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Wimbledon updates | 2014 US Open champion Cilic out sick

Jun. 27, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion and 2017 Wimbledon runner-up, pulled out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament because of illness. The All...

Djokovic makes more history with 1st-round win at Wimbledon

Jun. 27, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — These days, Novak Djokovic makes history just about every time he wins another match. On Monday, the top-ranked Serb did just that at Wimbledon. Djokovic, a six-time champion at the All England Club, beat Kwon Soon-woo 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court,...

Wimbledon Queue returns 3 years later after COVID-19 hiatus

Jun. 27, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — “They want to know if they can drink,” went the inquiry from one card distributor to a steward at Wimbledon Park as hundreds of tents in all hues dotted the still-green grass. “Drink? Like, ‘drink’ drink? Why not?” arrived the hushed reply,...

Wimbledon player comes to aid of fainting ballboy with candy

Jun. 27, 2022 11:45 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Quick reactions are a hallmark of being a professional tennis player, and Jodie Burrage showed the Wimbledon crowd she could respond to adversity quickly. The British player noticed a ballboy who was feeling faint on the sidelines during her match on...

Could this be the year for a new Wimbledon men's champion?

Jun. 26, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It’s been two decades since the Wimbledon men’s singles championship was won by someone outside the quartet of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. Could this be the year someone else earns that trophy? “Yeah,...

WIMBLEDON 2022: No Russians, no rankings, but Serena’s back

Jun. 26, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — At least at the outset, before a tennis ball is struck, this edition of Wimbledon is as much about who — and what — is missing as who’s here. And that’s even taking this into account: It is no small matter that the grass-court Grand Slam tournament...

What to know ahead of Wimbledon: Djokovic won't get vaccine

Jun. 25, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic knows that, as things stand now, Wimbledon will be his last Grand Slam tournament of 2022, because he will not be able to play in the U.S. Open — he has not received any COVID-19 shots and can’t enter the United States as an unvaccinated foreigner. ...

Serena Williams puts 'Out of office' on for Wimbledon return

Jun. 25, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams joked — or was it a joke? — that she activated the “Out of office” message on her email account so anyone trying to reach her about her many non-tennis activities while she’s at Wimbledon would know why no response arrived immediately. ...

Serena Williams practices on Centre Court; 1st foe No. 113

Jun. 24, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams walked out on Centre Court under a closed retractable roof on Friday afternoon, taking advantage of Wimbledon's new policy of allowing players to practice there and at No. 1 Court before the tournament begins next week. Accompanied by coach...

WIMBLEDON 2022: Serena returns; Swiatek on 35-match streak

Jun. 24, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Some of the women to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday at the All England Club: ___ IGA SWIATEK Seeded: 1 Ranked: 1 Country: Poland Age: 21 2022 Record: 44-3 ...