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Djokovic beats self-doubt, starts Federer, Nadal catch-up

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Novak Djokovic admitted he feared he’d never win another Grand Slam, but with a second Wimbledon title wrapped up, the new world number one is now planning on catching Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Big 4 remain free of danger, says Federer

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Roger Federer insists he expects to challenge for Grand Slam titles for years to come despite his Wimbledon heartache because there is no serious threat from the next generation.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Federer, Djokovic braced for classic Wimbledon duel

Serbia's Novak Djokovic (L) and Switzerland's Roger Federer AFP

Roger Federer can become the oldest Wimbledon champion in the Open Era on Sunday when he targets a record eighth All England Club title in his 35th career meeting with Novak Djokovic.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Djokovic holds off Dimitrov, makes Wimbledon final

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria plays a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday, July 4, 2014. AP

Novak Djokovic beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) to reach the Wimbledon final for the third time in four years.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos,Tennis | Read More »

Baby talk inspires Federer, Djokovic at Wimbledon

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, left, is congratulated by defending champion Andy Murray of Britain after winning their men's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 2, 2014. AP

While Grigor Dimitrov and Milos Raonic look ahead to their maiden Wimbledon semifinal appearances with rookie enthusiasm, opponents Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are making baby talk.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Federer, Djokovic braced for young and restless at Wimbledon semis

Roger Federer of Switzerland, left shakes hands with Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland after he defeated him in their men's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. AP

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic face young and restless Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov for places in the Wimbledon final on Friday as men’s tennis reaches a potentially game-changing moment in its history.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Djokovic, Murray take center stage

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Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Andy Murray get a crucial opportunity to strike decisive Wimbledon blows after Saturday’s rain washed away plans to play all fourth round matches on Monday.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Djokovic bucks injury, ousts Frenchman

LONDON—Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his racket flying from his hand. His new coach, Boris Becker, stood in the player’s box [...]

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Wimbledon: Djokovic hopes to avoid Becker shock repeat

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Top seed Novak Djokovic takes on Czech veteran Radek Stepanek for a place in the Wimbledon last 32 Wednesday hoping to avoid the fate suffered by his coach Boris Becker in 1987.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Murray, Djokovic take Center Court stage

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Defending champion Andy Murray and last year’s runner-up Novak Djokovic take Center Court stage as Wimbledon gets underway Monday with both men having urgent points to prove.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic under Wimbledon cloud

Spanish Rafael Nadal poses with his French Open Tennis trophy during a photo session at Trocadero, next to the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, Monday, June 9, 2014. Rafael Nadal is the French Open champion for the ninth time after successfully defending his title for the fourth straight year. Nadal was a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 winner against second-seed Novak Djokovic.  AP

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic head to Wimbledon fearing the title may be beyond them as the season’s third Grand Slam tournament shapes up to be the most open in a decade.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Djokovic top seed over Nadal at Wimbledon, Murray edges Federer

In this Friday, July 5, 2013 file photo, Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns to Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina, during their Men's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Defending champion Andy Murray has been seeded third for Wimbledon, two places above his current world ranking. Novak Djokovic was given the No. 1 seeding Wednesday, June 18, 2014,  by the All England Club, moving up from his No. 2 ranking. The women's seedings stuck to the WTA rankings, with Serena Williams at No. 1, followed by Li Na, Simona Halep, Agnieszka Radwanska and Maria Sharapova.  AP

Wimbledon turned tennis upside down Wednesday when Novak Djokovic was named top seed above world number one Rafael Nadal while defending champion Andy Murray was seeded three over seven-time winner Roger Federer.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

8-time champ Nadal, Djokovic in French Open final

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Friday, June 6, 2014. Nadal won in three sets 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. AP

This is what Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic wanted. It’s what they expected. And now they’ll meet in a French Open final with so much at stake for both.

Posted: June 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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