Serena Williams’ return to Wimbledon ends in dramatic loss to Harmony Tan

Serena Williams’ return to Wimbledon ends in dramatic loss to Harmony Tan

Williams, watched by her family in the stands, lost a close first set before leveling the match in the second on center court, the site of seven of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles. She was a break in the third, but Tan showed her resilience as she fought back to take a thrilling final … Read more

Nick Kyrgios spits at fan who was allegedly verbally abusive during Wimbledon match

Australian Nick Kyrgios was at the center of controversy at Wimbledon on Tuesday after he spat in the direction of a fan he believed had verbally abused him throughout his first round match. Kyrgios, 27, who beat Great Britain’s Paul Jubb 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7(3), 7-5 to reach the second round, turned to the fan … Read more

2021 finalist Matteo Berrettini withdraws from Wimbledon after positive COVID-19 test

WIMBLEDON, England — Matteo Berrettini, last year’s Wimbledon runner-up, dropped out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament hours before he was due to play his first-round match on Tuesday, saying he tested positive at the COVID-19. The All England Club announced Berrettini’s withdrawal, and he opened up about it on Instagram, saying he was ‘heartbroken’ … Read more

Andy Murray defends using cheeky underarm serve in Wimbledon opener against James Duckworth

CNN — Andy Murray has defended the use of the underarm serve he displayed in his first-round Wimbledon win over Australian James Duckworth. After his 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 victory, Murray explained in his post-match press conference that the decision to use the uncommon shot, more often used by his friend and fellow star of … Read more