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WATCH: Roger Federer With the Between the Legs Shot at Wimbledon--and it Worked!

There is a very good reason why tennis superstar Roger Federer is ranked No. 5 on Forbes' list of top paid athletes for 2014-15. The man made around $9 million for his work on the court, but cleaned house in endorsements making $58 million (top paid sports endorser in the world). There is a very good reason why he is paid so much to endorse products. The man is freaking good!How...
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Caroline Wozniacki gets downright surly during Wimbledon presser

One would think Caroline Wozniacki would be in a cheerier mood following her 6-1, 7-6 (6) victory over Denisa Allertova in the second round at Wimbledon, but the 24-year-old Danish superstar definitely was not her usual affable and friendly herself after the match. In fact, she got downright surly with the media — or at...Read More The post Caroline Wozniacki gets downright surly...
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Nadal loses at Wimbledon to player ranked 100 or worse for fourth straight year

Rafael Nadal lost to Dustin Brown on Thursday in the second round at Wimbledon, his fourth straight defeat at the All England Club at the hands of a player ranked No. 100 or worse. Brown -- currently ranked No. 102 in the world -- defeated the 10th-ranked Spaniard 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. It's the latest in a series of Wimbledon let-downs for the two-time champion at the All England Club...
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Two-time champion Rafael Nadal loses to 102nd-ranked Dustin Brown in 2nd round of Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) Two-time champion Rafael Nadal loses to 102nd-ranked Dustin Brown in 2nd round of Wimbledon.
Via AP on Fox
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Rafael Nadal Upset Again at Wimbledon

Ever since reaching the finals at Wimbledon in 2011, Rafael Nadal has really struggled at the prestigious event. Just moments ago, Dustin Brown...
Via Athlon Sports
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Nadal Loses: Storm Clouds Gather, But Will They Give Way To Sunlight?

When the story of this resplendent and unforgettable era of men’s tennis is written, the footsteps of Rafael Nadal will never stray that far from the footprints left by Roger Federer, and vice-versa. When this era is recalled 30, 50, or 75 years from now, any mention of one man will invariably bring the other to mind. That’s just the way it is, and it’s just the way it will...
Via Attacking The Net
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Nadal Loses: Storm Clouds Gather, But Will They Give Way To Sunlight?

When the story of this resplendent and unforgettable era of men’s tennis is written, the footsteps of Rafael Nadal will never stray that far from the footprints left by Roger Federer, and vice-versa. When this era is recalled 30, 50, or 75 years from now, any mention of one man will invariably bring the other to mind. That’s just the way it is, and it’s just the way it will...
Via Bloguin Best
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Wimbledon Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams match

LONDON (AP) In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals. They haven't met in an all-Williams match at the All England Club since. With one victory apiece Friday, they will set up the latest installment of their historic sibling rivalry at the grass-court tournament, only this time it would be in the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
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Rafael Nadal Ousted By Dustin Brown In Wimbledon Second Round Upset

LONDON — On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the sort of day this was. During five trips to the All England Club from 2006-11, Nadal reached the final every time. In his most...
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For 4th year in row, Nadal loses early at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing mistake, symbolic of the sort of day this was. During five trips to the All England Club from 2006-11, Nadal reached the final every time. In his most...
Via AP on Fox
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PHOTO: Djokovic signs fan's prosthetic leg after Wimbledon win

Novak Djokovic is used to signing all kinds of items for fans, but this was a new one even for him. After his third-round victory at Wimbledon on Friday, the top-ranked defending champion stopped as he usually does to sign autographs for supporters before exiting Centre Court. Along with the usual programs and oversized tennis balls that people normally hand over, one man gave the...
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Serena rallies from 3-0 third-set hole to survive Wimbledon upset bid

The world's best player met nearly her match at Wimbledon, in the form of the United Kingdom's best player. Serena Williams held on by the tightest of margins Friday in the third round against 59th-ranked Heather Watson, winning a three-set thriller 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and keeping alive her bid for a fourth straight Grand Slam title. It started as most Serena matches do, with the 20-time...
Via Fox Sports
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Serena Tells Wimbledon Crowd “Don’t Try Me” When They Boo Her (Video)

There’s nothing like Serena Williams when she embraces her inner villain. Williams battled Heather Watson, and the crowd at times. Williams was booed after arguing a call, but she let the crowd know, doing the Mutombo finger wag, followed by a “don’t try me.” She face her sister Venus next. H/T: Cauldron
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Wimbledon hottie of the day: Camila Giorgi

Day 6 of third-round ladies' singles action at Wimbledon features a clash between Caroline Wozniacki and Camila Giorgi. The lesser-known Giorgi faces a tall in order in knocking off Wozniacki and is currently priced at +168 at online book Sports ...
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Wimbledon marathon man Isner has latest match suspended at 10-10 in fifth set

John Isner is working overtime at Wimbledon yet again. The American, who famously beat France's Nicolas Mahut in a 70-68 fifth set at the All England Club in 2010, had his third-round match Friday with reigning U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic suspended due to darkness with the players tied 10-10 in the final set. Isner won the second and fourth sets via tiebreaker. Cilic won the first...
Via Fox Sports
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Serena Williams, "Don't try me..."

Booed by the Wimbledon crowd today, a finger wagging Serena Williams admonished it, "Don't try me."Not even sure how that'd work.[Twitter]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Isner at it again at Wimbledon, tied 10-all in 5th vs. Cilic

LONDON (AP) Marathon man John Isner is at it again at Wimbledon. The winner of the longest match in tennis history found himself involved in another never-ending one at the All England Club, tied with reigning U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic at 10-all in the fifth set when their third-round contest was suspended because of darkness Friday night. They were scheduled to resume Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
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Wimbledon Lookahead: Dustin Brown tries for encore

LONDON (AP) After his stunning win over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Dustin Brown said it was easy to play well when expectations were so low. The 102nd-ranked German won't have that luxury on Saturday against Viktor Troicki. Everyone wants to see what Wimbledon's latest sensation can do for an encore. ''Dustin was very entertaining yesterday,'' said Nick Kyrgios, the Australian who...
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WATCH: Serena Williams wags finger at Wimbledon crowd, says, 'Don’t try me'

Serena Williams delivered a strong message to the Wimbledon crowd during her third-round match at the tournament Friday. During the third set of her comeback win over hometown player Heather Watson, Williams was down 5-4 and leading 15-30 as she tried to get a break to get back on serve. There was a long rally...Read More
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss
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