1. Wimbledon 2011: Where Does Rafael Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic Rank All-Time?

    New World No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated defending champion Rafael Nadal in the men’s final at the All England Club Sunday, claiming his first Wimbledon championship in two hours and 28 minutes...

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  2. Wimbledon 2011 Women's Final: Live Updates, Analysis for Sharapova vs. Kvitova

    At 9 a.m. eastern time Saturday morning, the Wimbledon women’s final gets underway on Centre Court. We will provide play-by-play starting shortly before the match begins between the No...

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  3. Wimbledon 2011: NBC Fails Tennis Fans During Men's and Women's Semifinals

    How frustrating to be a U.S. tennis fan. With simply superlative matches being played live in London, NBC continued to show “Jeopardy,” plus local programming instead of airing some of the finest tennis of the 2011 Wimbledon tournament...

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  4. Maria Sharapova: 8 Reasons She Is Playing the Best Tennis of Her Career

    Maria Sharapova prepares to face Sabine Lisicki during the 2011 women's semifinals at the All England Club on Thursday. Most speculate that the Russian will win her match...

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  5. Wimbledon 2011: From Federer to Nadal, Sun Shines for the Men's Quarterfinalists

    The men’s quarterfinals offered up some fascinating matchups featuring some well-known faces as well as some new guys on the court...

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  6. Wimbledon 2011: The Biggest Names That Stumbled at This Year's Championships

    It was an exciting first week at the All England Club as Wimbledon 2011 got underway. Many rain interruptions postponed play, necessitating the closure of the roof over Centre Court almost daily to allow action to continue on the main court...

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  7. Wimbledon 2011: Power Ranking the Men's Round of 16 Contenders

    Gone are Andy Roddick , Robin Soderling and Gael Monfils , all seeded in the top 10 of the men’s Wimbledon field, falling to lower-ranked players who upped their game to dispatch these men at the top...

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  8. Maria Sharapova: Why 2011 Wimbledon Will Define Her Career

    Former World No. 1 Maria Sharapova is only 24 years of age. It seems like the Russian beauty has been around forever. That is because 6'2" Sharapova has been winning majors since she was 17 years old, turning professional a decade ago...

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  9. Wimbledon 2011: Top 10 Underdogs Who Can Take the Championships

    The tennis world agrees that Rafael Nadal , Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are, without a doubt, the favorites on the men’s side of the draw to win the 2011 Wimbledon championship...

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  10. Wimbledon 2011: Most Intriguing Matchups for Day 3 at the Championships

    As action got underway at the Wimbledon tournament, there were some very exciting matches during round one–which is almost over after being slowed by rain on the opening day...

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  11. Wimbledon 2011: The Most Intriguing Matchups for Day 2 at the Championships

    At the Wimbledon Tournament on Monday, rain interrupted action, postponing several matches until Tuesday at all locations except Centre Court...

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  12. Wimbledon 2011: The Top 25 Matches of the Last 25 Years

    Since Boris Becker bounded onto Centre Court in 1985 and Venus Williams raised the "Rosewater Dish" for the first time in 2000, it goes without saying that the past 25 years have produced some outstanding matches on the grounds of the All England Club..

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  13. Wimbledon 2011: Picking the Winners of Monday's Top 10 Specials

    It seemed like yesterday we were speculating about potential Wimbledon action as we closed the doors on Stade Roland Garros...

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  14. Rafael Nadal and the Top 15 Players Ranked as Best Bets To Win Wimbledon 2011

    Every year, Wimbledon tournament officials go through the painstaking task of selecting the top seeds for the men's draw, analyzing the ATP rankings and then factoring in past results at Wimbledon...

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  15. Wimbledon 2011: From Rafael Nadal to Serena Williams, Final Road Map Is Drawn

    As unbelievable as it may seem after their mammoth match in 2010, John Isner has drawn Nicolas Mahut as his first-round opponent at Wimbledon. Last year, the two men fought for three long days to advance...

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  16. Wimbledon 2011: The All-Time Top 15 Memorable Moments

    Imagine your first view of the great sport of tennis being the Wimbledon final in 1980. Staring transfixed, the intensity of the gamesmanship between the seemingly impassive Bjorn ...

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  17. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and the 10 Best Grass Court Players of the Open Era

    Today, Wimbledon is grass court tennis. Granted, there are a handful of warm-up tournaments like the Gerry Weber Open in Halle and the Aegon Championships at the Queen’s Club in London and Birmingham...

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  18. Men's Top Ten Power Ranking: Rafael Nadal Seizes the No. 1 Spot After Paris

    The 2011 French Open is history, one for the books. It proved to be an exciting two weeks of action with plenty of surprises as the world tuned in to watch players battle it out on the courts of Stade Roland Garros...

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  19. From Sharapova to Federer: The 10 Most Disappointing Outcomes at the French Open

    It is sort of like the day after Christmas with the tree missing the pile of brightly wrapped packages tucked under its branches. You finally opened that huge package tempting you for weeks and now there is nothing to look forward to...

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  20. Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: Irresistible Force Meets Immovable Object

    Sacre Bleu! The tennis gods threatened to make life difficult for the world No. 3, promising to fill the skies with rain––pouring down on Stade Roland Garros as Roger Federer took the court against the fixe objet, Rafael Nadal ...

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  21. French Open 2011: Federer-Nadal Redux, the Rivalry That Never Dies...

    Great rivals should challenge each other equally. Shouldn’t they? Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ? Are they true rivals? Nadal dominates, practically speaking, with a 16-8 record against Federer and an 11-2 superiority on the clay...

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  22. French Open 2011: Who Will Survive? Nadal or Murray? Djokovic or Federer?

    Be honest. How many of you, in filling out your own particular French Open contest sheets, picked the top four men's seeds to make it through to the semifinals? Some of us did ...

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  23. Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic: A Rivalry That Sizzles in the Paris Sun

    The battle between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic for a place in the 2011 French Open final on Sunday will be the ultimate test between the coolest and the hottest players on the men's tour at the moment...

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  24. French Open 2011 Quarterfinals: Roger Federer, Andy Murray in Action in Day 10

    Day 10 offered the first half of the quarterfinal matches of the 2011 French Open with one player already advanced into the semifinals...

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  25. French Open 2011: Grading Top Seeds Nadal, Federer, Djokovic and Others So Far

    As the 2011 French Open turns the corner heading into the second week, it is time to grade the expected performances of the top-seeded men...

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