Sport > Tennis

Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon final months after returning from maternity leave

7 monthes ago   |   By

US tennis star Serena Williams has outplayed Julia Görges of Germany 6-2 6-4 to propel herself into the Wimbledon final just 10 months after giving birth to her daughter.
Read more ...

 

Extraordinary Serena Williams provides false sense of Wimbledon normality

Extraordinary Serena Williams provides false sense of Wimbledon normality

7 monthes ago   |   By

Serena Williams will feature in the Wimbledon final for the 10th time in her career, but her latest campaign is far from ordinary.
Read more ...

 

Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 2-set win

Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 2-set win

7 monthes ago   |   By

LONDON - Serena Williams has reached her 10th final at Wimbledon, 30th at all Grand Slam tournaments - and first since having a baby a little more than 10 months ago. Williams dominated much of her semifinal Thursday, beating 13th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany 6-2, 6-4 at Centre Court to close in on what would be an eighth championship at the All England Club and 24th major trophy overall.
Read more ...

 

The Latest: Williams through to 10th Wimbledon final

The Latest: Williams through to 10th Wimbledon final

7 monthes ago   |   By

LONDON - The Latest from Wimbledon :
Read more ...

 

Serena Williams Headed to 10th Career Wimbledon Final

7 monthes ago   |   By

Serena Williams is one step closer to her eighth Wimbledon title.
Read more ...

 

Serena Williams advances to her 10th Wimbledon final with victory over Julia Goerges

7 monthes ago   |   By

Serena Williams is back in a familiar place. She has advanced to the Wimbledon women's singles final Thursday for the 10th time in her storied career. Williams, who took 18 months off during her pregnancy and the birth of her child, beat Germany's Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-4 at Centre Court. “It's crazy,...
Read more ...

 

Wimbledon 2018 women's semifinal results: Serena Williams to play Angelique Kerber for title

7 monthes ago   |   By

Williams is just one win away from tying Margaret Court with a record 24th Grand Slam
Read more ...

 

Serena Williams makes Wimbledon final, 10 months after childbirth

7 monthes ago   |   By

Williams is one win away from matching Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam singles titles and move one shy of Martina Navratilova's record nine Wimbledons.
Read more ...

 

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams cruises into 10th final

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams cruises into 10th final

7 monthes ago   |   By

Williams is one win away from equaling Margaret Court's Grand Slam record of 24 titles after cruising past Julia Goerges on Thursday.
Read more ...

 

Serena rolls into Wimbledon final, joining Kerber

7 monthes ago   |   By

Serena Williams cruised past Julia Goerges to reach the final at Wimbledon, where she will face Angelique Kerber in a rematch of the 2016 final.
Read more ...

 

Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon final

7 monthes ago   |   By

Serena Williams has advanced to the Wimbledon final after defeating Julia Goerges in Thursday's semifinal, 6-2, 6-4.
Read more ...

 

Roger Federer's sheen of invincibility fades at Wimbledon as Rafael Nadal seizes chance to close Grand Slam gap

Roger Federer's sheen of invincibility fades at Wimbledon as Rafael Nadal seizes chance to close Grand Slam gap

7 monthes ago   |   By

Roger Federer has a way of making things look inevitable. When he lifts a title, he usually does it so serenely and artistically that you cannot imagine any other outcome.
And Federer has been lifting a lot of Slam titles lately. Three in the last six, to be precise. So it felt like a significant disturbance of the space-time continuum when he lost to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Messages started arriving from friends and family members who have barely noticed the first eight days of this tournament. A couple of people might even have taken their eye off the...
Read more ...

 

Kerber tops Ostapenko, reaches Wimbledon final

7 monthes ago   |   By

Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber had no problems reaching her second Wimbledon final, beating Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets.
Read more ...

 

Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

7 monthes ago   |   By

LONDON - Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday. When Williams took a leave of absence to have her first child soon after claiming her 23rd Grand Slam at the 2017 Australian Open, it appeared her streak might be under threat. However, the 36-year-old American has quickly found a level of form that has carried her to within two wins of an eighth Wimbledon title.
Read more ...

 

The Latest: Kerber takes opening set in Wimbledon semifinal

7 monthes ago   |   By

LONDON - The Latest from Wimbledon :
1:45 p.m.
Angelique Kerber has won the opening set of her Wimbledon semifinal, 6-3, against Jelena Ostapenko.
Two-time Grand Slam champion Kerber remained solid amid an onslaught of winners and unforced errors from the more aggressive Ostapenko.
The 11th-seeded Kerber, who was the Wimbledon runner-up in 2016, twice broke 2017 French Open champion Ostapenko's serve.
-- 1:10 p.m.
Jelena Ostapenko has started her first Wimbledon semifinal.
The 2017 French Open champion hasn't lost a set en route to her last-four meeting with two-time Grand Slam winner...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tennis      World      Sports      Wimbledon 2018      PMN Sports      PMN Tennis      AP  


Stevens scores 25 to lead Penn State past Illinois 83-76

Stevens scores 25 to lead Penn State past Illinois 83-76

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Lamar Stevens scored 25 points and Mike Watkins got his 26th career double-double as Penn State beat Illinois 83-76 on Saturday. Read more ...

Cowan scores 19, No. 24 Maryland beats Ohio State 72-62

Cowan scores 19, No. 24 Maryland beats Ohio State 72-62

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 19 points, Bruno Fernando had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 24 Maryland defeated Ohio State 72-62 Saturday to remain unbeaten... Read more ...

Seven bouts official for UFC 236, including Anders vs. Rountree, Krylov vs...

Seven bouts official for UFC 236, including Anders vs. Rountree, Krylov vs. Saint Preux

UFC 236, the promotion's first card to feature multiple interim title bouts, received some official bouts Saturday. As UFC on ESPN+ 3 unfolded in Prague, the promotion... Read more ...

Syracuse's Jim Boeheim receives standing ovation days after fatal car accident

Syracuse's Jim Boeheim receives standing ovation days after fatal car accident

Boeheim was the driver in a fatal car accident Wednesday and was emotional ahead of the upcoming matchup with No. 1 Duke. Read more ...

Ole Miss basketball players kneel during national anthem amid...

Ole Miss basketball players kneel during national anthem amid pro-Confederate march

The gesture took place as a pro-Confederate rally swept through the Oxford campus. Read more ...

WGC-Mexico Championship: Dustin Johnson leads by 4 after 5-under 66

WGC-Mexico Championship: Dustin Johnson leads by 4 after 5-under 66

Both Johnson and Rory McIlroy, who sits in solo second, will have to fend off a crowd behind them, including the likes of Tiger Woods. Read more ...

The biggest underdog at UFC on ESPN+ 3 just pulled off an upset - and yeah...

The biggest underdog at UFC on ESPN+ 3 just pulled off an upset - and yeah, his nickname works too

Gallery Ismail Naurdiev def. Michel Prazeres at UFC on ESPN+ 3: Best photos The biggest betting favorite on the UFC on ESPN+ 3 fight card has been defeated - and it was “The... Read more ...

Blais scores shootout winner, Blues beat Bruins 2-1

Blais scores shootout winner, Blues beat Bruins 2-1

ST. LOUIS - Sammy Blais scored in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday. Read more ...

UFC Prague: What does Saturday's wins mean for Thiago Santos?

UFC Prague: What does Saturday's wins mean for Thiago Santos?

Examining the impact of the victories at UFC Prague for Thiago Santos and the rest of the main card competitors. Read more ...

Cowan has 19 points, No. 24 Maryland beats Ohio State 72-62

Cowan has 19 points, No. 24 Maryland beats Ohio State 72-62

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - In a second half defined by three pivotal runs, No. 24 Maryland forged the first and final foray to squeeze out a feel-good victory. Read more ...