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Quieter, calmer Kyrgios in Wimbledon quarters years later

Jul. 04, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios stepped into a nearly full Centre Court to polite applause at precisely 1:30 p.m. on Monday, exited about 3 1/2 hours later to a louder ovation and, somehow, the 100-year-old stadium survived the experience. In the warmup period, Kyrgios...

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...

Wimbledon crowds down 7% from 2019; 2nd-lowest since 2007

Jul. 03, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — If it seems as if there are more empty green seats in the stands at Wimbledon than usual this fortnight, that's because there have been fewer spectators than usual so far. Through the first six days of main-draw competition at the All England Club,...

Roger Federer hopes to play 'one more time' at Wimbledon

Jul. 03, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer did make his way to Wimbledon this year, after all — not to compete, mind you, but to take part in a ceremony marking the centenary of Centre Court on Sunday — and declared his intention to try to return in 2023 with a racket in hand. ...

Tsitsipas calls Kyrgios bully after Wimbledon hubbub, loss

Jul. 03, 2022 05:10 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios cursed at the Wimbledon chair umpire and asked, “Are you dumb?” He demanded to see a Grand Slam supervisor after questioning why his opponent, Stefanos Tsitsipas, didn’t forfeit their ever-contentious, never-boring match for angrily hitting a ball into...