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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 | 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 | May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don’t neagotiate

LONDON — In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain’s impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don’t negotiate. A bemused May turned him down. But the exchange was the latest example of the … Continue reading LONDON | May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don’t neagotiate

LONDON | Kerber set for sustained success after Wimbledon title

LONDON  — The changes Angelique Kerber has made on the court helped her win a first Wimbledon title. She believes the changes she made off the court will ensure her second coming as a dominant force in the women’s game endures. The 30-year-old German defeated seven-time champion Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 in Saturday’s final to … Continue reading LONDON | Kerber set for sustained success after Wimbledon title

LONDON | The Latest: Djokovic races to first set in Wimbledon final

LONDON  — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:55 p.m. If Kevin Anderson needs help putting a positive spin on the first set of the Wimbledon final, he need look no further than the British political heavyweights in the royal box on Centre Court. UK Prime Minister Theresa May and London Mayor Sadiq Khan … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Djokovic races to first set in Wimbledon final

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 | Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

LONDON — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against Serena Williams. Two years after losing to Williams with a title on the line at Centre Court , Kerber came through. So … Continue reading LONDON | Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

LONDON | Over 400 items found in UK nerve agent poison probe

LONDON — British police said Saturday that search teams have found over 400 items as part of the investigation into the poisoning of two Britons by the nerve agent Novichok — but searches will likely take many more weeks as officers seek further evidence. Metropolitan Police announced a breakthrough in the case Friday when they … Continue reading LONDON | Over 400 items found in UK nerve agent poison probe