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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 widely regarded 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, and since 2019, over No. 1 Court.


Serena withdraws from French Open [Video]

Serena withdraws from French Open

Serena Williams' search for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title will extend into another year after an Achilles tendon injury forced her to withdraw from the French Open on Wednesday. Freddie..

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Sadiq Khan concerned by government’s testing system [Video]

Sadiq Khan concerned by government’s testing system

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has expressed concern over the government’s current testing system. Speaking at an event at Wimbledon, the mayor said that the government needs to “at last get a grip..

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Simona Halep opts out of playing at US Open

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Wimbledon champion Simona Halep will skip the US Open, saying on Monday that she is putting her health first and prefers to stay in Europe amid the coronavirus pandemic. Halep, a former No 1-ranked..
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Halep becomes sixth woman in top 10 to pull out of US Open

World number two and reigning Wimbledon champion Simona Halep is the latest top 10 women's player to withdraw from the US Open.
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Wimbledon, Silverstone & Cricket World Cup: 'Afterwards, all you wanted to do was play, watch and talk sport'

BBC Sport chief sports writer Tom Fordyce relives 14 July 2019, when the Wimbledon's men's final ran alongside the men's Cricket World Cup final at Lord's.
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Wimbledon: Can Boris Becker beat Tim Henman in the Wimbledon wheelie bin challenge?

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Halep 'little bit worried' about playing at US Open

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep is a "little bit worried" about playing the US Open, and is yet to decide if she will.
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Vote for your favourite Wimbledon's women's final

There will be no Wimbledon finals this year so it's time for some nostalgia - vote for your favourite women's singles final.
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Federer 'missing' Wimbledon but aiming to be back next year

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PARIS: Roger Federer on Monday said he is "missing" Wimbledon after the grass-court Grand Slam was cancelled, but hopes to play the tournament in 2021. The 38-year-old, who has undergone two knee..
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Quiz: Can you name every Wimbledon men's champion?

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Wimbledon: British tennis 'financially stable' despite cancellation - Richard Lewis

The finances of British tennis "won’t be severely impacted" by the cancellation of Wimbledon, says chief executive Richard Lewis.
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'I don't remember when I was last in the UK for weeks outside Wimbledon'

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Coco Gauff says she had depression a year before stunning Wimbledon run

Coco Gauff says she had depression because of the “pressure that she needed to do well” little more than a year before her stunning Wimbledon run.
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Factbox: Reaction to cancellation of Wimbledon due to coronavirus

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Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus - where does that leave tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon is cancelled for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic - so where does that leave tennis for the rest of the year?
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Wimbledon cancellation seems inevitable as emergency meetings held

A series of emergency meetings is under way to decide whether Wimbledon can go ahead this year - with cancellation looking inevitable.
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German official: Wimbledon will be canceled this week — the first time since World War II

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Greatest moments of the decade: 'I was there - Murray wins Wimbledon'

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Former No. 4 Tomas Berdych announces retirement from tennis

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Associated Press — Former Wimbledon runner-up Tomas Berdych announced his retirement from tennis on Saturday after a 17-year professional career. The 34-year-old Berdych confirmed the decision..
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LONDON - Roger Federer lit up the O2 Arena with a dazzling 6-4 6-3 defeat of Novak Djokovic to hand the Serb an early ATP Finals exit and wreck his bid to end the year ranked number one on Thursday. In..
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ATP Finals: Federer Faces Early Exit, Djokovic Cruises

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US Open 2019: Garbine Muguruza out but Petra Kvitova & Belinda Bencic through

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Mind tricks help Djokovic to fifth Wimbledon crown

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When the crowd is chanting 'Roger' I hear 'Novak', says champion Djokovic

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Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer for fifth Wimbledon title

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