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Roger Federer inspires a global devotion like no other sportsperson

(CNN)It is a global traveling troupe like no other in sport. A patchwork of nationalities, from India, Lebanon, America, on a summer pilgrimage to worship the most successful tennis player in history. But his admirers have taken their devotion to a new level of intensity at this year’s Wimbledon, descending in heavyweight numbers in a Read more »

Djokovic brushes off McEnroes Woods comparison after routine victory

Novak Djokovic made light work of Czech opponent Adam Pavlasek on court but faced a tougher examination in his press conference as John McEnroes recent comments were put to him In the absence of anything resembling a competitive match on his way into the third round, Novak Djokovic turned his attention on Thursday to a Read more »

Alexander Zverev sets up Italian Open final against resurgent Novak Djokovic

German 20-year-old Alexander Zverev drew praise from defeated opponent John Isner as he progressed to the final against Novak Djokovic, who thrashed Dominic Thiem John Isner, who has seen a lot of good players come and go in his 12 years on the Tour, thinks the 20-year-old Alexander Zverev, who beat him for the third Read more »

Andy Murray throws racket tantrum as he loses to Grigor Dimitrov in Miami

Andy Murray was knocked out of the Miami Open by Grigor Dimitrov despite winning the first set and holding a 3-1 lead in the third Andy Murray vented his frustration by violently smashing his racket against his bag eight times during his defeat by Grigor Dimitrov at the Miami Open on Monday after letting slip Read more »