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Wimbledon updates | Jabeur defeats Maria to reach final

Jul. 07, 2022 10:22 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 3:20 p.m. Ons Jabeur advanced to her first Grand Slam final by beating Tatjana Maria 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Centre Court at Wimbledon in a victory that is also a first for Arab and...

Hampered Nadal gets past Fritz at Wimbledon; Kyrgios next

Jul. 06, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wincing from abdominal pain, unable to ply his customary relentless style of tennis, Rafael Nadal thought he might need to stop playing in the Wimbledon quarterfinals against Taylor Fritz. Up in the Centre Court stands, Nadal's father was waving his arms,...

Simona Halep gets back to semifinals in Wimbledon return

Jul. 06, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — In a roundabout way, Simona Halep is finally getting a chance to defend her Wimbledon title. And she’s picking up right where she left off. Halep won the title at the grass-court Grand Slam in 2019, but she missed a chance to play as...

Wimbledon updates | Nadal defeats Fritz to reach semifinals

Jul. 06, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Rafael Nadal advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals after winning a fifth-set tiebreaker against Taylor Fritz of the United States. Nadal beat the...

'Most stressful thing' in tennis creates angst at Wimbledon

Jul. 06, 2022 10:11 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Imagine this happening in your line of work: Posted online and regularly updated for the entire world to see is an objective, black-and-white assessment of how you’ve been faring over the past 52 weeks, how you compare to your colleagues and competitors and how your...

2 sets down, Djokovic wins 26th consecutive Wimbledon match

Jul. 05, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It says a lot about Novak Djokovic that a two-sets-to-none hole at Wimbledon on a day he was hardly at his best never seemed insurmountable. Not to him. Not to anyone watching. Says a lot about his history of overcoming that sort of deficit. A lot about...

Ons Jabeur makes more history for Arab women at Wimbledon

Jul. 05, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — To the many “firsts” filling Ons Jabeur’s résumé, add a new one: First Arab woman to reach the semifinals at a Grand Slam tournament. The third-seeded Tunisian improved on last year's quarterfinal run at Wimbledon by doing one better on Tuesday at...

Wimbledon updates | Ons Jabeur advances to 1st GS semifinal

Jul. 05, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Third-seeded Ons Jabeur advanced to her first Grand Slam semifinal with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Marie Bouzkova on Centre Court at Wimbledon. The...

Wimbledon quarterfinalist Kyrgios due in court in Australia

Jul. 05, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon quarterfinalist Nick Kyrgios is due in court back home in Australia next month, and a lawyer representing him said Tuesday the “precise nature of” the allegations “is neither certain at this moment nor confirmed by either the prosecution or” the...

Wimbledon's all-white clothing bothers some, delights others

Jul. 05, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Before being interviewed on Centre Court about his return to the Wimbledon quarterfinals, Nick Kyrgios traded in his all-white grass-court shoes for a red-and-white pair of basketball sneakers, and swapped out his white hat for a red one. Big deal? Not to...