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The Championships, Wimbledon: Tennis tournament
The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon or The Championships, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is regarded by many as the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts, and since 2009 with a retractable roof over Centre Court.

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Missing Wimbledon will be worth the wait, Kate tells tennis fans [Video]

Missing Wimbledon will be worth the wait, Kate tells tennis fans

The Duchess of Cambridge has narrated a video to mark what would have been the opening day of Wimbledon, telling tennis fans it will be “worth the wait”.Kate, who is patron of the All England Lawn..

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Wimbledon should have started this week [Video]

Wimbledon should have started this week

The Wimbledon tennis championships should have started on Monday had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ivanisevic latest to test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Ivanisevic latest to test positive for COVID-19

Former Wimbledon champion Goran Ivanisevic is the latest to announce he has tested positive for COVID-19 following the ill-fated Adria Tour organised by Novak Djokovic.

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It's weird playing without fans, says Kvitova [Video]

It's weird playing without fans, says Kvitova

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova gives Reuters her thoughts after winning an All-Czech exhibition tournament under coronavirus safety rules.

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Kvitova wins at all-Czech tennis tournament under strict social-distancing measures [Video]

Kvitova wins at all-Czech tennis tournament under strict social-distancing measures

Petra Kvitova easily advances in an all-Czech tournament in Prague on Tuesday beating Barbora Krejcikova 7-6(3) 6-2.

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Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament [Video]

Petra Kvitova ready for return headlining all-Czech tournament

Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is happy to finally play tennis again for fans - even if they can only watch from television.

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Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend [Video]

Roland Garros' doors firmly locked on what should have been opening weekend

The French Open should have started this weekend - instead Roland Garros remains closed to the public, with hopes the tournament will still take place later in 2020.

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Martina Navratilova to miss first Wimbledon since 1973 due to coronavirus pandemic [Video]

Martina Navratilova to miss first Wimbledon since 1973 due to coronavirus pandemic

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova is in lockdown in her home in Florida and says she is coping with the situation, but saddened that she will not be at Wimbledon for the first time since 1973, now the..

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