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New roof for Wimbledon and it only costs £71m

The All England Club has secured a £175m loan facility to finance the construction of a retractable roof at Wimbledon’s Number One Court and other ‘Master Plan’ projects.

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Kyle Edmund continued his impressive form with an easy win over Jack Sock

Kyle Edmund destroys top seed Jack Sock to reach Atlanta Open semi-finals

Kyle Edmund reeled off nine of the last 10 games against Jack Sock to reach his first semi-final of 2017 at the BB&T Atlanta Open.

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Wimbledon 2017 - what was your highlight? Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Wimbledon 2017 - Review of the All England Club’s Championships

AS ever the past two weeks have produced many memorable moments for tennis fans the world over to look back upon fondly.

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Roger Federer looks emotional following victory over Marin Cilic in the men's final at Wimbledon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Highlights: Emotional Federer seals place in history at Wimbledon

It almost had to be.

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Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray during the mixed doubles final against Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Video - Wimbledon finale produces mixed feelings for British rivals Jamie Murray and Heather Watson

Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis brought the curtain down on another memorable Wimbledon when they won the mixed doubles title, beating Heather Watson and Henri Kontinen 6-4 6-4.

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Roger Federer celebrates a record eighth Wimbledon men's singles title by beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3 6-1 6-4. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Video - Wimbledon’s supreme champion Federer vows to return and defend his crown

Roger Federer is intent on returning to Wimbledon as defending champion as he shrugged off retirement talk after becoming the most successful men’s player in the tournament’s history.

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Roger Federer with the trophy after beating Marin Cilic at Wimbledon. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA

Video: Cilic crumbles as record-breaking Federer reigns supreme once more at Wimbledon

ROGER FEDERER trounced a tearful Marin Cilic to become the first man ever to win eight singles titles at Wimbledon.

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Garbine Muguruza balances the trophy on her head as she walks off court after beating Venus Williams in the Ladie's Singles final (Picture: Steven Paston/PA Wire)

Wimbledon (video): Garbine Muguruza proves she is equipped for the big stage as Venus fades

GARBINE MUGURUZA knows the highs and the lows of life at the tennis summit but is delighted to be back on top after claiming her first Wimbledon title.

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All smiles: Garbine Muguruza in the press conference after her Wimbledon triump, which owed much to Conchita Martinezs influence.

Highlights: Coincidences led Martinez to believe Wimbledon victory was on cards for Muguruza

CONCHITA MARTINEZ knew it was fate that Garbine Muguruza would emulate her by winning the Wimbledon title.

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Garbine Muguruza celebrates beating Venus Williams. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Wimbledon: Williams has no Centre Court answer to dominant Murguruza

GARBINE MURGURUZA won a battle of the generations by thrashing Venus Williams to secure her first Wimbledon title.

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Youngster who lost father to cancer performs Wimbledon ladies’ final coin toss

A 12-year-old girl who lost her father to a brain tumour has performed the coin toss at the Wimbledon ladies’ final.

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Roger Federer celebrates victory over Tomas Berdych. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA

Wimbledon: History beckons once again for ‘excited’ Federer

Roger Federer has his sights set on making more history at Wimbledon and he could not be happier.

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Garbine Muguruza. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA

Wimbledon: Garbine Muguruza striving to avoid ‘repeat’ defeat in final against Williams

GARBINE MUGURUZA already knows what it is like to lose to an opponent called Williams in a Wimbledon final – and she is determined to avoid a repeat on Centre Court today.

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Venus Williams is in her ninth Wimbledon singles final (Picture: PA)

Nick Westby: Ageless warriors Williams and Federer set to enchant Wimbledon once again

At some stage, this new generation of tennis players that has been threatening to do so, will finally break through and consign the sport’s most golden of generations to the history books.

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Johanna Konta celebrates beating Donna Vekic on day three of Wimbledon. Picture: John Walton/PA

Wimbledon: Johanna Konta hoping to inspire new generation

Johanna Konta believes she and Andy Murray can form a dream team to inspire a new generation of British tennis stars.

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Marin Cilic celebrates beating Sam Querrey. Picture: John Walton/PA

Wimbledon title would mean ‘the world’ to Marin Cilic

Marin Cilic says winning Wimbledon would be a dream come true after he booked a final showdown with Roger Federer.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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Andy Murray, pictured talking to the media after his quarter-final loss to Sam Querrey (Picture: Joe Toth/PA Wire).

Wimbledon 2017: I will seek best advice and stick to it, says Murray

Andy Murray met with his team yesterday to discuss what to do next after his Wimbledon title defence ended in a quarter-final loss to Sam Querrey.

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Garbine Muguruza celebrates beating Magdalena Rybarikova to reach the women's singles final at Wimbledon for a second time (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).

Wimbledon 2017: Muguruza is eager to become new board member at SW19

Garbine Muguruza is determined to see her name inscribed alongside the greats of Wimbledon after securing a place in tomorrow’s final against Venus Williams.

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Britains Johanna Konta crosses a bridge to the media centre to share her views on her defeat to five-time champion Venus Williams (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire).

Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta will get opportunity to win slam, believes Venus Williams

ageless Venus Williams turned back the clock to dash British hopes of a first women’s finalist since 1978 as she ended Johanna Konta’s gutsy Wimbledon adventure on Centre Court yesterday.

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