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10mGreg Garber

Garber: Rafa's personal chamber of horrors

Hard to believe, but Rafael Nadal was ushered out of Wimbledon by a player ranked 100th or worse for the fourth straight season.

7hRichard Jolly

Blind rejected Utd coach role

The new Netherlands coach has revealed that he turned down the chance to join Louis van Gaal's backroom staff, where he would have coached son Daley.

4hESPN staff

RVP sale in line 'as early as January'

Manchester United have been looking to sell Robin van Persie since January, according to former Netherlands international Pierre van Hooijdonk.

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11hNick Parkinson

Yoga aids Crolla's remarkable quest for world title

British fighter reveals training regime that has set him up for a world title fight just seven months after suffering a fractured skull as he confronted burglars.

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Kieffer leads way in storm-shortened first round

Maximilian Kieffer of Germany was leading at 4 under par with four holes to play when the first round of the French Open was suspended for the day because of thunderstorms Thursday.

5hESPN staff

Ramos 'only wants to join United'

Sergio Ramos has told Real Madrid officials he will only leave the club to join Manchester United, according to former Real president Ramon Calderon.

4hKevin Palmer

Clyne: Lallana talked up Liverpool

Liverpool new-boy Nathaniel Clyne has revealed that Adam Lallana played a crucial role in his decision to complete a move to Anfield.

5hAssociated Press and PA Sport

U.S. requests extradition of 7 FIFA officials

Swiss justice officials say they have received a formal request from the United States to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich in May.



Rafael Nadal talks about deserving to drop to No. 10 in the world and why he isn't disappointed.



Madison Keys talks about her second-round win at Wimbledon and how working with her coach, Lindsay Davenport, has improved her serve.



Sergio Ramos would give Manchester United a huge boost, according to former Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement.

these stats don't lie

Incredibly, Rafael Nadal has lost his past four Wimbledon matches to players ranked outside the top 100. Here's a look at the inexplicable losses.

'I had nothing to lose'

"It's not easy but it is easy for me to play my game against him because I've got nothing to lose," says Dustin Brown after his shock victory against Rafael Nadal in round two. The German world No.102 adds: "I just kept saying: 'Dustin, just try to concentrate'."

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Rafa crashes out in round 2

Dustin Brown has made the All England Club's decision to seed Rafael Nadal 10 look spot on. He's beaten the Spaniard in four sets: 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. What now for the fading former champion?

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hungry for more

Roger Federer might be happy with his tennis game, but he's not entirely satisfied -- and won't be until he wins another Grand Slam title. Bodo: Why Roger Federer has a bone to pick

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no pushover

"He made the final a couple of weeks ago in Halle, plays well on the grass," says Andy Murray of his looming third-round opponent Andreas Seppi, the 25th seed. "He's capable of playing some top tennis."

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And then there were two...

Aljaz Bedene won't be joining Britons Andy Murray and James Ward in round three of the men's singles. He's gone out 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 to 22 seed Viktor Troicki.

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Seppi for Murray

Andreas Seppi beats Borna Coric in five sets to secure a third-round match against Andy Murray on Saturday. The good news for the Briton is he has won six out of seven matches against the Italian.

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10th seed for a reason?

Rafael Nadal says he has no complaints about his lowly seeding at Wimbledon, and he is living down to his position at the moment. The former champion has just lost the first set of his second-round match to Dustin Brown 7-5.

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Feeling confident?

Andy Murray may face Borna Coric - who's into a fifth set against Andreas Seppi - in round three and he won't find self-doubt in the Croatian, who has beaten him and Nadal before. "My best memories... they pushed me to play at my best," he told ESPN recently. Find out what makes Coric tick


Roger, and in

Roger Federer follows Andy Murray with another cruise-control win today, beating Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 and keeping his adoring Centre Court fans very happy.

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