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Tennis-Stosur almost lost for words after "bad tennis"

53 min 17 sec ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Hoisting a grand slam trophy into the air seemed several lifetimes ago on Friday as Sam Stosur suffered one of the more ignominious Wimbledon exits of recent years.








WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Djokovic, Sharapova restore order at Wimbledon

53 min 36 sec ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova restored order to a shaken Wimbledon on Friday, imposing brutal authority on their battered opponents a day after Rafa Nadal's exit at the hands of maverick journeyman Dustin Brown.








UPDATE 4-Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles round 3 results

1 hour 7 min ago
July 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 23-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Kristina Mladenovic (France) 6-4 6-4 6-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) beat Sloane Stephens (U.S.) 3-6 6-3 6-1 4-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat 29-Irina Begu (Romania) 6-4 6-3 30-Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands (U.S.) 7-5 7-5 CoCo Vandeweghe (U.S.) beat 22-Samantha Stosur (Australia) 6-2 6-0








Tennis-Unstoppable Djokovic silences Tomic

1 hour 27 min ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - It was job well done for Novak Djokovic as he silenced Bernard Tomic and his Australian Fanatics with an emphatic 6-3 6-3 6-3 victory in the Wimbledon third round on Friday.








Tennis-Sharapova breezes past Begu into last 16

1 hour 39 min ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Fourth seed Maria Sharapova moved serenely into the Wimbledon fourth round with a 6-4 6-3 victory over Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu on Friday.








UPDATE 5-Tennis-Wimbledon men's singles round 3 results

1 hour 41 min ago
July 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Friday 1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat 27-Bernard Tomic (Australia) 6-3 6-3 6-3 14-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat 24-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) 6-4 7-6(6) 6-3 26-Nick Kyrgios (Australia) beat 7-Milos Raonic (Canada) 5-7 7-5 7-6(3) 6-3 4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Fernando Verdasco (Spain) 6-4 6-3 6-4 21-Richard Gasquet (France) beat 11-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) 6-3








Tennis-Wawrinka makes light work of Verdasco

3 hours 42 sec ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka continued his stealthy progress through the Wimbledon draw with another clinical victory on Friday as the Swiss dispatched Fernando Verdasco 6-4 6-3 6-4 to reach the fourth round.








Tennis-Frenchman Gasquet sends poor Dimitrov home at Wimbledon

3 hours 1 min ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - France's Richard Gasquet eased into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Friday, comfortably winning a battle of the backhands with misfiring Bulgarian 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets.








Tennis-Aces high as firebrand Kyrgios knocks out Raonic

3 hours 6 min ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios produced a brutal serving display to bludgeon his way past seventh seed Milos Raonic and reach the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 5-7 7-5 7-6(3) 6-3 victory on Friday.








Tennis-Wimbledon still abuzz over dread-locked Brown

3 hours 48 min ago
LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - Dread-locked German Dustin Brown was nowhere to be seen at Wimbledon on Friday, at least into the early afternoon, but his shock upset of Rafa Nadal the night before remained the talk of the tournament.








Tennis-Slumping Nadal set for first slam-less year since 2005

8 hours 41 min ago
MADRID, July 3 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal is likely to end the year without a grand slam singles title for the first time since his debut French Open crown in 2005 following his shock Wimbledon exit on Thursday, his uncle and coach Toni has conceded.








REFILE-Tennis-Wimbledon 'all-white' clothing rule is too strict-Federer

Jul 2nd 2015
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".








Tennis-Superman Dustin sends Nadal to the dustbin again

Jul 2nd 2015
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.








Tennis-Order of play for Wimbledon on Friday

Jul 2nd 2015
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








Tennis-Nadal unsure if best Wimbledon days are over

Jul 2nd 2015
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.








WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Nadal loss sends shockwaves round Wimbledon

Jul 2nd 2015
* Murray, Federer, Kvitova cruise through (Updates after Nadal defeat)








UPDATE 15-Tennis-Wimbledon men's singles round 2 results

Jul 2nd 2015
July 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Men's Singles Round 2 matches on Thursday 23-Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) beat Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) 5-7 6-3 6-4 6-7(4) 13-11 Pablo Andujar (Spain) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-4 1-6 4-6 7-6(4) 6-4 Dustin Brown (Germany) beat 10-Rafa Nadal (Spain) 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 22-Viktor Troicki (Serbia) beat Aljaz Bedene (Britain) 6-4 3-6 6-2 6-4 18-Gael Monfils (France) beat Adrian Mannarino (Franc








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Qualifier Brown hammers Nadal out of Wimbledon

Jul 2nd 2015
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.








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Magician Federer pulls out the party tricks

Jul 2nd 2015
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.








Motor racing-Rosberg side by side with Hamilton at Silverstone

Jul 2nd 2015
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.