WIMBLEDON, England - Out of escapes, out of surprises, Coco Gauff knew her captivating Wimbledon ride at age 15 was nearing its conclusion.The thousands of spectators at Court No. 1 on Monday realized it, too, so they made sure to show their ...
Jul 9, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Mom and racket-holding Dad joined two coaches and a hitting partner at Coco Gauff's practice session on a cloudy Sunday afternoon at the All England Club as the 15-year-old American prepared for what could be ...
Jul 8, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - When Sam Querrey and Tennys Sandgren play Monday on Court 12 at Wimbledon, it will be the first meeting between two American men in the fourth round or later at the All England Club in 19 years.It's ...
Jul 7, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Already on Grand Slam probation, top-10 player Fabio Fognini could be in more trouble after saying during his third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday that he wanted a bomb to hit the All England Club.During a three- ...
Jul 7, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - The Serena Williams-Andy Murray partnership had a winning start at Wimbledon.The two former singles champions easily won their opening mixed doubles match, beating Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarchi, 6-4, 6-1, on Centre Court.The high-profile ...
Jul 7, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Reilly Opelka still is getting used to some aspects of visiting Britain.The bed frame where he stayed during a Wimbledon tuneup tournament that wasn't quite big enough for the 6-foot-11 (2.11-meter) American, for ...
Jul 4, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Used to be that players would dread the prospect of facing Serena Williams, especially at Wimbledon.Nowadays, they seem to be eager to go up against her - not because they think they can beat Williams, mind you, but because, well, ...
Jul 3, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - This is quite a pair: Serena Williams is teaming up with Andy Murray for mixed doubles at Wimbledon.Murray's agent, Matt Gentry, said on Tuesday night that the two Grand Slam champions and former No. 1-ranked players ...
Jul 3, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Wimbledon has tinkered with its traditional naming titles for this year's tournament.Spectators at the All England Club and those watching at home will still hear the chair umpire refer to female players as Miss, Mrs. or Ms., ...
Jul 2, 2019
EASTBOURNE, England - Karolina Pliskova beats Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber, 6-1, 6-4, in the Eastbourne final on Saturday, two days before the grass-court Grand Slam starts in southwest London.The No. 3-ranked Pliskova took the first set in just ...
Jun 30, 2019
PRAGUE - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she will decide later this week if she's ready to play at the All England Club.The 29-year-old Czech player injured her left forearm during training in Paris ahead of ...
Jun 26, 2019
LONDON - Venus Williams wiped tears from her eyes during her Wimbledon news conference Monday.She shook her head, fiddled with her hair and sat, silently.The wave of emotion came as Williams attempted to answer a question about the two-car crash ...
Jul 4, 2017
LONDON - So much for the idea that Stan Wawrinka might be able to complete a career Grand Slam at Wimbledon this year.Didn't even make it out of the first round.An owner of one championship from each of the ...
Jul 3, 2017
LONDON - Andy Murray's first Wimbledon championship was for his country.This one was for Andy Murray.Dulling big serves with quick-reflex returns, conjuring up daring passing shots and playing impressively mistake-free tennis all the while, Murray beat Milos ...
Jul 11, 2016
LONDON - While Novak Djokovic - he of the 30-match Grand Slam winning streak - and Roger Federer can relax and enjoy their places in Wimbledon's third round, there are more than two dozen players still stuck in the opening round.That ...
Jun 30, 2016
LONDON - Roger Federer says Wimbledon's tighter enforcement of its all-white clothing policy for players is "too strict."There have been complaints this year from some players over the more stringent regulations that include undergarments, the amount of colored trim ...
Jul 3, 2014
LONDON - The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray's time as Wimbledon champion was coming to a close.Out of sorts from the start of his quarterfinal against up-and-coming Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday, Murray - who ...
Jul 3, 2014
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