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Topic - Wimbledon
Britain will be without its top female player at Wimbledon after Laura Robson announced she is having surgery on her injured left wrist.
At several moments during her match, Luksika Kumkhum said her heart shook. She told herself not to look at the stands. She'd never seen such a huge tennis stadium.
Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was upset in the first round of the Australian Open by Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.
Serena Williams loves a bit of drama, even if she has to add the theatrical embellishments herself.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Men to watch at the Australian Open, which begins Monday:
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Women to watch at the Australian Open, which begins Monday:
Nadal improved to 60-3 with nine titles this season. His total of 13 major trophies ranks third in the history of men's tennis, behind only Roger Federer's 17 and Pete Sampras' 14.
Federer overcome a rough start at the Western & Southern Open on Thursday and emerged from his string of subpar showings since Wimbledon. He beat Tommy Haas 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals.
The Ashe roof is part of a larger plan to rebuild and expand other courts at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. No. 2 stadium Louis Armstrong will eventually be covered, too.
Brands, a German ranked 55th, troubled Federer with his serve and big forehands in the second-round match on clay. Federer's other losses in the past month were to players ranked No. 116 (Sergiy Stakhovsky, at Wimbledon) and No. 114 (Federico Delbonis, at Hamburg, Germany).
They urged him along _ in the proper British manner, of course _ as Lee Westwood gingerly made his way Friday around the baked links of Muirfield. Nothing to get overly excited about, because it was only the second round of the British Open and this, after all, was an act they had seen before.
Wimbledon winner Andy Murray should be knighted, said Prime Minister David Cameron.
Everything will always be different moving forward for Andy Murray, who became the first British man to win Wimbledon in 77 years by beating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in Sunday's final.
From the lawns of Wimbledon to the lochs of Scotland, all of Britain can celebrate. Andy Murray made it possible Sunday, winning his country's hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club.
Novak Djokovic might win Wimbledon this year. Juan Martin del Potro will not. No matter how it ends, both men will always have their spot in one of the most memorable matches in the storied history of the All England Club.