Wimbledon

NEW YORK | The Latest: Defending Open champ Stephens gets past Azarenka

NEW YORK— The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Defending U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens grabbed the last three games after a brief break while the Arthur Ashe Stadium roof was shut because of a light rain and beat two-time runner-up Victoria Azarenka 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Defending Open champ Stephens gets past Azarenka

NEW YORK | The Latest: No. 2 seed Wozniacki out in US Open’s 2nd round

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:05 p.m. No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki is out of the U.S. Open in the second round, joining No. 1 Simona Halep on the sideline. Wozniacki lost 6-4, 6-2 to 36th-ranked Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine. Wozniacki is the reigning Australian Open … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: No. 2 seed Wozniacki out in US Open’s 2nd round

LONDON  | Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon

LONDON  — From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) … Continue reading LONDON  | Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon

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 | 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 | Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

LONDON — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn’t really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, … Continue reading LONDON | Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

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