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Why Roger Federer's tennis timeout was a smart move

Skipping the French Open was the best thing Roger Federer could have done as he sets his sights on another Wimbledon title.

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Brexit at Wimbledon

While Brexit rocked Great Britain, at least in the short term, it should not have much an effect for the players at the All England Club.


Tennis' top 20 of all time

Who's the greatest tennis player of all time? It's a question that elicits heated debate and controversy. A panel of experts voted and came up with our top 20. Did we get it right?

Serena credits opponents for elevating her game (0:27)
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Laver: Djokovic has 'good shot' at Grand Slam

Tennis great Rod Laver, the last man to win the Grand Slam 47 years ago, believes Novak Djokovic has a "good shot" of pulling off the feat after winning the first two majors of 2016.

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Murray keeps Queen's champagne on ice

Andy Murray says he will work on his game with Ivan Lendl, walk the dogs and spend some time with his family as he looks to turn success at Queen's into a second Wimbledon title.

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Murray breaks Raonic to make history at Queen's

Despite being a set and a break down to a man who had not lost a service game in 55 attempts, Andy Murray came through to win a record fifth title at Queen's.

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Keys coasts to Aegon Classic title

American Madison Keys celebrated reaching the world's top 10 for the first time by beating Barbora Strycova in straight sets in the Aegon Classic final in Birmingham.

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Hewitt to play doubles at Wimbledon

Despite saying he was retiring from tennis after the Australian Open in January, Lleyton Hewitt has been given a wild-card entry to play in the doubles tournament at Wimbledon.

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Raonic: McEnroe most energetic 57-year-old

Milos Raonic has said he is feeding off new coach John McEnroe's energy and is hoping to continue their partnership beyond Wimbledon.


Garcia makes Mallorca final, to face Sevastova

Sixth-seeded Caroline Garcia advanced to her first grass-court final by beating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 Saturday at the Mallorca Open. She will face Anastasija Sevastova.

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Krajicek: Lendl can help Murray win Wimbledon

The return of Ivan Lendl could be the spark that ignites Andy Murray's Wimbledon challenge this year, according to 1996 champion Richard Krajicek.

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Sharapova appeals ban, wants ruling by July

Maria Sharapova has appealed her two-year doping ban to the highest court in sports. She is seeking a ruling ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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ITF bans doctor 4 years over doping incident

The International Tennis Federation says it has banned a Ukrainian doctor from sports for four years for giving a banned substance to WTA player Kateryna Kozlova.


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Wimbledon starts Monday, the sign says no overnight queueing for tickets until Sunday, but a dozen tents are in place as of early Saturday evening.

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A lesson in grouting moss from the Wimbledon walkway by the stalwart grounds crew.

Federer: 'Very, very sad' to have surgery

Roger Federer points to the "one stupid move" that caused his 2016 season to not go as expected.


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Henman Hill/Murray Mound two days before Wimbledon begins. This will look a lot different come Monday.

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Among the Andy Murray pre-Wimbledon news conference highlights: He was tight-lipped when asked about Brexit: "I'm not discussing that today. I have followed it very closely. Yeah, stayed up pretty late on whatever night it was, last night into the morning." But the Scot did reveal he has few qualms about playing in Rio because of the Zika virus: "I spoke to my doctor a bit and some of the guys on my team spoke to the doctor of British tennis, who has been working there for, I don't know, 35, 40 years. He seems to think that it's pretty safe and that we should be OK."

Matt Wilansky Tennis editor 

Britain's Johanna Konta on Brexit: "Again, I was in Eastbourne playing. The thing is, with the tour, you're very much in your own little bubble. I haven't really watched much news. "Obviously I'm aware of what happened during the referendum. But, yeah, in terms of my own opinions, I think they're very much best discussed at the dinner table."

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Classic Nick Kyrgios at Saturday's Wimbledon news conference: Question: Who do you consider the favorite here? Kyrgios: Probably Djokovic. It's a silly question. No more questions for you, bro.