Wimbledon final

WASHINGTON  | Sibling rivalry: Alexander Zverev beats brother Mischa in DC

WASHINGTON  — Seems safe to say Alexander Zverev has never hugged an opponent quite the way he did after beating older brother Mischa 6-3, 7-5 to reach the Citi Open quarterfinals Thursday night in their first ATP main-draw match against each other. Alexander, 21, is seeded No. 1 and the defending champion at the hard-court … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Sibling rivalry: Alexander Zverev beats brother Mischa in DC

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 | Djokovic tops Nadal in 5 sets to reach 5th Wimbledon final

LONDON — From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he’s past the roughest patch of his career. Djokovic sent the strongest signal yet he is back at … Continue reading LONDON | Djokovic tops Nadal in 5 sets to reach 5th Wimbledon final

LONDON | The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic 7-7 in 5th set

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Novak Djokovic advanced to a fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal. The match — which began on Friday evening — finished after 5 hours, 14 minutes as Djokovic secured the only break of the fifth … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic 7-7 in 5th set

LONDON | Anderson edges Isner 26-24 in 5th for 1st Wimbledon final

LONDON — Kevin Anderson won the longest Centre Court match in history and earned a chance to try to collect his first Grand Slam championship, edging John Isner 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 at Wimbledon in a marathon between two big servers that lasted more than 6½ hours Friday. The fifth set … Continue reading LONDON | Anderson edges Isner 26-24 in 5th for 1st Wimbledon final

LONDON  | Goerges, Kerber aim for all-German Wimbledon final

LONDON — It’s been 87 years since two German women played in a Wimbledon final. Julia Goerges likes the sound of a repeat, though. “It sounds crazy to maybe have the chance to share a German final in Wimbledon,” Goerges said after she and Angelique Kerber advanced to separate semifinals at the All England Club. … Continue reading LONDON  | Goerges, Kerber aim for all-German Wimbledon final