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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 | No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

LONDON — Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too. Could Djokovic ever return to the top of tennis? To the heights he’d already reached? Could he put aside the time lost to a painful right elbow that required surgery and the disappointment of poor-for-him results? Could he end a Grand Slam … Continue reading LONDON | No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

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 | The Latest: 2nd semifinal starts under roof at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 8:10 p.m. The second Wimbledon semifinal between top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has started under the roof on Centre Court. The duo had to wait for the 6 ½ hour match between Kevin Anderson and John Isner to end before beginning their match shortly … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: 2nd semifinal starts under roof at Wimbledon

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