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Dazzling Djokovic savours victory over Federer

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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.

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

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

Djokovic and Federer show that Big Four still rule

LONDON - When Novak Djokovic's flying forehand kissed the net and bounced into the corner, he let out a primal roar that echoed around Centre Court, the All England Club and probably all the way to his hometown of Belgrade.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 04 Jul 2014

Bouchard and Kvitova ready to go nuts at Wimbledon

LONDON - It was "a weird match with a weird ending" but all Eugenie Bouchard cared about was the split-second in which she saw Simona Halep's lunging service return spinning into the net.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Jul 2014

New kids on the block ready for Wimbledon semis

- Young upstarts Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov have caused quite a stir at Wimbledon over the last two weeks with a string of fine performances but the pair know they must rise to the challenges that await them in the men's semi-finals on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Jul 2014

Wild things ready to start re-arranging the furniture

LONDON - The problem with allowing a bunch of rowdy gate crashers into the party is they will repay you by re-arranging your furniture.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Jul 2014

Wild things ready to start re-arranging the furniture

LONDON - The problem with allowing a bunch of rowdy gate crashers into the party is they will repay you by re-arranging your furniture.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Jul 2014

Kyrgios out but not down

LONDON - The adrenaline rush of slaying Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon was replaced by dejection and despondency only 24 hours later but Australian tyro Nick Kyrgios should take plenty of heart from what he described as the "best couple of weeks of my life".

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 Jul 2014

Murray dethroned as youthful uprising continues

LONDON - The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 02 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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