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HOCKENHEIM, Germany | Hamilton thanks Mercedes for being patient over his new deal

HOCKENHEIM, Germany — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes for indulging him as he finally signed a new contract, ending months of stalling and growing speculation over his future. With his previous contract set to expire at the end of this year, the four-time world champion penned a new agreement until 2020, when the … Continue reading HOCKENHEIM, Germany | Hamilton thanks Mercedes for being patient over his new deal

LONDON | The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls’ title

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Iga Swiatek defeated Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-2 to win the Wimbledon girls’ title. Swiatek, a 17-year-old from Poland, hit 33 winners to 13 unforced errors as she overcame Swiss qualifier Kung. Swiatek, who missed seven months of 2017 following ankle surgery, made it to … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls’ title

LONDON | Federer stunned in Wimbledon QF; Nadal, Djokovic, Isner win

LONDON — Roger Federer was a point away from a rather tidy, straight-set victory in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. One lousy point. And then, slowly, over the next two-plus hours, all the way until the fifth set reached its 24th game, as the temperature dropped and the spectators’ cries of “Let’s go, Roger!” echoed through the … Continue reading LONDON | Federer stunned in Wimbledon QF; Nadal, Djokovic, Isner win

LONDON | The Latest: Mattek-Sands’ Wimbledon return ends in quarters

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Bethanie Mattek-Sands‘ return to Wimbledon won’t get a perfect ending. Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova lost in the women’s doubles quarterfinals, ending their first tournament together since the American sustained a gruesome injury to her right knee at the All England Club a year ago. … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Mattek-Sands’ Wimbledon return ends in quarters

LONDON | The Latest: Anderson through to first Wimbledon quarterfinal

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Kevin Anderson advanced to his first Wimbledon quarterfinal after edging Gael Monfils 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 5-7, 7-6 (4). The eighth-seeded Anderson hit 20 aces on his way to setting up a last-eight meeting with defending champion Roger Federer. Anderson, who reached his first … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Anderson through to first Wimbledon quarterfinal

LONDON | The Latest: Tiafoe of US blames stomach issue at Wimbledon

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Frances Tiafoe blamed stomach problems for derailing his bid to become the youngest U.S. man in Wimbledon‘s fourth round since 1990. The 20-year-old Tiafoe said he started feeling badly late in the third set after taking the opening two against Karen Khachanov of Russia … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Tiafoe of US blames stomach issue at Wimbledon

LONDON | No. 1 Halep calls self ‘unprofessional’ after Wimbledon loss

LONDON — Simona Halep was ready for a vacation. It’s going to start a week earlier than she wanted after she gave away a big lead, wasted a match point and lost at Wimbledon, joining the procession of top women on the way out. Ranked and seeded No. 1, fresh off her winning first Grand … Continue reading LONDON | No. 1 Halep calls self ‘unprofessional’ after Wimbledon loss

LONDON | The Latest: Djokovic beats Edmund at Wimbledon

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Novak Djokovic didn’t let a bad call on a crucial point get the better of him as he knocked out home favorite Kyle Edmund in Wimbledon’s third round. The three-time champion won 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on Centre Court, serving out the match with … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Djokovic beats Edmund at Wimbledon