Andy Murray Beats Djokovic to End British Wait At Wimbledon
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Andy Murray Beats Djokovic to End British Wait At Wimbledon

By Moonmoon Ghosh Andy Murray finally ended Britain’s 77-year-long wait for a men’s Wimbledon champion. It all came together, almost auspiciously–a drought of 77 years, Virginia Wade (who was the last British woman to win the Wimbledon, in 1977), and 7/7, the Sunday Murray made history. A mere coincidence of numbers or something more, but this … Continue reading

Player Burnout Issue Comes to the Fore at Wimbledon after Shock Exits of Federer, Nadal and Sharapova
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Player Burnout Issue Comes to the Fore at Wimbledon after Shock Exits of Federer, Nadal and Sharapova

    Roger Federer became the latest high-profile casualty at this year’s Wimbledon, when he lost to 116th ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in four sets in the second round on Wednesday, June 26. The day also saw Lleyton Hewitt and Maria Sharapova crash out.   The Swiss seven-time champion’s exit comes after Rafael Nadal’s first round … Continue reading

The Five Greatest Women’s Singles matches at Wimbledon
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The Five Greatest Women’s Singles matches at Wimbledon

2005 Final: Venus Williams beats Lindsay Davenport (4-6, 7-6, 9-7) An all-American final, this compelling match (at 2 hours 45 minutes) has the honour of being the longest women’s final in Wimbledon history. Williams, who came in as the 14th seed, won her third Venus Rosewater Dish here, seeing out her opponent with relentless groundstrokes and … Continue reading