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Former Wimbledon champ Jana Novotna dies aged 49

Novotna played in two other Wimbledon singles finals, losing to Steffi Graf in 1993 and to Martina Hingis in 1997. The picture of a distraught Novotna being comforted by the Duchess of Kent after losing the 1993 final when she had led 4-1 in the final set is one of the memorable Wimbledon moments. Novotna

Dimitrov masters Goffin to win ATP Finals

And he vowed to follow up the success with glory at one of the four Grand Slam events in Melbourne, Paris, London and New York. “I’m still trying to think about what I just did,” said Dimitrov in the immediate aftermath of his triumph. “I will sit down with the team and reassess the whole

Goffin takes thoughts of Federer into final at ATP Finals

In the post-match interviews on court, 21-year-old David Goffin stood wide eyed in adoration as Federer reflected on the match and complimented the young Belgian’s nascent prowess. An effusive Goffin then revealed that posters of the Swiss colossus had daubed his teenage bedroom in Liège. To the cynic it was somewhat outré but the bedazzled

Federer falls to Goffin at ATP Finals

But after sweeping through the first set 6-2, Goffin started to chance his arm. He broke Federer early in the second set and held on to claim it 6-3. In the decider, he took Federer’s service to lead 2-1 and dug in for a 3-1 advantage. The 36-year-old had opportunities to regain parity at 3-3

Federer enters familiar fray at ATP Finals

They will have potentially two more occasions to document his poise as the second seed plays a semi-final on Saturday at the ATP Finals against David Goffin. Federer, 36, is in the last four of the competition for the 14th time in 15 appearances. For the 26-year-old seventh seed, it is all new. While Federer