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#Tennis

# tennis - Yesterday’s News

Serena Williams wants to defend Australian Open title 3 months after giving birth

Another grand slam title would move the US star level with Margaret Court’s record.

# tennis - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Play on, player: Wimbledon will spend £71 million on a second roof

Rain delays for the big matches at SW19 will soon be but a distant memory from your childhood.

# tennis - Friday 28 July, 2017

Father of former tennis star Philippoussis pleads not guilty to molesting girls he coached

Nikolaos Philippoussis is being held on €7.8 million bail and could face a sentence of over 200 years if convicted.

# tennis - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

No-match Djokovic as former world number one announces he won't play again in 2017

The former world number one retired injured at Wimbledon.

# tennis - Monday 24 July, 2017

'Don't play tennis' - Bernard Tomic says he has no love for the game

The Aussie star says he’s trapped.

# tennis - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Like watching Picasso: Roddick reflects on a career spent in the shadow of greatness

Roger Federer and the rest of the ‘big four’ prevented Andy Roddick from adding to his lone slam win, but the American has no regrets.

# tennis - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Three Wimbledon matches flagged and to be investigated for possible match-fixing

Suspicions have built surrounding certain matches following unusual betting patterns.

# tennis - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Money, money, money! US Open to break $50 million prize barrier

It remains the richest event in tennis.

# tennis - Friday 14 July, 2017

Federer downs Berdych to reach 11th Wimbledon final

The 35-year-old will meet Croatian Marin Cilic, who saw off Sam Querrey, on Sunday.

Serena loves Murray for 'casual sexism' riposte

“He has spoken up for women’s rights and issues especially in tennis forever,” the US star added.

# tennis - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Venus becomes oldest Wimbledon finalist in 23 years as the dream ends for Konta

Twenty years after making her Wimbledon debut, the five-time champion is into her ninth final.

Andy Murray is winning praise for 'not letting casual sexism go' at a press conference

Murray isn’t about to let the world forget about American women tennis players.

# tennis - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Andy Murray is winning praise for 'not letting casual sexism go' at a press conference Smashed It

Andy Murray is winning praise for 'not letting casual sexism go' at a press conference

Murray isn’t about to let the world forget about American women tennis players.

# tennis - Sunday 9 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year?

Anyone for tennis?

# tennis - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Roger Federer's bid to become the oldest ever Wimbledon champion is still on track

He beat Germany’s Mischa Zverev to reach the fourth round.

'That's when you all heard me drop an F-bomb' - Mattek-Sands vows to come back from horror injury

In a heartfelt Facebook post, the tennis ace expressed her gratitude to fans for all the messages received after her serious injury.

From TheJournal.ie Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say Florida

Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say

Police initially said she was ‘at fault’ in a crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man.

# tennis - Friday 7 July, 2017

Andy Murray survives at Wimbledon but it was pretty nervy for a while in four-set thriller

Fabio Fognini put up a strong challenge but Andy Murray is into the fourth round at Wimbledon.

Djokovic shrugs off McEnroe's Tiger comparison

It has been suggested that the Serb’s slump is due to troubles in his private life.

# tennis - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Title favourite Pliskova dumped out of Wimbledon in Centre Court shock

But Roger Federer had no such problems as he coasted through to the third round in 90 minutes.

Mattek-Sands suffers 'acute knee injury' in horrific Wimbledon fall

The American was taken to hospital after suffering the injury during her second-round match against Sorana Cirstea.

# tennis - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Federer and Djokovic considered exhibition match after both their Wimbledon opponents withdrew

The Centre Court crowd were left feeling short-changed after fleeting appearances from two of the best players in the world.

# tennis - Monday 3 July, 2017

Three-time grand slam winner Wawrinka sent packing in Wimbledon's first major upset

Stan Wawrinka had no answer to the power, free hitting and touch of Daniil Medvedev as the young Russian sprang Wimbledon’s first surprise.

Devastated Venus Williams sobs over fatal car crash

After her win over Elise Mertens in the Wimbledon first round, the world number 11 was repeatedly asked about the incident.

Murray eases through, Kyrgios quits and Venus gets up and running

Williams arrived in London facing a wrongful death suit after she was involved in a fatal car crash in Florida.

2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die

Former tennis player Marion Bartoli discusses her long road to recovery as she prepares for her role commentating at Wimbledon.

# tennis - Sunday 2 July, 2017

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

# tennis - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Novak Djokovic ends six-month title drought with big win before Wimbledon

Top seed Novak Djokovic did not drop a set in winning his first tournament in six months.

# tennis - Friday 30 June, 2017

Can you ace our Wimbledon quiz ahead of the start of the 2017 tournament?

The third Grand Slam tennis event of the year begins at the All-England club on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Tennis star Venus Williams 'at fault' in fatal car crash, police say Investigation

Tennis star Venus Williams 'at fault' in fatal car crash, police say

A 78-year-old man passed away following the incident.

# tennis - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark

Three days after his comments to National Public Radio were aired, the saga appeared to finally end.

# tennis - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

John McEnroe says he 'doesn't want to upset' Serena Williams, but refuses to apologise for comments

McEnroe appeared on ‘CBS This Morning’ and defended his remarks about Williams.

Serena Williams hits back at John McEnroe: 'Respect me and my privacy as I'm trying to have a baby'

McEnroe had suggested the 23 Grand Slam title winner would struggle to break the top 700 on the men’s tour.

# tennis - Monday 26 June, 2017

Ireland's James McGee produces thrilling final set comeback to keep Wimbledon hopes alive

The Dubliner will now face the fifth seed in the next round.

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would rank 700th in the world on the men's tour

The American said he still believed she was the best female player ever.

# tennis - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Federer issues message of intent to Wimbledon rivals with stunning Halle victory

For the ninth time in his illustrious career, Roger Federer is the champion of the Gerry Weber Open. The Swiss eased to victory in Halle.

# tennis - Friday 23 June, 2017

British number three Dan Evans reveals he tested positive for cocaine

‘I made a mistake and I must face up to it,’ he said at a press conference earlier.

# tennis - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Boris Becker declared bankrupt after failing to pay 'substantial' debt

The three-time Wimbledon champion appeared before a Bankruptcy Court in London.

# tennis - Monday 19 June, 2017

You cannot be serious: Murray hits back at McEnroe claim

The American legend may have given the Scot a little extra motivation with his criticism.

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini qualifies to play in ATP tennis tournament

The 48-year-old will play in the Aspria Tennis Cup later this month.

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