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US teen Gauff seeks another deep Slam run at US Open

Coco Gauff will make her US Open debut against Russia's 76th-ranked Anastasia Potapova.

Federer looks to cure Wimbledon hangover at US Open

Roger Federer has to rely on his mental toughness at the US Open to shrug off last month's Wimbledon heartbreak.

Former Australian tennis star Peter McNamara dies

Peter McNamara will be remembered as one of tennis greats having trained many players and winning grand slam titles.

Tomic’s appeal against Wimbledon fine rejected

This year's tournament is not the first time Bernard Tomic has run afoul of tennis officialdom.

Angelique Kerber drops coach after Wimbledon shock

The former world number one, who also won the US and Australians Opens in 2016, has dropped to 13th in the WTA rankings after a poor season so far.

Serbian press crown Djokovic ‘King of Tennis’

Novak Djokovic rightfully hailed in the Serbian media for his Wimbledon victory.

Djokovic vows to win fans’ love

Novak Djokovic has spent the best part of his career in pursuit of Nadal and Federer and attempting to seduce fans sceptical of his character.

Strycova and Hsieh take Wimbledon women’s doubles title

Barbora Strycova and Su-Wei Hsieh are the first team to lift the doubles title without dropping a set since Serena and Venus Williams in 2009.

Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon epic

Novak Djokovic is the first player since Bob Falkenburg in 1948 to win a Wimbledon men's singles final having saved a match point.

Serena to fight for equality until ‘the grave’

Williams' hopes of matching Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles are dashed again with a crushing straight sets defeat by Simona Halep.

Chilling Halep bubbles to the boil to win Wimbledon

Simona Halep took a 'long holiday' after her 2018 French Open win but did not expect to emerge triumphant at this year's Wimbledon tournament.

Cabal and Farah create men’s doubles history for Colombia

The two are the first Colombians to win a Wimbledon Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.

‘Stars align’ as Federer seeks to break Djokovic spell in Wimbledon...

Roger Federer's match at Wimbledon's finals will be one of his greatest as he attempts to become the oldest Grand Slam winner.

Djokovic straight bats emotional semi-final performance

Novak Djokovic restrains himself during his Wimbledon semi-final win over Robert Bautista Agut as he felt the crowd were showing him a lack of respect.

Federer feels ‘strange’ being in Wimbledon final, 16 years after first

Roger Federer says he feels 'unusual... to have such a big span between the first final.'

Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title

Roger Federer defeats rival Rafael Nadal to reach his 12th Wimbledon final, 11 years after the latter's iconic 2008 win.

Djokovic into sixth Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic will head into Sunday’s final eyeing his 16th Major title.

Hamilton critical of British GP fixture clashes

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton hopes the British Grand Prix will stand out among the Cricket World Cup and Wimbledon finals, as all three events will occur on the same day.

Serena keeps calm and carries on in pursuit of number 24

Serena Williams quietly preps up for her upcoming battle against former world number one Simona Halep at the Wimbledon final.

Men’s doubles to Wimbledon dad doubles for Venus

New Zealand's Michael Venus and his partner Raven Klaasen of South Africa lose their Wimbledon semi-final match to Colombia's Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah,

Halep reaches first Wimbledon final

Simona Halep makes history as she becomes the first Romanian woman to reach the Wimbledon final and could possibly win the tournament.

Federer, Nadal braced for Wimbledon epic

Eleven years on from their epic 2008 clash Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face each other again to progress to Sunday’s final.  

Taiwan Wimbledon star turns to English tea

Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei looks forward to afternoon tea before her Wimbledon doubles semi-finals match against Serena Williams.

Czech teen at 14 is youngest kid on the block at...

Czech teen Linda Fruhvirtova, only 14, is the youngest player competing at Wimbledon, balancing her debut on the prestigious lawns with her school books.