Mattek-Sands

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 | Year after gruesome injury at Wimbledon, Mattek-Sands wins

LONDON — Bethanie Mattek-Sands first needed to make peace with the incremental and painful process of rehabilitating her right knee after dislocating the kneecap and rupturing the patellar tendon during a match at Wimbledon in 2017. Then, as the five-time Grand Slam doubles champion healed, she had to get used to the idea of playing … Continue reading LONDON | Year after gruesome injury at Wimbledon, Mattek-Sands wins

Mattek-Sands needs right knee surgery after Wimbledon injury

LONDON/July 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Top-ranked women’s doubles player Bethanie Mattek-Sands needs surgery after dislocating her right kneecap and rupturing her patella tendon during a singles match at Wimbledon. “One of the most painful injuries that I’ve had,” the 32-year-old American said on Facebook Live on Saturday, “and I’ve had a few in my career.” … Continue reading Mattek-Sands needs right knee surgery after Wimbledon injury