Wimbledon will be Clijsters’ final Grand Slam

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The most likeable female tennis player, Kim Clijsters, decided Wimbledon to be the last Grand Slam of her career. This means that she won't play at the U.S. Open, which she won in 2005. However,...

Wimbledon increases Ladies’ Champion’s purse by 12%

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This year, Wimbledon will give male and female players equal amount of money, and more money than ever before! "No tennis tournament has ever offered higher prize money than Wimbledon in 2007," claimed Tim...

Sharapova awaits Wimbledon

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After the 6-2 6-1 humiliation by Ana Ivanovic in the Roland Garros semifinal, world No. 2 Maria Sharapova turned her thoughts to her love affair with Wimbledon. The 20-year-old Russian will warm-up for the third...

Vera Zvonareva withdraws from Wimbledon

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World No. 19 Vera Zvonareva pulled out of Wimbledon on Monday after failing to recover from a left wrist injury which bothered her for months and forced her to miss the French Open. The 23-year-old...

Wimbledon seeds watch

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Seeds for the UK’s favorite sporting event have been released. Unlike the other grand slams where the top 32 seeds in the men's and women's singles are decided purely on world rankings, Wimbledon takes...

Women’s tennis Wimbledon history and records

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Women’s singles started to be played at Wimbledon in 1884, seven years after the foundation of the tournament. Women’s doubles and mixed doubles were first played in 1913. Here are some facts and records: Embed...

Martina Hingis survives two match points at Wimbledon opener

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Former champion Martina Hingis, seeded-ninth, had to save two match points in the second set against a British wildcard Naomi Cavaday. The Swiss reached the second round defeating the promising teenager 6-7 7-5 6-0. At...

Justine Henin, Serena Williams reach second round at Wimbledon

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On a rain-interrupted first day of Wimbledon, top-seeded Justine Henin and seventh-seeded Serena Williams eased into the round two. Justine Henin of Belgium needed just 55 minutes to beat Argentine qualifier Jorgelina Cravero 6-3 6-0. The...

Wimbledon day two recap: Williams, Mauresmo, Sharapova, Kuznetsova, Petrova, Hantuchova, Jankovic advance

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I will start with the most interesting match of the second day, and that is the first round match between No. 23 seed Venus Williams and unseeded Russian teenager Alla Kudryavtseva. World No.59 Alla Kudryavtseva...

Martina Hingis doesn’t expect title at Wimbledon

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After edging past a British wildcard Naomi Cavaday in the first round, Martina Hingis ruled herself out as a serious contender for the ladies' singles crown this year. The 1997 champion had to save two...