Amelie Mauresmo

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Wimbledon Roof Shut Mid-Match for First Time

Multi-million dollar top closed amid rain

(Newser) - Wimbledon got a chance to use its new Center Court roof today when it was shut for the first time during a match, Reuters reports. The referee decided to close the lid—eight minutes to shut it, another 20-30 to get the air conditioning up to speed—as Dinara Safina... More »

Roddick Bounced Down Under

Mauresmo upset on women's side

(Newser) - Andy Roddick was knocked out of the Australian Open today, losing a 4-hour, five-set epic to Philipp Kohlschreiber despite notching a personal best 42 aces. “It's the best that happened to me in tennis,” Kohlschreiber said of bouncing the sixth-seeded American. “I enjoyed every second.” Another... More »

Mauresmo Exits Wimbledon

Vaidisova bounces defending champ

(Newser) - Defending champ Amelie Mauresmo fell to 14th seed Nicole Vaidisova today at Wimbledon, making her earliest exit in six years in a match punctuated by rain delays and a brain freeze by the chair umpire. The 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 6-1 victory landed the 18-year-old Vaidisova in her first Wimbledon quarterfinal... More »

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