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Angelique Kerber reaches quarters

Updated: July 1, 2014, 4:12 PM ET
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LONDON -- Former champion Maria Sharapova saved six match points before falling to Angelique Kerber in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, ending her bid to win a second title at the All England Club a decade after her first.

Sharapova, a five-time major champion, saved one match point at 5-2 down in the third set and five more in the final game before hitting a backhand long on the seventh.

That gave the ninth-seeded Kerber a stirring 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-4 win on Centre Court ...

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