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Jul 2, 2014

Wild things ready to start re-arranging the furniture

LONDON (Reuters) – The problem with allowing a bunch of rowdy gate crashers into the party is they will repay you by re-arranging your furniture.

It must feel a little bit like that for the established names at this year’s Wimbledon.

Jul 2, 2014

Tennis-Wild things ready to start re-arranging the furniture

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – The problem with allowing a bunch of rowdy gate crashers into the party is they will repay you by re-arranging your furniture.

It must feel a little bit like that for the established names at this year’s Wimbledon.

Jul 2, 2014

Murray dethroned as youthful uprising continues

LONDON (Reuters) – The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray.

With 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios’s third-round demolition of world No.1 Rafael Nadal still the talk of the town, Dimitrov caused the second seismic shock on Center Court in the space of 24 hours by outclassing Murray 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2.

Jul 2, 2014

Tennis-Murray dethroned as youthful uprising continues

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray.

With 19-year-old Nick Kyrgios’s third-round demolition of world No.1 Rafael Nadal still the talk of the town, Dimitrov caused the second seismic shock on Centre Court in the space of 24 hours by outclassing Murray 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2.

Jul 2, 2014

Bouchard overpowers Kerber to reach Wimbledon semis

LONDON (Reuters) – Eugenie Bouchard struck another blow for the new kids on the block when she overpowered Germany’s Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-4 to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Already seen as the golden girl of tennis, the 20-year-old Canadian looked like a grand slam champion in waiting with another irresistible barrage of attacking strokes.

Jul 2, 2014

Tennis-Bouchard overpowers Kerber to reach Wimbledon semis

LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – Eugenie Bouchard struck another blow for the new kids on the block when she overpowered Germany’s Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-4 to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals on Wednesday.

Already seen as the golden girl of tennis, the 20-year-old Canadian looked like a grand slam champion in waiting with another irresistible barrage of attacking strokes.

Jul 1, 2014

Kyrgios reminiscent of Sampras, says Woodbridge

LONDON (Reuters) – Former Wimbledon semi-finalist Todd Woodbridge described fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios’s stunning victory over world No.1 Rafael Nadal on Tuesday as one of the best performances he has ever seen from a teenager.

The 19-year-old wildcard continued his dream Wimbledon debut at the All England Club by overpowering the 14-times grand slam champion 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) 6-3 to book his place in the quarter-finals.

Jul 1, 2014

Unwell Serena retires from doubles match

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon on Tuesday after feeling unwell.

Up against German-Swiss duo Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, the 32-year-old American looked in distress when she incredibly served a whole game of double faults to trail 0-3.

Jul 1, 2014

Tennis-Kyrgios reminiscent of Sampras, says Woodbridge

LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – Former Wimbledon semi-finalist Todd Woodbridge described fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios’s stunning victory over world No.1 Rafael Nadal on Tuesday as one of the best performances he has ever seen from a teenager.

The 19-year-old wildcard continued his dream Wimbledon debut at the All England Club by overpowering the 14-times grand slam champion 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) 6-3 to book his place in the quarter-finals.

Jul 1, 2014

Tennis-Unwell Serena retires from doubles match

LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon on Tuesday after feeling unwell.

Up against German-Swiss duo Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, the 32-year-old American looked in distress when she incredibly served a whole game of double faults to trail 0-3.