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Nadal stunned by magnificent Muller in five set Wimbledon epic
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# Muller Time

Nadal stunned by magnificent Muller in five set Wimbledon epic

Jul 10th 2017, 8:49 PM 9,345 Views 12 Comments

It was a marathon on Court One.

Rafa Nadal gave his head an awful whack before taking the court today
# That's Gotta Hurt!
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# That's Gotta Hurt!

Rafa Nadal gave his head an awful whack before taking the court today

Jul 10th 2017, 4:50 PM 7,303 Views 1 Comment

Giles Muller had every right to laugh, the head knock may have helped him end Nadal’s run of 28 straight set wins.

Venus Williams crushes Konjuh to become oldest Wimbledon quarter-finalist since Navratilova
# Staying Power
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# Staying Power

Venus Williams crushes Konjuh to become oldest Wimbledon quarter-finalist since Navratilova

Jul 10th 2017, 3:53 PM 2,789 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Johanna Konta has given Britain their first female quarter-finalist in sw19 since 1984.

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you watching Wimbledon this year?

Jul 9th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,818 Views 30 Comments

Anyone for tennis?

Roger Federer's bid to become the oldest ever Wimbledon champion is still on track
# Fed Express
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# Fed Express

Roger Federer's bid to become the oldest ever Wimbledon champion is still on track

Jul 8th 2017, 9:04 PM 8,247 Views 7 Comments

He beat Germany’s Mischa Zverev to reach the fourth round.

'That's when you all heard me drop an F-bomb' - Mattek-Sands vows to come back from horror injury
# Strong Return
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# Strong Return

'That's when you all heard me drop an F-bomb' - Mattek-Sands vows to come back from horror injury

Jul 8th 2017, 2:59 PM 8,624 Views 1 Comment

In a heartfelt Facebook post, the tennis ace expressed her gratitude to fans for all the messages received after her serious injury.

Andy Murray survives at Wimbledon but it was pretty nervy for a while in four-set thriller
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Andy Murray survives at Wimbledon but it was pretty nervy for a while in four-set thriller

Jul 7th 2017, 11:39 PM 4,150 Views 3 Comments

Fabio Fognini put up a strong challenge but Andy Murray is into the fourth round at Wimbledon.

Rafa Nadal has now won 10 consecutive Grand Slam matches without dropping a set
# Vamos Rafa
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# Vamos Rafa

Rafa Nadal has now won 10 consecutive Grand Slam matches without dropping a set

Jul 7th 2017, 7:16 PM 4,478 Views 5 Comments

The Spaniard powered into the last 16 at Wimbledon.

Grounds for concern? Wimbledon officials dismiss court fears after player complaints
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Grounds for concern? Wimbledon officials dismiss court fears after player complaints

Jul 7th 2017, 3:04 PM 5,244 Views 4 Comments

Some players have raised concerns over the playing surfaces at SW19.

Djokovic shrugs off McEnroe's Tiger comparison
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Djokovic shrugs off McEnroe's Tiger comparison

Jul 7th 2017, 11:35 AM 4,055 Views 1 Comment

It has been suggested that the Serb’s slump is due to troubles in his private life.

Title favourite Pliskova dumped out of Wimbledon in Centre Court shock
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Title favourite Pliskova dumped out of Wimbledon in Centre Court shock

Jul 6th 2017, 7:43 PM 8,208 Views 9 Comments

But Roger Federer had no such problems as he coasted through to the third round in 90 minutes.

Mattek-Sands suffers 'acute knee injury' in horrific Wimbledon fall
# Get Well Soon
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# Get Well Soon

Mattek-Sands suffers 'acute knee injury' in horrific Wimbledon fall

Jul 6th 2017, 6:14 PM 7,021 Views 2 Comments

The American was taken to hospital after suffering the injury during her second-round match against Sorana Cirstea.

'Bored' Tomic loses racquet deal after lethargic Wimbledon exit
# Headbutt
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# Headbutt

'Bored' Tomic loses racquet deal after lethargic Wimbledon exit

Jul 6th 2017, 4:23 PM 5,531 Views 5 Comments

The manufacturer stood by Maria Sharapova during her doping ban, but moved quickly to oust Tomic after he admitted he had fallen out of love with tennis.

Del Potro crashes out of Wimbledon after shock defeat to world number 589
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Del Potro crashes out of Wimbledon after shock defeat to world number 589

Jul 6th 2017, 4:10 PM 5,036 Views 7 Comments

The former US Open champion is the second big casualty of the men’s draw after the exit of Stan Warwinka.

Andy Murray storms into Wimbledon third round
# COME ON TIM!
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# COME ON TIM!

Andy Murray storms into Wimbledon third round

Jul 5th 2017, 6:50 PM 4,147 Views 3 Comments

Next up for world number one is a clash with colourful Italian 28th seed Fabio Fognini.

Federer and Djokovic considered exhibition match after both their Wimbledon opponents withdrew
# Don't Tease Us
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# Don't Tease Us

Federer and Djokovic considered exhibition match after both their Wimbledon opponents withdrew

Jul 5th 2017, 2:38 AM 6,788 Views 0 Comments

The Centre Court crowd were left feeling short-changed after fleeting appearances from two of the best players in the world.

Three-time grand slam winner Wawrinka sent packing in Wimbledon's first major upset
# From Russia With Love
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# From Russia With Love

Three-time grand slam winner Wawrinka sent packing in Wimbledon's first major upset

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:20 PM 6,442 Views 4 Comments

Stan Wawrinka had no answer to the power, free hitting and touch of Daniil Medvedev as the young Russian sprang Wimbledon’s first surprise.

Murray eases through, Kyrgios quits and Venus gets up and running
# COME ON TIM!
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# COME ON TIM!

Murray eases through, Kyrgios quits and Venus gets up and running

Jul 3rd 2017, 4:18 PM 6,046 Views 5 Comments

Williams arrived in London facing a wrongful death suit after she was involved in a fatal car crash in Florida.

2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die
# Illness
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# Illness

2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:29 PM 7,647 Views 3 Comments

Former tennis player Marion Bartoli discusses her long road to recovery as she prepares for her role commentating at Wimbledon.

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon
# History Makers
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# History Makers

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

Jul 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 10,993 Views 10 Comments

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

Can you ace our Wimbledon quiz ahead of the start of the 2017 tournament?
# It's Quizziness Time
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# It's Quizziness Time

Can you ace our Wimbledon quiz ahead of the start of the 2017 tournament?

Jun 30th 2017, 10:00 AM 5,846 Views 1 Comment

The third Grand Slam tennis event of the year begins at the All-England club on Monday.

McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark
# Controversy
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# Controversy

McEnroe regrets Serena 'Number 700 on men's tour' remark

Jun 28th 2017, 11:15 PM 5,004 Views 26 Comments

Three days after his comments to National Public Radio were aired, the saga appeared to finally end.

Ireland's James McGee produces thrilling final set comeback to keep Wimbledon hopes alive
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Ireland's James McGee produces thrilling final set comeback to keep Wimbledon hopes alive

Jun 26th 2017, 8:17 PM 6,978 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner will now face the fifth seed in the next round.

Tennis player who 'almost died' after suspected poisoning granted Wimbledon wildcard
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Tennis player who 'almost died' after suspected poisoning granted Wimbledon wildcard

Jun 21st 2017, 1:45 PM 7,339 Views 1 Comment

A police investigation was launched after Gabriella Taylor spent four days in intensive care.

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed
# Russian Roulette
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# Russian Roulette

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed

May 3rd 2017, 11:40 AM 5,381 Views 2 Comments

The world number one reckons the returning Russian will be there one way or another.

'I didn’t have an Irish accent or the heritage the boys had, but I’ve got to say they were very welcoming'
# Long Read
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# Long Read

'I didn’t have an Irish accent or the heritage the boys had, but I’ve got to say they were very welcoming'

Feb 15th 2017, 7:15 AM 32,881 Views 12 Comments

Although he was forced to retire at an early age, former Ireland striker Jon Goodman has had a fascinating career in the game.

Four-hour surgery went 'very well' but Petra Kvitova faces long recovery after knife attack
# Harrowing
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# Harrowing

Four-hour surgery went 'very well' but Petra Kvitova faces long recovery after knife attack

Dec 20th 2016, 9:18 PM 6,396 Views 1 Comment

Two-time Wimbledon champions says she’s ‘fortunate to be alive’.

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova injured in knife attack
# Czech Republic
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# Czech Republic

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova injured in knife attack

Dec 20th 2016, 11:25 AM 24,033 Views 10 Comments

The tennis player was attacked during a burglary at her home.

Note funny! Murray hits out at snooping TV crews
# Anger
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# Anger

Note funny! Murray hits out at snooping TV crews

Oct 13th 2016, 10:45 PM 5,856 Views 2 Comments

“The camera crews were going right inside my bag to see what was on (the notes).”

Police probe 'poisoning' at Wimbledon after player ends up in intensive care
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# Tennis

Police probe 'poisoning' at Wimbledon after player ends up in intensive care

Aug 11th 2016, 9:33 AM 36,154 Views 16 Comments

Gabriella Taylor was playing in the junior quarter-finals when she took ill.

Masterful Murray seals second Wimbledon triumph with emphatic victory
# Wimbledon
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# Wimbledon

Masterful Murray seals second Wimbledon triumph with emphatic victory

Jul 10th 2016, 5:12 PM 6,390 Views 16 Comments

Milos Raonic was brushed aside.

The cameras at Wimbledon caught Bradley Cooper and his girlfriend having a tiff
# Oh Brad
# Oh Brad

The cameras at Wimbledon caught Bradley Cooper and his girlfriend having a tiff

Jul 10th 2016, 4:56 PM 26,435 Views 2 Comments

Oh damn, you f*cked up mate.

Serena Williams wasn't content with just the Wimbledon singles title today
# Legend
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# Legend

Serena Williams wasn't content with just the Wimbledon singles title today

Jul 9th 2016, 10:29 PM 9,337 Views 6 Comments

The American earned victory in the women’s doubles alongside sister Venus.

'I'll always have regrets that I didn't win that match. I should have played Federer on Centre Court'
# So Close Yet So Far
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# So Close Yet So Far

'I'll always have regrets that I didn't win that match. I should have played Federer on Centre Court'

Jul 9th 2016, 9:59 PM 50,051 Views 16 Comments

Five years ago, Conor Niland conjured the performance of his career only for 15 minutes to spoil his day.

'All the Ladies' Singles' - Beyoncé stops by Wimbledon ahead of her Croke Park gig tonight
# Unbeylievable
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# Unbeylievable

'All the Ladies' Singles' - Beyoncé stops by Wimbledon ahead of her Croke Park gig tonight

Jul 9th 2016, 2:51 PM 13,052 Views 6 Comments

Serena Williams recently had a cameo in the video for the singer’s song ‘Sorry’.

Beyoncé showed up at Wimbledon before her Croker gig and people can't cope
# I Slay
# I Slay

Beyoncé showed up at Wimbledon before her Croker gig and people can't cope

Jul 9th 2016, 2:33 PM 13,556 Views 4 Comments

Slay queen.

Will it be 'third time's the charm' for Williams as she seeks history at Wimbledon?
# Chasing History
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# Chasing History

Will it be 'third time's the charm' for Williams as she seeks history at Wimbledon?

Jul 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 3,777 Views 0 Comments

Previously dominant, the 34-year-old is 0-2 in Grand Slam finals this year.

The Fed Express is derailed! Raonic stuns Federer to reach Wimbledon final
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

The Fed Express is derailed! Raonic stuns Federer to reach Wimbledon final

Jul 8th 2016, 5:08 PM 10,393 Views 14 Comments

He becomes the first non-European to reach the final since Andy Roddick seven years ago.

Serena Williams sets record semi-final pace, but Kerber prevents another all-Williams final
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# Wimbledon

Serena Williams sets record semi-final pace, but Kerber prevents another all-Williams final

Jul 7th 2016, 5:07 PM 4,758 Views 1 Comment

Angelique Kerber is aiming to make history with a win over Williams in Saturday’s final.

I'm scared for my life, says 2013 Wimbledon champion Bartoli
# Concern
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# Concern

I'm scared for my life, says 2013 Wimbledon champion Bartoli

Jul 7th 2016, 12:50 PM 61,478 Views 25 Comments

The tennis star told a British daytime television show that her virus is so rare that medical experts have no name for it.