Tennis

United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Serena Williams goes for her 24th Grand Slam title when she faces Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final. Williams is already a seven-time champion at the All England Club. Halep is appearing in her first final at Centre Court...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal during a men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 3:07 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return. A second came and went on a backhand return. Later, serving for a spot in a...
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Spectators cheer as Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning a point against Spain's Rafael Nadal during a men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 12:51 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Roger Federer is within one set of reaching a record-extending 12th Wimbledon final. Federer leads Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3 in the semifinals on Centre Court. In the third set, Federer broke Nadal for the first...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates defeating Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova during a women's singles semifinal match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams made it look easy in the Wimbledon semifinals. What she really cares about, of course, is what comes next. That's why she puts in all the work. Why she keeps at it with everything she's already won, everything she's already accomplished. Williams is once...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 11, 2019 - 9:30 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Serena Williams has won the first set 6-1 in her Wimbledon semifinal match against Barbora Strycova. Williams converted both break points she earned, taking a 3-1 lead and then a 5-1 lead. She saved three break points...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2019 - 3:08 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Still looking for that 24th Grand Slam title, Serena Williams will first have to get through the semifinals at Wimbledon. The seven-time champion will be second on Centre Court against Barbora Strycova. Former No. 1 Simona...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates defeating Japan's Kei Nishikori during a men's quarterfinal match on day nine of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 10, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hard to believe, perhaps, but when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet in the Wimbledon semifinals, it'll be their first matchup at the All England Club since their memorable 2008 final. Federer and Nadal set up their 40th career showdown by each overcoming a tough opening...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball during a men's quarterfinal match against United States' Sam Querrey on day nine of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 10, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 7 p.m. For the first time since their classic 2008 final, Rafael Nadal will face Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Nadal set up a much-anticipated rematch by beating Sam Querrey 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals. Nadal and Federer will...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2019 - 7:03 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing Thursday have combined to win one. If experience and accomplishments count for anything, Serena Williams has the clear advantage. "I definitely feel a lot more pressure as I got older...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates defeating United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 09, 2019 - 3:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Slowed by a balky ankle, trailing by a service break in the third set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal, Serena Williams appeared to be in trouble Tuesday against an opponent playing the tournament of her life. Williams was down, yes. But out? No way. And now she is two...
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