Wimbledon day four – who advanced, which seeds were sent home?

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Second seed Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Severine Bremond of France 6-0 6-3. The result speaks for itself. Sharapova next meets Ai Sugiyama, who she beat on her way to her 2004 title. Sharapova admitted...

Wimbledon results: three upsets on day three

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Ladies' singles results for Wednesday, 27 June: First round No. 12 seed Elena Dementieva (RUS) bt Nathalie Dechy (FRA) 6-2 7-6 No. 29 seed Francesca Schiavone (ITA) bt Anne Kremer (LUX) 5-7 6-4 6-3 No. 32 seed Martina...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jankovic could have done without Ordina Open

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It’s great that Jankovic is ambitious and determined, and I really enjoy watching her play, but I’m worried that she competes in too many tournaments -- that might take a toll on her body. In...

Jelena Jankovic accompanies tennis legends

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We all know how successful Jelena Jankovic has been in 2007. The Serb has risen to a career-high No. 3 and won titles on all surfaces -- Auckland (hard), Charleston (clay), Rome (clay), and...

Henin claims title at Eastbourne, Chakvetadze at Den Bosch

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Saturday was the finishing day of two grass-court events – the $600,000 International Women’s Open and the $175,000 Ordina Open. Finals at both tournaments were tough three-setters; at the International Women’s Open Justine Henin...

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...
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