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Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in longest semifinal in Wimbledon history

Kevin Anderson Friday defeated John Isner in the longest semifinal in Wimbledon history.<p>Anderson won 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24.<p>The match …

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Wimbledon 2018: Watch- Rafael Nadal shows pure class in touching moment with Juan Martin del Potro after epic match

It was a case of down but definitely not out as a Rafael Nadal kept fighting to make it to the Wimbledon semi-finals with a pulsating 7-5 6-7(7) 4-6 …

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Friday's order of play at Wimbledon | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Order of play on Centre Court on the 11th day of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Friday (play starts at 1200 GMT/8 AM ET, prefix number denotes seeding):<p>Jul 11, 2018; London, United Kingdom; Rafael Nadal (ESP) waves to the crowd when leaving the court after his match …

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Rafael Nadal leaves tennis world in awe after classy gesture to Juan Martin del Potro

JUAN Martin del Potro claimed that Wimbledon conqueror Rafael Nadal has more weapons at his disposal than any other player after losing a five-set …

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Rafael Nadal keeps dream alive for third Wimbledon title after emotional victory over Juan Martin del Potro

Around 90 minutes after Roger Federer had made his dramatic exit from Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal found himself circling the same plughole.<p>He had botched four set points in the second-set tie-break, the third of them in the most disastrous style as he dumped both his serves into the net. He seemed to …

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Rafael Nadal Topples Juan Martin Del Potro to Advance at 2018 Wimbledon

Rafale Nadal needed five sets to beat Juan Martin del Potro at 2018 Wimbledon on Wednesday and advance to the semi-finals. Nadal was 2-1 down after three sets, but rallied to force a decider, before closing out a 7-5, 6-7(7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 win.<p>The two-time winner will meet Novak Djokovic in the …

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Novak Djokovic into first Wimbledon semi-final since 2015 after beating Kei Nishikori

Novak Djokovic advanced to the last four at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Wimbledon quarter-final victory over …

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Early in the fifth set, Juan Martin Del Potro is determined to win over this Centre Court crowd one acrobatic, body-sacrificing, diving shot after another. Not to be outdone, Rafael Nadal chases a Del Potro backhand into the stands, outfielder style. Now this crowd is simply cheering for great tennis.

Early in the fifth set, Juan Martin Del Potro is determined to win over this Centre Court crowd one acrobatic, body-sacrificing, diving shot after …

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Federer, Nadal, Djokovic headline Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic headline the men’s quarterfinal lineup at Wimbledon on Wednesday as the trio bid to all …

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Nadal outlasts Del Potro in epic 5-set match

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal outlasted Juan Martin del Potro in a crowd-pleasing five-set duel to reach his first Wimbledon semifinal since 2011.<p>In a …

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Live: Nadal vs. Del Potro

Two-time former champion Rafael Nadal, the second seed, leads fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 7-5 on Wednesday in the quarter-finals of …

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Baseline: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic practice side by side

Normally, if someone big like Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer are on the practice court at Wimbledon, they get all the attention with fans lining up …

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Watch: Rafael Nadal into Wimbledon semi-finals after marathon battle with Juan Martin del Potro

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Wimbledon serves up heartfelt moment

The action has continued from the Wimbledon quarter-finals with Germany’s Julia Goerges beating a close friend to make the first semi-final of her …

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Juan Martin del Potro reveals plan to beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

Juan Martin del Potro outlined the importance of holding his serve and surging to the net as he looks to topple two-time champion Rafael Nadal at …

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Wimbledon 2018: Time, TV/live stream info, and match schedule for Day 9

Top seeds Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be in action on Wednesday to earn a spot in the semifinal round.<p>Top seeded Roger Federer and second-seeded Rafael Nadal are in action on Wednesday in the men’s quarterfinals at Wimbledon. The pool of competitors will shrink from eight to four as the …

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Juan Martin del Potro will face world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in the men's quarterfinals at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Bearing in mind the below nifty stat from ESPN's Stats & Info team, will he come good against the Spaniard? Gilles Simon, who Del Potro beat in Round 4, certainly thinks so: "He was able to beat all the top guys. That's why also many people likes to watch him play, because you feel something can happen."

Juan Martin del Potro will face world No. 1 Rafael Nadal in the men's quarterfinals at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Bearing in mind the below nifty stat …

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Juan Martin del Potro is through to the Wimbledon quarters after epic four-set win over Gilles Simon

JUAN Martin del Potro has extended an inspiring comeback from career-threatening injury, sweeping into the Wimbledon quarter-finals.<p>Into the last …

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Juan Martin Del Potro tees up a Wimbledon quarterfinal showdown with Rafa Nadal after seeing off Gilles Simon, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5). It was the longest men's match at this year's championship -- with play starting on Monday, finishing Tuesday -- and Del Potro now needs to re-focus ahead of facing Nadal, who he has never beaten on grass.

Juan Martin Del Potro tees up a Wimbledon quarterfinal showdown with Rafa Nadal after seeing off Gilles Simon, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5). It was …

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Sport24.co.za | Del Potro sets up Nadal clash at Wimbledon

Juan Martin del Potro set up a Wimbledon quarter-final clash against Rafael Nadal when he downed Gilles Simon in their Round of 16 clash.

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Wimbledon 2018 - Day 8 Review – Serena fightbacks to secure semi-final spot

Serena Williams fought back from a set down to beat Camila Giorgi to make it through to yet another Wimbledon semi-final. Mary Rhodes, Jill Craybas …

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Tennis: Tenacious Simon takes Del Potro into second day

LONDON (Reuters) - Fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro met stubborn resistance from Frenchman Gilles Simon and had to settle for a suspension of their Wimbledon fourth round match as he led 7-6(1) 7-6(5) 5-7 after more than three hours on Court Two on Monday.<p>The big Argentine was looking to set up a …

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Juan Martin del Potro is confident he can spoil hopes of a dream Wimbledon 2018 final

Juan Martin del Potro is a dark horse who could stand in the way of a dream Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal a decade on from …

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Tuesday's order of play at Wimbledon | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Order of play on the main show courts on the eighth day of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Tuesday (play starts at 1200 GMT/8 AM ET, prefix number denotes seeding):<p>Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 9, 2018. Argentina's …

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Rafael Nadal breezes into first Wimbledon quarter-final for seven years

Rafael Nadal breezed into his first Wimbledon quarter-final since 2011.<p>The Spaniard beat unseeded Jiri Vesely 6-3 6-3 6-4 on Centre Court to set up a …

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Djokovic advances to quarters in fading daylight

Novak Djokovic beat Karen Khachanov and the fading light to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.<p>As play was being suspended on other courts, Djokovic …

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Juan Martin del Potro vs Gilles Simon: Wimbledon fourth round preview and prediction

<i>(Photo credit: Marianne Bevis)</i><p>In a battle of the veterans, world #4 and Indian Wells champion Juan Martin del Potro takes on Frenchman Gilles Simon …

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Wimbledon 2018 – Day 6 Review – Hsieh Too Hot for Halep

World Number One Simona Halep became the latest star name to suffer defeat in the Ladies Singles after crashing out in three sets to Su-Wei Hsieh. …

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Who is Julia Rohden?

JUAN MARTIN DEL POTRO is looking to win his first ever Wimbledon title.<p>And the Argentine will be cheered on from the stands every step of the way by …

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Juan Martin del Potro strides over the net during act of true sportsmanship at Wimbledon

Juan Martin del Potro is widely regarded as the gentle giant of the ATP Tour and he displayed an act of true sportsmanship during his Wimbledon …

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