Wimbledon Championships

October 02, 2019 - 7:37 am
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Goran Ivanisevic has gained the most fan votes for the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2020. That means 2001 Wimbledon champion Ivanisevic will get a bonus of 3% added to his results from the official voting group that includes journalists, historians and members...
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September 10, 2019 - 1:44 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson says he will take the rest of the 2019 season off as he continues to recover from a right knee injury. The hard-serving South African hasn't played in a tournament since losing in the third round of Wimbledon in July, and pulled out of...
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Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, reacts after scoring a point against Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, during the men's singles semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 06, 2019 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov saved two match points in the third set, a fleeting sign that perhaps the lowest-ranked semifinalist at the U.S. Open since 1991 could somehow scrap to one more set. Then maybe, an astounding comeback. For the Bulgarian who knocked Roger Federer out of Flushing...
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Marin Cilic, of Croatia, falls to the court during a match against Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, of Germany, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 29, 2019 - 9:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Marin Cilic, the 2014 champion, has moved into a third-round matchup of big servers against John Isner at Flushing Meadows with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Cedrik-Marcel Stebe. The 22nd-seeded Cilic...
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, points out distractions in the crowd during his match against Steve Johnson, of the United States, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, early Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 27, 2019 - 11:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:50 a.m. Nick Kyrgios says the ATP is "corrupt" for fining him more than $100,000 this month for his behavior during a match. Asked if that recent punishment from the men's tour — only the latest in a long series that...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain goes up to the net to return to Daniel Evans of Britain during the Rogers Cup men’s tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 08, 2019 - 11:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council, bringing the Big Three together to reshape a board that has been roiled by conflict. The governing body of men's tennis announced Thursday that Federer and Nadal were elected along with doubles...
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July 29, 2019 - 9:34 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Rafael Nadal is the top seed for the upcoming men's Rogers Cup in Montreal, while Ash Barty is the top seed for the women's event in Toronto. Nadal is the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 2 and will be only member of the men's Big Three to play in Toronto. Top-ranked Novak...
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Tennis player Venus Williams walks onto the stage for a discussion at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Friday, July 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 27, 2019 - 12:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Venus Williams was just a kid at a World TeamTennis clinic the first time she tried to impress Billie Jean King. Years before she hit No. 1 in the world, Williams tried to show off in front of her tennis idol. "When it was my turn to hit, I was just like confident and strong,"...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic lifts the trophy after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 25, 2019 - 2:39 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup. The Wimbledon winner this month for his 16th Grand Slam title, Djokovic is a four-time champion in the event that rotates between Montreal and Toronto, winning in Montreal in 2007 and 2011. "I'm sorry to announce that I...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2015, file photo, Britain's Andy Murray, right, and his brother Jamie Murray clench fists during their doubles Davis Cup final tennis match against Belgium's Steve Darcis and David Goffin at the Flanders Expo in Ghent, Belgium. Andy Murray will team up with brother Jamie to play doubles at the Citi Open in Washington as he continues his comeback from hip surgery. Murray posted a video on Twitter confirming he will partner with Jamie in the tournament, which starts Saturday, July 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
July 24, 2019 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray will team up with brother Jamie to play doubles at the Citi Open in Washington as he continues his comeback from hip surgery. Murray posted a video on Twitter confirming he will partner with Jamie in the tournament, which starts Saturday. The former No. 1-ranked singles...
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