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Bouchard, Dancevic and Raonic win opening matches at Wimbledon

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Montreal, June 24, 2014 – After a tough opening day for Canada on Monday at Wimbledon, three Canadians posted first round wins on Tuesday in London, England. Eugenie Bouchard (Westmount, QC), Frank Dancevic (Niagara Falls, ON), and Milos Raonic...

Nadal records 700th career victory at Wimbledon; Federer, Wawrinka and Raonic advance

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Wimbledon 2014—London, England First-round results: Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Martin Klizan (SVK) 46 63 63 63 Roger Federer (SUI) d. Paolo Lorenzi (ITA) 61 61 63 Stan Wawrinka (SUI) d. Joao Sousa (POR) 63 64 63 Milos Raonic (CAN)...

Chalkdust Chronicles: Champions’ return to Wimbledon on Day 1

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by: TennisConnected Staff Wimbledon—London, England - Perhaps it is a little cynical to think the returning men’s singles champion Andy Murray milking the crowd was more along the lines of “Enjoy it while it lasts” but it was refreshing to...

Pospisil and Wozniak ousted at Wimbledon

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Montreal, June 23, 2014 – Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC) and Aleksandra Wozniak (Blainville, QC) were the only two Canadians to take to the court on opening day at Wimbledon and neither were able to get through...

Chalkdust Chronicles – Murray nervous but looking forward to his Wimbledon title defense on...

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by: TennisConnected Staff Wimbledon—London, England Tomorrow Andy Murray begins his second defense of a Grand Slam title, but one like no other. At 1pm he will walk out on to the revered Centre Court and commence the defense of his Wimbledon...

Chalkdust Chronicles: No regrets and a lot of bling – the enigma that is...

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by: TennisConnected Staff Wimbledon—London, England There has always been something engagingly quirky about Bartoli – whether it was the bunny hops that took her to her first Wimbledon final in 2007 before finally achieving her dream in 2013, along with shadow...

Chalkdust Chronicles: A very British Sporting Weekend

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by: TennisConnected Staff There has been a small matter of the Football World Cup, and like many of the population, I spent Thursday night with my head in my hands, then leaping about my hotel room (in this case) and...

Lopez defends Eastbourne title; Bautista Agut defeats Becker for Topshelf crown

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Aegon International, Eastbourne, Great Britain Final result: (3) Feliciano Lopez defeats (1) Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-7(5), 7-5. ***** Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands (3) Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Benjamin Becker 2-6, 7-6(2), 6-4.

Becker reaches Topshelf Open final; Gasquet to face Lopez for Eastbourne crown

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Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands Quarterfinal results: (8) Jurgen Melzer defeats (2) Fernando Verdasco 7-6(3), 6-7(6), 7-6(9) (3) Roberto Bautista Agut defeats (7) Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 Semifinal results: Roberto Bautista Agut defeats Jurgen Melzer 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(4) Benjamin Becker defeats Joao...

Eight Canadians in the main draw at Wimbledon 2014

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Montreal, June 20, 2014 – Early this morning the draws were made for Wimbledon. Four earned direct entry into the singles main draws including Eugenie Bouchard (Westmount, QC), Sharon Fichman (Toronto, ON), Vasek Pospisil (Vancouver, BC), and Milos Raonic...

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Garin Wins Rio Crown; Opelka Claims Delray Beach Open; Tsitsipas Defends...

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Rio Open presented by Claro—Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Chilean Christian Garin secured his fourth career title on Sunday in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, dismissing unheralded...