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Butcher smashes county rivals to clinch Wimbledon invite

An ace performance from Aaron Butcher has set him up with an opportunity to play on the famous grass courts of the All England Lawn Tennis Club next month.

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WATCH: How Roger Federer rewrote the Wimbledon history books.

Here's how Roger Federer won the Wimbledon title.

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Wickham Ladies: Kathyrn Holladay, Michelle Stuart, Rona Thurston, Maggie Allan

Canoe aces sail on

Canoe Lake moved into second place in Portsmouth & District League men’s division one thanks to another hard-fought victory.

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Fishbourne and Southsea shared a marathon match in midweek mixed masters division one

Canoe Lake snatch marathon triumph

Canoe Lake needed more than five hours to overcome the challenge of Ryde Lawn in Portsmouth & District League men’s division one.

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WATCH: Every Wimbledon champion since Roger Federer's first win

With seven Wimbledon wins under his belt, Roger Federer is the favourite to win this year.
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WATCH: Tennis fan builds replica of Wimbledon's Centre Court - from 12,000 TOOTHPICKS.

Wimbledon starts today and one tennis super fan has painstakingly constructed the world's first replica of Wimbledon's iconic Centre Court - from 12,000 TOOTHPICKS.

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Eastbourne Tennis: Novak Djokovic’s full press conference transcript after his semi final victory

Q. You made pretty short work of a very good young player.

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Novak Djokovic advanced to the final

Eastbourne Tennis: Heather Watson bows out but Novak Djokovic marches into final

By Derren Howard

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Tatjana Maria played a brilliant final at Canoe Lake. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Tatjana Maria so happy after winning Aegon Southsea Trophy

IT WAS all a bit of a blur initially but Tatjana Maria was thrilled to become the first winner of the Aegon Southsea Trophy.

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Tatjana Maria won the Aegon Southsea Trophy. Picture: David Brawn

Southsea success perfect for Tatjana Maria

TATJANA MARIA produced a dominant performance to win the Aegon Southsea Trophy.

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Irina-Camelia Begu after winning her semi-final. Picture: David Brawn

Irina-Camelia Begu and Tatjana Maria seal Aegon Southsea Trophy final spots

A BREAK of serve early in the third set helped to ensure Romanian star Irina-Camelia Begu booked her place in the Aegon Southsea Trophy final.

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Ekaterina Alexandrova

Alexandrova serves up fine Aegon Southsea Trophy display

ANOTHER good performance from Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova saw her power into the semi-finals of the Aegon Southsea Trophy.

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Tatjana Maria has been in superb form. Picture: Chloe Knott

Tatjana Maria gaining confidence from Aegon Southsea Trophy

THE bad weather certainly hasn’t knocked German player Tatjana Maria out of her stride.

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Andrea Petkovic enjoyed her time in Portsmouth

Andrea Petkovic: Portsmouth passion has made tournament great

ANDREA PETKOVIC was impressed with the passion shown by the tennis public in Portsmouth.

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The Aegon Southsea Trophy has been taking place indoors due to the rain

Aegon Southsea Trophy: No play on grass today

Unfortunately due to adverse weather conditions there will be no play on the grass courts at Canoe Lake Leisure today.

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Video: Ekaterina Alexandrova: Tough to switch courts but I’m happy

RUSSIAN Ekaterina Alexandrova was happy to get over the line in a tough three-set match against Laura Robson.

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Video: Laura Robson pleased with Portsmouth tennis experience

LAURA ROBSON was in positive mood after losing out narrowly in three sets to Ekaterina Alexandrova.

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Novak Djokovic on his way to victory against Vasek Pospisil on centre court at Devonshire Park

Eastbourne Tennis: Upbeat Novak Djokovic beats Vasek Pospisil to advance to quarter-finals

At last, after all the build-up, the will he won’t he arrive and then the washout of yesterday, Novak Djokovic finally completed his first match on the grass at Devonshire Park.

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The rain has halted play on the grass courts. Picture: Sarah Standing

Aegon Southsea Trophy: Play suspended at Canoe Lake

There will be no play at Canoe Lake this morning.

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