All England Club officials plan to vastly expand the venue over five years, and Novak Djokovic aims for longevity that matches Roger Federer’s.
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Novak Djokovic came prepared to face the pro-Federer frenzy. He got the last word anyway: the victory.
The men’s doubles and singles finals took so long that the women’s doubles champions had to scramble to get to Wimbledon’s champions dinner on time.
Amid all-white outfits and green grass courts, the All England Club aspires to present “tennis in an English garden.”
Djokovic prevailed in the first fifth-set tiebreaker in a Wimbledon final to claim his 16th Grand Slam title.
With a chance to tie the record for Grand Slam titles, Williams was blown out by a fast-moving Halep in straight sets.
Halep captured her first championship at the All England Club, denying Williams her record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title.
Federer, 37, will face 32-year-old Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, in Sunday’s final.
The famed hawk keeps pigeons at bay so the courts and the players can remain … clean.
Roger Federer won, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, and will face Novak Djokovic in the final on Sunday.
The longtime rivals, who will meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played three times at the All England Club. Here’s how The Times covered those matches.
Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches.
“I definitely feel like I play better when I’m calm,” said Williams, who could win her 24th Grand Slam singles title on Saturday. “But it’s definitely an effort.”
Bautista did not expect to remain in the tournament this week, and his friends had to change some plans after he reached his first Grand Slam semifinal.
The dream team lost in the third round at Wimbledon, but Williams said, “I’m so happy that I got to experience it.”
It will be their first meeting at Wimbledon since the 2008 final, which is considered one of the greatest matches in tennis history.
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic find themselves on familiar ground in the men’s quarterfinals.
In a women’s singles tournament full of surprises, Strycova’s semifinal run may be the most stunning.
Williams reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the 12th time. Only one of the three other women left in singles has gone this far in the tournament before.
The women’s quarterfinals take center stage as Serena Williams finds herself in a familiar role: the favorite.