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Mats Wilander calls for fifth-set tiebreaks after six hour Wimbledon 2018 semifinal

Mats Wilander calls for fifth-set tiebreaks after six hour Wimbledon 2018 semifinal

Tennis must see sense and bring in fifth-set tiebreaks to avoid the kind of marathon which saw Kevin Anderson outlast John Isner in a six hour, 36 minute Wimbledon semi-final on Friday, according to

Jul 14, 2018, 15:20 PM IST
Kevin Anderson downs John Isner in ultra marathon five sets to reach Wimbledon final

Kevin Anderson downs John Isner in ultra marathon five sets to reach Wimbledon final

History books will show that Anderson came out on top in a 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 epic that lasted six hours and 36 minutes - the longest ever semi-final at Wimbledon - but those numbers fail

Jul 14, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
 Meghan Markle to cheer friend Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Meghan Markle to cheer friend Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams will be cheered on, albeit quietly and politely from the Royal Box, by her close friend Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex, during Saturday’s Wimbledon final but when it comes

Jul 13, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Nadal survives thriller to down Del Potro in quarter-finals

Nadal survives thriller to down Del Potro in quarter-finals

Nadal ended the four hour and 48-minute thriller with a backhand volley winner past a lunging Del Potro who ended the contest lying flat on his stomach.

Jul 12, 2018, 02:18 AM IST
Djokovic into Wimbledon semis like a man on a mission

Djokovic into Wimbledon semis like a man on a mission

Novak Djokovic felt he was a different player to the Wimbledon winner of old but comparisons were inevitable on Wednesday as the Serb rolled into the semi-finals for the first time since 2015.

Jul 12, 2018, 00:19 AM IST
8-time champion Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Kevin Anderson

8-time champion Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson becomes the first player from South Africa to reach the Wimbledon semi-final after he beat Roger Federer in his fifth attempt. 

Jul 11, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
Serena edges past Giorgi, advances to Wimbledon semis

Serena edges past Giorgi, advances to Wimbledon semis

With none of the top eight seeds left in the draw, Serena Williams is now a huge favourite to claim a 24th Grand Slam title and move level with Margaret Court on the all-time list. 

Jul 11, 2018, 01:42 AM IST
Wimbledon 2018: Gilles Simon takes Del Potro Into Second Day

Wimbledon 2018: Gilles Simon takes Del Potro Into Second Day

Juan Martin del Potro-Gilles Simon match suspended due to darkness.

Jul 10, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Wimbledon 2018: Isner into last eight and a match away from tweeting for Trump

Wimbledon 2018: Isner into last eight and a match away from tweeting for Trump

Isner says it would be awesome if Donald Trump comes to watch him.

Jul 10, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
 Wimbledon 2018: Anderson ticking off the boxes, Federer up next

Wimbledon 2018: Anderson ticking off the boxes, Federer up next

Anderson said that it's a pretty exciting opportunity to play Federer at Wimbledon.

Jul 10, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
Federer routs Mannarino to enter quarterfinals, eyes record title

Federer routs Mannarino to enter quarterfinals, eyes record title

Roger Federer whizzed into the quarter-finals with a 6-0 7-5 6-4 win, chases his 21st Grand Slam title.  

Jul 10, 2018, 00:11 AM IST
Serena Williams enter Wimbledon quarter-finals, beat Russia's Evgeniya Rodina

Serena Williams enter Wimbledon quarter-finals, beat Russia's Evgeniya Rodina

It was Williams' 90th singles match win at All England Club where she managed a 6-2 6-2 victory over fellow mum Evgeniya Rodina.

Jul 09, 2018, 22:52 PM IST
'Mother's day' at Wimbledon as Serena Williams takes on Evgeniya Rodina in Women's Singles

'Mother's day' at Wimbledon as Serena Williams takes on Evgeniya Rodina in Women's Singles

It will be ‘Mother’s Day’ on Wimbledon’s Centre Court on Monday when Serena Williams takes on fellow mum Evgeniya Rodina for a place in the quarter-finals of the grasscourt major.

Jul 09, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Ruthless Federer marches on with another straight-sets win in Wimbledon

Ruthless Federer marches on with another straight-sets win in Wimbledon

Federer, seeking a record ninth Wimbledon title, eased through the first set before the big-serving Struff put up more of a fight in the second.

Jul 07, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Wimbledon 2018: 7-times champion Serena Williams powers past qualifier into third round

Wimbledon 2018: 7-times champion Serena Williams powers past qualifier into third round

Seven-times champion Serena Williams moved up a gear at Wimbledon to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 6-1 6-4 on Wednesday and reach the third round.

Jul 05, 2018, 22:21 PM IST
Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach round three

Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach round three

When Roger Federer`s lunging mis-hit spun high into the air and turned into a glorious lob, Lukas Lacko must have known it was going to be one of those days when he might as well enjoy having the

Jul 05, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
Better day for seeds after two days of shocks at Wimbledon

Better day for seeds after two days of shocks at Wimbledon

American Madison Keys, the 10th seed, made sure she was not amongst the casualties when she beat Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum 6-4 6-3.

Jul 04, 2018, 22:40 PM IST
Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach Wimbledon round three

Roger Federer delivers shot-making masterclass to reach Wimbledon round three

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Roger Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis.

Jul 04, 2018, 22:32 PM IST
Madison Keys, Venus Williams reach Wimbledon 3rd round

Madison Keys, Venus Williams reach Wimbledon 3rd round

World No 11 Madison Keys and five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams reached the third round of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Wednesday. Keys defeated World No 91 Luksika Kumkhum of

Jul 04, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
How motion-capture tech may help future tennis champions avoid injury

How motion-capture tech may help future tennis champions avoid injury

Future stars of the sport could potentially be spared such discomfort with the help of new motion-capture technology, according to bio-mechanical experts from Britain`s Coventry University.

Jun 30, 2018, 10:41 AM IST

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