Simona Halep powers past Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Tennis Jul 13, 2019

Simona Halep powers past Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon's champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday's final, there already was inscribed: "Miss S. Halep." Halep was not ...

Federer beats Nadal in Wimbledon semis

Tennis Jul 13, 2019

Federer beats Nadal in Wimbledon semis

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 ...

Serena routs Strycova, will face Halep in bid for 24th Slam

Tennis Jul 12, 2019

Serena routs Strycova, will face Halep in bid for 24th Slam

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 ...

If experience matters, Serena Williams has major edge at Wimbledon

Tennis Jul 10, 2019

If experience matters, Serena Williams has major edge at Wimbledon

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," Williams ...

Simona Halep books spot in Wimbledon semifinals

Tennis Jul 9, 2019

Simona Halep books spot in Wimbledon semifinals

Simona Halep reached her second Wimbledon semifinal on Tuesday with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 victory over China's Zhang Shuai. Halep, the seventh seeded former world No. 1, will face either Elina Svitolina, the eighth seed from Ukraine, or Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic for ...

Serena Williams issued $10,000 fine for Wimbledon court damage

Tennis Jul 9, 2019

Serena Williams issued $10,000 fine for Wimbledon court damage

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 for damaging one of the All England Club courts with her racket, officials said Tuesday. The 37-year-old American was sanctioned for an incident that took place during a practice session before the tournament got underway. "The code ...