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MADRID, July 5 (Reuters) - Conchita Martinez will take over as Spain's Davis Cup captain for the Group I tie away to Russia in two weeks following Friday's dismissal of Gala Leon, Spanish media reported on Sunday.
LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - With her heart racing as she stood two points from defeat in her third round match at Wimbledon, Serena Williams looked in serious danger of missing out on a 26th on-court date with older sister Venus.
LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal may have left the stage but the smooth progress into Wimbledon's second week of the remaining members of tennis's established powerbase suggests further upsets are unlikely in the men's last 16 on Monday.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Andy Murray reprised his familiar role of being the last British singles player heading into Wimbledon's second week but he needed a reboot to come through Saturday's four-set tussle with Andreas Seppi in a tale of two timeouts.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - A woman who once fumed she "needed a helicopter" to go on a Wimbledon court she called a "parking lot" could not have been happier with her surroundings on Saturday as Jelena Jankovic sent holder Petra Kvitova spinning out.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova's reign as Wimbledon champion ended on Saturday against a former world number one who upset the form book to register a shock third-round victory on a sun-drenched Centre Court.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - A match between two missile-serving giants had the potential to go on for hours but luckily for Marin Cilic he only needed 15 minutes and two games on Saturday to complete a 7-6(4) 6-7(6) 6-4 6-7(4) 12-10 win over John Isner.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Roger Federer showed that you need more in your arsenal than a bullet serve if you want to seriously trouble the grasscourt masters these days as he snuffed out the threat of Sam Groth in four sets at Wimbledon on Saturday.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Wimbledon lost one of its biggest crowd pleasers on Saturday when dreadlocked German Dustin Brown, who toppled twice champion Rafa Nadal, lost to Serb Victor Troicki before a court filled with fans willing him to victory.
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Dustin Brown's Wimbledon flame fizzled out in a four-set defeat by Viktor Troicki on Saturday, two days after the dreadlocked journeyman illuminated the All England Club by beating twice champion Rafa Nadal.