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Wimbledon 2017


Jordanne Whiley won Wimbledon wheelchair doubles while 11 weeks pregnant

July 30, 2017 3:11 pm

Jordanne Whiley tweeted a picture of her unborn baby's ultrasound and wrote that she had a little help at the tournament this year. She beat Marjolein Buis and Diede de Groot in the final at Wimbledon that took place on 16 July.

Roger Federer names his eighth Wimbledon trophy

July 30, 2017 5:30 pm

The Swiss maestro Roger Federer beat Marin Cilic in the Wimbledon 2017 men's singles final to lift his 19th Grand Slam title. Federer now has eight Wimbledon, one French Open titles under his name. On Sunday, he renamed his trophy to Arthur.

Four Wimbledon, French Open matches flagged for unusual betting

July 20, 2017 5:07 pm

The Tennis Integrity Unit says a total of four matches at Wimbledon and the French Open have been flagged for unusual betting patterns. The TIU's quarterly report said a total of 53 match alerts were received from April to June.

Wimbledon 2017 Recap: Humans, not robots, at play

July 18, 2017 4:39 pm

Wimbledon 2017 has come and gone. While many years later, the tournament would just remember the winners, these two weeks have been more about them and the emotions that surround the support - on and off the court.

Roger Federer partied till 5 AM following Wimbledon triumph

July 18, 2017 12:25 am

With 19 Grand Slams in the bag, the target would be reaching 20 or perhaps even a 10th Wimbledon title but Roger Federer said he had learned to not look to far ahead. In 2016, he took six months out to allow his knee injury to heal.

I didn't think I was going to be this successful after beating Pete Sampras in 2011, says Roger Federer following eighth Wimbledon title

July 17, 2017 1:34 pm

Many had written off Roger Federer in 2016 and expected him to retire at the end of last season where he lost in the Wimbledon semi-finals and then took six months off to rest an ailing knee.

Tears were because I wasn't able to give my best in the Wimbledon final, says Marin Cilic

July 17, 2017 1:38 pm

Marin Cilic burst into tears mid-way into the match at 0-3 in the second set against Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final. He did play out the entire final but only after receiving further treatment before third test and taking a painkiller.

Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis-Jamie Murray win mixed doubles title

July 17, 2017 10:39 am

Martina Hingis has now won six major mixed doubles titles as well as 12 in women's doubles -- not to mention five singles. She partnered with Britain's Jamie Murray to win the title 6-4, 6-4.

Wimbledon 2017 final: How Marin Cilic lost the plot - chances squandered

July 17, 2017 10:04 am

Roger Federer demolished Marin Cilic in straight sets to win his eighth Wimbledon title, 19th Major and second Grand Slam of the year. Here's a look at what went wrong for Wimbledon 2017 men's singles runners-up Cilic on Sunday.

Roger Federer, from Mr Angry to Mr Perfect

July 17, 2017 12:48 pm

Roger Federer, from racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected sporting role model and modern icon, he has come a long, long way and won his eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday.


Roger Federer, Garbine Muguruza steal the show at the Wimbledon champions dinner

July 17, 2017 11:48 am

Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza were the star attraction at the Wimbledon champions dinner at Guildhall, London. Federer arrived accompanying his wife Mirka.

Wimbledon 2017: Celebrities crowd up to watch Roger Federer's historic title win

July 17, 2017 11:13 am

One can always expect to find celebrities peppered in the Royal Box at Wimbledon and when a superstar like Roger Federer is vying to break records, the number of famous faces in the stands will only increase.

Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza's path to Wimbledon glory

July 15, 2017 9:06 pm

Garbine Muguruza clinched her first Wimbledon title and second Grand Slam, to go with her French Open from 2016, after beating Venus Williams in the final on Saturday played under the roof of Centre Court.

Roger Federer's eight Wimbledon titles in pictures

July 17, 2017 11:13 am

Roger Federer will be playing for his 19th Grand Slam title and his eighth Wimbledon title, when he faces the seventh ranked Croatian Marin Cilic on Sunday in the final of Wimbledon 2017 at the Center Court.

Sachin Tendulkar and wife Anjali attend Roger Federer's Wimbledon 2017 semi-final match, see pics

July 15, 2017 6:29 am

Sachin Tendulkar was present at Centre Court to support Roger Federer in his Wimbledon 2017 semi-final match against Tomas Berdych.

Wimbledon 2017: Winners of Women’s title in ten previous editions

June 28, 2017 8:49 pm

In the last ten editions, Serena Williams has dominated the Tennis' most prestigious competition winning it five times during this time. While Serena has five titles in the past ten years, her sister Venus Williams too has lifted the trophy on couple of occasions.

Wimbledon 2017: Winners of Men's title in ten previous editions

June 28, 2017 8:37 pm

Wimbledon 2017 is all set to commence from July 3. Where Andy Murray is the defending champion, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal are strong contenders. Federer and Djokovic have won thrice in the last 10 editions.