• Serena downs Venus to reach Wimbledon quarters

    LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams stood three wins away from hoisting her fourth successive grand slam title by trumping elder sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon. A contest featuring two women who between them have hoisted the Rosewater Dish 10 times should have been a…

  • Serena cruises by Venus to reach quarterfinals at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams is one of three American women to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

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  • Singapore-bound Serena becomes earliest Finals qualifier

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams added yet another record to her glittering tennis resume by becoming the earliest qualifier for the end-of-season WTA Finals. The Australian and French Open champion, who is bidding for a rare calendar grand slam, booked a spot at the eight-woman…

  • The Latest: Serena gets Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    The women's quarterfinals are set, and Serena Williams will face two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka in Tuesday's marquee matchup. Williams is a five-time Wimbledon champion and is heading toward a true Grand Slam after winning the first two majors of the year.

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  • Gasquet downs Kyrgios to reach Wimbledon last eight

    Richard Gasquet avenged last year's painful Wimbledon loss against Nick Kyrgios on Monday as the French 21st seed moved into the quarter-finals with a 7-5, 6-1, 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (8/6) victory over the controversial Australian. Gasquet had wasted nine match points while squandering a two-set lead in a…

  • How Hawk-Eye Is Destroying Tennis

    Wimbledon kicks off today. But thanks to this technology, you might tune out.

  • CoCo and Keys make it three Americans in last eight

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys proved that when it comes to American tennis there is life beyond the Williams sisters as both reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday. As 33-year-old Serena was beating sister Venus on Centre Court to stay on track for…

  • Federer still not happy with Hawkeye

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON (Reuters) - If it is so dark that Hawkeye stops working, then matches should be called off at Wimbledon, Roger Federer said on Saturday. For the second year running, Tomas Berdych found himself playing into the night at Wimbledon even though technology had given up the…

  • Wimbledon: BBC Changes Highlights Show After Viewer Criticism

    Critics also panned 'Wimbledon 2Day,' which saw hosts mingle with a live audience and included funny home video clips.

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  • Williams sisters star at Wimbledon on manic Monday

    The 26th clash between Serena and Venus, who have won the Wimbledon title five times each, will be the first at the All England Club since the 2009 final. Serena holds the US, Australian and French Open titles and her record in 2015 reads 35 wins against just one loss. A sixth Wimbledon title will…

  • Martinez to take over as Spain Davis Cup captain

    Conchita Martinez will take over as Spain's Davis Cup captain for the Group I tie away to Russia in two weeks following Friday's dismissal of Gala Leon, the Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Sunday. A former Wimbledon champion who turned to coaching after she retired in 2006 Martinez, who's…

  • Sharapova into last eight after downing battling Diyas

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova came through a spirited test from Zarina Diyas to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon on Monday, eventually subduing the tenacious scrambler from Kazakhstan 6-4 6-4 after a brief scare in the second set. The Russian, who had not been past the…

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  • Tennis-Kyrgios says will play Davis Cup for Australia

    Australian world number 29 Nick Kyrgios will definitely play in the Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan in Darwin later this month, if selected. Kyrgios made the statement on his Facebook page after Bernard Tomic suggested the 20-year-old might consider a boycott in sympathy with his friend…

  • Wimbledon? It's elementary dear Watson

    Deep in the bowels of the All England Club, an army of employees from one of the world's technology giants are teaching a computer named Watson to master tennis. Seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer can relax though. Watson is a cognitive computer designed by IBM that played Gary Kasparov…

  • Serena beats Venus to make Wimbledon quarter-finals

    Serena Williams won the latest instalment of her rivalry with sister Venus as the world number one eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory on Monday. Serena, bidding for her sixth Wimbledon title, took just 67 minutes to see off Venus on Centre Court and will play Victoria…

  • Upsets unlikely as big guns set for Wimbledon last 16

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal may have left the stage but the smooth progress into Wimbledon's second week of the remaining members of tennis's established powerbase suggests further upsets are unlikely in the men's last 16 on Monday. The 'Big Four' have been whittled down to a top…

  • Kvitova shattered by surprise Wimbledon exit

    Deposed Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova admitted it will take her weeks to recover from the shock of her third round defeat against Jelena Jankovic. Kvitova had won Wimbledon twice in the last four years and had never failed to make at least the quarter-finals in her last five visits to south-west…

  • Tennis-Order of play for Wimbledon on Monday

    LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Singles order of play on the showcourts at the Wimbledon Championships on Monday (play begins at 1200 GMT unless stated). Centre Court 1-Serena Williams (U.S.) v 16-Venus Williams (U.S. ...

  • Tennis-Jankovic sends Kvitova tumbling out of Wimbledon

    By Pritha Sarkar LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - A woman who once fumed she "needed a helicopter" to go on a Wimbledon court she called a "parking lot" could not have been happier with her surroundings on Saturday as Jelena Jankovic sent holder Petra Kvitova spinning out. A tournament still reeling from…