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John McEnroe defeated Bjorn Borg in the Honda Challenge at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday, 2-6, 6-3, 10-7. The tennis legends showed how entertaining play can be on the ATP Senior Tour and enjoyed themselves so much that they requested a re-match at Wimbledon. John Roberts reports.

Tennis: After years of turmoil a legend comes full circle

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Tennis: Serving Swede dreams

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Woodruff benefits from his hard work

The unseeded Chris Woodruff climaxed a dream week of tennis yesterday by beating a sixth successive seed to win first career title at the Canadian Open. The American, ranked No 57 in the world, scored a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory in the final over the sixth seed and French Open champion, Gustavo Kuerten.

Wimbledon '97: Curtain falls on the Becker era

As Pete Sampras reached the semi-finals, 'Boom-Boom' reached the end of the line. Guy Hodgson reports

Tennis: Henman willed on to victory

There has never been a day quite like this on the lawns of the All England Club. People's Sunday '91 was something special. People's Sunday II was an extravaganza, a heady mixture of football and tennis ambience, Wimbledon 97 meets Euro 96.

Tennis: Wimbledon: Quotes of the day

"It was a great honour to play first on No 1. It was very similar to Centre Court - very hard, no bad bounces - and I'm delighted to have won." Tim Henman after his 7-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Daniel Nestor.
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