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Nick Kyrgios shows Wimbledon was no fluke with great display against Tommy Robredo at the US Open

Lee Gaskin Nick Kyrgios loses no admirers in bowing out to world No 18 Tommy Robredo in four sets in the third round of the US Open.

Murray wastes no time in setting up Djokovic showdown

Darren Walton Andy Murray was too smart, too respectful to say he was finally returning to championship-winning form ahead of his US Open quarter-final showdown on Wednesday with Novak Djokovic.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray in quarters clash, Serena Williams advances

Listen to my footsteps: Novak Djokovic continues to power through the US Open draw.

The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarter-final, and Serena Williams made a 2014 grand slam...

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Nick Kyrgios story: From Wimbledon to Bundoora

Laid-back: Nick Kyrgios in Melbourne on Friday.

Linda Pearce It was almost 7pm last Wednesday night in Melbourne’s northern suburbs and Nick Kyrgios was restless.

Roger Federer sets up Wimbledon final with Novak Djokovic

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Seven-time champion Roger Federer demolished Milos Raonic 6-4 6-4 6-4 to reach his ninth Wimbledon final on Friday where he will face old rival Novak Djokovic for the 35th time.

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Roger Federer to try for a record eighth Wimbledon title in Sunday's final against Novak Djokovic

Switzerland's Roger Federer eyes the ball as he returns to Canada's Milos Raonic during their men's singles semi-final match on day 11 of  the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT   - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Linda Pearce So much for the brave new world of men's tennis. Sunday's Wimbledon final will be Roger Federer versus Novak Djokovic, instalment No.35.

'Princess' Eugenie apologises to Princess Eugenie for Wimbledon fade out

Princess Eugenie of York sits in the Royal Box after making a last-minute decision to watch Bouchard in the final.

Claire Duffin Eugenie Bouchard, the Canadian who captured the hearts of British tennis fans, apologised for letting them down on Saturday after losing in the Wimbledon final.

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Wimbledon star Nick Kyrgios returns to Canberra to hero's welcome

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Nick Kyrgios at the airport after returning from Wimbledon 
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David Polkinghorne And falls straight into his family's arms.

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Petra Kvitova wins Wimbledon title over Eugenie Bouchard

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Linda Pearce Three years after the maiden grand slam title that it was thought would be the first of several, Petra Kvitova has claimed her second Wimbledon crown.

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Two down for Petra Kvitova, after overwhelming Eugenie Bouchard, so how many more Wimbledon tennis titles?

Twin triumphs for Petra Kvitova

Linda Pearce The inevitable talk following Petra Kvitova’s 6-3, 6-0 final brilliance against Eugenie Bouchard was about how many more Wimbledon titles she might now win.

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Samantha Stosur wins Wimbledon mixed doubles title

Sam Stosur came away from Wimbldeon with some silverware.

Linda Pearce Sam Stosur may have lost a coach during the grasscourt season but she has won a second Wimbledon trophy, sharing the mixed doubles title with Serb Nenad Zimonjic.

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Novak Djokovic's finest win in his greatest final, against Roger Federer at Wimbledon in five sets

Djokovic kisses the trophy.

Linda Pearce Never has Novak Djokovic played in a higher-quality grand slam decider, he believes, and never has he been more proud of a victory, given the number of opponents he felt the need to beat.

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Beaten in the Wimbledon final by Novak Djokovic, was this Roger Federer's last hurrah?

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Linda Pearce As Roger Federer walked across the footbridge from Wimbledon’s centre court to the players’ lawn in the hour after his finals defeat, he was flanked by his four-year-old identical twin...

Djokovic wins Wimbledon men's title

The victor and the vanquished: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer pose for the cameras.

Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon men's singles, defeating Roger Federer.

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Serena Williams not yet over Roland Garros exit ahead of Wimbledon

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Linda Pearce Q: Your French Open defeat, how long did it take you to get over that?Serena Williams: “Who says I was over it?

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Wimbledon 2014: Marinko Matosevic upsets Fernando Verdasco in first round

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Marinko Matosevic has continued his impressive grand slam resurgence, ousting 18th-seeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in the first round at Wimbledon.

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Tomic makes encouraging start at Wimbledon

Bernard Tomic plays a backhand during his first-round match against Evgeny Donskoy.

Linda Pearce Bernard Tomic has an awful lot riding on his performance this Wimbledon, and will be relieved to have made a positive start towards defending the points he earned by reaching the round of 16 last...

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Sam Stosur knocked out in first round at Wimbledon

Samantha Stosur

Linda Pearce Having already acknowledged she was not going to win the title at Wimbledon, Sam Stosur would nevertheless have hoped to win at least one match.

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