ROGER Federer offered stuck-at-home amateurs the ultimate online fantasy camp of sorts, a chance to get tennis tips from a guy many consider the greatest of all time.While people all over the world are cooped up because of the ...
Apr 8, 2020
WIMBLEDON, England - For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final.In the end, it ...
Jul 15, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon's champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday's final, there ...
Jul 13, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - For Viv Kean, and thousands of tennis fans like her, the Wimbledon experience always starts in a tent.In a small park across from the tournament grounds, they gather to camp out for days. The reward is being woken up ...
Jul 12, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Hours before her Wimbledon semifinal, Serena Williams spent some time deep in thought and arrived at a couple of conclusions.For one thing, she shouldn't focus too much on trying to raise her Grand Slam title total to ...
Jul 12, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - After going more than 1½ years without playing each other anywhere, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be meeting at a second consecutive Grand Slam tournament when they face off in Wimbledon's semifinals.Last month, Nadal got his ...
Jul 11, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Even though she is short on matches this year, Serena Williams is still big on grass.The seven-time Wimbledon champion reached the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the 14th time, beating Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6- ...
Jul 8, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Guido Pella is getting the hang of this upset-the-runner-up thing at Wimbledon.The Argentine player eliminated 2018 finalist Kevin Anderson in the third round on Friday, a year after beating 2017 finalist Marin Cilic in the second. ...
Jul 6, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Lauren Davis wasn't even supposed to be playing in Wimbledon's main draw, let alone upsetting defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round.It's been quite a week.The 95th-ranked Davis lost in ...
Jul 5, 2019
WIMBLEDON, England - Rafael Nadal was up near the Centre Court net when Nick Kyrgios smacked a booming forehand directly at the guy's midsection - right at him, on purpose - and earned a lengthy staredown in return.Kyrgios didn't apologize, ...
Jul 5, 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
WIMBLEDON, England - Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings and creating a debate about whether the All England Club's seeding system should be ...
Jun 27, 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 - Juan Martin del Potro could be in doubt for Wimbledon after withdrawing from the Queen's Club grass-court event because of a right knee injury on Wednesday.The 12th-ranked Del Potro beat Denis Shapovalov, 7-5, 6-4, ...
Jun 20, 2019
LONDON - Andy Murray says he is pain-free after hip surgery but likely won't play at Wimbledon.Murray tells the BBC in an interview he wants to continue playing but the surgeons "couldn't give me any guarantees."The ...
Mar 7, 2019
TORONTO - Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the Rogers Cup.The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb's serve early in the ...
Aug 10, 2018
NEW YORK - Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka is ranked just below the cutoff for direct entry into the year's last Grand Slam tournament.Azarenka, a former No. 1 and twice the champion at the Australian Open, is ...
Jul 19, 2018
LONDON - Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30.Williams is ranked 28th in the list published on Monday. At Wimbledon, the former No. 1 was playing ...
Jul 17, 2018
LONDON - Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery.Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset exit at the French Open last month ...
Jul 15, 2018
LONDON - Angelique Kerber was so steady, so patient, so accurate throughout the Wimbledon final. She never really gave Serena Williams much of a chance.Kerber won her first championship at the All England Club and third major overall by playing cleanly as ...
Jul 15, 2018
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