Thu, August 19, 2010

Wimbledon Open 2010

Nadal powers past Berdych to win Wimbledon title

World number one Rafael Nadal of Spain crashed Tomas Berdych from Czech in straight sets, clinching his second Wimbledon title on Sunday. Full story

BACKGROUND

Wimbledon event guide

Play is scheduled to start on Centre and No. 1 Courts at 1pm for the first 11 days of play and at 2pm on finals days.

POLL

Can Roger Federer win a record-equalling seventh Wimbledon crown?
Yes
No

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