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The almighty home of tennis.

Slightly off topic, as this isn’t exactly a fashion or beauty based post. However, I thought the Wimbledon tennis tournament would be of interest to many (particularly as we approach the increasingly heated matches of the second week), as it is more than just a sporting competition, but a patriotic event which the vast majority of the country seemingly tend to embrace. 533 more words

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A Good 'Ol Fashioned Cinderella Story

Believe it or not, we used to moonlight as major jocks… so naturally there is still a left over penchant for the world of sports – professional, amateur, cinematic, in our backyard. 693 more words


Rafa Roundup: Believe in Rafael Nadal


Lukas Rosol was ranked 100 when he beat the Spaniard in the second round in 2012; Steve Darcis was No.135 in the opening round a year later; in the last 16 just 12 months ago, Nick Kyrgios was No.144; and now Nadal’s string of defeats has reached a new low. 1,031 more words

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Brown upsets Nadal: Tennis world and others react on Twitter

Tennis players, analysts, and coaches along with some other celebrities took to Twitter in response to Dustin Brown’s Wimbledon upset of Rafael Nadal on Thursday. 435 more words

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Done and Dustined: Nadal loses early again, this time to Brown

After reaching the final–and winning the title twice–in five consecutive Wimbledon appearances, Rafael Nadal has now lost prior to the quarters on four straight occasions. His latest premature setback came on Thursday, when Nadal fell to qualifier Dustin Brown 7-5, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. 441 more words

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Rafael Nadal has been dumped out of Wimbledon in the second round after losing to Dustin Brown, a player ranked 102nd in the world.
Brown a qualifier from Germany, outwitted 14-time Grand Slam Champion Nadal over four sets, winning 7-6 3-6 6-4 6-4 in a thrilling encounter on Centre Court. 12 more words


A Champion's Fight Diminshed

At 9:15pm, on a late summer’s evening in early July 2008, Rafa Nadal wrote himself into the Wimbledon history books. In one of the greatest matches ever seen on Centre Court, Nadal took his… 783 more words