Sunday, Feb 01, 2015

Full Coverage : WIMBLEDON

With the ‘fab four’ not at their best, the 2014 edition of the Wimbledon promises to be an exciting tournament. Follow this space for the exclusive coverage.

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Backhand the rock on which Novak Djokovic made Wimbledon ascent

Djokovic locked down two important defensive categories: the battle of backhands and second serves.

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Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic wins title, Roger Federer hearts

Djokovic claimed a second Wimbledon title after coming out on top in a battle of wills against Federer.

Wimbledon 2014: Eight will have to wait
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July 6, 2014

Novak Djokovic denies Roger Federer a record eighth All England Club title.

Wimbledon 2014: All too easy for Petra Kvitova in final
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Kvitova overpowered and overwhelmed Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in only 55 minutes.

Old foes to resume rivalry
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The Swiss maestro has not reached a grand slam final since clinching the Wimbledon title in 2012.

Wimbledon 2014: A walk on the grass
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July 5, 2014

Kvitova produced one of her most dominant performances on grass-court to beat Bouchard 6-3, 6-0.

Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic stands between Roger Federer and 18th
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Both will meet in the Wimbledon final on Sunday with Federer looking for a record 18th Grand Slam title.

Wimbledon 2014: I won’t get an hour of sleep, says Grigor Dimitrov
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Djokovic saved a set point in the ninth game and three more in tiebreak before sealing the contest.

Wimbledon 2014: Leander Paes-Radek Stepanak crash out in semis
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Paes-Stepanak bowed out after their 6-7, 3-6, 4-6 loss to Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock.

Blockbuster: It’s Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic
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July 4, 2014

Federer defeated Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 while Djokovic had to struggle to overcome Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 7-6.

Wimbledon 2014: Eugenie Bouchard third-time lucky
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Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open finalist Simona Halep Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final.

Wimbledon 2014: Leander Paes enters semi-finals, Sania Mirza crashes out
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Fifth seeded Paes/ Stepanak pair defeated third seed pair of Daniel Nestor/Nenad Zimonjic 3-6 7-6 6-3 6-4.

Wimbledon 2014: Eugenie Bouchard, Petra Kvitova book showdown ticket
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July 3, 2014

Bouchard defeated Halep 7-6, 6-2 while Kvitova beat Safarova 7-6, 6-1 to set the final clash on Saturday.

Wimbledon 2014: No hurray for Andy Murray this time
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Heartbreak for Murray and British fans as he bowed out of Wimbledon after a straight sets loss to Dimitrov.

Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic shine after struggle, make semis
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Federer defeated Wawrinka while Djokovic overcame Cilic’s challenge to make it to the semis.

Wimbledon 2014: Grigor Dimitrov ends Andy Murray’s title defence
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July 2, 2014

Murray’s title defence came to an end after he lost to Dimitrov 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 in the quarter-final.

Wimbledon 2014: Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard make it to their first ever semifinal
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Halep beat Sabine Lisicki 6-4, 6-0 while Bouchard defeated Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-4 to reach the semis.

Wimbledon 2014: Nick Kyrgois was better than me, says Rafael Nadal
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Nadal fell in the last-16 to Australian rookie Kyrgios on Tuesday losing 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 3-6.

Wimbledon 2014: Nick Kyrgios inspired to beat Rafael Nadal by mother’s barb
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Kyrgios said he got all fired up by his mother thinking he had no chance against Rafael Nadal.

Wimbledon 2014: Rohan Bopanna, Andrea Hlavackova progress to mixed doubles pre-quarters
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The Indo-Czech team beat Britain’s Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae 6-4, 7-5 to progress to pre-quarters.

Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova down and out
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Nadal lost to Nick Kyrgios and Sharapova to Angelique Kerber as the two big names bowed out of Wimbledon.

Australian wildcard Nick Krygios knocks out Rafael Nadal
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Ranked 144, Nick Kyrgios beat the No. 1-ranked Nadal 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3 to reach quarterfinals.

Wimbledon 2014: Maria Sharapova’s wait extends
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July 1, 2014

Sharapova was beaten 7-6(4) 4-6 6-4 in the last 16 by Germany’s Angelique Kerber.

Wimbledon 2014: Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios floors Rafael Nadal
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Nick Kyrgios, a 19-year-old wild card from Australia, beat the No. 1-ranked Nadal 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Wimbledon 2014: Novak Djokovic plays down shoulder concerns, races through to quarters
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Djokovic allayed injury concerns to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (5) on Monday.

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray storms into last eight
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Murray will next meet either Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria or Leonardo Mayer of Argentina for semis berth.

Wimbledon 2014: For Maria Sharapova, grass greener now
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June 30, 2014

Sharapova is primed to win her second Wimbledon title after shock losses suffered by Williams and Li Na.

Wimbledon 2014: Bigger test awaits defending champion Andy Murray
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With a 2nd successive title 4 victories away, Murray and his fans will be scanning the horizon for looming dangers.

Wimbledon 2014: Alize Cornet’s knock-out punch
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June 29, 2014

Out-of-sorts top seed Williams loses in three sets; Nadal, Federer and Sharapova sail through.

Wimbledon 2014: Serena Williams crashes out
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Top seed Serena won the first set 6-1 but couldn’t keep up the form as Riske won the 2nd & 3rd sets 6-3, 6-4.

Sachin Tendulkar’s Wimbledon outing with wife Anjali
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June 28, 2014

Sachin Tendulkar took some time off to enjoy an afternoon at the Wimbledon with his wife Anjali.

Wimbledon 2014: Maria Sharapova makes easy work of Alison Riske
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Sharapova cruised into the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Alison Riske of the USA.

Rafael Nadal finds his feet on grass
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The world no.1 over came a first set loss to Kukushkin to romp home 6-7, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1.

Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal overcomes slow start to beat Mikhail Kukushkin
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Nadal overcame another slow start to win 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win over Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court.

Sachin Tendulkar, other celebrities attend Wimbledon
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Sir Bobby Charlton, David Beckham, cricketer Stuart Broad and golfer Ian Poulter were also present.

Wimbledon 2014: Venus Williams has no intention of retiring
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At 34, Venus was oldest woman left in Wimbledon singles that led to plenty of talk that she will retire.