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Nick Kyrgios defies history, mum in Wimbledon breakthrough

Linda Pearce Canberra youngster defied the expectations of the tennis world - and his own mother - by slaying the great Rafael Nadal.

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Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard set up Wimbledon semi-final showdown

Eugenie Bouchard prepares to unleash her powerful forehand against Angelique Kerber.

Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard breezed into the women's Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon 2014: Kyrgios the giant slayer and his coaching puzzle

Nick Kyrgios' coach Simon Rea.

Linda Pearce Nick Kyrgios wants to go home to live with his family in Canberra and may split with coach Simon Rea.

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Wimbledon 2014: Tennis newbies rock 'Big Four'

Greg Rusedski We could be seeing a turning point right now in men's tennis, which I think is very positive for the sport.

Wimbledon live 2014: Milos Raonic v Nick Kyrgios

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David Polkinghorne Australia's Nick Kyrgios is set to face the Canadian who sent him home from the French Open, Milos Raonic, in the quarter final of Wimbledon 2014.

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Nick Kyrgios embarrassed by the hype, but wants to be a Wimbledon champion

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Chris Dutton Canberra star Nick Kyrgios says he's embarrassed by the hype that has followed his Wimbledon campaign and has noticed fans "stare and point" since arriving home last week.

Martina Navratilova questions virus excuse for Serena Williams' Wimbledon withdrawal

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Tom Decent Former Grand Slam champion Martina Navratilova believes there is more to Serena Williams' mysterious withdrawal from her doubles match with sister Venus after it emerged the five-time Wimbledon...

Nick Kyrgios knocks Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon in four sets

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Linda Pearce Australia's world number 144 Nick Kyrgios caused one of the greatest Wimbledon sensations when he sent world number one and 14-time Grand Slam title winner Rafael Nadal crashing to a shock defeat.

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Wimbledon: The final four men

Roger Federer looms as a genuine threat yet again

Wimbledon is only one tournament, but in many minds it is the biggest, tennis' grandest stage. So let the speculation begin that cracks in the wall of dominance enjoyed by the group known as the Big...

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Beaten Nick Kyrgios looks ahead after Wimbledon adventure

Nick Kyrgios will move inside the top 70 after his run at Wimbledon.

Linda Pearce Nick Kyrgios intends to watch replays of his exceptional Wimbledon debut, to remember what is needed to carry him further at future grand slams.

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Murray dethroned as youth rises at Wimbledon

Andy Murray.

Martyn Herman The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy...

Nick Kyrgios knocked out of Wimbledon by Milos Raonic

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Linda Pearce Nick Kyrgios will enter the world’s top 70, but not the Wimbledon semi-finals, having been unable to replicate his monstrous upset of Rafael Nadal against monster-serving Canadian Milos Raonic.

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Wimbledon 2014: What's next for Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios.

Linda Pearce Goran Ivanisevic knows what it's like to be a 19-year-old Wimbledon quarter-finalist, and likes what he sees in the most recent: Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios.

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Casey Dellacqua in Wimbledon mixed doubles quarter-finals

Jamie Murray of Great Britain and Casey Dellacqua discuss tactics during their third round match against Horia Tecau of Romania and Sania Mirza of India at Wimbledon.

There's still interest for Australian and British fans at Wimbledon where Casey Dellacqua and Jamie Murray are chasing their second mixed doubles titles, but first as a team.

Meet Wimbledon's sky-patrolling hawk Rufus

Rose Powell He's an airborne killing machine with a raucous personality, and a cult following.

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.

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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.