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Federer falls short in Wimbledon epic

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer congratulate each other after their historic singles championship match at Wimbledon on Sunday. Djokovic prevailed, 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12, to win his fifth championship.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

July 16, 2019

Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer put on a Masterclass in Sunday’s Wimbledon epic, but it wasn’t enough to beat his rival Novak Djokovic, even though Federer was the superior player throughout most of the match.

Pittsburgher beats world no. 1 at Wimbledon, falls to Serena Williams

Alison Riske of the United States plays a backhand in her Ladies' Singles fourth round match against Ashleigh Barty of Australia during day seven of Wimbledon 2019 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 8 in London.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

July 9, 2019

Against all expectations, Pittsburgh native Alison Riske had 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams on the brink of defeat in their Tuesday quarterfinal at Wimbledon.

No, Nadal won’t beat Federer at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal of Spain in action against Dominic Thiem of Austria during their final match on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris.

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

June 25, 2019

No man has ever beaten Rafael Nadal in a French Open final. And after he secured an unprecedented 12th title on the Parisian red clay two weeks ago, it’s hard to believe anyone ever will.

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