Jun 13, 2016

Murray, Lendl team up again as Wimbledon approaches

With Wimbledon coming up, Andy Murray is reuniting with former coach Ivan Lendl. Lendl was Murray’s coach for two years until 2014. In that time, Murray won the U.S. Open in 2012 and Wimbledon the following year, becoming the first British man to win ...

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

Jun 12, 2016

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

British tennis great Andy Murray boosted his bid for a second Wimbledon title on Sunday by recalling to his team Ivan Lendl, who coached him to his success on ‘home turf’ in 2013. The 29-year-old Scot — who also won the 2012 U.S. Open ...

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Jun 10, 2016

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Rafael Nadal will miss Wimbledon after failing to recover from the wrist injury which also forced his early withdrawal from the French Open, the Spanish star announced on his Facebook page. “Hi everybody. I’m sad to announce that after talking to my doctors, and ...

Collins passes away at 86

Mar 5, 2016

Collins passes away at 86

Bud Collins, the tennis historian and American voice of the sport in print and on TV for decades, has died. He was 86. His wife, Anita Ruthling Klaussen, said in a telephone interview that Collins died Friday at home in Brookline, Massachusetts, after suffering ...

Serena eyes calendar Slam

Jul 13, 2015

Serena eyes calendar Slam

Serena Williams holds all four major tennis titles after her Wimbledon victory Saturday but she wants more. A victory in New York in September would allow Williams to tie Steffi Graf’s mark for 22 career Grand Slam titles, and give her a calendar Slam, ...

Djokovic beats Federer for third Wimbledon title

Jul 13, 2015

Djokovic beats Federer for third Wimbledon title

A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 174 kph (108 mph) serve from none other than Roger Federer and stretched to smack a cross-court forehand return winner. Two points later, Djokovic again took ...

Williams wins Wimbledon to complete 'Serena Slam'

Jul 12, 2015

Williams wins Wimbledon to complete 'Serena Slam'

Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the joy of a sixth Wimbledon championship, 21st Grand Slam singles trophy overall and fourth consecutive major title Saturday, even balancing the winner’s silver dish atop her head — Look, Ma, no hands! — as she sauntered ...

Serena routs Sharapova again to reach Wimbledon final

Jul 10, 2015

Serena routs Sharapova again to reach Wimbledon final

Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena Williams is perfectly content to let everyone else talk about what a victory in the Wimbledon final would mean. A “Serena Slam” of four consecutive major titles. The third leg of a calendar-year Grand ...

Federer, Murray to face off in semifinal

Jul 9, 2015

Federer, Murray to face off in semifinal

wimbledon ondon Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday morning in the champions’ locker room at the All England Club, then walked together over to the practice area to prepare — on adjacent courts — for their respective quarterfinals later in ...

Australian Kyrgios stunned by criticism at home

Jul 8, 2015

Australian Kyrgios stunned by criticism at home

Nick Kyrgios has been stunned by the ferocity of criticism leveled at him over his behavior at Wimbledon and has called on his fellow Australians to show him respect even if they cannot love him. The 20-year-old said he had contemplated walking away from ...