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Elena Rybakina wins women’s Wimbledon singles title

Elena Rybakina beat Ons Jabeur to win the Wimbledon singles title Saturday, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2, giving the native Russian the sport’s most prestigious championship a little more than two months after tournament organizers barred players representing Russia from participating. Rybakina, who began representing Kazakhstan four years ago after the former Soviet republic agreed to fund […]

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Novak Djokovic wins fourth consecutive men’s singles Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic underlined his recent dominance at Wimbledon with a composed and controlled fightback against Australia’s Nick Kyrgios to win a fourth consecutive men’s singles title. Serbia’s Djokovic, 35, lost the first set after some incredible serving from Kyrgios, but ended up winning 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-3) on Centre Court. It is Djokovic’s seventh […]

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Russia and Belarusian tennis players banned from competing at Wimbledon amid invasion of Ukraine

Russian and Belarusian players will not be allowed to compete at Wimbledon this year because of the invasion of Ukraine. Men’s world number two Daniil Medvedev of Russia and women’s world number four Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus are the highest-ranked players to be affected. The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said it had a […]

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Sania Mirza: Indian tennis star announces retirement after 2022 season

Former Wimbledon doubles champion Sania Mirza, one of India’s most celebrated sports stars, has announced she will retire from tennis after 2022. Mirza’s comments came after her first-round loss in the women’s doubles in the Australian Open, reports said. “I’ve decided that this will be my last season. I’m taking it week by week. Not […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic wins 20th Grand Slam title by defeating Matteo Berrettini

Novak Djokovic joined Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on twenty Grand Slam wins when he claimed his sixth Wimbledon title against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini on Sunday. The 34-year-old Serb won 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 6-3 in front of a passionate and vocal 15,000 crowd on Centre Court. Seventh seed Berrettini, 25, received loud backing but […]

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Wimbledon 2021: Ashleigh Barty beats Karolina Pliskova to win maiden title

Ashleigh Barty won her maiden Wimbledon title as she beat Karolina Pliskova in the final to become the first Australian women’s champion for 41 years. Barty won the first 14 points to take early charge in a 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 win on the 50th anniversary of idol Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s maiden win here. “This […]

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Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon but plans to return at Tokyo Olympics

Tennis star Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from this year’s Wimbledon but is planning on returning at the Tokyo Olympics, according to her agent Stuart Duguid. “Naomi won’t be playing Wimbledon this year. She is taking some personal time with friends and family,” Duguid said in a statement on Thursday. “She will be ready for the […]

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Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics ‘to prolong his career’

Rafael Nadal has announced he is pulling out of Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics. In a statement posted on his official Twitter page, the 20-time grand slam champion said: “It’s never an easy decision to take but after listening to my body and discuss it with my team I understand that it is the right […]

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Roger Federer withdraws from French Open keeping knee trouble and Wimbledon in mind

Former world number one Roger Federer withdrew from the French Open on Sunday, a day after winning a tough third-round match, opting to save himself for the grass-court season at Wimbledon. “After discussions with my team, I decided that I should withdraw from the French Open today,” Federer said in a statement released by the […]