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  • Wimbledon Jul 14, 2019

    Djokovic Edges Federer in 5 Sets for 5th Wimbledon Trophy

    Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Djokovic claimed his fifth championship at the All...

  • Wimbledon Jul 13, 2019

    Halep Tops Serena Williams to Win Wimbledon

    27-year-old Simona Halep defeated Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final, preventing Williams from winning her 24th major.

  • Serena Williams Jul 13, 2019

    Halep Wins Wimbledon, Stops Williams’ Bid for 24th Slam

    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 already was inscribed: “Miss S. Halep.” Halep was not concerned with preventing Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam title. All Halep cared about...

  • Howard Fendrich Jul 12, 2019

    Federer Tops Nadal, Reaches 12th Wimbledon Final

    Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court. The 20-time Grand Slam singles champion will face Novak Djokovic for the title on Sunday. “I’m exhausted,” Federer told the BBC in an interview after the match. “It was...

  • Howard Fendrich Jul 12, 2019

    Federer Tops Nadal, Reaches 12th Wimbledon Final

    Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court. The 20-time Grand Slam singles champion will face Novak Djokovic for the title on Sunday. “I’m exhausted,” Federer told the BBC in an interview after the match. “It was...

  • Howard Fendrich Jul 11, 2019

    Federer, Nadal Renew Great Rivalry in Wimbledon Semifinals

    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 shot at Federer on red clay, winning their wind-whipped French Open semifinal in straight sets on the way to a 12th title...

  • Howard Fendrich Jul 11, 2019

    Federer, Nadal Renew Great Rivalry in Wimbledon Semifinals

    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 shot at Federer on red clay, winning their wind-whipped French Open semifinal in straight sets on the way to a 12th title...

  • energy Jul 6, 2019

    Serena Williams 2 for 2 at Wimbledon; Wins in Singles, Mixed

    Serena Williams walked into her news conference at Wimbledon holding her phone, a cold bottle of water and a statistics sheet that reinforced what was clear from watching her third-round singles victory Saturday: She is as close to being back to her best as she’s been in a while. Williams, hampered for much of this season by injuries or illness,...

  • energy Jul 6, 2019

    Serena Williams 2 for 2 at Wimbledon; Wins in Singles, Mixed

    Serena Williams walked into her news conference at Wimbledon holding her phone, a cold bottle of water and a statistics sheet that reinforced what was clear from watching her third-round singles victory Saturday: She is as close to being back to her best as she’s been in a while. Williams, hampered for much of this season by injuries or illness,...

  • Wimbledon Jul 5, 2019

    Wimbledon: Coco Gauff, 15, Saves 2 Match Points, Then Wins in 3

    Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff saved two match points in the second set and went on to beat Polona Hercog of Slovenia in the third round at Wimbledon. Gauff, who is playing at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, won 3-6, 7-6 (7), 7-5 on Centre Court.

  • player Jul 5, 2019

    ’Lucky Loser’ Lauren Davis, From US, Upsets 2018 Champ Kerber at Wimbledon

    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 the last round of qualifying and figured that was that. But then another player withdrew from the tournament, opening up a spot, and the 25-year-old American got...

  • chair Jul 1, 2019

    15-Year-Old Cori Gauff Defeats Venus Williams at Wimbledon in Her Grand-Slam Debut

    The match up between the youngest and the oldest competitors in the first day of Wimbledon 2019 ended in a 6-4, 6-4 win for Gauff

  • Illinois Jul 15, 2018

    Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 Years

    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 that he vowed, in the heat of the moment, to skip the grass-court circuit. Good thing he didn’t stick...

  • coach Jul 14, 2018

    He’s Back: Djokovic Tops Nadal to Reach 5th Wimbledon Final

    From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he’s past the roughest patch of his career. Djokovic sent the strongest signal yet he is back at the top of tennis by reaching his...

  • georgia Jul 13, 2018

    Anderson Tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; Other SF Suspended

    To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn’t really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, all the way until the never-ending serving...

  • energy Apr 10, 2018

    Venus, Serena Williams Join Billie Jean King Equal Pay Push

    A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players. “I said: ‘All of our hearts beat the same. When your eyes are closed, you really can’t tell, next to you, who’s...

  • energy Aug 11, 2017

    Australian Cafe Charging Men Extra to Highlight Pay Gap

    A cafe in Melbourne, Australia, charges its male customers an 18 percent surcharge one week a month to highlight the gender pay gap.

  • Serena Williams Jul 7, 2015

    Serena Williams Overcomes Victoria Azarenka to Reach Wimbledon Semifinals

    Serena Williams’ latest Grand Slam match against Victoria Azarenka ended the same way as the previous nine — with Williams walking off as the winner.

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