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Mentally tough Kvitova wins 2nd major at Wimbledon

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic attends a press conference after winning the 2014 women's singles final against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/AELTC, Javier Garcia)

LONDON (AP) — Winning her first Grand Slam title three years ago at Wimbledon has made it that much easier for Petra Kvitova to handle the aftermath of her second at the All England Club.

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5 Things: Federer, Djokovic in Wimbledon final

Roger Federer of Switzerland watches a return over the net to Milos Raonic of Canada during their men’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

LONDON (AP) — For all their time on the world’s biggest tennis stage — Roger Federer in 24 Grand Slam finals and Novak Djokovic in 13 — two of the sport’s “Big 4″ have met in only one major final: Federer won in straight sets at the 2007 U.S. Open.

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5 Things: King holds court, excited by newcomers

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays a return to Simona Halep of Romania during their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, July 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — Billie Jean King believes Wimbledon finalists Petra Kvitova and Eugenie Bouchard are creating one of the most exciting times in women’s tennis in decades.

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2011 champion Kvitova advances to Wimbledon final

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays a return to Simona Halep of Romania during their women’s singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, July 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

LONDON (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open runner-up Simona Halep 7-6 (5), 6-2 Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final against 2011 champion Petra Kvitova.

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