Wimbledon 2011 Results: Experience Will Carry Maria Sharapova to Her 2nd Title
Maria Sharapova has been here before. She won Wimbledon back in 2004 when she was just 17 years old. Now 24, Sharapova is in a position to win another title, but she’s in a different stage of her career. Sharapova hasn’t reached this stage in seven years. While she isn’t the tennis player she once was, she’s well deserving of a spot in the finals. With all of the top three seeds dropping before …
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THE SPANIARD VS. THE JOKER
WIMBLEDON, England — Novak Djokovic secured the No. 1 ranking by reaching the Wimbledon final on Friday, and he will get a chance to beat the man he is replacing — defending champion Rafael Nadal.
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Djokovic prepared for an onslaught from big hitting Tsonga
Novak Djokovic saw semi-final rival Jo-Wilfried Tsonga demolish the theory that men’s tennis is all about the ‘big four’ and expects to face more fireworks from the French dangerman today. Related Stories Northern Ireland’s Athens winners strike Gold Wimbledon: Murray deserves Grand Slam, says Nadal Wimbledon: Sharapova relishing big stage Noleen Lennon backs Northern Ireland girls to take on …
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Djokovic makes Wimbledon final, gets No. 1 ranking
Novak Djokovic reached his first Wimbledon final and claimed the No. 1 ranking by defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 Friday in a match filled with diving shots by both players on the grass of Centre Court.
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