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Last Updated: Sunday, 3 July, 2005, 19:33 GMT 20:33 UK
Wimbledon blog
Our team were at Wimbledon to bring you all the gossip and atmosphere from Centre Court and around the grounds.

So for all the news behind the scenes, we had a live blog with entries from our pundits and reporters, as well as fans at the All England Club.

And we asked you to join in too, whether you're at Wimbledon, stuck in the office or following the action at home.


1830: BBC Sport at Wimbledon:
Champion Roger Federer completes press conferences in English, German and French and then presents one of his rackets as a gift to retiring referee Alan Mills, bringing the curtain down on Wimbledon 2005.

1735: BBC Sport at Wimbledon:
Britain's last hope of Wimbledon glory passes as Andrew Kennaugh and Aussie partner Sam Groth are beaten in the boys' doubles.

1635: middy36 via the Five Live message boards
I couldnt help but cry for Federer, he is so beautiful to watch and his absolute love for Wimbledon is amazing. John McEnroe is right - he is the most talented player of all-time and he is still evolving. He has done what he intended to do - retain his number one spot and his Wimbledon title.

1630: jimnik via the Five Live message boards
I realise now that firing (coach) Brad Gilbert was the biggest mistake Roddick has made and one which could haunt him for the rest of his career.

1625: Andy Roddick after losing the final to Roger Federer for the second year running
I'm in the mood for a beer right now.

1530: BBC Sport at Wimbledon
British actor Jude Law and singer-actress Danni Minogue are among the celebrity spectators on Centre Court watching Roger Federer move ever closer to a third Wimbledon title.

1523: BBC Sport at Wimbledon
The rain provides welcome respite for Andy Roddick, who falls two sets behind to Roger Federer before the players are taken off.

1436: Piers Newbery, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Britain's Jayant Mistry and Michael Jeremiasz of France take the first-ever Wimbledon wheelchair title with a three-set win over David Hall and Michael Legner.

1426: Caroline Cheese, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Britain has a Grand Slam finalist. Andrew Kennaugh and Aussie partner Sam Groth win their boys' doubles semi-final 15-13 in the third set.

1419: Caroline Cheese, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
There's an epic in progress over on Court 18 in the boys' doubles semi-finals. Britain's Andrew Kennaugh and Australian Sam Groth are locked at 13-13 in the final set against Dutch pair Thiemo De Bakker and Antal Van Der Duim. Whoever wins must play in the final later today.

1410: BBC Sport
One of the stranger facts to emerge about Roger Federer is that the Swiss hadn't heard about Live8 until Saturday and has never heard of Sir Bob Geldof. With that sort of focus on his tennis, no wonder he is a champion.

1400: Piers Newbery, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Roger Federer and Andy Roddick receive a massive ovation from the Centre Court crowd. Paralympic gold medal winner Peter Norfolk performs the coin toss, which Federer wins and elects to serve.

1335: Piers Newbery, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Boris Becker, Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe enter Centre Court to a huge cheer.

1320: RG_best via Five Live message boards
Roddick outplayed Federer in part of last year's final, so hopefully he can regain that form and beat him today! I know it's quite unlikely, but hey, I can dream.

1214: Caroline Cheese, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Andy Roddick is out on Court 10 warming up ahead of the final against Roger Federer. Not surprisingly, he's practicing his defence.

1148: Caroline Cheese, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Jayant Mistry is taking his participation in the first ever wheelchair doubles final at Wimbledon in his stride. The British number one is outside the media centre laughing and joking as he has his picture taken with various friends and relatives.

1115: Piers Newbery, BBC Sport at Wimbledon
Boris Becker and Jimmy Connors make an early appearance on Centre Court - Boris in an eye-catching blue suit - and sign autographs for some lucky fans.

1110: super7577 via Five Live message boards
Roddick is too hungry to win Wimbledon and Federer not as dominant as 2004. I am sensing an upset today.

1037: Wimbledon weather forecast
The official word on today's weather is "a risk of showers" rated at 50%, although interruptions are "likely to be brief".

1026: dlo4star2005 via Five Live message boards
I actually think Roddick is not playing at his best at all this year. His forehand particluarly has been quite average to me and I dont think his serve can trouble Federer unless Roger is having a bad day because he reads everyone's serve so easily. Roddick will have to up several hundreds of gears to win this one.

Five Live
1020: Roger Federer speaking on BBC Radio Five Live
I think if you want to be number one in the world, you have to be consistent - I've definitely got that - the mental strength and, also I've worked very hard on my fitness - I think that's come along and given me great results. My forehand's my favourite and best shot in my game and I can always rely on it.

1011: super7577, via messageboards
Roddick is too hungry to win Wimbledon..Federer not as dominant as in 2004..I am sensing an upset today.

0950: Roger Federer speaking on BBC Radio Five Live
I think it's very special to be on the same level as (Bjorn) Borg and (Pete) Sampras - the ones who won three in a row - and also my hero (Boris) Becker, who won three here, that would be fantastic.

0815: Mark Barden, BBC Sport Interactive
It's a bright and sunny Sunday morning in London but there's a chance of light showers later on in the day in the Wimbledon area according to the forecast, so fingers crossed the men's singles final will not be delayed or interrupted.

0810: Ladies champion Venus Williams puts her win into perspective:
"I don't think tennis should be the main thing in any player's life. There are many other things that are important - your family, your beliefs, being a good person.

"Sure tennis is what I do. It's all-consuming but at the same time I realise this is just one part of my life and I will move on from this one day."

0730: Lindsay Davenport on feeling her age as she loses the ladies' final
"I was already pretty pain-killed out before I went on the court - it wasn't advisable to take any more. Just general aches and pains at 29."

Roger Federer admits a lack of knowledge about Live 8
"I really don't know much about it. Honestly, I heard it yesterday (Friday) for the first time, what it is. I didn't know it before. I don't know the person (Bob Geldof) you just mentioned."

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