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Cilic: I cried out of anguish, not injury

Crestfallen Croat Marin Cilic admits he cried because he couldn't deliver against Roger Federer, not because he was hurt in the Wimbledon final. Marin Cilic has revealed his dramatic Wimbledon tears were borne from despair not pain after suffering a shattering finals loss to Rog...

Roger Federer wins Wimbledon title with straight-sets victory over Marin Cilic

Roger Federer won his record eighth Wimbledon title by beating broken Marin Cilic in an anti-climactic final. The Swiss superstar claimed his 19th Grand Slam title at the age of 35 – and became the first man since Bjorn Borg in 1976 to lift the title here without dropping a se...

Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title as Cilic crumbles

LONDON (Reuters) - Ruthless Roger Federer thrashed suffering Croat Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4 to become the first man to win eight Wimbledon singles crowns on Sunday, five years after landing his seventh. The Swiss maestro, appearing in his 11th Wimbledon final, was challenged early...

Venus Williams takes vow after Wimbledon heartache: ‘I’ll be back’

Venus Williams vowed to make amends for her Wimbledon final heartache by ending a bittersweet year on a high at the US Open. Williams failed in her bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in the Open era as the American star was crushed 7-5, 6-0 by Garbine Muguruza in Satur...

I'll be back, vows Venus Williams

By AFP More by this Author Venus Williams vowed to make amends for her Wimbledon final heartache by ending a bittersweet year on a high at the US Open.Williams failed in her bid to become the ol...

At Wimbledon, Garbiñe Muguruza Displays Her Occasional Greatness

The women’s game in recent years has been one of surges and drifts, promise and fade. This has had something to do with the exceptional presence of Serena Williams—an extraordinary champion, ...

Venus Williams Gets Destroyed at Wimbledon

Every tennis finalist suffers from nerves. No matter your experience or longevity, there’s no escaping it. At Wimbledon, Centre Court looks magical and the crowd is close—and that’s tense. ...

'Just incredible' -- Muguruza stunned by Wimbledon victory

LONDON (AFP) -  Garbine Muguruza said it felt "incredible" to become Wimbledon champion even if it did mean defeating childhood idol Venus Williams.The 23-year-old Spaniard claimed a...

I'll be back, vows Venus after Wimbledon heartache

US player Venus Williams reacts against Spain's Garbine Muguruza during their women's singles final match on the twelfth day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Clu...

I'll be back, vows Venus

Venus Williams vowed to make amends for her Wimbledon final heartache by ending a bittersweet year on a high at the US Open. Williams failed in her bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion i...

Muguruza defeats Williams to capture first Wimbledon title

London: Women’s world number 11 Venus Williams of USA will be hoping to clinch her first Wimbledon title since 2008, when she takes on world number 15 Garbine Muguruza of... Spain's Garbine Mu...