Carlos Alcaraz topples Novak Djokovic for Wimbledon throne

07/17/2023

LONDON—When Novak Djokovic fell face down on the dusty Centre Court baseline early in the fourth set of Sunday’s blockbuster Wimbledon final against Carlos Alcaraz, for a second he looked in no hurry to rise up and…

Marketa Vondrousova defeats Ons Jabeur to win Wimbledon women’s crown

Associated Press 07/16/2023

WIMBLEDON, England — Marketa Vondrousova became the lowest-ranked and first unseeded woman to win Wimbledon, defeating 2022 runner-up Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday. Vondrousova is a 24-year-old left-hander from the Czech Republic who is ranked 42nd.…

Carlos Alcaraz strikes back to beat Berrettini, joins Novak in Wimbledon quarters

07/11/2023

Carlos Alcaraz saw off dangerman Matteo Berrettini in four sets to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time on Monday but said he was “hungry for more.” Berrettini, a finalist in 2021, won the first set…

Murray tantalisingly poised, Broady stuns Ruud as Wimbledon heats up

07/07/2023

LONDON —Andy Murray left a baying Centre Court crowd on tenterhooks as he moved within a set of beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in a late-night Wimbledon thriller to conclude a day in which less-heralded Briton Liam Broady scored…

Djokovic officially declares ‘bromance’ with Kyrgios after Wimbledon win

Agence France Presse 07/11/2022

Novak Djokovic officially declared a “bromance” with Nick Kyrgios after he beat the Australian on Sunday to win his seventh Wimbledon crown. The Serbian top seed lost the first set but recovered to win 4-6, 6-3, 6-4,…

‘I believe I’m the best,’ says Novak Djokovic

Agence France Presse 07/12/2021

Novak Djokovic said Sunday he considers himself the “best player” after winning a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title but refuses to anoint himself as the “greatest of all time”. The 34-year-old went to 20 majors alongside Roger…

Federer crashes as Djokovic reaches 10th Wimbledon semi-final

07/08/2021

London—Roger Federer faced serious questions over his future on Wednesday after crashing out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, just five weeks shy of his 40th birthday. Eight-time Wimbledon champion and 20-time Grand Slam title winner Federer lost…

Djokovic, Federer into Wimbledon quarterfinals

Agence France Presse 07/06/2021

LONDON—Novak Djokovic marched into his 50th Grand Slam quarter-final while Roger Federer became the oldest man in the modern era to make the last-eight at Wimbledon on ‘Manic Monday’ at the All England Club. World number one…

Federer blows away cobwebs, Barty scraps her way into third round

07/02/2021

  London—Roger Federer moved up a gear as he produced a far more polished performance in his second round demolition of Frenchman Richard Gasquet at Wimbledon on Thursday beating him 7-6 (7/1), 6-1, 6-4. The 39-year-old eight-time…

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Associated Press 04/02/2020

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. With Britain under a nationwide lockdown, the All England…

Dream matchup: Nadal vs Federer in Wimbledon semis

AP 07/11/2019

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…

With 19 aces, gutsy comeback, Serena reaches Wimbledon semis

AP 07/10/2019

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 Tuesday (Wednesday morning, Philippine time) against an opponent playing…

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