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  • Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after beating Venus Williams of the United States to win the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Fendrich on Tennis: Is Muguruza Heir To Williams Sisters?

    LONDON — Shortly after beating Venus Williams in the Wimbledon final, Garbine Muguruza was given a purple-and-gold circular badge signifying that she is a member of the All England Club, an honorary status accorded to tournament champions.
    “I’m like, ‘I’m going […]

  • Venus Williams of the United States, left leaves with her runner-up trophy from Centre Court after her defeat by Spain's Garbine Muguruza, right, in Women's Singles final on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Muguruza Beats ‘Role Model’ Williams For 1st Wimbledon Title

    LONDON — As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models.
    Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in her […]

  • Venus Williams of the United States looks down after loosing a point against Spain's Garbine Muguruza during their Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Venus Williams Falls Short Of 6th Wimbledon Title At Age 37

    LONDON — Through it all, Venus Williams kept working, kept striving, kept eyeing yet another Wimbledon championship.
    Through it all, through the difficult days of adjusting to life with an energy-sapping autoimmune disease, through the disappointing days of first-round losses […]

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  • Venus Williams of the United States returns to Britain's Johanna Konta during their Women's Singles semifinal match on day nine at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Venus Williams Gains 9th Wimbledon Final, Awaits Muguruza

    LONDON — All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams.
    With her latest display of gutsy serving and big hitting, Williams beat Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday to reach her ninth title match at the […]

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Canada's Milos Raonic during their Men's Singles Quarterfinal Match on day nine at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Federer Makes Wimbledon Semifinals For 12th Time

    LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

    6:22 p.m.
    Roger Federer is in the Wimbledon semifinals for the 12th time.
    The seven-time champion at the All England Club beat Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4) on Centre Court.
    Federer will next […]

  • Croatia's Marin Cilic returns to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller during their Men's Singles Quarterfinal Match on day nine at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Marin Cilic Advances To Wimbledon Semifinals

    LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

    4:40 p.m.
    Marin Cilic has reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time.
    The seventh-seeded Croat beat Gilles Muller 3-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5, 5-7, 6-1 on No. 1 Court and will next face Sam […]

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  • Britain's Andy Murray reacts after losing a point to Sam Querrey of the United States during their Men's Singles Quarterfinal Match on day nine at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Defending Champ Murray Stunned By Querrey At Wimbledon

    LONDON — Limping between points and fading down the stretch, defending champion Andy Murray was stunned by 24th-seeded Sam Querrey of the U.S. 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 in the Wimbledon quarterfinals Wednesday.
    The No. 1-seeded Murray came into the […]

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, July 4, 2017 file photo Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova serves to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina during their Women's Singles Match on day two at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

    Pliskova To No. 1 for 1st Time Despite Early Wimbledon Loss

    LONDON — Karolina Pliskova will rise to No. 1 in the WTA rankings for the first time next week despite a second-round loss at Wimbledon – and no Grand Slam titles.
    Pliskova, a 25-year-old from the Czech Republic, was assured […]

  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic receives treatment from a trainer during a break in his Men's Singles Match against Adrian Mannarino of France on day eight at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Djokovic Reaches Wimbledon Quarters With Injured Shoulder

    LONDON — Novak Djokovic may wish he had as much time to prepare for his next match as he did for his previous one.
    A lingering right shoulder injury flared up in Djokovic’s victory over 51st-ranked Adrian Mannarino in the fourth […]

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  • Court number one is covered as it rains on day eight at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Play On Some Courts At Wimbledon Delayed By Rain

    LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

    4:10 p.m.
    Play in the women’s quarterfinals on No. 1 Court at Wimbledon has again been delayed by rain.

    3:56 p.m.
    Venus Williams has reached the semifinals at Wimbledon for the 10th time.
    The five-time […]

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal leaves the court after losing to Luxembourg's Gilles Muller in their Men's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    2-Time Champ Nadal Loses 15-13 in 5th Set At Wimbledon

    LONDON — Rafael Nadal kept getting pushed to the brink of defeat. He kept resisting.
    He dropped the first two sets, then won the next two. He erased two match points in the riveting fifth set’s 10th game, then another […]

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer eyes the ball before returning to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during their Men's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Federer In Wimbledon Quarterfinals For 15th time

    LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

    6:50 p.m.
    Playing on Centre Court again, Roger Federer won again.
    The seven-time Wimbledon champion advanced to the quarterfinals for the 15th time by beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.
    Federer has won 18 […]

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  • Venus Williams of the United States returns to Croatia's Ana Konjuh during their Women's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Venus Williams Wins, Kerber Loses At Wimbledon

    LONDON — Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams won, and top-ranked Angelique Kerber lost.
    Williams, who last won the title at the All England Club in 2008, advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals by beating 19-year-old Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2 on Monday.
    Williams […]

  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States returns the ball to Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their Women's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Startling Screams As Mattek-Sands Injures Knee At Wimbledon

    LONDON — The screams were startling.
    Bethanie Mattek-Sands, a 32-year-old American who came to Wimbledon eyeing a fourth consecutive Grand Slam doubles title, fell to the grass when her right knee buckled as she moved toward the net in a second-round […]

 
 

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