Tennis

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates defeating United States' Serena Williams in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019.(Laurence Griffiths/Pool Photo via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 8:15 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The newest champion at Wimbledon is a big fan of the All England Club's oldest traditions. The tennis whites, the strict rules, even the green grass. And the flowers. Don't forget the thousands of blooming petals dotted around the grounds in the very Wimbledon shades of...
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Romania's Simona Halep hugs United States' Serena Williams after defeating her in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019.(Laurence Griffiths/Pool Photo via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 5:38 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon. Halep lost the first three times she appeared in a major final, twice at the French Open and...
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Pippa Matthews, foreground from left to right, stand together during the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 13, 2019 - 12:58 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon on Saturday, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing. Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, watched from the front row of the Royal Box on Centre Court as Halep beat...
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Romania's Simona Halep walks away with her trophy after defeating United States' Serena Williams, left, in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 13, 2019 - 12:25 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — 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...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Spain's Rafael Nadal in a Men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 12, 2019 - 2:53 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer waited 11 years to get another shot at Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. This one was a semifinal, not a final. It was settled in four sets, not five. Felt like just as much of a classic contest, though, one that anyone present is not likely to forget. That, of...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 7:26 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — 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 into one aspect of the way she approaches matches arrived via...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 11, 2019 - 10:30 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Serena Williams has won the first set 6-1 in her Wimbledon semifinal match against Barbora Strycova. Williams converted both break points she earned, taking a 3-1 lead and then a 5-1 lead. She saved three break points...
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El serbio Novak Djokovic celebra tras vencer al belga David Goffin durante el partido de cuartos de final de Wimbledon, en Londres, el miércoles 10 de julio de 2019. (AP Foto/Tim Ireland)
July 10, 2019 - 4:27 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic only has to look back a few months to remind himself that he shouldn't underestimate his next opponent at Wimbledon. The top-ranked Serb will be facing Roberto Bautista Agut, a player who beat him in both of their meetings in 2019 — on hard courts in Doha...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates defeating Japan's Kei Nishikori during a men's quarterfinal match on day nine of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 10, 2019 - 2:48 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hard to believe, perhaps, but when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet in the Wimbledon semifinals, it'll be their first matchup at the All England Club since their memorable 2008 final. Federer and Nadal set up their 40th career showdown by each overcoming a tough opening...
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United States' Serena Williams and playing partner Britain's Andy Murray, top, in action during a mixed doubles match against Unites States' Nicole Melichar and Brazil's Bruno Soares on day nine of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2019 - 11:14 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Serena Williams and Andy Murray are out of the Wimbledon mixed doubles tournament. The high-profile duo lost to top-seeded Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in the third round, ending Murray's return to the...
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