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Jana Novotna: Former Wimbledon champion dies at age of 49

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Women’s Tennis Association said Novotna, who had cancer, “died peacefully, surrounded by her family”. The Czech player had lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993 and 1997 before winning the Grand Slam tournament when she beat Nathalie Tauziat in 1998. Novotna captured the hearts of fans when she burst into tears after losing to German great Steffi Graf in 1993 and was consoled by the Duchess of Kent. “Jana…

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AFC Wimbledon v Peterborough United live stream and confirmed line-ups: talkSPORT League One coverage on November 12, 2017

CLICK HERE TO STREAM AFC WIMBLEDON V PETERBOROUGH UNITED LIVE COMMENTARY ON TALKSPORT, KICK-OFF 14:30BST. AFC Wimbledon host Peterborough United at Kingsmeadow in this afternoon’s League One fixture.  Neal Ardley’s men will be looking to pick up some valuable points as they currently languish in the relegation zone – third from bottom.  The Posh, under the management of Grant McCann, are battling at the other end of the table where they sit in ninth place, just two points away from a play-off spot.  Who will start this important fixture this afternoon? Find the confirmed…

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Why Wimbledon 2017 is Federer's sweetest win of all

Media playback is not supported on this device Once with Roger Federer at Wimbledon, it was all about certain perfection. You knew the end result and you knew the impossible shots and dreamy moves that would take him there. What has made this startling late renaissance – confirmed with his straight-set victory over a woebegone Marin Cilic – arguably sweeter still than even those glory days is the doubt. Doubt that he could ever be what he was. Doubt that five years without a Wimbledon title, having once held such…

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Federer 'surprised' by 2017 success after Wimbledon win

Media playback is not supported on this device Roger Federer said he always believed he could win Wimbledon again, after ending a five-year wait for his eighth title with victory over Marin Cilic. The Swiss, 35, won 6-3 6-1 6-4 to become the most successful man in Wimbledon singles history, and claim a 19th Grand Slam title. Federer’s previous triumph at the All England Club was in 2012, and he has since lost in the 2014 and 2015 finals. “It’s special, Wimbledon was always my favourite tournament,” he said. Feature:…

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