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MELBOURNE, July 2 (Reuters) - The hype over tennis's "next big thing" Nick Kyrgios exploded in Australia on Wednesday as news of the teenager's stunning upset of 14-times grand slam champion Rafa Nadal at Wimbledon broke.
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Former Wimbledon semi-finalist Todd Woodbridge described fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios's stunning victory over world No.1 Rafael Nadal on Tuesday as one of the best performances he has ever seen from a teenager.
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Milos Raonic found the perfect way to celebrate Canada Day, booking a place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 4-6 6-1 7-6(4) 6-3 win against 10th seed Kei Nishikori on Tuesday.
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Order of play on selected show courts on the ninth day of the Wimbledon championships on Wednesday. Centre Court (play starts at 1100 GMT) 3-Simona Halep (Romania) v 19-Sabine Lisicki (Germany) 3-Andy Murray (Britain) v 11-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 4-Roger Federer (Switzerland) v 5-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) Court One 9-Angelique Kerber (Germany) v 13-Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v 26-Marin Cilic (Croatia)
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal's charge towards a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was sensationally beaten by 19-year-old Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) 6-3.
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - French Open runner-up Simona Halep looked the model of consistency as she raced into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-0 fourth-round win over Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas on Tuesday.
LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's hopes of celebrating the 10th anniversary of her Wimbledon triumph with a sequel ended in a thrilling defeat by Germany's Angelique Kerber in the fourth round on Tuesday.