Novak Djokovic

Becker gamble pays off for Djokovic

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LONDON - When Novak Djokovic jumped on the super-coach bandwagon and hired Boris Becker, the appointment came straight out of left field and appeared to be a baffling one.

Dazzling Djokovic savours victory over Federer

LONDON - After almost four hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, plucked a blade of grass and put it in his mouth - never before had victory tasted so good.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Dazzling Djokovic savours victory over Federer

LONDON - After almost four hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, plucked a blade of grass and put it in his mouth - never before had victory tasted so good.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Federer sees benefits of the Edberg effect

LONDON - Roger Federer proved that an old dog can learn new tricks when he served and volleyed as his coach Stefan Edberg urged him to do during his Wimbledon campaign.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Surrogate son Federer loses, but Wimbledon's "Hill" is happy

LONDON - It was hard at first to spot Novak Djokovic fans on Wimbledon's fabled "Hill" where thousands gather to watch the tennis on a huge screen, but as the Serb marched towards victory over crowd favorite Roger Federer they started cheering louder.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Djokovic wins epic tussle with Federer to claim Wimbledon title

LONDON - Novak Djokovic claimed a second Wimbledon title after coming out on top in an extraordinary battle of wills against seven-times winner Roger Federer, eventually triumphing 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 in a gripping encounter on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Last day at Wimbledon is party day - with or without Murray

LONDON - Centre Court tickets, two bottles of "fizz" and sunshine assured that Stevie Bishop of Surrey and Debs Major of London would have a good time on the final day of Wimbledon on Sunday despite Britain's Andy Murray being out of the competition.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Murray Wimbledon exit bursts ticket bubble, not attendance

LONDON - The ticket bubble of "Murray mania" burst when Andy Murray was knocked out of Wimbledon this year, but the All England Club says attendance at the championships is up and remaining tickets sold through official channels were snapped up in minutes.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 05 Jul 2014

Old foes meet again in Wimbledon final

LONDON - Old rivalries will be renewed on and off the court in the men's Wimbledon final on Sunday when Roger Federer, bidding for a record eighth title, takes on top seed Novak Djokovic.

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Young guns won't be firing blanks for long, says Raonic

LONDON - Milos Raonic is confident that the new crop of young players who have made Wimbledon sit up and take notice are closing the gap on their elders and betters despite falling short at the business end of the championships.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 04 Jul 2014
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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