Novak Djokovic

Tomic slams 'disrespectful' Tennis Australia, 'actor' Rafter


- Bernard Tomic launched a blistering tirade against Tennis Australia and its head of performance Pat Rafter after his third round exit at Wimbledon on Friday.

Serena survives, Djokovic, Sharapova ease through

LONDON - The needle on the Wimbledon Richter scale sat poised and ready but Serena Williams dug deep into her battle-hardened playbook to ensure there was no earth-shuddering shock at the hands of scurrying Briton Heather Watson on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Jul 2015

Nothing artificial about Djokovic's crushing win

LONDON - A regulation 6-3 6-3 6-3 Wimbledon victory in which he did not drop his serve contained very few eye-popping moments for Novak Djokovic on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Jul 2015

Nadal loss sends shockwaves round Wimbledon

LONDON - The untroubled advance of the heavy hitters at Wimbledon was spectacular halted on Thursday when twice champion Rafa Nadal was bundled out by German qualifier Dustin Brown who played the match of his life.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Jul 2015

Nadal unsure if best Wimbledon days are over

LONDON - It was a clearly deflated Rafa Nadal who admitted he has no idea whether he can ever reproduce the form that helped him win two Wimbledon titles after maverick Dustin Brown inflicted a fourth successive embarrassment on Thursday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Jul 2015

Qualifier Brown hammers Nadal out of Wimbledon

LONDON - Two-times champion Rafa Nadal's appalling recent run at Wimbledon continued on Thursday as he crashed out in the second round after being out-muscled and out-thought in four sets by an inspired Dustin Brown of Germany.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Jul 2015

Djokovic, Serena turn up heat as Wimbledon sizzles

LONDON - With everyone "feeling hot, hot, hot" at the All England Club on Wednesday it was little wonder that Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams were eager to escape the Wimbledon furnace as quickly as possible.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 01 Jul 2015

Dizzy Tomic questions Wimbledon heat rule

LONDON - Bernard Tomic questioned Wimbledon's heat rule which allows women players some respite but not men as on-court temperatures edged over 41 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 01 Jul 2015

Djokovic keeps cool to douse Nieminen's fire

LONDON - Novak Djokovic gave himself seven or eight marks out of 10 after outclassing Finland's Jarkko Nieminen 6-4 6-2 6-3 on a scorching Centre Court to move safely into the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 01 Jul 2015

Wimbledon top grand slam for social media: survey

LONDON, - Wimbledon is the top grand slam championship for attracting social media-savvy tennis fans, with more followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram than any of the other three, a survey released on Wednesday said.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 30 Jun 2015
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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