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# tennis - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Kerber stuns Serena's history bid in Wimbledon final as German records first ever title

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon in 22 years after defeating Serena Williams.

Djokovic sees off Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-final

Novak Djokovic is through to his fifth Wimbledon final after overcoming long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a five-set thriller.

# tennis - Friday 13 July, 2018

Anderson demands rule change after winning longest semi-final in Wimbledon history

He beat John Isner 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes.

# tennis - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Federer bemoans missed chances as Wimbledon defence ends in disappointment

Roger Federer lost out to Kevin Anderson in a five-set thriller at the quarter-final stage.

'Follow your dreams': Anderson issues South Africa rallying call after stunning Federer

Next up is a semi-final on Friday against John Isner, the ninth seeded American.

Djokovic into Wimbledon semi-final, blasts 'unnecessary' warnings

The 12-time major winner prevailed despite picking up two code violations and accusing the umpire of “double standards”.

# tennis - Monday 9 July, 2018

18-in-a-row! Serena extends Wimbledon winning run to make quarters

The 36-year-old faces Italian world number 52 Camila Giorgi on Tuesday.

# tennis - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Flying ants cause mayhem as world no.2 Wozniacki is dumped out of Wimbledon

An ant infestation made things more difficult for the Dane as she was beaten by Ekaterina Makarova.

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

# tennis - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'I wanted it too much': The women's favourite for Wimbledon is out in the first round

Petra Kvitova lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to unheralded Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

# tennis - Monday 2 July, 2018

Roger Federer kicks off Wimbledon with quick win - and shows off new $300m clothes deal RF

Roger Federer kicks off Wimbledon with quick win - and shows off new $300m clothes deal

Defending champion cruises past world number 57 Dusan Lajovic in just 79 minutes.

# tennis - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing

“If that’s testing everyone five times, let’s do it,” said the American great as she addressed her recent ‘missed’ test.

# tennis - Friday 29 June, 2018

Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon

‘If I feel like I do today in a couple of days, I’ll be playing.’

# tennis - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

183rd-ranked Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Andy Murray misses out

Two-time winner Murray only recently returned from an 11-month absence, but 36-year-old Williams is seeded 25th after giving birth last September.

# tennis - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic Causing A Racket

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014.

# tennis - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

As if he was never away! Federer makes winning return after three-month break

Federer is gearing up for Wimbledon with an appearance at the Stuttgart Open this week.

# tennis - Monday 11 June, 2018

Federer hails Nadal's 'unimaginable' achievement but targets reclaiming top spot

Rafael Nadal’s French Open heroics on Sunday earned praise from on-court foe Roger Federer.

# tennis - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'King of Clay' Nadal clinches 11th French Open title despite injury scare

The Spaniard defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem in three sets at Roland Garros.

# tennis - Friday 8 June, 2018

Majestic Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach 11th final at French Open in Paris

The Spaniard conjured up yet another clay-court masterclass to set up a showdown with Dominic Thiem in Paris on Sunday.

# tennis - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

# tennis - Monday 4 June, 2018

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# tennis - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend

The five-time Grand Slam champion hadn’t played on Roland Garros’ showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

# tennis - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Serena Williams says French Open catsuit makes her feel like a 'warrior princess' and a 'superhero'

The former world number one also says the suit helps combat some of the health issues she has experienced since giving birth.

# tennis - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time

“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”

# tennis - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Cornet's anti-doping charge for three missed tests dismissed

Alize Cornet’s anti-doping charge has been dismissed after it was deemed “reasonable” efforts to locate her for a third test were not made.

# tennis - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Classy Zverev punishes Thiem to secure Madrid title

Dominic Thiem was no match for Alexander Zverev, who earned a third career Masters 1000 title by winning the Madrid Open.

# tennis - Saturday 12 May, 2018

'This is my final goal: to be happy' - Nadal unfazed by losing number one status

Losing his position at the top of the rankings is not the end of the world.

# tennis - Friday 11 May, 2018

Nadal surrenders world number one to Federer as Thiem ends remarkable clay run

Roger Federer will move back to world number one after Dominic Thiem stunningly ended Rafael Nadal’s remarkable clay-court run.

# tennis - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open

23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.

# tennis - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report

The independent review says the non-elite levels of the sport are ‘fertile feeding ground’ for match-fixing.

# tennis - Monday 16 April, 2018

'Oh, I'm sorry I hurt your feelings': American tennis player squares up to umpire Red Mist This post contains videos

'Oh, I'm sorry I hurt your feelings': American tennis player squares up to umpire

It’s fair to say Jared Donaldson lost his temper at the Monte Carlo Masters earlier.

# tennis - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Djokovic confirms split from Stepanek and Agassi

Former world number one Novak Djokovic is without a coach heading into the clay-court season.

# tennis - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Andy Murray commits to tournament return in June ahead of Wimbledon

The former world number one has been out with a hip injury since January.

# tennis - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Wozniacki demands action after family members subjected to death threats

Caroline Wozniacki has revealed her family were abused during her defeat to Monica Puig at the Miami Open.

# tennis - Monday 19 March, 2018

BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova

“John’s role is of a different scale, scope and time commitment,” BBC bosses insist.

# tennis - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Serena falls to Venus in battle of the Williams sisters at Indian Wells

Playing her first competitive tournament since the 2017 Australian Open, Serena lost to Venus Williams in straight sets on Monday.

# tennis - Monday 12 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering Until We All Win

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering

I’m proving time and time again there’s no wrong way to be a woman.

# tennis - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Serena Williams dreading showdown with Venus

‘I have to play a seed sooner than later… I wish it was anybody else in the draw.’

# tennis - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'My comeback couldn't have come on a better day ' - Serena returns after 14-month break

After giving birth to her daughter last year, the 23-time grand slam winner is delighted to make her return on International Women’s Day.

# tennis - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Goffin forced to retire from Rotterdam semi following freak eye injury

The first semi-final at the Rotterdam Open was cut short when David Goffin was hit in the face by the ball and suffered an eye injury.

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