Wimbledon: Andy Murray Sparks Little Hope Among Britons
Andy Murray, 24, is the latest in a line of British players to try to break a jolly bad string; it has been 75 years since Fred Perry gave Wimbledon its last homegrown men’s singles champion.
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Murray must stop man on a mission
Andy Murray will be facing a man realising a long-held dream when he tackles Ivan Ljubicic in the third round at Wimbledon on Friday. The Croatian is one of the most experienced men in tennis but an appearance on Centre Court has been missing from his CV, and now his opportunity has come.
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Jon Wertheim: The return of the queen and more Wimbledon mail
WIMBLEDON, England — We’ve had an early casualty on Centre Court this year, a longtime fixture put to pasture on the grass. The seeds have survived — some more easily than others. But you’ll note that as players walk onto the court, they no longer bow and curtsy before the Royal Box. This tradition has been dying slowly over the past few years. It’s now officially dead. The Duke of Kent …
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Li blown away by Wimbledon whirlwind
German whirlwind Sabine Lisicki has blown China’s French Open champion Li Na out of Wimbledon, with Asia’s first grand slam winner wilting under pressure.
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