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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the winner's trophy after the men's singles final at Wimbledon. (AFP-Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS)

Serbian press crown Novak Djokovic ‘King of Tennis’

The Serbian press on Monday proclaimed Novak Djokovic “king of tennis” with the “heart of a hero” after he claimed his fifth Wimbledon title beating eight-time champion Roger Federer.
Novak Djokovic admitted his epic, record-breaking Wimbledon final triumph over Roger Federer on Sunday was the “toughest mentally” he had ever endured.

Novak Djokovic admits ‘toughest’ Wimbledon win

Novak Djokovic admitted his epic, record-breaking Wimbledon final triumph over Roger Federer on Sunday was the “toughest mentally” he had ever endured.
A vintage display by Roger Federer took him past Rafael Nadal into the Wimbledon final in an eagerly-anticipated first grasscourt duel between the great rivals for 11 years on Friday.

Roger Federer holds off Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

A vintage display by Roger Federer took him past Rafael Nadal into the Wimbledon final in an eagerly-anticipated first grasscourt duel between the great rivals for 11 years on Friday.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer wary of fresher, stronger Kei Nishikori

Roger Federer believes his Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Kei Nishikori is ready to challenge for Grand Slams after the Japanese number one seems to have found a way to reach the latter stages without getting tangled up in marathon matches.
Rafael Nadal handed rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas a tennis lesson Thursday as he drubbed him 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 in the Australian Open semi-final.-5

Rafael Nadal into seventh Wimbledon quarter-final

Rafael Nadal reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the seventh time on Monday as the evergreen 30-somethings of men’s tennis threatened to take a stranglehold at the All England Club.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal primed to tighten Wimbledon grip

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to keep afloat as they bid to dethrone the sport’s A-list stars.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal drawn to meet Roger Federer in Wimbledon semis

Rafael Nadal breathed a sigh of relief Friday after he was slated to meet eight-time champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Andy Murray

Pierre-Hugues Herbert: Will be an honour to play with Andy Murray

Pierre-Hugues Herbert told AFP Saturday that it will be an “honour” to play alongside Andy Murray in the Wimbledon doubles next month, and insisted he was still on good terms with former partner Nicolas Mahut.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer: My career is coming to an end

Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer said Saturday that his playing career will soon come to an end, but is unsure of what he will do thereafter.

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo lead Forbes’ best-paid athletes list

Lionel Messi has topped the Forbes’ 2019 list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for the first time.
Rafael Nadal adds to his rich French Open history.

Rafael Nadal: I’m not obsessed about Roger Federer’s record

Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic stays top, ahead of Rafael Nadal in ATP rankings

New French Open winner, Rafael Nadal, remains second in the men’s tennis rankings released on Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), behind Novak Djokovic.
Rafael Nadal celebrates with his 12th Roland Garros trophy.

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem to win 12th French Open title

Rafael Nadal now has a dozen French Open titles after he crushed Dominic Thiem 6-3 5-7 6-1 6-1 in Sunday’s final at Roland Garros.
Rafael Nadal adds to his rich French Open history.

Rafael Nadal too tough for Roger Federer, reaches 12th French Open final

Before this French Open semi-final match-up between Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, it had been all about the dizzying numbers and statistics.
Steve Simon was critical of the move to kick women’s matches off Chatrier (Picture- Getty Images)

WTA slams Roland Garros as women semi-finalists denied centre court

Is it sexism? Women’s Tennis Association boss Steve Simon is wondering why French Open organizers have scheduled both of the women’s semi-finals away from centre court, while the men are allowed to play there.
Roger Federer is into the fourth round at Roland Garros for the 14th time.

French Open: Roger Federer claims straight-set win against Casper Ruud

Former champion Roger Federer became the oldest person to reach the last 16 of a Grand Slam since 1991 with victory against Norwegian Casper Ruud.
Roger Federer reached the third round of Roland Garros for the 15th time on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over German lucky loser Oscar Otte.

Roger Federer into Roland Garros third round for 15th time

Roger Federer reached the third round of Roland Garros for the 15th time on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over German lucky loser Oscar Otte.
Russia’s Anastasia Potapova returns the ball to Germany’s Angelique Kerber during their women’s singles first round match on day 1 of The Roland Garros 2019 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on May 26, 2019. Anne-Christine POUJOULAT - AFP

Angelique Kerber crashes to Russian teen at Roland Garros as Roger Federer returns

German fifth seed and reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber saw her hopes of a career Grand Slam ended by Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova at Roland Garros on Sunday as Roger Federer prepared to make his Paris return after a four-year absence.

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