Mid-Match Retirements Stir Debate at Wimbledon

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Mid-Match Retirements Stir Debate at Wimbledon

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LONDON—Fans with Centre Court tickets on Tuesday came to Wimbledon expecting to see two tournament darlings, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, launch their bids for yet another title here. What they got from their buck—or pound— was a pair of first-round matches that lasted just 82 minutes. Total.

In quick succession, Federer and Djokovic both saw their first-round opponents retire due to injury, leaving them with a free pass to the…

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