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Wimbledon 2018: David Beckham, Willbomb and man stuck in poncho – why we love Wimbledon

Celebrities, tantrums and great British summers – BBC Sport takes a look why you don’t need to love tennis to love Wimbledon.

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Federer v Nadal 2008: Wimbledon’s greatest final a decade on

It is 10 years since the two titans met for the third in a trilogy of finals at SW19 and served up what Björn Borg described as ‘the best tennis match I’ve ever seen in my life’There’s no ready measure for greatness, no simple standard or scale. To pic…

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Wimbledon 2018: How many multiple singles champions can you name?

How many multiple singles champions can you name in two minutes?

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Sun’s shining, strawberries are ripe … it’s time to cash in on Wimbledon

Finding desirable SW19 properties for the biggest names in tennis has proved to be a winning game for one womanJoanna Doniger won’t be getting much sleep tonight or for the next couple of weeks, but she will emerge the other end a couple of hundred tho…

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Wimbledon 2018: How the Championships have changed since 1968

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Open era, we take a visual and interactive look at how Wimbledon has evolved since 1968.

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Kyle Edmund not ready to win a grand slam, says John McEnroe

• ‘He’s got top-10 potential but slam would require more work’ • Edmund plays Australian Alex Bolt in Wimbledon first roundWhen Kyle Edmund blew up at the chair umpire in Eastbourne this week, rousing the gentle citizens parked in the sunshine on Centr…

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Andy Murray to play Wimbledon ‘unless I wake up and don’t feel good’

• Murray faces tricky first-round match against Benoît Paire• ‘I’m practising at a high level, a high intensity every day‘The waiting is nearly over for Andy Murray who, after days of procrastination, says he is ready to play at Wimbledon – “unless in …

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Andy Murray’s press conference interrupted by World Cup fans – video

Andy Murray’s media duties were disturbed by football fans celebrating loudly during the France v Argentina match. After hearing a cheer from people watching the match outside he said, ‘I can’t believe I’m missing this match … shall we just go?’ Contin…

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Serena Williams: down the rankings but the woman to beat at Wimbledon

Her post-pregnancy world ranking is 183 but it is impossible to argue against Williams having been seeded for Wimbledon, or with the fact that she starts as one of the tournament favouritesFew athletes in the history of sport have rushed towards drama …

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Eastbourne 2018: Mischa Zverev beats Lukas Lacko to claim first ATP title

Mischa Zverev secures his first ATP Tour title with a straight-set win over Lukas Lacko at Eastbourne.

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Eastbourne 2018: Caroline Wozniacki beats Aryna Sabalenka in final

World number two Caroline Wozniacki beats Aryna Sabalenka 7-5 7-6 (7-5) to lift the Eastbourne title for the second time in her career.

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Eastbourne 2018: Caroline Wozniacki beats Aryna Sabalenka in final

World number two Caroline Wozniacki beats Aryna Sabalenka to win the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne.

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Denis Shapovalov: ‘I’ve always tried to model my game on Roger and Rafa’

The young Canadian’s blond locks call to mind Björn Borg and his game also has echoes of the greats but he will not be getting carried away at his second WimbledonIt is 45 years since a blond-haired Swede first took Wimbledon by storm, the arrival of B…

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Johanna Konta: ‘When I was five, I wanted to be a cleaning lady’

The tennis player on ambition, her Wimbledon nightmare and the best kisses of her lifeBorn in Australia to Hungarian parents, Johanna Konta, 27, moved to the UK at 14. She was granted citizenship in 2012 and represented Great Britain in the 2016 Olympi…

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Do you like your towel folded or scrunched? Behind the scenes at Wimbledon

Strange food requests, sweaty towels and hidden strawberries – BBC Sport finds out what happens behinds the scenes at Wimbledon.

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Bernard Tomic gets Wimbledon reprieve and could face Nick Kyrgios

All-Australian match may eventuate in third roundTomic handed ‘lucky loser’ entry for year’s third majorBernard Tomic has emerged as a huge threat to Nick Kyrgios’s title hopes after gaining a Wimbledon lifeline.Tomic could face Kyrgios in a third-roun…

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