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Wimbledon News

Andy Murray finally appoints his new coach

British number one tennis star Andy Murray has finally announced his new coach, since Ivan Lendl and the Scot parted ways back in March.

Braai 365: S African to BBQ in London for 1 year in aid of Rhinos

London - Anyone living in the Wimbledon area just got very lucky. A South African has started "Braai 365" - he will be barbequing up a storm every day for the next year in aid of the rhinos.

Serena Williams rolls past Sara Errani in U.S. Open semifinals

The way Serena Williams is playing, there may not be a woman on the planet who can keep her from winning her fourth career U.S. Open women's singles title.

Tsonga wins the longest tennis match in the Olympics history

London - It took him three hours and 57 minutes to win an epic match against Canadian Milos Raonic in the second round of the London Olympics tennis tournament on Tuesday. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won 3-6 6-3 25-23 establishing a new Olympic record.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray first British man in final for 74 years

Andy Murray, at 25 years of age, is the first British male tennis player to reach the Wimbledon Men’s Final in almost seven and a half decades.

Serena Williams brings her 'ace' game to reach Wimbledon final

Serena Williams fired off 24 aces in her semifinal win Thursday over Victoria Azarenka, beating the previous Wimbledon record of 23 aces; set by none other than Williams herself.

Rufus the Wimbledon anti-pigeon hawk stolen

Wimbledon - Rufus, the Harris hawk who is used to deter pigeons from the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, has been stolen along with his cage.

Nadal stunned in second round at Wimbledon

London - In one of the most remarkable upsets in Tennis grand slam history, Spain's Rafael Nadal was upset by no-name Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic.

Video: David Nalbandian kicks tennis linesman and is disqualified

London - The Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian has been disqualified from the Aegon Championships final, held in London, after injuring a line judge by kicking an advertising board into the judge's shin.

A summer of sport ahead for Britain

There are several big sporting events in the pipeline for Britain, and the biggest, the London Olympics, is now less than a hundred days away.

Snooker and Tennis — Looking forward to Sheffield and Wimbledon

Between April and July, Britain will be hosting two of the biggest events in world sport: the Wimbledon Championships and the World Professional Snooker Championship.

Op-Ed: Andrew Murray — Warming up for Wimbledon?

Melbourne - No Scotsman has ever won the Wimbledon Singles Title, but none has ever had a better chance than Andy Murray. First though, there is the little matter of the Australian title.

Video of British mother racially abusing passengers causes fury

Croydon - An outrageous video was posted to YouTube yesterday, which shows a young British mother racially abusing passengers on a tram.

The Faceoff – Raonic overpowers Sampras in 'Hero vs. Prodigy' Special

Toronto - On Thursday night, rising Canadian tennis player Milos Raonic took to the court against his idol Pete Sampras in a an exhibition event called “The Faceoff – Hero vs. Prodigy.”

Double the success for Sania Mirza in comeback to WTA Tour Special

Toronto - For Indian tennis player Sania Mirza, the road back from a wrist injury has been a long and arduous one to say the least.

Wimbledon: Djokovic proves too strong for Nadal

New Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic proved just too strong for number one seed, Rafa Nadal in an inspiring performance which saw the Serb win in four sets 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4.

Wimbledon: Williams sisters both knocked out in last 16

Venus and Serena Williams have both tumbled out of the Wimbledon tennis finals in London's SW19 famous courts. Venus, who is a seven-time Grand Slam title winner in the singles and Serena, who has won thirteen singles titles are both out.

Oxfam takes £100,000 blow as Federer exits Wimbledon

Roger Federer's defeat to Tomas Berdych at Wimbledon this week not only lost the defending champion his title, but also cost Oxfam a cool £100,000 in potential donations.

Tennis: Nadal serves Murray out of Wimbledon

London - Rafael Nadal has beaten British hopeful Andy Murray in straight sets to end the players hopes of reaching his first Wimbledon final.

Wimbledon tennis match setting records

The All England Club has been treated to a match that looks like it will break most tennis records before it is over. The John Isner-Nicolas Mahut match may take at least three days to finish.

Kids eating tennis rackets in Hangu?

Hangu - As the big tennis event of the year approaches, kids in Hangu, Pakistan, have taken to eating snacks shaped like tennis rackets.

Wimbledon says no to Vuvuzela's

Wimbledon - Wimbledon is gearing up for the opening men's and women's singles matches to begin Monday, June 21. Officials from the All England Club have taken steps to ensure the half million spectators expected to attend are told Vuvuzela's are banned.

Nestor and Zimonjic Repeat as Wimbledon Doubles Champions

The game was long and it was close. But in the end the powerful duo of Daniel Nester and Nenad Zimonjic was just too much for Bob and Mike Bryan.

Murray-Federer Final at Wimbledon Moves a Step Closer

It is 73 years since Fred Perry became the last British man to claim a singles title at Wimbledon and 71 years since Bunny Austin became the last British player to feature in a men's final at the famous All England tennis club in South West London.

Serena Williams and Roger Federer advance at Wimbledon

The 2009 Wimbledon tennis tournament so far is going pretty predictable. With the exception of Maria Sharapova losing, just about all the other favorites have been winning.

British Tennis has High Hopes for Murray at Wimbledon

It is thirty two years since Virginia Wade won the Ladies Singles tournament at Wimbledon and an incredible seventy three years since the legendary Fred Perry was the last Briton to triumph in the Men's singles.

Tennis Superstar Maria Sharapova is Back in Circulation

After recuperating from injury for nearly seven months, beautiful and sexy tennis superstar Maria Sharapova is back in circulation as she joined fellow a Russian in a double at the Indian Wells court in California Thursday against two worthy opponents.

Roger Federer Does It Again

Roger Federer won his fifth straight Wimbledon title Sunday morning, equalling the record held by Bjorn Borg, and solidifying his place as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

Happy Family as Mother and Four Babies Reunite

There was one very happy family at Wimbledon on Monday as the rain came down. A mother duck and her four little ducklings were reunited during their own dramatic tournament. Off they went enjoying being back together.

Red Underwear at Wimbledon? Get the Rule Book Out

Tatiana Golovin wanted to appear on the tennis court with red underwear on. The poor Wimbledon referee got his own knickers in a twist as he went seeking the rule book to see if such an unheard of thing is allowed.
 

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