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Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

Serena to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

I don't even know how to feel because I literally didn't think I'd do this well in my fourth tournament back", said Williams. There was a time, when she was a much younger player, that Serena Williams got upset when she wasn't picked as the favorite to win Wimbledon .


Serena drops first set but zooms into semis

Serena drops first set but zooms into semis

She fought back to beat Italian Camila Giorgi 3-6 6-3 6-4 in a fiercely contested quarter-final on Tuesday. And when Williams took the court for the second set, she did indeed look calm and composed - and roared back with a vengeance. The Dutch star finally tested Goerges' serve in the next game and she struck a superb victor on her way to securing the first break of the match. "I have a long way to go".


LeBron James Mural Vandalism Video Released

LeBron James Mural Vandalism Video Released

However, around midnight Wednesday morning, vandals threw paint on the mural, prompting Never to cover it up entirely. "I guess it is never touch religion, politics or anyone against Kobe", Never cracked. One person even offered fans $300 to alter the mural. "I don't know if it's LeBron haters or Kobe fans or just someone who wants attention", Never said while painting over the mural.


John Isner loses to eight seed in longest semifinal match at Wimbledon

John Isner loses to eight seed in longest semifinal match at Wimbledon

The No. 8 seed beat the No. 9 Isner 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24. It was also the second longest match at a Slam, beating the six hours and 33 minutes which Fabrice Santoro spent seeing off Arnaud Clement in the 2004 French Open. The game dragged on for a total of six hours and 36 minutes, with the final set alone taking two hours and 54 minutes. Of course, there was another player on the other side of the net - for whom Anderson's triumph was a tragedy: Isner.


Nishikori bows out of Wimbledon in q'finals

Nishikori bows out of Wimbledon in q'finals

When Anderson broke again in the fourth, Federer was suddenly on the ropes. Nishikori capitalised on this lapse in concentration, putting together his finest game of the match to break and then consolidate. He added: 'With the performances I've had, I deserve to be in the semi-finals. If Anderson is to shock Federer, who has only lost once before the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 15 years, he will need to call up the heavy artillery which has served him well at the tournament this year.


Ronaldo to Juventus: Real Madrid's statement in full

Ronaldo to Juventus: Real Madrid's statement in full

After nine garlanded years, Cristiano Ronaldo has left Real Madrid for Juventus . I only have feelings of great gratitude to this club, to the fans and to the city. Ronaldo won two La Liga titles and four Champions League crowns with Real after joining from Manchester United in 2009 for a then world-record fee of £80 million .