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Maria Sharapova: A complicated tennis champion whose career was propelled to great heights by the sheer force of her will
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Maria Sharapova: A complicated tennis champion whose career was propelled to great heights by the sheer force of her will

Maria Sharapova's career was a journey that was filled with the most dizzying of peaks and the most humbling of valleys, and that combination of extremes is probably what made it so incredibly memorable.

Wimbledon 2019: Simona Halep blazes her way to first SW19 title with straight sets win over hapless Serena Williams
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Wimbledon 2019: Simona Halep blazes her way to first SW19 title with straight sets win over hapless Serena Williams

Simona Halep was not focused on trying to prevent Serena Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam title. All Halep cared about was winning Wimbledon for the first time.

Wimbledon 2019: Of aristocratic awe and walk through the greens, a tournament that is so much more than its traditions
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Wimbledon 2019: Of aristocratic awe and walk through the greens, a tournament that is so much more than its traditions

Despite the numerous customs associated with Wimbledon, its greatest tradition remains the high-quality grasscourt tennis that is cheered on by thousands of polite yet enthusiastic spectators.

Wimbledon 2019: After a decade of persistence, Roberto Bautista Agut’s flat shot-making finally bears fruit at SW19
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Wimbledon 2019: After a decade of persistence, Roberto Bautista Agut’s flat shot-making finally bears fruit at SW19

It was the physical aspect where Bautista Agut had the edge; the Spaniard just had too much firepower, especially on the forehand side, for Pella to keep retrieving the ball over five sets.

Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams hopes to unravel Barbora Strycova mystery in semis; Simona Halep faces Elina Svitolina
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Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams hopes to unravel Barbora Strycova mystery in semis; Simona Halep faces Elina Svitolina

Serena Williams, who has won 97 matches at Wimbledon as compared to the 68 combined of the other three semi-finalists, is by far the most experienced player in the last four.

Wimbledon 2019: 15-year-old Coco Gauff’s rousing run at All England Club made tennis feel young again
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Wimbledon 2019: 15-year-old Coco Gauff’s rousing run at All England Club made tennis feel young again

Gauff, who will leave Wimbledon £176,875, has got a taste of the adulation at her first major outing. But she will have to learn to live with inevitable defeats too.

Wimbledon 2019: Karolina Pliskova flatters to deceive yet again, loses marathon match to fellow Czech Muchova
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Wimbledon 2019: Karolina Pliskova flatters to deceive yet again, loses marathon match to fellow Czech Muchova

Pliskova had the momentum and expectations to make it big this time around, especially since she won the pre-Wimbledon tune-up at Eastbourne – beating Kerber in the final.

Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams and her all-consuming aura of intimidation are set to take over SW19 again
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Wimbledon 2019: Serena Williams and her all-consuming aura of intimidation are set to take over SW19 again

The first match on Court 1 on Sunday was, on paper, a contest between two players. But in reality, it was between three – Serena Williams, Julia Goerges and The Aura.

Wimbledon 2019: Hesitant Angelique Kerber fails to defend territory against lucky loser Lauren Davis in shocking defeat
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Wimbledon 2019: Hesitant Angelique Kerber fails to defend territory against lucky loser Lauren Davis in shocking defeat

Defending champion Angelique Kerber went down 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to lucky loser Lauren Davis in an uncharacteristically erroneous show

Wimbledon 2019: Andy Murray makes victorious return to SW19, says he rediscovered fun in playing again
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Wimbledon 2019: Andy Murray makes victorious return to SW19, says he rediscovered fun in playing again

Former World No 1 Andy Murray made a victorious return to Wimbledon on Thursday and admitted he had rediscovered the fun in playing again

Wimbledon 2019: Petra Kvitova’s self-belief is balm to all of her problems and it showed against Kristina Mladenovic
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Wimbledon 2019: Petra Kvitova’s self-belief is balm to all of her problems and it showed against Kristina Mladenovic

The force of Kvitova's tennis is such that it needs no strategising or variation to succeed; all it requires is a little bit of conviction.

Wimbledon 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios in ill-tempered clash; Angelique Kerber crashes out in 2nd round
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Wimbledon 2019: Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios in ill-tempered clash; Angelique Kerber crashes out in 2nd round

Rafael Nadal may not end up winning a third Wimbledon singles title but he will take joy from having beaten his 'bete noire' Nick Kyrgios in an engrossing but bad-tempered grudge match on Thursday.

Wimbledon 2019: Nick Kyrgios sets tone for big-ticket clash with Rafael Nadal, says they have mutual respect... but 'that's about it'
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Wimbledon 2019: Nick Kyrgios sets tone for big-ticket clash with Rafael Nadal, says they have mutual respect... but 'that's about it'

Nick Kyrgios set the tone Tuesday for a Wimbledon blockbuster with bitter rival Rafael Nadal by stating: "We have mutual respect -- but that's about it."

Wimbledon 2019: After months of shadow fighting, Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios to engage in real duel
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Wimbledon 2019: After months of shadow fighting, Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios to engage in real duel

Nadal will do what Nadal does best, hang in there, look for a way through. Meanwhile, Kyrgios could fire a 130-kph ace with as much panache as he would an underarm serve if he sees Nadal lurking too far behind the baseline

Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer’s footwork continues to trick opponents and counter unfavourable conditions
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Wimbledon 2019: Roger Federer’s footwork continues to trick opponents and counter unfavourable conditions

Federer went on a rampage after getting that first break of serve, and was soon blasting winners all over the place.

Wimbledon 2019: Naomi Osaka, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev's lack of grasscourt experience stands out in disappointing first-round exits
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Wimbledon 2019: Naomi Osaka, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev's lack of grasscourt experience stands out in disappointing first-round exits

So far, not so good for the younger generation. On Monday, the first day of the Championship, three of the biggest stars in the Gen Next of tennis were bumped out

Wimbledon 2018: Schedule, where and when to watch The Championships, coverage on TV and live streaming on Hotstar
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Wimbledon 2018: Schedule, where and when to watch The Championships, coverage on TV and live streaming on Hotstar

Here's all you need to know about watching Wimbledon 2018 matches live on television or streaming them online.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer wins record 8th title as Marin Cilic's bid ends in tears
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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer wins record 8th title as Marin Cilic's bid ends in tears

Roger Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title and at 35 is Wimbledon's oldest men's winner of the modern era, succeeding Arthur Ashe, who was almost 32 when he won in 1976.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer overjoyed at 'magical' 8th title after not dropping a set in tournament
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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer overjoyed at 'magical' 8th title after not dropping a set in tournament

Roger Federer crushed injury-hit Marin Cilic to move past Pete Sampras and William Renshaw into sole possession of first place on the list of male Wimbledon champions.

Wimbledon 2017 winner Garbine Muguruza finally shows she is ready to deliver on great expectations
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Wimbledon 2017 winner Garbine Muguruza finally shows she is ready to deliver on great expectations

With the women’s game still trying to cope without an obvious leader, Muguruza was always one of the contenders. She had the credentials: a game defined by flat and furious shot-making that is so effective on grass and a final appearance in 2015.