling week where he was taken to three…

Wednesday, Aug 1

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British No1 Jo Konta hands Serena Williams heaviest loss of her career

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British No1 Johanna Konta handed Serena Williams the heaviest defeat of her career with a 6-1, 6-0 thrashing in San Jose, California on Wednesday morning. Konta, 27, won the final 12 games in a row and needed only 53 minutes to hand the 23…

Saturday, Jul 28

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Watch: Andy Murray plays light-hearted game of football tennis with Wayne Rooney in Washington

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Andy Murray could face Kyle Edmund at next week’s Citi Open in Washington as the Scot makes his return to the game. Murray, who is now ranked world no.838 after a lengthy absence has to get past American Mackenzie McDonald in the first…

Sunday, Jul 15

18

Wimbledon men’s final: Novak Djokovic secures first Wimbledon title since 2015 with straight sets victory over Kevin Anderson

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Novak Djokovic is a grand slam winner once again after defeating a weary Kevin Anderson to claim his fourth Wimbledon title. The Serbian has been fighting for two years to restore health, form and confidence after the heights of making it…

Saturday, Jul 14

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Angelique Kerber sweeps aside Serena Williams in women’s singles final at Wimbledon

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Serena Williams will have to wait to equal Margaret Court’s grand slam singles record after she was comprehensively beaten by Angelique Kerber in a delayed Wimbledon women’s final. Williams struck the first serve of the contest at 4.16pm,…

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Novak Djokovic reaches first Wimbledon final since 2015 with epic five-set win over Rafael Nadal

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Novak Djokovic will face Kevin Anderson in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon after edging past Rafael Nadal in an epic semi-final encounter. The Serbian, who last played in a final at SW19 in 2015, came through with a 6-4 3-6 7-6 (11/9)…

Thursday, Jul 12

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Wimbledon: Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber reach women’s final to set up repeat of 2016 match

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Serena Williams will face Angelique Kerber in the 2018 Wimbledon women’s singles final after both players won their semi-final matches in straight sets. It will be a repeat of the 2016 final which saw the American come out on top with a 7…

Wednesday, Jul 11

Roger Federer out of Wimbledon after throwing away two-set lead, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal scrape through to semi-finals

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Eight-time champion Roger Federer is out of Wimbledon after losing to Kevin Anderson in an epic five-set encounter. The Swiss maestro threw away a two set to love lead to lose 2-6 6-7 7-5 6-4 13-11 against his 6ft 6ins opponent in four…

Saturday, Jul 7

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Kyle Edmund crashes out of Wimbledon 2018 to Novak Djokovic to end British title hopes

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Kyle Edmund was unable to make it a double English sporting celebration as was defeated in four sets to Novak Djokovic at the third round of Wimbledon. The 23-year-old took to Centre Court mere minutes after England sealed their place in…

Friday, Jul 6

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer and Serena Williams safely through on day of shocks at SW19

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It was a day full of surprises at Wimbledon but there were no such problems for defending men’s singles champion Roger Federer, who beat Jan-Lennard Struff in just an hour and 34 minutes on Centre Court. The eight-time champion won 6-3 7-5…

Thursday, Jul 5

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Wimbledon 2018: Kyle Edmund sets up Novak Djokovic meeting, while Johanna Konta crashes out

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Kyle Edmund will face Novak Djokovic in the third round of Wimbledon. The British number one eased to victory in his second round clash against Bradley Klahn on Thursday, beating the American qualifier 6-4 7-6 (7/0) 6-2 on Centre Court.…

Tuesday, Jul 3

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Wimbledon 2018: British number ones Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund move into second round

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British number ones Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund moved into the second round of Wimbledon on Tuesday. Konta, who reached the women’s semi-finals last year, was a 7-5 7-6 (9/7) winner over world number 88 Natalia Vikhlyantseva on a…

Monday, Jul 2

23

Wimbledon Day One summary: Wins for Federer, Williams and more

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Roger Federer made short work of his first-round opponent at Wimbledon 2018, beating Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic in straight sets. Embarking on his 20th Wimbledon campaign, and looking for his ninth title, the Swiss top seed looked in imperious…

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Wimbledon 2018: Why is two-time champion Andy Murray not playing this year?

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Andy Murray has pulled out of Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament The two-time champion was expected to play at the All-England club having been drawn against Frenchman Benoit Paire in the first round, but had a last minute change of…

Sunday, Jul 1

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Andy Murray withdraws from Wimbledon 2018 after failing to recover from injury

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Andy Murray has announced his withdrawal from Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament. The two-time champion had been due to play Benoit Paire in the first round on Tuesday and spoke positively about his prospects at a press conference on…

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Tennis star Andy Murray admits he may still pull out of Wimbledon

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Andy Murray admitted he might withdraw from Wimbledon on the eve of the competition. Murray, 31, had hip surgery in January and has only played three competitive matches since, losing two, against Nick Kyrgios and fellow Brit Kyle Edmund,…

Friday, Jun 29

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Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray drawn against Frenchman Benoit Paire in first round but could still pull out

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Andy Murray will face Benoit Paire in the first round at Wimbledon – if he decides he is fit enough to play. The two-time All England Club champion was drawn against the world number 48 from France on Friday. Murray has played three…

Thursday, Jun 28

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Andy Murray will decide whether he competes at Wimbledon before Friday’s draw after defeat to Kyle Edmund

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Andy Murray expects to decide by Friday morning’s draw whether he will compete at Wimbledon. The 31-year-old has played only three matches since his return from almost a year out, and suffered the second of two defeats on Wednesday…

Wednesday, Jun 27

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Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams confirmed as 25th seed despite being outside top 32 in rankings

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Serena Williams has been confirmed as the 25th seed for this year’s Wimbledon tournament. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is 183rd in the WTA Tour standings having only recently made her return to competitive tennis following the birth of…

Monday, Jun 25

21

Andy Murray wins first match in almost a year with straight sets triumph over Stan Wawrinka

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Andy Murray has won his first match in almost a year after beating Stan Wawrinka 6-1 6-3 at the Nature Valley International. The former British no.1 made his long-awaited return last week, but lost over three sets to Nick Kyrgios at…

Sunday, Jun 24

22

Marin Cilic beats Novak Djokovic to win Fever-Tree Championship at Queen’s

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Marin Cilic outlined his credentials as a potential Wimbledon champion by winning a second title at Queen’s. The number one seed fought off a match point to defeat Novak Djokovic 5-7 7-6 (7/4) 6-3 in a gruelling two hours and 57 minutes in…

Thursday, Jun 21

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Nick Kyrgios claims second British scalp at Queen’s with three-set victory over Kyle Edmund

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Nick Kyrgios has followed up his win over Andy Murray by knocking Kyle Edmund out of the Fever-Tree Championships. Kyrgios ruined Murray’s long-awaited comeback on Tuesday and then sent the current British number one packing in the second…

Wednesday, Jun 20

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Andy Murray reveals he could miss Wimbledon despite promising return to action

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Andy Murray may miss Wimbledon this year despite a promising return to action at Queen’s Club. The three-time grand slam champion played his first competitive match in 342 days on Tuesday in the first round of the Fever-Tree Championships…

Tuesday, Jun 19

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Andy Murray comeback ends in three-set defeat to Nick Kyrgios

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Andy Murray put up a spirited fight but his competitive return to tennis ended in a three-set defeat to Nick Kyrgios in the first-round of the Fever-Tree Championships. The Scot, who last played 342 days ago in Wimbledon 2017, showed all…

Saturday, Jun 16

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Andy Murray faces testing Queen’s comeback against Nick Kyrgios

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Andy Murray’s return to competitive tennis will be tougher than he may have hoped after being handed a Queen’s Club appointment with Nick Kyrgios. Murray decided on Saturday he would play at next week’s Fever-Tree Championships, ending an…

Wednesday, Jun 13

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French Open champion Rafael Nadal pulls out of Queen’s Club tournament for the third successive year

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Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen’s Club, three days after winning his eleventh French Open title. It is the third consecutive year the world number one has entered the tournament, which begins on Monday…

Tuesday, Jun 12

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Serena Williams withdraws from French Open clash with Maria Sharapova through injury

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Williams in action at Roland Garros Serena Williams has withdrawn from her fourth-round clash with Maria Sharapova at the French Open through injury. The 36-year-old American, playing in her first grand slam since giving birth to her…

French Open: Kyle Edmund through to third round but Heather Watson and Cameron Norrie crash out

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It was a mixed day for the British players at Roland Garros British no.1 Kyle Edmund made it to the third round stage of the French Open for the second year running with a topsy-turvy win over Hungarian Marton Fucsovics. Edmund, who is…

Cameron Norrie still alive in French Open thanks to bad light coming to his rescue

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Norrie won is two sets to one down Cameron Norrie prolonged his French Open adventure by at least one more day after pinching a set in the Paris gloom. The British number three was in danger of being swept aside in the second round by…

French Open 2018: British number one Kyle Edmund eases into the second round with straight sets win over Alex de Minaur

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Kyle Edmund is into the second round of the French Open British number one Kyle Edmund is into the second round of the 2018 French Open. The 16th seed beat Australia’s Alex de Minaur in straight sets, 6-4 6-2 6-3, to advance. The 23-year…