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July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Jabeur downs Maria to become first Arab in major final

Tunisia's Ons Jabeur lifted the spirits of an entire continent as she became the first Arab and first African woman to reach the Wimbledon final with a rousing 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 victory over her barbecue buddy Tatjana Maria on Thursday.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

'They told me I need to retire from the match'

A hurting Rafa Nadal exhibited heroic mental strength to edge American 11th seed Taylor Fritz in a final set tiebreaker during a captivating Wimbledon quarter-final on Wednesday to keep alive his quest for a calendar year Grand Slam.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Ailing Nadal finds mental steel to reach last four

A hurting Rafa Nadal exhibited heroic mental strength to edge American 11th seed Taylor Fritz in a final set tiebreaker during a captivating Wimbledon quarter-final contest on Wednesday to keep alive his quest for a calendar year Grand Slam.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Kyrgios into semis after overpowering Garin

Nick Kyrgios reached the first Grand Slam semi-final of his chequered career with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 7-6(5) victory over Chile's Cristian Garin at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022

Djokovic first to record 80 wins at all four Grand Slams

Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic became the first player to win 80 matches at all four Grand Slams on Monday while teenage star Carlos Alcaraz battled over five sets to make the second round.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

Nadal feels 'immortal', says Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas believes Rafael Nadal must feel "immortal" after winning the French Open and moving halfway to the first men's calendar Grand Slam in more than half a century.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Wimbledon struggles to avoid shadow of Russia ban

It's been nine years since Sergiy Stakhovksy stunned Roger Federer at Wimbledon in a Centre Court seismic shock.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Teen star under pressure to end Britain's 45-year-wait

Emma Raducanu is poised for a return to the grass of Wimbledon next week as a Grand Slam winner -- under pressure to end Britain's 45-year-wait for a women's singles champion.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Nadal says 'I haven't won anything yet' after sending Djokovic packing

Rafael Nadal insisted he still has work to do to win a 14th French Open despite knocking out Novak Djokovic and said it was "too late" to be playing after their quarter-final ended in the early hours of Wednesday.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Alcaraz youngest man to reach Roland Garros last 16 since 2006

Spanish teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz became the youngest man to make the fourth round at the French Open on Friday since Novak Djokovic in 2006.