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After 24 years, the final 24 hours.

Tonight, @rogerfederer calls time on a career like no other.

🧵 | #Wimbledon
“We’ll be seeing him again” ✨

Swiss 17-year-old Roger Federer announces his arrival by winning the Wimbledon boys’ singles and doubles titles in 1998
Federer made his Grand Slam main draw debut a year later at Roland Garros, soon followed by his Wimbledon main draw debut
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[A LA UNE A 20H] Les forces russes continuent de frapper l'est de l'#Ukraine, faisant au moins 15 morts dans une frappe qui a éventré un immeuble d'habitation à Tchassiv Iar, selon les autorités ukrainiennes
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[A LA UNE A 20H] La situation reste incertaine au #SriLanka où le président Gotabaya Rajapaksa a accepté de démissionner la semaine prochaine, après avoir été contraint de fuir sa résidence envahie par la foule alors qu'une crise catastrophique frappe le pays #AFP 2/5
[A LA UNE A 20H] Deux fusillades dans des bars en Afrique du Sud, où les assaillants semblent avoir tiré au hasard sur la clientèle, ont fait 19 morts dans la nuit de samedi à dimanche, selon un décompte de police #AFP 3/5
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Every morning, before thousands of spectators enter and @Wimbledon play gets underway, @RufusTheHawk flies over the world’s most manicured tennis courts.

He and handler Wayne Davis have a job to do: keeping pesky nuisance birds away. latimes.com/sports/story/2…
@Wimbledon @RufusTheHawk The pair have worked together for 22 years at #Wimbledon and places like Westminster Abbey.

@Wimbledon's 15,000-seat Centre Court, with its network of beam-lined ceilings and all the grass seed a bird could want, could be “pigeon heaven,” Davis said. latimes.com/sports/story/2…
@Wimbledon @RufusTheHawk “(A pigeon) might be swooping low as you were about to serve,” said Pam Shriver. “I never had one land on the net or got pigeon poop on me in the middle of a match, which might have brought me good luck.”
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It's a shame the #Wimbledon final is tainted by arseholery coz WHAT a match-up.

This and the @Lionesses is giving me just enough summer of sport to get me stressed in a fun way. Thank you, sport.
It's quite funny that Kyrgios is riled in the #Wimbledon final coz a hammered British woman is yelling Britishly from the crowd and while it's going on and he's grumbling away he serves two RIDICULOUS aces.
Djokovic having a massive poop to wind up Kyrgios. #Wimbledon
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A Sanskrit scholar, stage actor, classical dancer and mountain trekker, became the 1st Indian woman to win a match in #Wimbledon. She stormed the Indian tennis scene in the 30s, donning a short skirt and shattering taboos. A thread (1/15)
In the 1930s India had witnessed the meteoric rise of a girl in the tennis arena. Leela Row was a versatile genius. She won numerous national and regional championships, cementing her legacy as one of India’s greats (2/15)
Leela was the daughter of Dr. Raghavendra Row and eminent Sanskrit writer Pandita Kshama Row. She was educated at home by her mother and was fluent in English, French and Italian (3/15)
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Every morning, before thousands of spectators enter and @Wimbledon play gets underway, @RufusTheHawk flies over the world’s most manicured tennis courts.

He and handler Wayne Davis have a job to do: keeping pesky nuisance birds away. latimes.com/sports/story/2…
@Wimbledon @RufusTheHawk The pair have worked together for 22 years at #Wimbledon and places like Westminster Abbey.

@Wimbledon's 15,000-seat Centre Court, with its network of beam-lined ceilings and all the grass seed a bird could want, could be “pigeon heaven,” Davis said. latimes.com/sports/story/2…
@Wimbledon @RufusTheHawk “(A pigeon) might be swooping low as you were about to serve,” said Pam Shriver. “I never had one land on the net or got pigeon poop on me in the middle of a match, which might have brought me good luck.”
latimes.com/sports/story/2…
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Novak Djokovic admits he is a convert to #Wimbledon2022 new middle Sunday play rule as the defending champion aims at reaching the quarter-finals for the 13th time
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#BREAKING Roger Federer says he hopes to play Wimbledon 'one more time'
#UPDATE Roger Federer said Sunday he hopes to play Wimbledon "one more time" despite being sidelined for a year with a knee injury.
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MY GOD THEY DIDN'T SHOW THE HANDSHAKE WTF
They didn't show the handshake in these slo-mo replays of the end of the match, either.

I seethe profusely.

#Wimbledon
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After winning the second set, Kyrgios saying he wants Tsitsipas defaulted for hitting a ball into the crowd and hitting someone.

Tsitsipas got a code violation warning.

Kyrgios calls for the supervisor, then wants more supervisors (lol).

"I want all of them!"
As replay shows, Tsitsipas did indeed backhand a ball into the crowd.

Couldn't tell at first look if it hit or injured anyone.

#Wimbledon
Tsitsipas has his own complaints about Kyrgios monopolizing towel spaces (lol).

"Which color is mine? The gentleman here has occupied half of them."

#Wimbledon
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🔴 ¡A punto de arrancar el partido entre Rafa Nadal y Lorenzo Sonego de 3º ronda! #Wimbledon

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🚨🎾 ¡NADAL 6⃣-1⃣ SONEGO! ¡El español arrolla al italiano en la primera manga en solo 28 minutos!

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After two and a half years, I’ve finally tested positive for covid. May I be the x millionth person on here to say how horrid it is
Symptoms: day 1, Sunday, felt very tired and leg muscles ached (thought this was because I’d mown the lawn, lol) then upset stomach in evening. Day 2, extreme fatigue, muscle aches, headache, loss of appetite/nausea. Could barely move off sofa. However test was negative 🤷🏼‍♀️
Day 3, today, felt bit better, still low appetite, tested positive. Lack of appetite and headache are the worst today. Very tired. Bit of a cough. I had my booster shot in December so I guess that’s waned a bit. But thank goodness for vaccines. Also thank goodness for #Wimbledon
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Liam Broady: How ditching nights out and Andy Murray’s advice has turned my career around 🎾

Exclusive interview by @jamesgraysport #Wimbledon 🧵 1/10

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After a stellar junior career, @Liambroady hit a career-low ranking of 334 and was overlooked for a #Wimbledon wildcard in 2019

He knew something needed to change… 🧵 2/10

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🗣️ “Compared to a few years ago, I’m a completely different player,” Broady, now 28, tells @theipaper.

“That’s apart from the emotional and mental maturity that I’ve gained just having grown older.” 🧵 3/10
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Novak Djokovic is set to begin his bid to match Pete Sampras as a seven-time #Wimbledon champion on Monday, with British Grand Slam title winners Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu also on Centre Court's opening day agenda u.afp.com/wDXq #AFPSports #Wimbledon2022 ImageImageImageImage
#UPDATE #Wimbledon chief executive Sally Bolton said Monday she was relieved the world's top stars had shown up at the Grand Slam despite no ranking points being on offer, after the All England Club banned Russian and Belarusian players u.afp.com/wDBd #AFPSports ImageImage
#UPDATE Tunisian Ons Jabeur marked her rise to number two in the world on Monday by easing into the #Wimbledon second round with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Swedish qualifier Mirjam Bjorklund u.afp.com/wD6K #AFPSports Image
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As we await the start of #Wimbledon next week, we look back at the first Indian to reach the Singles quarter final at this iconic event - Ghaus Mohammad Khan (1/11)
In 1938, Don Budge went to a place where no other tennis player had gone before him. He captured the Singles title at Australian, French, Wimbledon & US Championships - becoming the first to achieve the “Grand Slam” (2/11)
Only 3 men could take a set off Budge in a Grand Slam event that year. The first of them hailed from Malihabad in British India - India's no. 1 tennis player Ghaus Mohammad Khan (3/11)
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La guerra in #Ucraina sta smantellando tutto il sistema di Stato di dritto, o presunto tale, europeo e italiano, nel silenzio totale

1) Sdoganato il #nazismo: “eh, si #Azov ha le svastiche, ma solo il 2% dei consensi. E poi sono ben addestrati”

#Draghi #Russia #Biden
2) Sdoganato il razzismo verso specifiche nazionalità: #Wimbledon e, pare anche #Draghi, bannano tennisti russi solo perché sono russi.

Da oggi si potrà quindi fare lo stesso con xyz nazionalità, arbitrariamente
3) Sdoganate le calunnie/ingiurie e processi sommari:

In barba alle regole del processo giudiziario che, eventualmente, porta a condanne, ma al termine del processo, i ministri #EU fanno a gara ad emettere sentenze “criminale di guerra”, “animale”, “dittatore (membro #Nato)
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Quindi a oggi:

1) Le “#Sanzioni" finanziarie non hanno avuto alcun effetto, contrariamente a quanto sperato da noi, ma in linea con quanto analizzato dal nostro team due mesi fa

#Russia #Ucraina #Putin #Draghi
2) Grazie alle scellerate minacce su gas e petrolio che abbiamo fatto senza attuare, la #Russia sta incassando sulle partite correnti più di quanto avesse sperato, grazie all'aumento dei prezzi
3) Il #Rublo è tornato a livelli pre-guerra grazie alle manovre, chapeau, di risposta della #BackOfRussia che ha raddoppiato i tassi di interesse (cosa che si può fare quando si batte moneta, non come da noi) e forzando la conversione in Rubli dell'80% dell'#export (che aumenta)
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Men's tennis world number two Daniil Medvedev is set to be barred from this year's Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament as The Times reported organisers are to ban Russian and Belarus players due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine
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#BREAKING Wimbledon bans Russian and Belarusian players from 2022 tournament #AFPSports
#UPDATE Wimbledon organisers have banned Russian and Belarusian players from the 2022 tournament in response to the invasion of Ukraine, saying they were acting to 'limit Russia's global influence through the strongest means possible' u.afp.com/w8Ab #AFPSports
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Sixteen of the scheduled 64 first round matches at #Wimbledon were cancelled on Monday as the Grand Slam event's return after two years suffered a soggy start u.afp.com/U6mv #AFPSports
#UPDATE Defending champion Novak #Djokovic overcame an early scare to reach the #Wimbledon second round on Monday with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 win over Britain's 253rd-ranked Jack Draper u.afp.com/U6sb #AFPSports
#BREAKING Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas knocked out of Wimbledon in first round
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Pro tennis is mistakenly seen as a playground for the elite, but not all its players are awash in prize money.

The @ptpaplayers seeks to bridge the money gap between its biggest stars and lower-ranked players — and there's some Canadian muscle behind it.

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Being contractors — not team players — these athletes pay their own way for everything: airfares, hotel rooms (if they can afford them), massage therapists, tennis balls. They have no union that has their backs. No health or retirement plans, either. thestar.com/sports/tennis/…
To bridge the disparity, the high-ranking Canadian @VasekPospisil and the world’s top men's player, @DjokerNole launched the Professional Tennis Players’ Association, calling for more equitable revenue-sharing between tennis organizers and players. thestar.com/sports/tennis/…
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In line at Jimmie Simpson for today's vaccination pop-up. I'd say there are 400+ people in line, camping out with chairs. The line is winding around the soccer field.

I hear they have 2000 shots, priority M postal codes go first (?) and all M are non-priority, so after (?).
There are 2 security guards to organize all these people, doing a great job but certainly a lot of work for two people and tough to maintain integrity of the line.
Many people calling people to join them, so the line is expanding in spots in front of me as no numbers given.
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Nobody asked for it, but here is my very dull take on the proposed groundshare with London Broncos. If nothing else it has highlighted the continuing problem with the existing Dons Trust constitution.

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#afcwimbedon #afcw #wimbledon #broncos
I am no expert on these issues so I apologise for any incorrect assumptions below. Those more involved with the DT may have a more insightful (and accurate) view.

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Is the DTB obliged to take a members vote to decide on a groundshare?

The DT constitution does not mention Plough Lane anywhere with regards to restricted actions. It is outdated and still only refers to Kingsmeadow.

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