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Roger Federer survives 19-17 third set in Olympic semifinals - USA TODAY

Both Wimbledon champions on Friday moved into gold medal matches in the London Olympics on the hallowed grass of the same All-England club where they took titles last month.


Roger Federer wins 7th Wimbledon title

Roger Federer

Once the Centre Court roof was closed, nothing could stop Roger Federer from winning his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title. The 30-year-old Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras' record at the All England Club, and won his 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday.


Serena fights off Radwanska to win fifth Wimbledon crown

Serena Williams

Seventeen months after a life-threatening blood clot in her lungs almost ended her glittering tennis career, Williams blotted out the mental and physical scars to climb back into the grand slam winner's circle by snuffing out Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 5-7 6-2.


Roger Federer upsets Novak Djokovic, reaches Wimbledon final

Roger Federer

Roger Federer on Friday became the first man in history to make eight Wimbledon finals. The 30-year-old from Switzerland, who is already the all-time leader in major tournament wins with 16, upset first-seeded and defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.


Wimbledon — Serena Williams Knocks Out Defending Champion Petra Kvitova

Serena Williams

Williams, seeking a fifth Wimbledon singles title, defeated Petra Kvitova, 6-2, 7-5, to advance to the semifinals.


Wimbledon 2012: Serena Williams remains confident, outspoken after landing in quarterfinals

During her walk to the locker room following a victory that sent her into Wimbledon’s final eight on Monday, Serena Williams was engulfed by a horde of fans who snapped photos, begged for autographs and clamored for a glimpse of the most dominant player of her generation.


Wimbledon 2012 — Sharapova Eliminated by Lisicki

Maria Sharapova

The shot that doomed Maria Sharapova on what was a manic middle Monday whizzed past at 108 miles per hour, a first-rate second serve that crowned her third Round of 16 exit at Wimbledon in six years. This loss, though — this was different.


Wimbledon 2012 — After Reaching Top 100, Unlikely American Advances to Round of 16

A year after being unranked in men’s tennis, the American Brian Baker continued his comeback by beating Benoît Paire and advanced to the Round of 16 Saturday at Wimbledon.


Serena survives Zheng upset bid

Serena Williams hit 23 aces, held every service game and barely escaped an upset bid by Zheng Jie, winning 6-7 (5), 6-2, 9-7 Saturday in the third round at Wimbledon.


Nadal Stunned at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal

Lukas Rosol, ranked 100th, pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the past decade of men’s tennis, blasting his way past Rafael Nadal in the second round at Wimbledon.


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