Tennis star Nick Kyrgios aims at Wimbledon, French Open after being hit by injuries

Chris Dutton Rising Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios says a horror injury run "brought me back to earth", declaring he's in the best form of his short career and ready to stop a rankings slide.


Lisicki, Bartoli to fight for Wimbledon crown

Sabine Lisicki and Marion Bartoli.

Greg Baum As no-one could have predicted a fortnight ago, Sunday's Wimbledon women's final will be between the 15th seed and the 24th seed, and the only certainty about it is that either Marion Bartoli or...

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Murray unites a kingdom with historic Wimbledon win


Greg Baum After 77 years of waiting for Andy Murray and this kingdom, rarely before as united as now, there came a few minutes that felt like 77 years more.

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Looking for perfection: Serena Williams close to tears after dropping serve in Wimbledon romp


Before Serena Williams started the defence of her title on Centre Court, it took several minutes for the scoreboard to map out her astonishing achievements in the game.


Murray's Wimbledon win a massive TV hit

Andy Murray poses with the 2013 Wimbledon trophy at the All England Club in Wimbledon on Monday.

London More than a quarter of the British population tuned in to watch Wimbledon final.

Murray targets more slams after Wimbledon win

Women's singles winner Marion Bartoli of France poses with Andy Murray at the winners ball.

London Scot drained but still lucid over what faces him next in his tennis career.

China woos Taiwan's first Wimbledon winner

Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh and China's Peng Shuai pose with their trophies after defeating Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua in the women's doubles final.

Taipei Taiwan's tennis hero Su-Wei Hsieh is mulling giving up her citizenship to represent China.


Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announces retirement

France's Marion Bartoli poses with the winner's Venus Rosewater Dish after beating Germany's Sabine Lisicki in their women's singles final of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.

Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli made a shock retirement announcement on Wednesday, shortly after losing in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters to Romania's Simona Halep.


Tomic shows his best and worst in Wimbledon first-round win


Greg Baum Stampeding bulls generally pass through china shops more delicately than the way Bernard Tomic is proceeding at Wimbledon.

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'Court is dangerous': Nine players succumb to injuries at Wimbledon


Greg Baum Suddenly, Wimbledon is a matter of last man - and woman - standing, tentatively. On Wednesday's rate of attrition, it might not even last until Sunday week.


Federer loses to world No.116 at Wimbledon


Defending champion Roger Federer crashed out of Wimbledon on Wednesday when he lost to Ukraine's world No.


Sharapova knocked out of Wimbledon

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 26:  Maria Sharapova of Russia speaks to members of the media during a press conference on day three of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 26, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Chris Raphael/AELTC - Pool/Getty Images)

London Third seed and 2004 champion Maria Sharapova crashed out of Wimbledon on Wednesday, losing her second-round match 6-3 6-4 to Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher De Brito.


Six-man Wimbledon team Australia's largest in a decade

Matt Reid.

Australia will field its largest men's singles contingent at Wimbledon in a decade next week after Matt Reid and James Duckworth booked spots in the main draw through qualifying.


Federer, Nadal lined-up for Wimbledon quarter-final clash

Roger Federer and Rafael nadal

Seven-time champion Roger Federer and two-time winner Rafael Nadal were lined-up as potential Wimbledon quarter-final opponents when the draw for the season's third Grand Slam was made Friday.


Wimbledon throws up tough draw for Aussies

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Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic have both drawn tough opening-round clashes with seeded players at Wimbledon.

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Stosur, Tomic through to third round at Wimbledon

Sam Stosur celebrates her win.

Greg Baum Sam Stosur wipes the court with Russia's Olga Puchkova and Bernard Tomic beats American James Blake.


A corner of Wimbledon becomes Australian

Work in progress: Samantha Stosur says she is ''probably just been doing it a bit better''.

Greg Baum Sam Stosur was authoritative as she wiped the court with Russia's Olga Puchkova.


Stosur exits Wimbledon disappointed

Sabine Lisicki of Germany shakes hands at the net with Samantha Stosur after their third round match.

Greg Baum Sam Stosur leaves Wimbledon a little less mystified by its famous grass courts, but still unable to make inroads on them.


Wimbledon shocks continue as Williams shown the door

Serena Williams knocked out of Wimbledon.

Greg Baum Sabine Lisicki felled Serena Williams and marked the moment by flinging herself to the court and staying there, face-down. When she got up, she was shaking and crying.


Lisicki into Wimbledon semi-finals

That winning feeling: Sabine Lisicki of Germany celebrates after defeating Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, to enter the semi-finals.

London German sweeps into last four with emphatic win over Estonia's Kaia Kanepi.