Women's tennis

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Pippa Matthews, foreground from left to right, stand together during the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 13, 2019 - 9:58 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon on Saturday, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing. Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, watched from the front row of the Royal Box on Centre Court as Halep beat...
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Romania's Simona Halep walks away with her trophy after defeating United States' Serena Williams, left, in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 13, 2019 - 9:25 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon's champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday's final, there already was inscribed: "Miss S...
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United States' Serena Williams holds her second place trophy after losing to Romania's Simona Halep in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. Halep defected Williams 6-2/6-2. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 13, 2019 - 9:06 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Centre Court crowd kept roaring whenever Serena Williams would win a point in the Wimbledon final, seemingly trying to will her to make things interesting against Simona Halep. Never happened. Instead of earning an eighth title at Wimbledon and record-equaling 24th...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts as he plays against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in a Men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (Carl Recine/Pool Photo via AP)
July 12, 2019 - 2:09 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Going by the number of strokes, it was the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon. And for Novak Djokovic, it went a long way toward putting him into another final at the All England Club. After exchanging dozens of strokes during the third set of his semifinal match...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 4:26 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — There are, of course, many reasons why Serena Williams has been as successful as she's been, for as long as she's been. The serve. The returns. The groundstrokes. The court coverage. And more. A little insight into one aspect of the way she approaches matches arrived via...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 8:01 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 4 p.m. Serena Williams will play in the Wimbledon final for the 11th time and will be looking for her eighth title at the All England Club. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion beat Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2019 - 5:03 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing Thursday have combined to win one. If experience and accomplishments count for anything, Serena Williams has the clear advantage. "I definitely feel a lot more pressure as I got older...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates defeating United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 09, 2019 - 1:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Slowed by a balky ankle, trailing by a service break in the third set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal, Serena Williams appeared to be in trouble Tuesday against an opponent playing the tournament of her life. Williams was down, yes. But out? No way. And now she is two...
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United States' Serena Williams and playing partner Britain's Andy Murray, top, in action against Fabrice Martin of France and Raquel Atawo of the United States in a mixed doubles match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 09, 2019 - 12:56 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The first deciding-set tiebreaker was played at Wimbledon since the tournament changed its rules for this year. In men's doubles, Henri Kontinen and John Peers beat Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury 13-12 in the fifth set of...
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Britain's Johanna Konta wipes her face during a break of a women's quarterfinal match against Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 09, 2019 - 12:48 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Johanna Konta didn't appreciate having her performance questioned after losing in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. As the last British player remaining in the tournament, Konta was the crowd favorite against Barbora Strycova on Centre Court but lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 despite...
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