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10 things to know, Monday, July 13

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Eurozone, Greece, seal deal on bailout The tentative agreement with Athens includes “serious reforms” and aid, removing an immediate threat that the country could collapse financially and leave the euro, but ensures years of austerity ahead. 2. Read More…

Many happy returns: Novak Djokovic solves Roger Federer’s serving on way to second straight Wimbledon championship

LONDON — A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 108 mph serve from none other than Roger Federer and stretched to smack a cross-court forehand return winner. Two points later, Djokovic again took the measure of a serve from Federer, this one at 123 Read More…

A 21-slam salute: Serena Williams wins Wimbledon for fourth straight major championship and 21st of career

LONDON — Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy and fourth consecutive major title Saturday, even balancing the winner’s silver dish atop her head — Look, Ma, no hands! — as she sauntered off Centre Court. “I was peaceful, feeling really good,” Williams Read More…

Federer, Djokovic to meet in Wimbledon final

LONDON — If Roger Federer was going to allow Andy Murray to gain a foothold in the Wimbledon semifinals, this seemed as if it might be the moment. Murray delivered a 129 mph ace to pull out an epic seven-deuce, 15-minute game, saving five set points along the way, to get to 5-all in the Read More…

Wimbledon: Serena Williams smashes Maria Sharapova again, moves one win from ‘Serena Slam’

LONDON — Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena Williams is perfectly content to let everyone else talk about what a victory in the Wimbledon final would mean. A “Serena Slam” of four consecutive major titles. The third leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam. A 21st major singles trophy, one short of Read More…

10 things to know, Thursday, July 9

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Flag’s days are numbered in South Carolina after historic vote After 54 years flying over the state Capitol, the Confederate battlefield standard will be pulled down after the House passed a bill that it should be removed. Read More…

Wimbledon: Sharapova next to try to topple Serena

LONDON — Now it’s Maria Sharapova’s turn at Wimbledon to try to put an end to Serena Williams’ bid for the third leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam — and a fourth consecutive major title. The No. 1-seeded Williams takes a 26-match Grand Slam winning streak, which began at last year’s U.S. Open, into her Read More…

Wimbledon: Roger Federer and Andy Murray roll through quarterfinals, will meet Friday in semis

LONDON — Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday morning in the champions’ locker room at the All England Club, then walked together over to the practice area to prepare — on adjacent courts — for their respective quarterfinals later in the day. “We weren’t chatting about anything. It was just, ‘Hey, Read More…

Wimbledon: Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka in difficult match, moves 2 victories from 4th straight major title

LONDON — Even as Serena Williams piled up aces and groundstroke winners from all angles, even as she stormed through seven games in a row and 10 of the last 13 in yet another comeback, her Wimbledon quarterfinal against Victoria Azarenka never felt like a runaway. That’s because Azarenka, a two-time major champion and former Read More…

Fans anticipate tense rematch between Serena Williams, Azarenka at Wimbledon

LONDON — The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words — and a pair of shorts. If the rematch of that tense three-setter at the French Open is half as good, fans at Wimbledon should be in for a treat. Williams takes on Azarenka again in the quarterfinals at Read More…