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Wimbledon marks, players recall, Center Court’s 100 years

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It’s where Serena WilliamsRoger Federer, Martina Navratilova, Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf reigned. Rod Laver, Billie Jean King and Althea Gibson before that. And Bill Tilden, Helen Wills Moody, Don Budge and Suzanne Lenglen before that. It’s been called the cathedral of tennis and the site of the most famous patch …

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Wimbledon 2022: Schedule, venue, seeding and everything you need to know

The All England Tennis Championships famously known as Wimbledon is back again. It is going to be the 135th edition of the oldest Tennis Grand Slam when the Championships begin on June 27. But even before the start of the tournament, the focus has completely shifted as its organizing committee, the All England Lawn Tennis …

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Heading To The Tennis? Wimbledon Station Isn’t The Closest Stop

Wimbledon station is a 21 minute walk from the tennis championships. Image: M@/Londonist Heading to the Wimbledon Championship? Here’s a banana shot for you: Wimbledon station isn’t the closest stop. Every June/July, tennis enthusiasts flock to Wimbledon for the greatest tournament on the calendar. But — with echoes of the whole Mansion House-isn’t-the-closest-station-to-Mansion-House debacle — …

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Wimbledon tennis: Djokovic, Swiatek receive top seeds; Serena Williams unseeded

1/5 Novak Djokovic of Serbia will be the top men’s singles seed at Wimbledon 2022. File Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI | License Photo June 21 (UPI) — Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal earned the top men’s seeds in Wimbledon 2022, the tournament announced Tuesday. Iga Swiatek is the top women’s seed, while 23-time Grand Slam …

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How Bjorn Borg ordered his coach to murder a tennis rival and he was so loyal he didn’t question it

As Wimbledon approaches and tennis fever builds, a new book by tennis historian CHRISTIAN HOWGILL reveals quirky facts and stories about the game… It’s love all as passion stops play In 2017, a match between Frances Tiafoe and Mitchell Krueger at the Sarasota Open in Florida was interrupted by the sound of a couple having …

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World No.1 Daniil Medvedev reacts after US Open allows Russian, Belarusian players to compete

World No.1 Daniil Medevdev defeated Novak Djokovic in the final of 2021 US Open. Photo : AP KEY HIGHLIGHTS Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title at the US Open last year. The 26-year-old Russian isn’t allowed to feature at Wimbledon this year. Medvedev holds the number one spot in the men’s singles rankings. …

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Daniil Medvedev overtakes Novak Djokovic as top men’s tennis player

1/5 Daniil Medvedev of Russia now owns the No. 1 men’s singles ranking, but will not compete in Wimbledon due to his country’s invasion of Ukraine. File Photo by Corey Sipkin/UPI | License Photo June 13 (UPI) — Russian Daniil Medvedev overtook Serbian Novak Djokovic as the No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world, …

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James Anderson and Stuart Broad: England bowling greats back to lead Test team into new era | Cricket News

James Anderson and Stuart Broad are set to play England’s first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s on Thursday ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same’. Despite how endless their Test careers may seem, it’s unlikely James Anderson and Stuart Broad were the target when that phrase was first coined in the …

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