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Wimbledon at a glance

LONDON – A look at Wimbledon yesterday:

Weather: Sunny. High of 77 degrees

Women’s Semifinals: No. 6 Petra Kvitova beat No. 23 Lucie Safarova, 7-6 (6), 6-1; No. 13 Eugenie Bouchard beat No. 3 Simona Halep, 7-6 (5), 6-2

Stat of the Day: 0 – Number of Canadian men and women to reach Grand Slam singles finals before yesterday, when Bouchard became the first

Quote of the Day: “I won it quite young. ... It was difficult for me to handle it, definitely.” – Kvitova, who was 21 when she became Wimbledon champion in 2011

Today’s Men’s Semifinals: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 11 Grigor Dimitrov, No. 4 Roger Federer vs. No. 8 Milos Raonic

Today’s Forecast: Sunny. High of 81 degrees

Tomorrow’s Women’s Final: Kvitova vs. Bouchard


Bouchard gives Canada a Slam finalist at Wimbledon

Thursday, July 3, 2014

LONDON – Eugenie Bouchard could have lost her focus after the fourth game of her Wimbledon semifinal yesterday, when play was delayed for five minutes during Simona Halep’s medical timeout for a left ankle injury. Bouchard also could have gotten sidetracked when action was halted again, smack-dab in the middle of a tiebreaker, because an ill spectator was being attended …

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