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Serena, Kerber set for another Grand Slam showdown

Jul 8, 2016

Serena, Kerber set for another Grand Slam showdown

Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon. And so as Serena Williams again stands one victory from her record-tying 22nd major title, she will need to ...

Federer saves three match points, beats Cilic in five sets

Jul 7, 2016

Federer saves three match points, beats Cilic in five sets

The match, and Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday. Already trailing two sets to none, he was down 0-40 while serving at 3-3 in the third. Once that ...

Venus reaches first Wimbledon semifinal in seven years

Jul 6, 2016

Venus reaches first Wimbledon semifinal in seven years

In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams. She is, after all, already the owner of seven major titles, including five at Wimbledon. This one, though, is different. She’s 36 now, a half-dozen years removed ...

Federer, Murray, Serena advance to quarterfinals

Jul 5, 2016

Federer, Murray, Serena advance to quarterfinals

Cruising into the quarterfinals without the loss of a set, Roger Federer is making it look easy as he chases a record eighth Wimbledon title. Serena Williams, meanwhile, is picking up momentum as she goes for a seventh championship at the All England Club. ...

Nishikori, Doi exit Wimbledon in fourth round

Jul 4, 2016

Nishikori, Doi exit Wimbledon in fourth round

Kei Nishikori and Misaki Doi both crashed out of Wimbledon in the fourth round on Monday. Taking to No. 2 court following Doi’s straight-sets defeat to Australian Open champion and women’s fourth seed Angelique Kerber, men’s fifth seed Nishikori was sluggish and retired in ...

Williams tops Beck in 51 minutes to cruise into fourth round

Jul 4, 2016

Williams tops Beck in 51 minutes to cruise into fourth round

Serena Williams earned a decent day’s rest on the middle Sunday at Wimbledon, while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga had to work overtime — 19-17 in the fifth set — in another marathon involving John Isner. Williams, the defending women’s champion and a six-time winner, overwhelmed Annika ...

Nishikori, Doi advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

Jul 3, 2016

Nishikori, Doi advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

Kei Nishikori and Misaki Doi both reached the fourth round after straight-set third-round victories on Saturday, a day of frequent rain interruptions at Wimbledon. In the only Grand Slam in which he has yet to reach the quarterfinals, Nishikori has begun to look comfortable ...

No. 41 Querrey stuns top-ranked Djokovic

Jul 3, 2016

No. 41 Querrey stuns top-ranked Djokovic

Facing yet another critical point during a match he never controlled, Novak Djokovic stretched for a half-volley drop winner, held up his right index finger — reminding the world, “I’m No. 1!” — then threw an uppercut and bellowed. Perhaps this was the moment ...

Serena rallies into third round

Jul 2, 2016

Serena rallies into third round

Down a break in the final set and one point away from falling behind 3-0, Serena Williams refused to buckle on Centre Court. Facing the prospect of her earliest ever loss at Wimbledon, the six-time champion summoned her big-match experience — as well as ...

Nishikori bests Benneteau; Doi sends Pliskova packing

Jul 1, 2016

Nishikori bests Benneteau; Doi sends Pliskova packing

Fifth seed Kei Nishikori recovered from an early stumble to power past Julien Benneteau of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday and reach the third round at Wimbledon. “After I dropped the first set, I decided to play more aggressively,” said Nishikori, who ...