Wimbledon Championships

Germany's Tommy Haas gestures during his Men's Singles Match against Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans on day one at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 03, 2017 - 5:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 10:30 p.m. Denis Shapovalov's argument with the chair umpire about a late call grew into a spat with his opponent during his first-round 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2) loss to Jerzy Janowicz. Shapovalov, an 18-year-old Canadian who won the...
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Venus Williams of the United States returns to Belgium's Elise Mertens during their Women's Singles Match on day one at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 03, 2017 - 12:06 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Serena Williams is clearly missing Wimbledon. The seven-time champion at the All England Club is skipping the tournament because she is pregnant. But she posted a short video of herself hitting backhands on a clay court with...
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Romania's Simona Halep returns to New Zealand's Marina Erakovic during their Women's Singles Match on day one at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 03, 2017 - 9:49 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 2:48 p.m. Second-seeded Simona Halep advanced to the second round at Wimbledon by beating Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 6-4, 6-1. Halep, who lost in this year's French Open final, reached the semifinals at the All England Club in 2014...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland attends training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday, July 1, 2017. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
July 01, 2017 - 2:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — Write off Roger Federer at your own peril. The guy's been considered done by some folks at various times over the years, whether because of age or a bad back or a bum knee or a — gasp! — 4½-season drought without a Grand Slam title. And yet here he is, about to turn 36 next month,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Venus Williams reacts during her match against Kristina Mladenovic at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2017 tennis tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia. Florida police said Thursday, June 29, 2017, that Williams was in a car crash earlier this month. He said the June 9th crash was under investigation, but declined to give further details. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
June 30, 2017 - 11:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams' publicist tells The Associated Press the five-time Wimbledon champion will play at the tournament after a police report emerged in Florida saying the tennis star caused a car crash that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle. Stephanie Jones says in an...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Venus Williams reacts during her match against Kristina Mladenovic at the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2017 tennis tournament in St. Petersburg, Russia. Florida police said Thursday, June 29, 2017, that Williams was in a car crash earlier this month. He said the June 9th crash was under investigation, but declined to give further details. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File)
June 30, 2017 - 11:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams' publicist tells The Associated Press the five-time Wimbledon champion will play at the tournament after a police report emerged in Florida saying the tennis star caused a car crash that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle. Stephanie Jones says in an...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his victory after the final match against Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Roger Federer defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev in two sets to win the Gerry Weber Open for the ninth time on Sunday. (Friso Gentsch/dpa via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — The "Big 4" of men's tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year's tournament at Wimbledon. No. 1-ranked Andy Murray, the defending champion, is the top-seeded player, followed by Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Nadal and Djokovic are also in the top four...
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Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova returns a ball to Australia's Ashleigh Barty during the final match at the Birmingham Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory, Birmingham, England, Sunday June 25, 2017. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)
June 25, 2017 - 1:56 pm
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat unseeded Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Sunday in the Aegon Classic final to win her first title since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home. Kvitova was playing only her second tournament and seventh match...
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Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova in action against Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova during their semifinal match at the Birmingham Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory, Birmingham, England. Saturday June 24, 2017. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 11:25 am
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals on Saturday to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home. This is Kvitova's first grass-court final since her triumph at 2014...
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Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova in action against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova during their semifinal match at the Birmingham Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory, Birmingham, England. Saturday June 24, 2017. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 9:07 am
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals on Saturday to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home last year. The left-handed Czech dominated from the start against compatriot...
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