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The Tennis Hall of Fame is moving its enshrinement ceremonies to August, on the eve of the US Open

Jul. 17, 2024 12:11 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The International Tennis Hall of Fame will move its enshrinement ceremony to August starting next year to better capture the attention of the tennis world on the eve of the U.S. Open. The Newport facility also announced it will host a new combined men’s and...

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray could be bidding adieu to tennis at the Paris Olympics

Jul. 17, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — All the way back when he first discussed the likelihood that 2024 would be his final season as a professional tennis player, Rafael Nadal made sure to refer to the Paris Olympics as “one of the important competitions I would like to be at.” If, indeed, this is his...

Rafael Nadal is on the US Open entry list, although that doesn't mean he will play there

Jul. 16, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal was on the U.S. Open entry list released Tuesday via a protected ranking, although that doesn't necessarily mean he will compete in the year's last Grand Slam tournament. Nadal has been dealing with injuries the past two seasons and playing...

Olympic tennis players return to the red clay of Paris' Roland Garros after Wimbledon's grass

Jul. 16, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The competition surface doesn’t change for most Olympic sports. A pool’s a pool. A track’s a track. A wrestling mat’s a mat. And so on. Tennis? That’s a whole other story, with tournaments contested on clay, hard or grass courts — and now there’s a shift for the Paris...

Wimbledon champion Barbora Krejcikova returns to the top 10, and Carlos Alcaraz stays at No. 3

Jul. 15, 2024 06:48 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Wimbledon champion Barbora Krejcikova returned to the WTA's top 10 for the first time in six months on Monday, and runner-up Jasmine Paolini rose to a career-best No. 5. Krejcikova's run to her second Grand Slam title, capped by a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Paolini on...

Carlos Alcaraz wants a seat at the adult table after his second Wimbledon and fourth Slam trophy

Jul. 15, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic did not manage to collect four Grand Slam titles before turning 22, the way Carlos Alcaraz has. None of the members of the so-called Big Three was able to triumph at both the French Open and Wimbledon in a single season...

Kate, the Princess of Wales, hands Carlos Alcaraz his Wimbledon trophy in a rare appearance for her

Jul. 14, 2024 23:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Princess of Wales, handed Carlos Alcaraz the champion's trophy after the Wimbledon men's final at the All England Club on Sunday in only her second public appearance since announcing she was diagnosed with cancer. Kate, wife of heir to the throne Prince...

Wimbledon 2024: Here’s how to watch on TV, betting odds and more you should know

Jul. 14, 2024 15:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Get caught up at Wimbledon with a guide that tells you everything you need to know about how to watch the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament, what the betting odds are, what the schedule is and more: How to watch Wimbledon on TV — In the U.S.:...

Novak Djokovic vows to get better after losing the Wimbledon final to Carlos Alcaraz

Jul. 14, 2024 15:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic vowed to get back to work after being outplayed by Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon final Sunday less than 1 1/2 months after knee surgery, with the intention of contending for a gold medal at the Paris Olympics and a record 25th Grand Slam title at the U.S. Open. ...

Carlos Alcaraz wins Wimbledon by beating Novak Djokovic and now owns 4 Slam titles at age 21

Jul. 14, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz was ready from the get-go this time. A year ago in the Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic, Alcaraz got off to a slow start, dropped the opening set and needed five to claim his first championship at the All England Club. Sunday's rematch began with...