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The Championships, Wimbledon: Tennis tournament
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon or The Championships, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is regarded by many as the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts, and since 2009 with a retractable roof over Centre Court.

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Missing Wimbledon will be worth the wait, Kate tells tennis fans [Video]

Missing Wimbledon will be worth the wait, Kate tells tennis fans

The Duchess of Cambridge has narrated a video to mark what would have been the opening day of Wimbledon, telling tennis fans it will be “worth the wait”.Kate, who is patron of the All England Lawn..

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Wimbledon should have started this week [Video]

Wimbledon should have started this week

The Wimbledon tennis championships should have started on Monday had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ivanisevic latest to test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Ivanisevic latest to test positive for COVID-19

Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic is the latest to announce he has tested positive for COVID-19 following the ill-fated Adria Tour organised by Novak Djokovic.

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It's weird playing without fans, says Kvitova [Video]

It's weird playing without fans, says Kvitova

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova gives Reuters her thoughts after winning an All-Czech exhibition tournament under coronavirus safety rules.

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Kvitova wins at all-Czech tennis tournament under strict social-distancing measures [Video]

Kvitova wins at all-Czech tennis tournament under strict social-distancing measures

Petra Kvitova easily advances in an all-Czech tournament in Prague on Tuesday beating Barbora Krejcikova 7-6(3) 6-2.

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Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament [Video]

Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament

Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is happy to finally play tennis again for fans - even if they can only watch from television.

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Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend [Video]

Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend

The French Open should have started this weekend - instead Roland Garros remains closed to the public, with hopes the tournament will still take place later in 2020.

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Martina Navratilova to miss first Wimbledon since 1973 due to coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Martina Navratilova to miss first Wimbledon since 1973 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is in lockdown in her home in Florida and says she is coping with the situation, but saddened that she will not be at Wimbledon for the first time since 1973, now the..

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Wimbledon canceled for first time since World War II due to coronavirus outbreak in UK

This year will be the first time Wimbledon hasn't crowned a champion since the tournament paused between 1940 and 1945 due to World War II.
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German official: Wimbledon will be canceled this week — the first time since World War II

According to German tennis official Dirk Hordorff, Wimbledon will not take place this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
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US Open: Defending Wimbledon champion Simona Halep stunned by Taylor Townsend

Simona Halep, seeded No. 4 and coming off her first Wimbledon championship, was shocked in three sets by American Taylor Townsend in the second round.
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Tennis umpire Damian Steiner fired by ATP after giving unauthorized interviews

New York Times first reported ATP fired chair umpire Damian Steiner, who officiated the men's Wimbledon final, for giving unauthorized interviews.
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Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches semifinals at Citi Open, craving for more

After a Wimbledon setback, Stefanos Tsitsipas looks to get back on track at Citi Open. On Friday, he defeats Benoit Paire, 7-5, 6-0 to reach the semis.
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Fans come out to watch Wimbledon sensation Coco Gauff cruise to victory at Citi Open

In her first competitive action since Wimbledon, 15-year-old Coco Gauff cruised to a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Maegan Manasse in Citi Open qualifying.
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Still adjusting to celebrity, Coco Gauff eager to get back on court after Wimbledon breakthrough

The 15-year-old will play the qualifiers at the Citi Open this weekend, her first tournament since her life-changing run at Wimbledon earlier this month.
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Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old who made a remarkable run at Wimbledon, to play Citi Open

After a remarkable Wimbledon run, 15-year-old tennis sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff is eligible to compete at the Citi Open later this month.
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15-year-old American Coco Gauff soars up WTA rankings after magical Wimbledon run

Coco Gauff's magical Wimbledon run allowed her to move into the WTA's top 150 on Monday. The 15-year-old American rises to No. 141 from No. 313.
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Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer for fifth Wimbledon title

Defending champion Novak Djokovic won his fifth Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating eight-time champion Roger Federer in five sets.
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Novak Djokovic eats grass to celebrate his marathon Wimbledon championship

Djokovic outlasted Fedeer in an epic five-set match that made history and celebrated his fifth Wimbledon title like a GOAT.
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Five facts that prove just how epic the 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final was

The 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final between Djokovic and Federer was epic. Here are five facts that prove why it will go down in history.
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Djokovic beats Federer in marathon final to capture 5th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic has won his fifth Wimbledon title, beating eight-time champion Roger Federer in a fifth-set tiebreaker after saving two match points
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Tennis date! Prince William, Duchess Kate step out for Wimbledon men's final match

Prince William and Duchess Kate stepped out to catch the Wimbledon men's final match between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
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The Latest: Djokovic wins 1st set against Federer

Novak Djokovic has won the first set 7-6 (5) against Roger Federer in the men's Wimbledon final
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Wimbledon champion Halep a fan of the club's traditions

The newest champion at Wimbledon is a big fan of the All England Club's oldest traditions
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Roger Federer takes on Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon final

At Wimbledon, it'll either be championship No. 9 for Roger Federer or No. 5 for Novak Djokovic
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2019 Wimbledon men's final: Time, TV, stats for epic Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic clash

The 2019 Wimbledon men's singles final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic is sure to be a match that will go down in history.
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Serena Williams puts up troublesome numbers in Wimbledon loss against Simona Halep

Serena Williams won just four games in her Wimbledon finals loss to Simona Halep on Saturday and had 26 unforced errors to Halep's three.
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Halep star struck at meeting duchesses at Wimbledon

Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing
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Serena Williams falls to Simona Halep in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams’ bid for a 24th Grand Slam title was spoiled Saturday by No. 7 seed Simona Halep, who dominated Williams 6-2, 6-2 at Wimbledon.
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Simona Halep defeats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Halep defeated Williams 6-2, 6-2 on Centre Court for her second major title
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Girls' day out! Duchess Meghan, Duchess Kate and Pippa Middleton attend Wimbledon together

Duchess Meghan, Duchess Kate and Kate's younger sister Pippa Middleton attended a match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.
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Seeking 9th Wimbledon title, Federer faces Djokovic in final

Roger Federer will be seeking his record ninth Wimbledon title when he faces defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final
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The Latest: Alcott wins quad wheelchair title at Wimbledon

Top-seeded Dylan Alcott of Australia won the first quad wheelchair singles title at Wimbledon, a day after winning the doubles title
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Roger Federer eliminates rival Rafael Nadal in semis to reach Wimbledon final

In their 40th meeting, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal added another chapter to their storybook rivalry as Federer advances to Wimbledon final.
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Federer defeats Nadal in four sets at Wimbledon

Federer will go on to face the top-seeded Novak Djokovic in the final
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The Latest: Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final for 6th time

Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final for sixth time
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Royals and celebrities spotted at Wimbledon

Royals and celebrities spotted during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.
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Tropical Storm Barry, Wimbledon semifinals, R. Kelly case: 5 things to know Friday

Barry threatens repeat of 2016 flooding, Pence visits Border Patrol facility, Nadal and Federer go toe-to-toe in Wimbledon and more things to start your Friday.
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Federer, Nadal renew rivalry at Wimbledon, decade after classic match

The two rivals, arguably the greatest players of their generation, have faced off a total of 39 times on the ATP tour
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Top shots from the 2019 Wimbledon Championships

Top shots from the 2019 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.
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Serena Williams ousts Strýcová, reaches Wimbledon final to inch closer to 24th Grand Slam

Williams handily defeated unranked Barbora Strýcová of the Czech Republic in straight sets to advance to Wimbledon's final for a second year in a row.
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Novak Djokovic takes a shot at younger generation trying to catch 30-and-over Big Three

Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic believes the new era of tennis talent is coming. He just doesn't think it's here yet.
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Jeffrey Epstein, Twitter, Wimbledon: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Serena Williams withstands surge from Alison Riske to reach Wimbledon semifinals

Serena Williams withstood a late surge from American Alison Riske in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday but held on for the 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win.
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Serena Williams fined $10,000 for damaging a court at Wimbledon

Serena Williams picked up a $10,000 fine for damaging a court at the All England Club during practice before Wimbledon started.
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Coco Gauff's captivating Wimbledon ends against former No. 1

All good things come to an end: 15-year-old Coco Gauff's captivating run at Wimbledon stops with a straight-set loss to former No. 1 Simona Halep in the 4th round
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The Latest: Djokovic reaches quarterfinals at Wimbledon

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic is into the Wimbledon quarterfinals again after beating Ugo Humbert in straight sets
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Alison Riske: Who is unheralded American who upset No. 1 Ashleigh Barty at Wimbledon?

Alison Riske, a 29-year-old who grew up in the Pittsburgh area, knocked off No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty in stunning fashion — 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 at Wimbledon.
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Kevin Spacey trial, Wimbledon and a bossa nova legend: 5 things you need to know Monday

Kevin Spacey criminal case, teen sensation Coco Gauff plays at Wimbledon, bossa nova legend Joao Gilberto is laid to rest and more of Monday's top news.
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15-year-old Wimbledon sensation Coco Gauff headlines Week 2

15-year-old sensation Coco Gauff will face former No. 1 Simona Halep as Wimbledon resumes in Week 2
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During loss, Fabio Fognini says Wimbledon should be bombed

Top-10 player Fabio Fognini is already on Grand Slam probation and now could be in more trouble after saying during his third-round match at Wimbledon that he wanted a bomb to hit the All England..
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The Latest: At Wimbledon, Nishikori earns 400th career win

Kei Nishikori recorded his 400th career tour-level win to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon
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Serena Williams could play twice as Wimbledon Week 1 closes

Serena Williams might have to play two matches on Day 6 at Wimbledon _ one in singles, one in mixed doubles
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Coco Gauff pulls off a comeback victory at Wimbledon

After beating Venus Williams in an upset, 15-year-old Coco Gauff has done it again. She advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon. David Begnaud has the latest.
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Cori 'Coco' Gauff, 15-year-old American, storms back for another Wimbledon upset

After losing the first set and trailing in the second set in a third-round match, Cori "Coco" Gauff knocked off Polona Hercog on Friday at Wimbledon.
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The Latest: Serena-Murray mixed doubles debut postponed

Wimbledon _ and the rest of the world _ will need to wait to watch Serena Williams and Andy Murray team up
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Australian tennis player gets fined $56,100 for failing to meet 'professional standard' in Wimbledon loss

Bernard Tomic was fined $56,100 on Thursday by tournament organizers for not meeting the “required professional standard” in his first-round loss.
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Nick Kyrgios says he deliberately tried to hit Rafael Nadal with ball at Wimbledon, won't apologize

Nick Kyrgios admitted to attempting to hit Rafael Nadal with a ball during their Wimbledon match and said he won't be saying sorry to him.
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