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2 sets down, Djokovic wins 26th consecutive Wimbledon match

Jul. 05, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It says a lot about Novak Djokovic that a two-sets-to-none hole at Wimbledon on a day he was hardly at his best never seemed insurmountable. Not to him. Not to anyone watching. Says a lot about his history of overcoming that sort of deficit. A lot about...

Ons Jabeur makes more history for Arab women at Wimbledon

Jul. 05, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — To the many “firsts” filling Ons Jabeur’s résumé, add a new one: First Arab woman to reach the semifinals at a Grand Slam tournament. The third-seeded Tunisian improved on last year's quarterfinal run at Wimbledon by doing one better on Tuesday at...

Wimbledon updates | Ons Jabeur advances to 1st GS semifinal

Jul. 05, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Third-seeded Ons Jabeur advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Marie Bouzkova on Centre Court at Wimbledon. The...

Wimbledon's all-white clothing bothers some, delights others

Jul. 05, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Before being interviewed on Centre Court about his return to the Wimbledon quarterfinals, Nick Kyrgios traded in his all-white grass-court shoes for a red-and-white pair of basketball sneakers, and swapped out his white hat for a red one. Big deal? Not to...

Wimbledon updates | Gauff, Sock into mixed doubles semis

Jul. 04, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:20 p.m. American duo Coco Gauff and Jack Sock are into the semifinals of the mixed doubles tournament. The pair defeated the French team of Edouard...

Everything clicking as Halep reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

Jul. 04, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep's serve was working, her returns were landing, and the points were piling up fast. That's a pretty good combination for a player who just advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals by winning her 11th straight match at the All England Club but...

Activists with Peng Shuai T-shirts searched at Wimbledon

Jul. 04, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Four activists wearing “Where is Peng Shuai?” T-shirts were stopped by security at Wimbledon on Monday and had their bags searched. Peng is a retired professional tennis player from China who last year accused a former high-ranking member of the...

Wimbledon appealing fine from women's tour over Russia ban

Jul. 04, 2022 08:33 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The All England Club is appealing a fine levied by the WTA women’s professional tennis tour for banning Russian and Belarusian players from tournaments in Britain because of the war in Ukraine. The Lawn Tennis Association — the British federation for...

Wimbledon wild-card entry steals set, not win, from Djokovic

Jul. 03, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Even knowing what an unusual Wimbledon this has been, what with so many unexpected results and new faces popping up, and so few top seeds — and major champions — remaining, surely Novak Djokovic would not lose to a wild-card entry making his Grand Slam debut, would...

Wimbledon updates | Tsitsipas gets fined $10K; Kyrgios $4K

Jul. 03, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:25 p.m. Stefanos Tsitsipas was fined $10,000 by the All England Club, and Nick Kyrgios was docked $4,000 for actions during their wild third-round match. The...