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LONDON | Serena Williams at No. 28 in WTA rankings, climbs 153 spots

LONDON— Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30. Williams is ranked 28th in the list published Monday. At Wimbledon, the former No. 1 was playing only her fourth tournament after returning from childbirth, but still reached the final before losing … Continue reading LONDON | Serena Williams at No. 28 in WTA rankings, climbs 153 spots

LONDON | 10 months after having baby, Williams in Wimbledon final

LONDON— About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber. Williams is bidding for her eighth championship at the All England Club and 24th Grand Slam title in all, which would equal Margaret Court’s all-time record. Saturday’s matchup is a rematch of the 2016 Wimbledon final, when … Continue reading LONDON | 10 months after having baby, Williams in Wimbledon final

LONDON | The Latest: Anderson takes Isner to 5th set at Wimbledon

LONDON  — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The Wimbledon semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner is going to a fifth set. Anderson broke Isner to take a 5-4 lead in the fourth set before holding to level the match 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4. Anderson has broken Isner … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Anderson takes Isner to 5th set at Wimbledon

LONDON | The Latest: Anderson wins 1st set of Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:10 p.m. John Isner has won the second set against Kevin Anderson 7-6 (5) to level their Wimbledon semifinal at 1-1. Isner jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the tiebreaker and converted his third set point with an ace. Neither player has been broken so … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Anderson wins 1st set of Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON | Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 2-set win

LONDON — Serena Williams has reached her 10th final at Wimbledon, 30th at all Grand Slam tournaments — and first since having a baby a little more than 10 months ago. Williams dominated much of her semifinal Thursday, beating 13th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany 6-2, 6-4 at Centre Court to close in on what would … Continue reading LONDON | Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 2-set win

LONDON | 30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

LONDON — After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry: Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic. Friday’s showdown will be their 52nd meeting overall — the most for any pair of men and … Continue reading LONDON | 30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

LONDON | The Latest: Nadal’s 3rd-Rd Wimbledon win keeps him at No. 1

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Rafael Nadal guaranteed he will stay No. 1 in the rankings after Wimbledon as he reached the fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory over 19-year-old Australian Alex de Minaur. Nadal hasn’t dropped a set so far in the tournament. Against de Minaur, … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Nadal’s 3rd-Rd Wimbledon win keeps him at No. 1

LONDON | The Latest: Del Potro beats Paire in Wimbledon’s 3rd Round

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Juan Martin del Potro overcame a hot-tempered display from Benoit Paire to reach the second week at Wimbledon, winning their third-round match 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Paire slammed his racket and shouted loudly at the chair umpire and himself after losing the second set, … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Del Potro beats Paire in Wimbledon’s 3rd Round