WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.Federer was the first of the pair to come within a point of taking the championship Sunday, too. Had two such chances in the fifth set, even.Indeed, ...
Jul 15, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - There are, of course, many reasons why Serena Williams has been as successful as she's been, for as long as she's been.The serve. The returns. The groundstrokes. The court coverage. And more.A little insight ...
Jul 13, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line.One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return. A second came and went on ...
Jul 13, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - All these years later, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet again at Wimbledon for the 40th installment of their terrific rivalry - and first at the All England Club since their memorable 2008 final."Such a long time," Nadal said. ...
Jul 11, 2019
ANDY Murray was asked and asked and asked, but he just wouldn't - or just couldn't - give the British media the answer they wanted to hear.Murray, who reached the third round in mixed doubles at Wimbledon with partner ...
Jul 10, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - A day after her memorable Wimbledon ended, Coco Gauff already was thinking about coming back."Obviously, there's always room for improvement," Gauff said in an interview with The Associated Press at the All England Club on Tuesday."I&# ...
Jul 10, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Slowed by a balky ankle, trailing by a service break in the third set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal, Serena Williams appeared to be in trouble on Tuesday against an opponent playing the tournament of her life.Williams was down, yes. ...
Jul 10, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started.Fabio Fognini was fined $3,000. The Italian said during his third-round loss that he wished ...
Jul 9, 2019
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 - The start of Week 2 at Wimbledon is known as "Manic Monday," because it's the only Grand Slam tournament that traditionally takes the middle Sunday off and, therefore, the only one that schedules all 16 men's ...
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
IT was hats off to Novak Djokovic on No. 1 Court.Or "for" Djokovic, rather.The top-ranked Serb wasn't allowed to wear his cap for the match against Hurkacz after the chair umpire ruled that its black lining violated ...
Jul 6, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Dealing with jitters early in a match is nothing new to Felix Auger-Aliassime.Being among the favorites to win Wimbledon? Considering the Canadian is just 18 and never had won so much as one Grand Slam match until this ...
Jul 4, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - There are ways in which Coco Gauff is just like any other 15-year-old American, watching whatever videos YouTube recommends for her, from makeup tutorials to anything that'll make her laugh.And then there is what happens ...
Jul 4, 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 - Nick Kyrgios delivered an underhand serve on set point at Wimbledon on Tuesday.He hit a 'tweener lob. He dived for a volley unnecessarily. He complained about someone's camera he found too big ... and someone's ...
Jul 3, 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 - In her ninth appearance at the All England Club, Alison Riske finally has a piece of Wimbledon history.The unseeded American became the first player to win a match under the new roof on No. 1 Court after rallying to ...
Jul 3, 2019
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