The Early Lead: Wimbledon


Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory brings joy to Dunblane

Tennis champion survived horrific 1996 school shooting.

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Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Andy Murray, after Wimbledon win, hailed as Britain's hero

The prime minister speaks of knighthood as the champion loses some sleep.

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Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/07/2013

Andy Murray wins Wimbledon, blasts past Novak Djokovic

Scotsman's victory sets off a United Kingdom celebration.

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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 07/05/2013

Novak Djokovic outlasts Juan Martin del Potro in classic Wimbledon semifinal

World's No. 1 player wins longest semifinal in tournament history.

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Tags:  Juan Martin del Potro, Novak Djokovic, Tennis, Wimbledon

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Andy Murray pulls out a five-set victory in Wimbledon quarterfinal

With crowd solidly behind him, Scotsman advances to semifinal against Jerzy Janowicz.

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Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Serena Williams upset by Sabine Lisicki in Wimbledon's fourth round

German known for her big serve was too much for French Open champion.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sabine Lisicki, Serena Williams, Tennis, Wimbledon

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Serena Williams vs. Andy Murray: How about a battle of the sexes?

Murray raises the possibility and Williams says "that would be fine." Now it just needs to happen.

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Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Roger Federer loses in Wimbledon's second round

Seven-time champion falls to Sergiy Stakhovsky, ranked 116th in the world.

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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Maria Sharapova upset at Wimbledon

A rematch with Serena Williams made a nice storyline, but Michelle Larcher de Brito had other ideas.

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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Wimbledon 2013: Injuries force Azarenka, Isner, others out

The third day of competition is a painful one.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:10 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Isner, NFL, Victoria Azarenka, Wimbledon

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Serena Williams wins her Wimbledon opener easily

The world's No. 1 player advances with 6-1, 6-3 victory over Mandy Minella.

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Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Maria Sharapova on Serena Williams spat: Let's move on

No. 3 seed advances with first-round win at Wimbledon. Williams plays Tuesday.

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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Rafael Nadal upset in his Wimbledon opener

Steve Darcis sends the French Open champ, who appeared to be battling an injury, home early.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Wimbledon 2013: Azarenka hurt in win; Puig upsets Errani

Slippery conditions prove treacherous on the first day of play at the All England Club.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:48 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Monica Puig, Tennis, Victoria Azarenka, Wimbledon

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Serena Williams says she apologized to Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon

Williams, the defending champion, and Sharapova wouldn't meet until the final.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Tennis, Wimbledon

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Serena Williams sorry for saying rape victim 'shouldn't have put herself in that position' (updated)

World's No. 1 player is drawing criticism for comment in Rolling Stone interview.

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Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Venus Williams pulls out of Wimbledon

Williams will not pursue her sixth single title there because of back problems.

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Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/22/2013

French Open 2013: Andy Murray is out, focuses on Wimbledon

Back injury flared up during the Italian Open last week.

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Tags:  Andy Murray, French Open, Wimbledon