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  • Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina, right, slips on the grass during the men’s quarterfinal match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Nadal Outlasts Del Potro In Wimbledon Quarters

    LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
    8:55 p.m.
    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal outlasted Juan Martin del Potro in a crowd-pleasing five-set duel to reach his first Wimbledon semifinal since 2011.
    In a match filled with entertaining rallies between two of […]

  • Switzerland’s Roger Federer wipes his forehead during the fifth set of his men’s quarterfinals match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Wednesday July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    Federer Knocked Out Of Wimbledon By Anderson

    LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
    5:30 p.m.
    Defending champion Roger Federer has been knocked out of Wimbledon after wasting a match point during a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 defeat to Kevin Anderson of South Africa.
    Having […]

  • Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women’s singles quarterfinals match against Italy’s Camila Giorgi, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    ‘This Is Really Happening’: Serena Reaches Wimbledon Semis

    LONDON — There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she unleashed a 109 mph service winner to even her Wimbledon quarterfinal at a set apiece, leaned forward and yelled, […]

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  • Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, left, meets Venus Williams of the US at the net after defeating her in their women’s singles match on the fifth day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday July 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Venus Is Latest Champion To Lose At Wimbledon

    LONDON — Venus Williams has become the latest former champion to be knocked out at Wimbledon.
    Her sister Serena is still going strong, though, after overcoming her toughest test so far this week.
    Venus couldn’t make it a third consecutive comeback […]

  • Serena Williams of the United States waves as she celebrates defeating Bulgaria’s Viktoriya Tomova in their women’s singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Serena’s Marriage Shows Wimbledon’s Use Of Courtesy Titles

    LONDON — Serena Williams’ recent marriage has shined a spotlight on one of Wimbledon’s many quirky traditions.
    Suddenly “Miss Williams” has become “Mrs. Williams” in the words of chair umpires — a small change that has led to bigger-picture questions […]

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the trophy after beating Croatia's Marin Cilic in the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Sunday, July 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    8 Is Enough: Federer Gets Record-Breaking Wimbledon Title

    LONDON — After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears.
    That is when it hit him: His wait […]

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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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  • Switzerland's Roger Federer kicks the ball after an inconsistent bounce as he plays his Men's Singles semifinal match against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych on day eleven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Federer Into 11th Wimbledon Final; Faces Cilic For 8th Title

    LONDON — Roger Federer is here once more, back in a Wimbledon final for the 11th time, back on the verge of an eighth championship at the All England Club, more than any man has collected in the storied, century-plus […]

  • Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates after beating Sam Querrey of the United States at the end of their Men's Singles semifinal match on day eleven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Big-Hitting Cilic

    LONDON — The key, for both players, was to deal with the big serve. Marin Cilic did it better.
    The seventh-seeded Croat advanced to his second major final by beating Sam Querrey 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-5 at Wimbledon on […]

  • 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 […]

  • Venus Williams of the United States returns to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their Women's Quarterfinal Singles Match on day eight at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    At 37, Venus Williams Into 10th Wimbledon Semi; Konta Next

    LONDON — Venus Williams’ mother could not stop smiling and laughing. She had just watched her 37-year-old daughter reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the 10th time and, well, the whole thing was just a bit hard to believe.
    “She says, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Discussing Crash, Venus Williams Sheds Tears At Wimbledon

    Discussing Crash, Venus Williams Sheds Tears At Wimbledon

    LONDON — Venus Williams wiped tears from her eyes during her Wimbledon news conference Monday.
    She shook her head, fiddled with her hair and sat, silently.
    The wave of emotion came as Williams attempted to answer a question about the two-car […]

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  • Serena Williams of the U.S holds up her trophy after winning the women's singles final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    22! Williams Tops Kerber At Wimbledon, Ties Graf’s Slam Mark

    LONDON — Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.
    Said she wouldn’t discuss it.
    Kept coming close without quite getting it.
    Now she finally has it. And so she can flaunt it.
    Williams lifted both arms overhead and raised two […]

  • Serena Williams Gets 300th Slam Win At Wimbledon

    Serena Williams Gets 300th Slam Win At Wimbledon

    LONDON — Serena Williams has won so many Grand Slam matches that she’s lost count.
    Then again, as she noted Sunday, it’s her losses that get a lot more attention nowadays.
    Looking much more ready for Week 2 at Wimbledon than […]

 
 

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