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Boris Becker during his third-round match at Wimbledon 1986. Photo: AP

Bye-bye serve and volley

6 min read . 30 Jun 2017
Borg (Right) may have enjoyed more success at the French Open, where he won six times, and McEnroe (Left) at the US Open, where he prevailed on four occasions, but the 1980 and 1981 Wimbledon finals came to define their careers. Photo: Getty Images

Wimbledon’s best rivalries

9 min read . 30 Jun 2017
Novak Djokovic is among the favourites for this year’s French Open title. Photo: Giampiero Sposito/Reuters<br />

Can Novak Djokovic court success?

5 min read . 22 May 2014
<br />Legends: Richard Krajicek; Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images (left); and Michael Stich; Krafft Angerer/Getty Images.<br />

The temporary state of retirement

2 min read . 22 Jun 2012
<br />File photo of John Isner . Blomberg.<br />

On my birthday? Wow!

3 min read . 03 Feb 2012
<br />High on grass: Goran Ivanisevic hit 212 aces in seven matches in 2001 (Clive Brunskill/Allsport) ; and (right) a new Court No. 1 being constructed in 1996 at the All England Lawn Tennis Club (Graham C<br />

Net loss: End of the Volleyer

5 min read . 17 Jun 2011
<br />Tradition twist: Wimbledon made a rare exception for Nadal’s shorts. Reuters<br />

Quiet, please, thank you

3 min read . 23 Jun 2010
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Where titans clash

5 min read . 19 Jun 2009