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LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Venus Williams, the five-time Wimbledon champion who last won in 2008, insisted she has plenty of top-level tennis left in her as she set up a third-round clash with Petra Kvitova.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - China's Li Na looked at home on the grass of Wimbledon as she powered into the third round on Wednesday, but the second seed revealed that she dreams of becoming a housewife.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Queen's champion Grigor Dimitrov showed the value of extra grasscourt practice on Wednesday, when an assured 6-3 6-2 6-4 victory over Australian Luke Saville took him into Wimbledon's third round for the first time.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Reaching the third round of a grand slam for the first time in 18 months, five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams insisted she has plenty of top-level tennis left in her after defeating Japan's Kurumi Nara 7-6 6-1.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray gave Slovenian Blaz Rola a painful lesson in what it takes to be a grand slam winner, when he blasted the former college champion out of Wimbledon's second round 6-1 6-1 6-0.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Taylor Townsend's hopes of repeating her French Open success at Wimbledon were snuffed out by Klara Koukalova but for her, the first round defeat had nothing to do with the issue that has made her a poster child for heavier-set women.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray will take a trip into the unknown against Slovenian world number 92 Blaz Rola as he continues the defence of his Wimbledon title in the second round on Wednesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Maria Sharapova led a parade of former champions into the Wimbledon second round on Tuesday after Marion Bartoli briefly lit up Centre Court without swinging her racket.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Third seed Simona Halep made the most of the Centre Court stage gifted to her in a scheduling change, disposing of her Brazilian opponent Teliana Pereira 6-2 6-2 in a clinical display on Tuesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - It was a jittery first outing for Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon on Tuesday. Memories of his chequered recent history at the tournament, the fast grass and a tough opponent combined to cause the world No.1 some anxious moments.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Australian standard bearer Lleyton Hewitt scrapped to his 145th victory in grand slam play at Wimbledon on Tuesday and, for a change, he will have plenty of company in the second round.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Still buzzing from her first WTA title a few days ago, American teenager Madison Keys showed again why she is being tipped for a big future as she powered into Wimbledon's second round on Tuesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - After crashing out to Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher de Brito on the "dangerous" Wimbledon courts last year, Maria Sharapova kept her footing to dismantle British wildcard Samantha Murray 6-1 6-0 on Tuesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Serena Williams put the disappointment of Paris behind her on Tuesday, showing little mercy in a 6-1 6-2 demolition of compatriot Anna Tatishvili in the first round at Wimbledon.