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LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Players' efforts over the years to get Wimbledon's "all-white" clothing rule relaxed got a boost on Thursday when Roger Federer said he thought the policy as it stood was "quite extreme".
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - A 30-year-old German journeyman who once travelled around Europe's Challenger Circuit in a camper van joined a list of Wimbledon luminaries who go by the names of Lukas Rosol, Steve Darcis and Nick Kyrgios.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at the Wimbledon Championships on Friday (play begins at 1200 GMT unless stated). Centre Court 11-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) v 21-Richard Gasquet (France) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v 27-Bernard Tomic (Australia) 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) v Heather Watson (Britain) - - Court One 4-Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) v Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 4-Maria Sharapova (Russia) v 29-Irina-Camelia Begu (Romania) 9-Marin Cilic (Croatia
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - 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.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - 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.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - It was not the first time Wimbledon had dissolved into a chorus 'oohs' and 'aahs' at the brilliance of Roger Federer but the Swiss ringmaster almost outdid himself when he flashed his racquet between his legs to lob Sam Querrey on Thursday.
SILVERSTONE, England, July 2 (Reuters) - Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have parked their motorhomes side by side in the British Grand Prix campsite and may well line up next to each other at both the start and finish on Sunday.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - After four magical days at Wimbledon, British journeyman James Ward was guaranteed to pocket the biggest cheque of his career -- a princely sum of at least $120,000 for reaching the third round.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - When a totally off-balance Andy Murray fashioned the most improbable lob winner to break Robin Haase in the first set on Thursday the Dutchman must have known that his 2015 Wimbledon journey was going to end sooner rather than later.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Every fan visiting Wimbledon hopes to be lucky enough to walk out of the All England Club with more than just a memory of watching a tennis hero -- and Britain's royal family is no different.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Roger Federer's effortless stroll through the early stages at Wimbledon continued as he brought out the party tricks in a 6-4 6-2 6-2 victory over Sam Querrey to reach the third round on Thursday.
LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - British wildcard James Ward battled past Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic on Thursday to reach the third round of Wimbledon for the first time, delighting a vociferous home crowd.
MADRID, July 2 (Reuters) - Spanish tennis federation (RFET) president Jose Luis Escanuela opted to stand down on Thursday, one day after he was suspended for failing to cooperate in a government probe into the organisation's finances.