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Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer: Wimbledon men’s singles final – live!

Wimbledon men’s singles final latest from Centre CourtHalep stuns Williams to win first Wimbledon titleAnd email Jacob or tweet him with your thoughts 1.08am BST Quote of the tournament: “If. If. If. Doesn’t exist” – Rafael Nadal, 4 July 2019. The Span…

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Federer and Nadal renew old rivalry and serve up a contest for the ages | Jacob Steinberg

Swiss justified the All England Club’s decision to make him No 2 seed as he came back from a limp second set against his old friend and rival to avenge 2008 final defeatTwo old friends played some tennis for a shade over three hours on a sunny Friday e…

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Wimbledon 2019: Federer, Nadal and Djokovic play in quarter-finals – live!

Rolling report on men’s quarter-finals day at SW19Memory Lane: Wimbledon through the years – in picturesEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.50am BST Hello. The state of men’s tennis right now. Stefanos Tsitisipas, Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thi…

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Andy Murray and Serena Williams to play mixed doubles No 1 seeds after win

• Martin and Atawo swatted aside 7-5, 6-3 at Wimbledon• Pair will now play top seeds, Bruno Soares and Nicole MelicharSerAndy or Murrena? Call them what you want. Beyond the novelty of their gloriously fun partnership, however, the truth is that when A…

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Simona Halep v Coco Gauff: Wimbledon 2019 – live!

Live updates from the fourth-round match on No 1 Court Follow the rest of the day’s action at Wimbledon 2019 – live!Fitness to finesse: the reasons behind Gauff’s stunning riseDrop Jacob an email | Tweet @JacobSteinberg 3.25pm BST Second set: Halep 6-…

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Simona Halep beats off-colour Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Wozniacki goes out

• Karolina Pliskova passes tricky test against Hsieh Su-wei • Wozniacki hits out at HawkEye during loss to Zhang ShuaiFor 66 horrible minutes Victoria Azarenka forgot how to play tennis. Centre Court is an unfortunate setting for a bad day at the offic…

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Emotional Dan Evans beats Basilashvili to reach Wimbledon third round

• British No 3 defeats No 18 seed 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (2)• Emotional Evans says: ‘I won’t be resting on that win’The emotion poured out of Dan Evans after his quest for redemption continued with a commanding 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (2) victory over Nikoloz Basilashvil…

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Roger Federer teaches jittery Jay Clarke a lesson in Wimbledon etiquette

• Federer outclasses Briton 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in second round• Kei Nishikori storms past Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4, 6-0Ever the gentleman, Roger Federer resisted the chance to put on an exhibition at the expense of his flustered young opponent. The elder…

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Wimbledon 2019: Kyrgios, Stephens and Evans in early action – live!

Follow updates from a packed schedule on day two at SW19Cori Gauff, 15, eclipses Venus Williams in Wimbledon first roundEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.16am BST A perfect start for Dan Evans, who’s broken straight away against Federico De…

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Wimbledon 2019: Djokovic, Watson and Osaka in action on day one – live!

Follow all the latest news from the opening day at SW19Prodigy Cori Gauff, 15, ready to make her Wimbledon markAnd feel free to email Jacob or tweet him @JacobSteinberg 11.21am BST That didn’t last long. Caty McNally mishits a forehand and it flies pas…

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Wimbledon 2018 men’s final: Kevin Anderson v Novak Djokovic – live!

Game-by-game updates from Centre Court, starting at 2pm BSTDjokovic outlasts Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-finalAny thoughts? You can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.40am BST Hello. Usually people talk about the weather when they have nothing in…

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Kevin Anderson wins five-set epic with John Isner to reach Wimbledon final

Record grand slam semi-final lasts almost seven hoursSouth African will face Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic in finalKevin Anderson reached his first Wimbledon final after outlasting John Isner in an extraordinary match on Centre Court on Friday night. …

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Wimbledon men’s quarter-finals: Federer v Anderson, Djokovic v Nishikori – live!

Nadal v Del Potro and Raonic v Isner to follow in last eightWilliams battles back | Diary: Ivanisevic takes bite out of EnglandAnd why not email Jacob or tweet him here 12.11pm BST Hello. Nice of Roger Federer to let Novak Djokovic have a hit on his co…

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Wimbledon 2018: Kasatkina v Kerber and Cibulkova v Ostapenko – live!

Latest news, scores and updates from SW19Serena storms through as last top-10 seed fallsFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 1.31pm BST A gorgeous drop shot from Jelena Ostapenko is enough for her to break on Court 1. Dominika Cibulkov…

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Wimbledon 2018 day six: Nadal, Halep, plus Edmund v Djokovic – live!

Latest news and updates from the fourth round at SW19Serena keeps comeback on track … but Venus goes outEmail Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.08am BST Carnage has rippled through the women’s draw. Eight of the top 10 seeds are out, with Venus Willi…

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Tardy Rafael Nadal calls for clocks on court after he is timed out

• Spaniard gets time violation before beating Mikhail Kukushkin• Nadal moves into third round to face teenager Alex De MinaurRafael Nadal called for Wimbledon to install countdown clocks on courts after receiving a time violation before the start of hi…

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Marin Cilic falls to shock defeat at Wimbledon after Pella match resumes

• No 3 seed loses 3-6, 1-6, 6-6,7-6, 7-5 to unheralded Argentinian• Croat was scheduled to meet Roger Federer in the semi-finalOne of the main obstacles blocking Roger Federer’s path to a ninth Wimbledon title has been removed after Marin Cilic fell to…

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Katie Swan sinks to heavy Wimbledon defeat by Mihaela Buzarnescu

• Teenager soon dispatched in second-round 6-0, 6-3 loss• No 29 seed wraps up victory in an hour and 14 minutesThere are ways to turn even the most demoralising of experiences into a positive, which was something for Katie Swan to keep in mind after he…

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Wimbledon 2018: Johanna Konta and Juan Martín Del Potro in action – live!

Updates with Kyle Edmund and Garbiñe Muguruza on laterOrder of play | Norrie and Broady crash outFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.49am BST Natalia Vikhlyantseva swerves an ace down the middle to hold for 2-1 in the first set against…

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Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer, Serena Williams and more on day one – live!

Latest news, scores and more as the action begins at SW19Judy Murray on Andy, ambition and abuse in tennisFeel free to email Jacob or tweet: @JacobSteinberg 11.37am BST On BBC2, Boris Becker is having a chat with Sue Barker. Not heard anything about th…