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Djokovic cruises as path to final clears further with Ruud's upset loss at Wimbledon

Yet another of the highest-ranked players on the men's tour is out of the tournament at Wimbledon. Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal are not among them.

Wimbledon bans Russian, Belarusian players over invasion of Ukraine

Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to play at Wimbledon this year because of the war in Ukraine, the All England Club announced Wednesday.

World Athletics head Sebastian Coe says sports must fight to keep Russia banned

Sports federations have set precedents by banning Russian and Belarusian athletes from competition following the invasion of Ukraine and they must remain firm to keep them in place, Olympic great Sebastian Coe said Monday.

Jacques Rogge, ex-International Olympic Committee president, dies at 79

Jacques Rogge, who oversaw an era of political and financial stability in the Olympic movement after its worst ethics scandal and pursued a hard line against doping during his 12 years as IOC president, has died, the Olympic organization said Sunday. He was 79.
Wimbledon

'Too old for all this stuff:' Nadal plays through Kyrgios's antics in 2nd-round win

Nick Kyrgios did just about everything against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, except win. The antics were entertaining, but not enough to eliminate the two-time champion from Spain, who won 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) on Centre Court to reach the third round.

Novak Djokovic cruises into Wimbledon quarters

Novak Djokovic played the first match of this year's Wimbledon tournament under a closed roof on Centre Court, and he won it in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4 over Adrian Mannarino on Tuesday, to advance to the quarter-finals.

Andy Murray defeats Novak Djokovic in ATP finals to remain top-ranked player

Andy Murray earned the year-end No. 1 ranking and his first title at the ATP finals on Sunday, beating Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-4 in the last match of the tennis season.

Djokovic bests Raonic in close ATP Finals match

Novak Djokovic edged a bit closer to the year-end No. 1 ranking, beating Canada's Milos Raonic 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) Tuesday to qualify for the semifinals of the ATP Finals.

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