• Serena Williams Jul 13, 2019

    Halep Wins Wimbledon, Stops Williams' Bid for 24th Slam

    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. Halep.” Halep was not concerned with preventing Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam title. All Halep cared about...

  • tennis Jul 8, 2019

    Wimbledon Star Coco Gauff's Fairytale Run Continues

    American tennis phenom Coco Gauff will continue her star turn at Wimbledon after defeating No. 60 ranked Polona Hercog in three sets, 3-6, 7-6(7), 7-5, to book her spot in the round of 16. “I always knew I could come back, no matter what the score was,” Gauff, 15, told the BBC in a post-match interview. “People say Court 1...

  • New York Sep 9, 2018

    Serena Williams Loses Game for Arguing During US Open Loss to Osaka

    The events and the arguing and the booing that would make this a U.S. Open final unlike any other began when Serena Williams’ coach made what she insisted was an innocent thumbs-up, but the chair umpire interpreted as a helpful signal. It was the second game of the second set Saturday, in a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Williams’ bid...

  • actor Jul 17, 2017

    Who's Next: Jodie Whittaker Named 1st Female ‘Doctor Who'

    British actress Jodie Whittaker was announced Sunday as the next star of the long-running science fiction series “Doctor Who” — the first woman to take a role that has been played by a dozen men over six decades. Whittaker, best known for playing the mother of a murdered boy in detective drama “Broadchurch,” will replace Scottish actor Peter Capaldi at...

  • London Jul 15, 2017

    Muguruza Beats ‘Role Model' Williams for 1st Wimbledon Title

    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 own right — and, as of Saturday, the only woman who can boast of beating each Williams in a major final. Muguruza...

  • London Jul 15, 2017

    At 37, Venus Williams Looking For a 6th Wimbledon Title

    Even at 37 and with five Wimbledon titles to her name, Venus Williams still has that overwhelming desire to win. And she’s showing it again this year at the All England Club, where she will face Garbine Muguruza on Saturday in her ninth Wimbledon final. “I’m definitely in the position I want to be in,” Williams said. “It’s a long...

  • United States Sep 11, 2016

    Angelique Kerber Beats Karolina Pliskova For 1st US Open Title

    Angelique Kerber has won her first U.S. Open title and the second Grand Slam trophy of her breakthrough season, beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday. The No. 2-seeded Kerber came back to win five of the last six games after trailing by a break at 3-1 in the third set. Kerber already was assured of making her debut...

  • Kazakhstan Jul 5, 2016

    Venus and Serena Back in Wimbledon Quarterfinals

    The Williams sisters are back in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, 16 years after they first made it this far together at the All England Club. Six-time champion Serena and five-time winner Venus will be playing on Tuesday for spots in the semifinals.

  • Andy Murray Jul 11, 2015

    Federer Tops Murray for 10th Wimbledon Final; Djokovic Next

    Federer’s 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 victory Friday, built by taking 70 of 91 points he served and breaking Murray in the last game of each set, moved him into his 10th Wimbledon final. One more win would make Federer the first man with eight titles at The Championships, as the grass-court tournament first held in 1877 is known around these parts.

  • Serena Williams Jul 7, 2015

    Serena Williams Overcomes Victoria Azarenka to Reach Wimbledon Semifinals

    Serena Williams’ latest Grand Slam match against Victoria Azarenka ended the same way as the previous nine — with Williams walking off as the winner.

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