Latest Wimbledon Championships News

Swiatek, Jabeur, Pegula, Gauff headline WTA Finals field

Oct. 28, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A look at the eight women who are in the singles field for the season-ending WTA Finals, which begin Monday: ___ IGA SWIATEK Ranked: 1 Country: Poland Age: 21 ...

Tennis star Kyrgios to fight charge on mental health grounds

Oct. 03, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios will apply to have an assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds, his lawyer told an Australian court on Tuesday. Lawyer Michael Kukulies-Smith appeared on behalf of Kyrgios in a court in the tennis star's hometown...

Federer's farewell to be in doubles; comeback? 'No, no, no'

Sep. 21, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer leaned back on a couch, the picture of relaxation in a navy blue pullover, black jogger pants and white sneakers. He had just showered and changed after a practice session Wednesday at the arena that will be used for the final match of his career, grinning as he talked...

As Roger Federer retires, an appreciation of his career

Sep. 15, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

Roger Federer never let ’em see him sweat. He played tennis with a style that only rarely betrayed the effort behind the masterful serving, the rare-in-its-day attacking and the flawless footwork. He was not one to grunt loudly on shots or celebrate wildly after them. ...

Quote Box: Reaction to Federer's retirement from tennis

Sep. 15, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Reaction to Roger Federer's announcement that he will retire from tennis after the Laver Cup in London next week. ___ "I wish this day would have never come… it’s a sad day for me personally and for sports people around the world. I said it to you...

Roger Federer’s big matches: A look at 10 Grand Slam finals

Sep. 15, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

Roger Federer won 103 total titles as a professional tennis player. The very first came when he was 19 and beat Julien Boutter 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-4 on an indoor hard court in Milan, Italy, in February 2001. Federer, who announced his retirement at age 41 on Thursday, is best known for...

Roger Federer says he is retiring from pro tennis at age 41

Sep. 15, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after a series of knee operations, closing a career in which he won 20 Grand Slam titles, finished five seasons ranked No. 1 and helped create a golden era of men's tennis with rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. ...