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Wimbledon champ Halep up to No. 4, Serena No. 9; Gauff 141st

Jul. 15, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep's Wimbledon championship lifted her from No. 7 to No. 4 in the WTA rankings on Monday, while runner-up Serena Williams moved up one spot to No. 9, her best placing since returning to the tour last season after having a baby. Halep beat Williams in Saturday's final...

Seeking 9th Wimbledon title, Federer faces Djokovic in final

Jul. 13, 2019 8:29 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — If Roger Federer's going to win a record ninth championship at Wimbledon, he'll need to follow up a victory over Rafael Nadal with one over defending champion Novak Djokovic. Federer has played both at the same Grand Slam tournament only once, at the 2011 French Open: He beat...

Wimbledon Glance: Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep in final

Jul. 12, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Serena Williams goes for her 24th Grand Slam title when she faces Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final. Williams is already a seven-time champion at the All England Club. Halep is appearing in her first final at Centre Court. Her...

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon

Jul. 12, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Going by the number of strokes, it was the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon. And for Novak Djokovic, it went a long way toward putting him into another final at the All England Club. After exchanging dozens of strokes during the third set of his semifinal match against...

11 years after epic, Federer tops Nadal in Wimbledon semis

Jul. 12, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — 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 for a spot in a record...

The Latest: Federer tops Nadal, reaches 12th Wimbledon final

Jul. 12, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 7:43 p.m. Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court. The 20-time Grand Slam singles champion will face...

Wimbledon Glance: Roger vs. Rafa once again at Wimbledon

Jul. 11, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Eleven years later, it's time for the next installment of the Roger vs. Rafa rivalry at Wimbledon. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face each other in the men's semifinals, their first meeting at the All England Club since a...

The Latest: Williams reaches 11th Wimbledon final

Jul. 11, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 4 p.m. Serena Williams will play in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time and will be looking for her eighth title at the All England Club. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion beat Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals on Centre...

Federer, Nadal renew great rivalry in Wimbledon semifinals

Jul. 11, 2019 8:10 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — After going more than 1½ years without playing each other anywhere, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be meeting at a second consecutive Grand Slam tournament when they face off in Wimbledon's semifinals. Last month, Nadal got his shot at Federer on red clay, winning their...

Djokovic faces tricky opponent in Bautista Agut at Wimbledon

Jul. 10, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic only has to look back a few months to remind himself that he shouldn't underestimate his next opponent at Wimbledon. The top-ranked Serb will be facing Roberto Bautista Agut, a player who beat him in both of their meetings in 2019 — on hard courts in Doha and...