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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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British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

Britain's sprinter Mark Cavendish grimaces after he crashed in the last kilometers of the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 190.5 kilometers (118.4 miles) with start in Leeds and finish in Harrogate, England, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Mons, Pool)

YORK, England (AP) — British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday with a serious shoulder injury likely to require surgery.

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Kvitova wins 1st set 6-3 in final vs Bouchard

Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic kisses the trophy after winning the 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/Sang Tan)

LONDON (AP) — Petra Kvitova plays so much better at the All England Club than anywhere else, and now she owns two championships to prove it.

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Sock, Pospisil beat Bryans in Wimbledon final

Vasek Pospisil of Canada, left, and Jack Sock of the U.S celebrate a point during the men's doubles final against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the U.S at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

LONDON (AP) — American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil made their first tournament together a championship-winning one by defeating Bob and Mike Bryan 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 in the Wimbledon doubles final on Saturday.

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No Wimbledon coronation for Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada holds the runners up trophy after being defeated by Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic in the women's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, July 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

LONDON (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard sat in a room just off Centre Court watching the engraver etch the champion’s name onto the Wimbledon trophy.

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