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Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

Emotional tributes poured in for former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna after she died at the age of 49 following a long battle with cancer.

No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London

No let-up from Federer as he stays perfect in London

Roger Federer went through round-robin play at the ATP Finals undefeated for the 10th time as he returned to haunt Marin Cilic with a 6-7(5) 6-4 6-1 win at the O2 Arena on Thursday.

Novak Djokovic becomes father of baby girl

Novak Djokovic becomes father of baby girl

Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have become parents of a baby girl, local media reported on Sunday.

Roger Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title

Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament's oldest champion on Sunday with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final.

Sharapova begins long road back after doping ban

Sharapova begins long road back after doping ban

Maria Sharapova returns from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday with promoters of the Stuttgart tournament drooling over profit margins while rivals condemn the smooth road prepared for the Russian's rehabilitation.

Tennis champ Kvitova suffers knife attack, injures playing hand

Tennis champ Kvitova suffers knife attack, injures playing hand

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand on Tuesday defending herself from a knife-wielding intruder in her apartment, an attack she said left her "fortunate to be alive".

Wimbledon match in fixing probe

Wimbledon match in fixing probe

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) revealed on Thursday they are investigating whether a match at this year's Wimbledon was fixed.

Kerber downs Venus, faces Serena in Wimbledon final

Kerber downs Venus, faces Serena in Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber booked a Wimbledon final showdown with defending champion Serena Williams as the German ended Venus Williams' bid for a fairytale title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory on Thursday.

Federer pulls off great escape to reach Wimbledon semis

Federer pulls off great escape to reach Wimbledon semis

Roger Federer staged a sensational Wimbledon escape act on Wednesday as the seven-time champion saved three match points and came from two sets down to clinch a semi-final clash with Milos Raonic.

Serena hits 300th Slam win, Kuznetsova lashes out

Serena hits 300th Slam win, Kuznetsova lashes out

Serena Williams needed just 51 minutes to clinch the 300th Grand Slam win of her career on Sunday as the defending champion made the Wimbledon last 16.

Djokovic, Murray seeded for Wimbledon final showdown

Djokovic, Murray seeded for Wimbledon final showdown

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are on course for a Wimbledon final showdown after being confirmed as the top two seeds for the grass-court Grand Slam.

Nadal out of Wimbledon due to wrist injury

Nadal out of Wimbledon due to wrist injury

Twice former champion Rafael Nadal will not play at this year's Wimbledon due to the wrist injury that forced the Spaniard out of the French Open, he said on Thursday.