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Tennis-Serena proves she is leading lady in Williams sister act

Jul 6th 2015
LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - It was yet another awkward encounter that is unlikely to live long in the memory but Venus Williams showed that she was no sore loser when she whispered some "sisterly words" into Serena's ear as they embraced at the net at Wimbledon on Monday.








UPDATE 7-Tennis-Wimbledon women's singles round 4 results

Jul 6th 2015
July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Women's Singles Round 4 matches on Monday 20-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat 5-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6-4 6-4 23-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat 30-Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) 6-2 6-3 15-Timea Bacsinszky (Switzerland) beat Monica Niculescu (Romania) 1-6 7-5 6-2 13-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat 28-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) 7-5 6-4 4-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) 6-4 6-4 1








Tennis-CoCo and Keys make it three Americans in last eight

Jul 6th 2015
LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys proved that when it comes to American tennis there is life beyond the Williams sisters as both reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday.








Tennis-Wimbledon rolls out the creche carpet for player families

Jul 6th 2015
LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Bob Bryan, who along with his twin brother Mike makes up the world's top-ranked doubles team, hates being separated from his young family during long tournaments so finds the creche at Wimbledon a godsend.








Tennis-Wimbledon all the quieter as Kyrgios bows out

Jul 6th 2015
LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - To the disappointment of those bemoaning a lack of "characters" at Wimbledon, Nick Kyrgios was beaten in four sets by Richard Gasquet on Monday, bowing out of the tournament with his usual mix of brilliance and belligerence.








Tennis-Sharapova into last eight after downing battling Diyas

Jul 6th 2015
LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova came through a spirited test from Zarina Diyas to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday, eventually subduing the tenacious scrambler from Kazakhstan 6-4 6-4 after a brief scare in the second set.








Tennis-Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

Jul 6th 2015
LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) - Serena Williams stood three wins away from hoisting her fourth successive grand slam title by trumping elder sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.








Tennis-Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

Jul 6th 2015
July 6 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals.








Tennis-Kyrgios says will play Davis Cup for Australia

Jul 6th 2015
SYDNEY, July 6 (Reuters) - Australian world number 29 Nick Kyrgios will definitely play in the Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan in Darwin later this month, if selected.








UPDATE 1-Tennis-Martinez to take over as Spain Davis Cup captain

Jul 5th 2015
* Succeeds Gala Leon who was fired on Friday (Adds confirmation)








Tennis-Martinez to take over as Spain Davis Cup captain-reports

Jul 5th 2015
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.








REFILE-FEATURE-Tennis-Wimbledon? It's elementary dear Watson

Jul 5th 2015
July 5 (Reuters) - Deep in the bowels of the All England Club, an army of employees from one of the world's technology giants are teaching a computer named Watson to master tennis.








FEATURE-Tennis-Wimbledon? It's elementary dear Watson

Jul 5th 2015
July 5 (Reuters) - Deep in the bowels of the All England Club, an army of employees from one of the world's technology giants are teaching a computer named Watson to master tennis.








Tennis-Order of play for Wimbledon on Monday

Jul 5th 2015
LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Singles order of play on the showcourts at the Wimbledon Championships on Monday (play begins at 1200 GMT unless stated).








PREVIEW-Tennis-Williamses renew rivalry as little sister eyes Serena Slam

Jul 5th 2015
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.








PREVIEW-Tennis-Upsets unlikely as big guns set for Wimbledon last 16

Jul 5th 2015
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.








Tennis-Tomic dropped from Davis Cup after blast at officials

Jul 5th 2015
July 5 (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been dumped from Australia's Davis Cup team after a blistering tirade at Tennis Australia (TA) officials following his third round exit at Wimbledon.








UPDATE 9-Tennis-Wimbledon men's singles round 3 results

Jul 5th 2015
July 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Wimbledon Men's Singles Round 3 matches on Saturday 3-Andy Murray (Britain) beat 25-Andreas Seppi (Italy) 6-2 6-2 1-6 6-1 6-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Pablo Andujar (Spain) 4-6 6-0 6-3 7-6(3) Vasek Pospisil (Canada) beat James Ward (Britain) 6-4 3-6 2-6 6-3 8-6 23-Ivo Karlovic (Croatia) beat 13-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 7-6(3) 4-6 7-6(2) 7-6(9) 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Samuel Groth (








Tennis-Federer still not happy with Hawkeye

Jul 4th 2015
LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - If it is so dark that Hawkeye stops working, then matches should be called off at Wimbledon, Roger Federer said on Saturday.








Tennis-Massaged Murray bites back to reach Wimbledon last 16

Jul 4th 2015
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.