Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride

Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride

Rafael Nadal (ESP) leaves the court after his match against Novak Djokovic (SRB) on day 12 at All England Lawn and Croquet Club on July 14. (Reuters via Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports)   LONDON, July 14 (Reuters): Rafael Nadal said he was proud and had nothing to reproach himself for after losing a top-quality Wimbledon […]

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

Djokovic outlasts Nadal in classic Wimbledon semi-final

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his semi final match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)   LONDON, July 14 (Reuters):  Serbia’s Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final as he resisted everything great rival Rafael Nadal could throw at him to win 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) 3-6 10-8 in a two-day classic that concluded in nerve-jangling […]

Wimbledon 2018: Kerber stuns Williams to win women’s title

Wimbledon 2018: Kerber stuns Williams to win women’s title

Germany’s Angelique Kerber holds the trophy after winning the women’s singles final against Serena Williams of the U.S. on July 14.  (REUTERS/Toby Melville)   Angelique Kerber is the first German woman to win the title since Steffi Graf in 1996   LONDON, July 15 (Reuters):  It was supposed to be the day Serena Williams completed […]

Wimbledon 2018: Anderson stuns Federer in quarter-final cliffhanger

Wimbledon 2018: Anderson stuns Federer in quarter-final cliffhanger

Switzerland’s Roger Federer slips during his quarter final match against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)   LONDON, July 11 (Reuters):  Roger Federer’s hopes of a ninth Wimbledon title bit the dust as South African Kevin Anderson recovered from two sets down to win a quarter-final cliffhanger 2-6 6-7(5) 7-5 6-4 13-11 on a tension-filled […]

 Wimbledon  2018: Ruthless Federer marches on with another straight-sets win

 Wimbledon  2018: Ruthless Federer marches on with another straight-sets win

Switzerland’s Roger Federer serves during his third round match against Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff. (REUTERS/Peter Nicholls)   LONDON, July 6 (Reuters): Top seed and defending champion Roger Federer advanced to theWimbledon last 16 without dropping a set after a 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over German Jan-Lennard Struff on Friday.   Federer, seeking a record ninth Wimbledon title, eased through […]

Wimbledon 2018: Bertens ends Venus’ days of living dangerously

Wimbledon 2018: Bertens ends Venus’ days of living dangerously

Venus Williams of the U.S. in action during the third round match against Netherlands’ Kiki Bertens at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, on July 6. (REUTERS/Tony O’Brien)   LONDON, July 6 (Reuters): There was no great escape for Venus Williams on Friday as the five-times champion became the latest top-10 seed to […]