Women's tennis

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 16, 2018 - 2:22 am
LONDON (AP) — From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin...
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Stewards carry off the field a person who invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 15, 2018 - 6:50 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:43 a.m. Authorities in Moscow have charged members of the punk protest group Pussy Riot with "violation of spectators' rights" and illegally wearing police symbols when they ran onto the field during the World Cup final. The...
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Iga Swiatek of Poland holds up the trophy after defeating Leonie Kung of Switzerland in their girls' singles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Iga Swiatek defeated Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-2 to win the Wimbledon girls' title. Swiatek, a 17-year-old from Poland, hit 33 winners to 13 unforced errors as she overcame Swiss qualifier Kung. Swiatek, who missed seven months of 2017...
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Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates defeating Serena Williams of the US in the women's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. (Nic Bothma, Pool via AP)
July 14, 2018 - 3:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against Serena Williams. Two years after losing to Williams with a title on the line at Centre Court , Kerber came through. So...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain leaves the court after play was suspended in his men's singles semifinals match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 13, 2018 - 7:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — It was the kind of tennis that Wimbledon's Centre Court crowd would gladly have watched all night long. The show being put on by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was so good it could have been an instant classic had they been able to finish their semifinal before the tournament's 11 p...
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Spectators applaud as the scoreboard displays the final score in the men's singles semifinals match in which John Isner of the United States was defeated by South Africa's Kevin Anderson, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 13, 2018 - 6:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn't really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain loses a point to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the men's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, Pool)
July 13, 2018 - 6:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 11:05 p.m. The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal has been suspended. Djokovic leads 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9) after saving three set points in the tiebreaker. He converted his second set point when Nadal netted a backhand...
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Serena Williams of the US serves to Julia Goerges of Germany during their women's semifinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 12, 2018. (Neil Hall/Pool via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 7:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only her fourth tournament since returning to the tour after having a baby. "Every time I go out there, I want to, I guess, take a giant step forward," she said. "Keep taking giant steps, but keep improving."...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Germany's Julia Gorges during their women's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 12, 2018 - 1:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her era, but any era. Let others shrug at this latest accomplishment, as if all it signified were merely another chance...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Germany's Julia Gorges during their women's singles semifinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Thursday July 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 12, 2018 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Serena Williams is one set away from a 10th Wimbledon final. The seven-time champion won the opening set of her semifinal, 6-2, against 13th-seeded Julia Goerges. Goerges saved a break point in her opening service game but was...
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