Wimbledon 2019

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Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep’s newfound offense and Elena Rybakina’s risk-free power produce thrilling final
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Dubai Tennis Championships: Simona Halep’s newfound offense and Elena Rybakina’s risk-free power produce thrilling final

Halep's running forehand will always be a thing of pure joy. But now there’s the stand-and-deliver forehand too; that is the thing that will win her the big titles against the big hitters

Top sporting moment of 2019: PV Sindhu's maiden gold at badminton World Championships emerges overwhelming winner in poll
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Top sporting moment of 2019: PV Sindhu's maiden gold at badminton World Championships emerges overwhelming winner in poll

The Wimbledon men's singles final between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer came second with 17 percent votes while England winning the Cricket World Cup came third with 11 percent of votes

Tennis in 2019: From Wimbledon final to Bianca Andreescu’s US Open win, a look at best players, moments and matches
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Tennis in 2019: From Wimbledon final to Bianca Andreescu’s US Open win, a look at best players, moments and matches

The last ball has been hit, the last ace has been smacked, the last smash has been thundered of 2019 tennis season. Now time to acknowledge the best and the not-so-best. The nominees are...

Wuhan Open 2019: Simona Halep looks to improve record in Asia, advances to last 16 with emphatic win over Barbara Strycova
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Wuhan Open 2019: Simona Halep looks to improve record in Asia, advances to last 16 with emphatic win over Barbara Strycova

Sixth-ranked Halep is a solid contender for clinching one of the six remaining spots in the WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Washington Open 2019: Cori 'Coco' Gauff eases through qualifiers, set to face Zarina Diyas in first round
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Washington Open 2019: Cori 'Coco' Gauff eases through qualifiers, set to face Zarina Diyas in first round

The 15-year-old Cori Gauff who beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon this year before losing to Simona Halep will make her third main draw appearance on the Tour

Alexander Zverev splits with coach Ivan Lendl as latter's troubled one-year stint comes to a forgettable end
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Alexander Zverev splits with coach Ivan Lendl as latter's troubled one-year stint comes to a forgettable end

Ivan Lendl has ended his year-long spell as coach to Alexander Zverev, just days after the German world number five complained the former eight-time major winner spent more time talking about golf and his dog than tennis.

Montreal Open: Novak Djokovic, Del Potro pull out from event, Rafael Nadal to start as top seed
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Montreal Open: Novak Djokovic, Del Potro pull out from event, Rafael Nadal to start as top seed

Djokovic was joined by Argentina's 12th-ranked Juan Martin Del Potro in pulling out of the ATP Masters Canada tournament.

Wimbledon 2019: Bernard Tomic's appeal against fine rejected by organisers with stinging rebuke
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Wimbledon 2019: Bernard Tomic's appeal against fine rejected by organisers with stinging rebuke

The 26-year-old Tomic appealed the decision, citing the fact he was unwell before the match, while Tsonga added that he felt his victory had been devalued.

Angelique Kerber parts way with coach Rainer Schuttler after second-round exit at Wimbledon 2019
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Angelique Kerber parts way with coach Rainer Schuttler after second-round exit at Wimbledon 2019

Angelique Kerber's defence of her crown at the All England Club came to end in the second round at the hands of Lauren Davis, who had been ranked outside the top 250 earlier this year.

Like Serena Williams, Wimbledon 2019 champion Simona Halep too could raise profile of women's game
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Like Serena Williams, Wimbledon 2019 champion Simona Halep too could raise profile of women's game

Simona Halep’s presence on tennis courts the world over and the brand of tennis she plays will only benefit the women’s game in the years to come.

Wimbledon 2019: Post-match media conferences are an ordeal, and Johanna Konta, Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic prove it
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Wimbledon 2019: Post-match media conferences are an ordeal, and Johanna Konta, Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic prove it

Johanna Konta, Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios have had heated exchanges with members of the media over the course of two weeks at Wimbledon. Is it fair to grill them and judge them on the basis of it?

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP's pursuit of power, Al-Qaeda’s Indian homecoming, Wimbledon, World Cup finals; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP's pursuit of power, Al-Qaeda’s Indian homecoming, Wimbledon, World Cup finals; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP's pursuit of power in Karnataka, Goa West Bengal, New Delhi must prepare for Al-Qaeda’s Indian homecoming, Wimbledon, World Cup 2019 finals; today's must-read stories

Ashleigh Barty maintains numero uno spot in latest WTA rankings despite last-16 exit at Wimbledon 2019
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Ashleigh Barty maintains numero uno spot in latest WTA rankings despite last-16 exit at Wimbledon 2019

Ashleigh Barty who was hoping to become the first Australian to win at the All England Club since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1980, lost in three sets to the American Alison Riske.

Wimbledon 2019: 'King of Tennis', Serbian press in awe of Novak Djokovic after 16th Grand Slam triumph
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Wimbledon 2019: 'King of Tennis', Serbian press in awe of Novak Djokovic after 16th Grand Slam triumph

Novak Djokovic saved two match points as he took his Grand Slam tally to 16, four off Roger Federer's overall record in the longest final in Wimbledon's history on Sunday.

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic consolidates top spot in ATP rankings after clinching his fifth title
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Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic consolidates top spot in ATP rankings after clinching his fifth title

Djokovic collected his fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday with a thrilling five-set win over Roger Federer, a match that lasted three minutes short of five hours.

Wimbledon 2019 wrap: 'Big Three' continue to be unstoppable, Serena Williams continues to stutter and plenty of first-timers
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Wimbledon 2019 wrap: 'Big Three' continue to be unstoppable, Serena Williams continues to stutter and plenty of first-timers

Repeat winner in Novak Djokovic, women's winner in Simona Halep, another defeat for Serena Williams, heartbreaking loss for Roger Federer. Wimbledon 2019 witnessed some firsts and few repeats.

Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic doesn't need love of crowd but he certainly needs to be respected as GOAT
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Wimbledon 2019: Novak Djokovic doesn't need love of crowd but he certainly needs to be respected as GOAT

Respecting Novak Djokovic is not a matter of choice. If, after all that he has done, we still don't accord him his rightful place as one of the GOATs (if not the outright GOAT), then the problem is not with him. It is with us.

Of loss, longing, and grit, what Wimbledon and World Cup finals teach us about life and sport
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Of loss, longing, and grit, what Wimbledon and World Cup finals teach us about life and sport

Give in to sport’s allure, succumb to its bubbling brutalities, and marvel the mavericks. Feel the agony, enjoy the ecstasy, romance the rhetoric, and dance to its delirium — is there a greater drug?

Wimbledon 2019: Barbara Strycova caps off great tournament with women's doubles title partnering Tiawan's Hsieh Su-wei
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Wimbledon 2019: Barbara Strycova caps off great tournament with women's doubles title partnering Tiawan's Hsieh Su-wei

Barbara Strycova won her maiden Grand Slam title and also became the World No 1 in doubles rankings when she won the women's doubles with Hsieh Su-wei

Wimbledon 2019: Episode 48 of Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer superhero rivalry goes Serbian's way
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Wimbledon 2019: Episode 48 of Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer superhero rivalry goes Serbian's way

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer rivalry doesn't quite have the historic edge as 'Fedal' but it has seen multiple editions with numerous great matches - latest at Wimbledon on Sunday.