Tennis

United States' Reilly Opelka celebrates after beating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in a Men's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 03, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Reilly Opelka still is getting used to some aspects of visiting Britain. The bed frame where he stayed during a Wimbledon tuneup tournament that wasn't quite big enough for the 6-foot-11 (2.11-meter) American, for example. The lack of air conditioning compared to back home...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating United States' Denis Kudla in a Men's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 03, 2019 - 2:29 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic can make tennis look easy, and he can make opponents look bad. The defending champion did a bit of both on Centre Court at Wimbledon on Wednesday, beating Denis Kudla of the United States 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 in the second round. Despite the straightforward score,...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates winning a point against Italy's Giulia Gatto-Monticone in a Women's singles match during day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 02, 2019 - 5:07 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Used to be that players would dread the prospect of facing Serena Williams, especially at Wimbledon. Nowadays, they seem to be eager to go up against her — not because they think they can beat Williams, mind you, but because, well, she's Serena Williams, and what better...
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The roof on Court number one is closed for the Women's singles match between United States' Alison Riske, left, who serves to Croatia's Donna Vekic during day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 02, 2019 - 4:42 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 10:35 p.m. In her ninth appearance at the All England Club, Alison Riske finally has a piece of Wimbledon history. The unseeded American became the first player to win a match under the new roof on No. 1 Court after rallying to...
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July 02, 2019 - 4:02 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Coco Gauff tries to follow up her upset win over Venus Williams when the 15-year-old American takes on former semifinalist Magdalena Rybarikova in the second round at Wimbledon. Gauff would break inside the top 200 in the...
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July 01, 2019 - 5:01 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Ash Barty will play her first match as the women's No. 1 when the French Open champion takes on Zheng Saisai of China in the first round at Wimbledon. Barty enters a Grand Slam tournament as the No. 1 seed for the first time...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff, right, greets the United States's Venus Williams at the net after winning their Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 01, 2019 - 4:57 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon, still just 15, Gauff beat one of them. Gauff, the youngest competitor to qualify at the All England Club in the professional era,...
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Britain's Heather Watson celebrates after beating United States' Caty McNally to win their Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 01, 2019 - 3:52 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon has tinkered with its traditional naming titles for this year's tournament. Spectators at the All England Club and those watching at home will still hear the chair umpire refer to female players as Miss, Mrs. or Ms., but only at certain times — in the same...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal arrives for a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 01, 2019 - 3:21 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The chief executive of the All England Club says the formula used to seed players at Wimbledon is not contentious. Rafael Nadal, who is ranked second in world but was seeded third for the grass-court major, complained...
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Britain's Paul Jubb smiles as he arrives for a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 30, 2019 - 2:06 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Paul Jubb chatted with Andy Murray. He ate in the vicinity of childhood idol Rafael Nadal. So Jubb's first Wimbledon already has been quite a memorable experience for the 19-year-old Englishman who won an NCAA singles championship for South Carolina. "I was like, 'That's...
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