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Murray Withdraws From Marseille Open As He Considers Hip Surgery

Andy Murray has revealed that he will not contest the Marseille Open next month as he ponders whether or not to undergo surgery on his prevailing hip injury. The 31-year-old may have played his last professional game of tennis after he exited the Australian Open last Monday following a dramatic five-set battle with Roberto Bautista Agut. As well as Marseille, Murray was …

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Watch: Emotional Murray Announces Retirement Following Wimbledon

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A tearful Andy Murray announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career. The former world number one and three-time Grand Slam winner broke down at a press conference in Melbourne as he said the pain had become almost unbearable. …

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Serena Williams Accuses US Doping Chiefs Of Discrimination

Serena Williams claims she is the victim of “discrimination” by US doping chiefs who are testing her more than other players. At Wimbledon, Williams slammed “shocking” treatment over excessive targeting from testers in the run-up to the second Grand Slam of the season. And in a tweet on Wednesday the 23-time Grand slam winner reignited the discussion. …and it’s that …

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Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Wimbledon Title And 13th Major

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked champion since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. It also took his …

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Kerber Stuns Serena’s Bid For History In Wimbledon Final

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams’ bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday’s final. Kerber avenged her defeat against Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon title match, overwhelming the seven-time champion with a stunning 65-minute upset on Centre Court. “I knew …

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Kevin Anderson And John Isner Demand Rule Change After Wimbledon Epic

Kevin Anderson and John Isner called for Grand Slam chiefs to introduce a cut-off point for final set marathons after their Wimbledon semi-final entered the record books as the second longest ever singles match at a major. Anderson survived Friday’s incredible endurance test, beating Isner 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 in six hours and 36 minutes. The …

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Wounded Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Wimbledon

Andy Murray has withdrawn from Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament after the two-time champion decided he wasn’t fit enough to compete at the All England Club. Murray has only just returned to action after 11 months on the sidelines due to a hip injury that needed surgery in January. “It’s with regret I’m withdrawing from Wimbledon,” Murray said …

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Wimbledon And French Open Being Investigated For Potential Match-Fixing – Report

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) will be conducting investigations into matches at this year’s Wimbledon and French Open Championships for potential match-fixing according to a report published by BBC Sport.  According to the report, three matches at Wimbledon (two in the qualifying stages and one in the main draw) and one match in the French Open raised suspicions due to …

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