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Persistent injuries force reigning Wimbledon champion to announce her early retirement

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Serena Williams hungry as ever to perform title role

Serena Williams is the first player to qualify for the season-ending Women's Tennis Association Championships and has already won seven titles this year, but the 31-year-old is still hungry for success. As she prepared to make her first appearance of the North American hard-court season in Toronto, Williams said she would be satisfied only if she won every big tournament that she enters.

Andy Murray sits beside Fred Perry's SW19 statue

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Marion Bartoli collapses to the ground after sealing her Wimbledon triumph over Sabine Lisicki

Wimbledon 2013: Marion Bartoli finds self-belief to beat Sabine Lisicki on the greatest stage

Frenchwoman wins major at 47th attempt as ‘smiling assassin’  Lisicki dissolves in tears

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Andy Murray celebrates his victory over Jerzt Janowicz

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World No 2 defeats the Pole 6-7 6-4 6-4 6-3 despite roof closure controversy and will face Novak Djokovic in the final

Jerzy Janowicz celebrates his quarter-final victory

Wimbledon 2013: Kyle Edmund warns Andy Murray he faces a battle to beat Jerzy Janowicz

The British youngster played Murray's semi-final opponent in the first round

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Bartoli was Wimbledon runner-up in 2007

Wimbledon 2013: Marion Bartoli ends hopes of last US player Sloane Stephens

Marion Bartoli of France eliminated the last U.S. player at Wimbledon on Tuesday, reaching her third Grand Slam semifinal by beating Sloane Stephens 6-4, 7-5 in a rain-interrupted, break-filled match.

Flipkens came back from a set behind to beat the 2011 champion

Wimbledon 2013: Kirsten Flipkens stunned to reach semi-finals after shock win over former champion Petra Kvitova

There is a new contender for the list of famous Belgians. To Eddy Mercx, Audrey Hepburn, Rene Magritte and, of course, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin, may soon be added the bespectacled 27 year-old Kristen Flipkens, who will tomorrow play in a Wimbledon semi-final.

Djokovic disposed of Haas with relative ease

Wimbledon 2013: Novak Djokovic joins Andy Murray, David Ferrer and Del Potro in last eight - and prepare to battle for semi-finals

Amid the chaos and the carnage elsewhere, the top half of the men's draw is the only element that has shown some respect for the form-book. By the end of manic Monday, the four seeds due to reach the quarter-final had all done so.

Laura Robson could see a staggering boost in earnings off the court

Despite Wimbledon exit, Laura Robson's off-court earnings could hit £1m

Laura Robson’s winning run may have come to an end at this year’s Wimbledon, but the 19-year-old could see a staggering boost in earnings off the court to more than £1 million after a “vital” tournament.

Wimbledon 2013: David Ferrer overcomes Ivan Dodig

David Ferrer the fourth seed has found the going tough so far, and looked in for another long match when he dropped the first set against Ivan Dodig of Croatia. But in drawing level and then racing through the third and fourth sets he became the first man into the quarter-finals, by 6-7 7-6 6-1 6-1.

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