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Record heat at Wimbledon causes issues for ball boy, players

Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany keeps cool under a towel during a break in a singles match Belinda Bencic of Switzerland  at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — The heat at Wimbledon on Wednesday caused a ball boy to collapse, a player to feel “dizzy” and thermometers to rise to record levels for the tournament.

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Nishikori pulls out of Wimbledon with calf injury

Kei Nishikori of Japan waits to greet Simone Bolelli of Italy at the net after defeating him in the men's singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — After fighting through a calf injury in the first round at Wimbledon, Kei Nishikori couldn’t even step onto Centre Court for his second match.

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Wimbledon Lookahead: Zverev tries to join exclusive group

Alexander Zverev in action during his match with Novak Djokovic during day four of The Boodles at Stoke Park, near Stoke Poges, England, Friday June 26, 2015. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men’s third round at Wimbledon — and three of them went on to become Grand Slam champions: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Marin Cilic.

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Goosen qualifies for British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen made birdie on the first playoff hole to qualify for the British Open.

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The Latest: NHL star Henrik Lundqvist gets Royal Box invite

Sam Querrey of the United States returns a ball to Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands during the men's singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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