Latest Wimbledon Championships News

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. ...

Serena Williams: 23 Grand Slam singles titles and much more

Sep. 02, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

Serena Williams' quarter-century professional tennis career came to end with a 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1 loss to Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday night. Williams turns 41 on Sept. 26 and says she wants to grow her family — she has a 5-year-old daughter,...

Wimbledon fan taking legal action against Nick Kyrgios

Aug. 23, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A tennis fan who was temporarily removed from Centre Court during the men's Wimbledon final following a complaint by Nick Kyrgios is taking legal action against the Australian tennis player for what she describes as a “reckless and entirely baseless allegation.” ...

Keys knocks out No. 1 Swiatek at Western & Southern Open

Aug. 18, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — American Madison Keys upset No. 1 Iga Swiatek 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Western & Southern Open quarterfinals. Swiatek, a two-time Grand Slam champion, hasn’t gotten past the round of 16 in four tournaments since winning the French Open in June. ...

Serena Williams earns first win of season in Toronto

Aug. 08, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams hadn't won in so long, she said she couldn't even remember the feeling. She picked up her first victory since the 2021 French Open on Monday, beating Nuria Parrizas-Diaz 6-3, 6-4 at the women’s National Bank Open. “I’m just happy...

Kyrgios wins Citi Open again; Samsonova takes women's title

Aug. 07, 2022 22:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Nick Kyrgios rambled through a lengthy list of people he wanted to thank Sunday after ending a three-year title drought by claiming the trophy at the site of his last triumph, the Citi Open, he made a mention of the match officials. Then, catching himself, the...