Stories tagged: Wimbledon
Mon., July 17, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Roger Federer tells AP he ‘can’t think too far ahead’ nowadays
Roger Federer has learned not to take anything for granted.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray win mixed doubles title at Wimbledon
Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title on Sunday, beating Henri Kontinen and Heather Watson 6-4, 6-4 on Centre Court.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Roger Federer gets record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title
Capping a marvelous fortnight in which he never dropped a set, Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon trophy and 19th Grand Slam championship overall by overwhelming Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, …
Sat., July 15, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Roger Federer: Title is on his honey-do list
Not only is he among the greatest players in the history of tennis, but Roger Federer is an unwavering family man.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Kubot-Melo, Makarova-Vesnina win doubles titles at Wimbledon
The men’s final was the first match on Centre Court following the women’s singles championship Saturday. Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo beat Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 …
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Garbine Muguruza beats ‘role model’ Venus Williams for first Wimbledon title
Garbine Muguruza powered her way to her first Wimbledon championship by playing fearlessly and dominating down the stretch, putting together a 7-5, 6-0 victory over a fading Venus Williams by …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
Into 11th Wimbledon final, Roger Federer faces Marin Cilic for 8th title
Roger Federer moved within one victory of his record eighth men’s singles championship at Wimbledon by beating Tomas Berdych in the semifinals. Federer’s 11th final at the All England Club …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Revered Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to golf
The tennis and golf tournaments seem to be each other’s counterparts in many ways, starting with the reverence in which they’re held – and the steps the private clubs that …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Venus Williams gains 9th Wimbledon final, awaits Garbine Muguruza
Venus Williams reached her ninth Wimbledon final and first since 2009 by beating Britain’s Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2. Williams will be trying to win her sixth title at the All …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Venus Williams, Johanna Konta among winners in Wimbledon women’s bracket
Venus Williams is the oldest woman in the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1994. Johanna Konta is the first British woman to make it that far since 1984. Angelique Kerber’s loss means …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
Gilles Muller upsets Rafael Nadal in marathon match
First, Rafael Nadal erased a two-set deficit. Then, he erased four match points. Nadal could not, however, erase the fifth.
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
Former Wimbledon finalists Angelique Kerber, Garbine Muguruza set to meet
Four of the remaining 16 women at Wimbledon have played in a final at the All England Club. One of them is certain to be eliminated in the fourth round. …
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Novak Djokovic snaps at Wimbledon chair umpire en route to Week 2
Novak Djokovic snapped at his Wimbledon chair umpire early in what would become a straight-set victory to reach the fourth round. Roger Federer won easily, too.
UPDATED: Sat., July 8, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands needs surgery after agonizing knee injury
Top-ranked women’s doubles player Bethanie Mattek-Sands needs surgery after dislocating her right kneecap and rupturing her patellar tendon during a singles match at Wimbledon. The 32-year-old American called it one …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 6:41 p.m.
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance at Wimbledon after opponents retire
Novak Djokovic’s first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer’s, which was next in the All England Club’s main stadium, went 43.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Wimbledon roundup: Venus Williams wins opening match after lawsuit
Venus Williams won her first tennis match since being sued by the estate of a Florida man who died after a car crash police say she caused.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
No. 5 seed Stan Wawrinka upset in first round at Wimbledon
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 …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Sigh! A lot going on for Andy Murray as Wimbledon defense begins
Based on Andy Murray’s body language alone, reporters’ questions can produce an inordinate amount of consternation.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
’Big 4’ given top-4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber also No. 1
The “Big 4” of men’s tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year’s tournament at Wimbledon. Top-ranked defending champion Andy Murray is the top-seeded player. He is followed …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Injured Maria Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit
Five-time major champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of Wimbledon qualifying because of an injured left thigh. Sharapova says the muscle tear she got at the Italian Open last month …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Maria Sharapova to learn Wimbledon wild card fate on June 20
Maria Sharapova may have to wait until June 20 to see if she will be welcomed back to this year’s tournament at Wimbledon. The 2004 champion at the All England …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 8:46 p.m.
Murray’s competitiveness helped him win 2nd Wimbledon title
LONDON – There are many reasons for Andy Murray’s second Wimbledon championship and third Grand Slam title, not least of which would be his ability to return Milos Raonic’s big …
Sat., July 9, 2016, 8 p.m.
2013 Wimbledon champ Andy Murray faces new foe in 11th Slam final
The 11th Grand Slam final of Andy Murray’s career will be unlike any of the others in at least one way: The opponent will not be Roger Federer or Novak …
Sat., July 9, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Serena Williams tops Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon, ties Steffi Graf’s Slam mark
Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Angelique Kerber, Serena Williams meet in rematch of Australian Open final
Before looking ahead to the Wimbledon final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber on Saturday, take a moment to look back at the American’s second-round match last week.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Fall, double-faults hurt Roger Federer in Wimbledon loss to Milos Raonic
There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass after jamming the toe of his left …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Angelique Kerber stops Venus
Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Roger Federer erases 2-set hole, 3 match points at Wimbledon
The match, and Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1
Tue., July 5, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
Roger Federer, Andy Murray on collision course at Wimbledon
Roger Federer and Andy Murray are closing in on another Wimbledon final.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 8:10 p.m.
Open-and-shut case for Serena Williams at Wimbledon
It was raining, ever so slightly, and her Wimbledon fourth-round match was slipping away, ever so slightly, when Serena Williams stumbled as she ran to the net, winding up seated …