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  • After Wimbledon, reborn Djokovic targets US Open

    London : With his Grand Slam reputation and place back in the world top 10 restored, Novak Djokovic will now target a third career Wimbledon/US Open double after clinching his fourth title at the All England Club.

  • Kevin Anderson! India connection and other interesting facts about the man who overcame Roger Federer at Wimbledon 2018

    Roger Federer was shockingly knocked out of Wimbledon 2018 after losing to Kevin Anderson. The eight time Wimbledon champion lost to South African tennis star Kevin Anderson by 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5 6-4 13-11. After the victory in the close-fought match, Anderson will next play in Friday’s semi-finals against American Tennis player John Isner.

  • Wimbledon 2018 Day 9 highlights in Pictures: Roger Federer shocked by Kevin Anderson; Nadal, Djokovic advances to semis

    It was a shocking Day 9 as reigning champion Roger Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon by South African giant Kevin Anderson. Federer lost in a thriller, 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5 6-4 13-11 as 32-year-old Anderson became the first South African in the Wimbledon semi-finals since Kevin Curren in 1983. For the only the second time at Wimbledon, Federer was beaten after holding a two-set lead. The

  • Amazing Anderson stuns Federer

    South African rallies from two sets down to shock eight-time Wimbledon champion, enters semis.

  • Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer’s funny Twitter conversation is unmissable; check out

    New Delhi: Funny, sweet conversations on Twitter is not a new thing, but a chat between Swiss tennis star Roger Federer and star Indian Batsman Sachin Tendulkar is something one cannot miss. Impressed by Federer’s hand-eye coordination during his pre-quarters clash with Adrian Mannarino in the ongoing Wimbledon championship, Tendulkar took to Twitter and suggested the World number two to exchange notes on cricket and tennis.

  • Why ‘Wimbledon white’ is not quite right for FedEx?

    London : With a record eight Wimbledon titles, Roger Federer has achieved most things at the All England Club. However, he is yet to have his underwear inspected in forensic detail by over-zealous officials keen to enforce the tournament’s all-white clothing policy.

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    Wimbledon 2018 Day 3 highlights in pictures: Federer, Serena enter round 3, Wozniacki fails

    Top-seed Roger Federer who is bidding for record ninth Wimbledon title gathered some momentum after he cruised into the third round at the All England Club with a 6-4 6-4 6-1 win over world number 73 Lukas Lacko. The Swiss maestro Swiss did not get a single break point but managed to extend his winning streak to 26 successive sets at Wimbledon. On the other hand, seven-time champion

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    Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer reacts to Andy Murray’s withdrawal, says it’s probably a wise decision

    London: Roger Federer believes Andy Murray made the right decision to withdraw from Wimbledon, insisting it’s “not the end of the world” for the two-time winner. Murray, 31, pulled out on Sunday, less than 24 hours before the start of the tournament, fearing that his long-standing hip injury would not cope with the rigours of two weeks of five-set tennis.

  • Federer Nadal Williams Wimbledon 2018

    Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer, Rafel Nadal, Serena Williams; top 10 players you need to look out for

    The 132nd edition of ‘Wimbledon‘ is all set to kick-start from tomorrow. The defending champion Roger Federer, who has 8 All England Club titles, will be looking to continue his great form and win the record 9th title on the grass court. On the other hand, ‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal is on a high after winning unbelievable 11th French Open title earlier this month. He will be looking

  • Wimbledon 2018 draw: Roger Federer to start against Lajovic, Serena faces Rus

    London: Defending champion Roger Federer will begin his quest for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title when he takes on Dusan Lajovic in the first-round action on Monday. The 36-year-old Swiss top seed and world No. 2, who defeated that Serbian player en route to winning last year’s title, could later face two dangerous Croatians in his half of the draw, reports EFE news agency.

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    Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams seeded 25th in women’s, Roger Federer men’s top seed

    London: Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has been seeded 25 for this year’s women’s singles by the organisers despite being ranked 183 in the world. The 36-year-old — who was not seeded for the French Open — has made only a tentative return to action following complications during daughter Alexis Olympia’s birth last September.

  • Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer eyes 9th title but wary of Rafael Nadal threat   

    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 final last weekend, Federer will still start Wimbledon as the overwhelming favourite to clinch a 21st major.

  • Borna Coric wins Halle Open, defeats Roger Federer

    Halle: Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat to Croatia’s Borna Coric in the final of the Halle Open on Sunday. Coric, 21, won 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-2 to end the Wimbledon champion’s run of 20 consecutive victories on grass.

  • Federer loses World No.1 spot after Coric defeat

    Halle Westfalen (Germany) : Croatian Borna Coric denied Roger Federer the 99th title of his career on Sunday with a 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-2 defeat in the final of the ATP Halle grass event. Federer also lost the number one spot in ATP rankings to Rafael Nadal, and missed a chance to earn a record 10th title at the German venue.

  • Federer clinches 98th ATP title in Stuttgart

    Stuttgart (Germany) : Roger Federer claimed his 98th ATP title on Sunday and re-established his unrivalled superiority on grass with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) victory over Milos Raonic in the Stuttgart Cup final.