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Federer cruises into quarterfinals

Jul 1, 2014

Federer cruises into quarterfinals

Seven-time champion Roger Federer returned to the quarterfinals at Wimbledon with a clinical 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Tommy Robredo of Spain on Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Federer looked in complete control and saved the only break point he faced in the final game of ...

Nishikori downs Bolelli in five sets in delayed match

Jul 1, 2014

Nishikori downs Bolelli in five sets in delayed match

Kei Nishikori needed two days and five nail-biting sets but eventually defeated Italy’s Simone Bolelli 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time in his career on Monday morning. Momentum ebbed and flowed throughout the ...

Nishikori reaches Wimbledon fourth round for first time

Jun 30, 2014

Nishikori reaches Wimbledon fourth round for first time

Kei Nishikori needed two days and five nail-biting sets but eventually defeated Italy’s Simone Bolelli 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon for the first time in his career on Monday. Momentum ebbed and flowed throughout the over ...

Serena sent packing in third round

Jun 29, 2014

Serena sent packing in third round

All of a sudden, Serena Williams is failing to stick around for long at Grand Slam tournaments. Betrayed by her backhand and, more surprisingly, her usually dangerous serve, five-time Wimbledon champion Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 Saturday in ...

Jun 29, 2014

Nadal values relationship with rivals

Rafael Nadal, with his legacy as one of the world’s greatest tennis players already secured, insists he would rather be remembered as a good guy rather than just a Grand Slam title winning machine. The 28-year-old Spaniard, with 14 majors amongst his 64 career ...

Djokovic survives injury scare in win

Jun 28, 2014

Djokovic survives injury scare in win

Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his racket flying from his ...

Wozniacki dispatches Konjuh in straight sets

Jun 27, 2014

Wozniacki dispatches Konjuh in straight sets

Caroline Wozniacki kept her composure to end the spirited run of 16-year-old Croat Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-0 in the third round of Wimbledon on Friday. Wimbledon debutant Konjuh, the youngest player to reach the last 32 at the All England Club since 2005, forced ...

Nishikori rolls into 3rd round

Jun 27, 2014

Nishikori rolls into 3rd round

Kei Nishikori admitted he had made a perfect start to his Wimbledon campaign as the 10th seed moved into the third round with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 thrashing of American qualifier Denis Kudla on Thursday. Nishikori has never gone past the third round at ...

Nishikori advances to third round

Jun 26, 2014

Nishikori advances to third round

Kei Nishikori cruised into the third round at Wimbledon on Thursday after dispatching American qualifier Denis Kudla with ease 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. It was the third consecutive year that Nishikori reached the third round at the All England Club. After a slightly rocky start, ...

Jun 26, 2014

Djokovic overpowers Stepanek in four sets

Top seed Novak Djokovic survived a testing Centre Court examination at the hands of close friend and veteran serve-and-volleyer Radek Stepanek to reach the Wimbledon third round on Wednesday. Djokovic, the 2011 champion, carved out a 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 7-6 (7-5) victory over ...

Nishikori into second round

Jun 25, 2014

Nishikori into second round

Kei Nishikori reached the second round when he defeated Kenny de Schepper of France 6-4, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 Tuesday to win his first match at Wimbledon for the third consecutive year. In a game of contrasting styles, the 10th-seeded Nishikori overcame the big serving ...