Wimbledon

Serena returns to top 30 in world rankings

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Serena Williams returned to the world's top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up.

Anderson's tall story becomes epic tale

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 02:27 GMT

Kevin Anderson stands out at 6ft 8ins (2.02m) and on Sunday he'll stand even taller when he becomes the first South African man in 97 years to play in the Wimbledon final.

'I cried': Serena reveals she missed her baby's first steps

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Serena Williams is so focused on winning an eighth Wimbledon title that she missed baby daughter Olympia's first steps.

Serena back doing what she does best at Wimbledon

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Monday's outing was only her eighth match since giving birth and according to the WTA rankings, she is only the 181st best player in the world.

New-look Federer straight back in the old routine

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Federer, contesting his 20th consecutive Wimbledon, is bidding to become only the second player to win nine singles titles on the London lawns after Martina Navratilova.

No change in Wimbledon's scheduling policy despite calls for equality

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 07:00 GMT

On Monday, five-times Wimbledon champion and last year's runner-up Venus Williams was contesting her first-round match against Johanna Larsson on Court 2.

Murray won't rule out Wimbledon withdrawal

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 05:00 GMT

Andy Murray is fighting to be fit for Wimbledon, but the former champion admits he could still be forced to pull out.

Williams slams 'shocking' treatment over doping tests

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 - 12:08 GMT

Serena Williams demanded fair treatment from US doping chiefs after the former Wimbledon champion was shocked to be subjected to a series of tests in June.

Murray must overcome mental challenge after injury: Djokovic

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 10:30 GMT

"I think the biggest challenge will always be mental," Djokovic told British media.

Djokovic accepts Queen's Club wildcard ahead of Wimbledon

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 09:00 GMT

After being treated for neck pain during that match, the 12-times Grand Slam winner cast doubts on his Wimbledon participation following his Roland Garros exit.

Britain's Edmund "feeling good" at French Open

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 06:14 GMT

Edmund’s ball-striking was superior throughout, the 16th seed hitting 28 winners to De Minaur’s 15, but it was the 23-year-old's cool head that impressed.

French Open organisers launch assault on tardy diners

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Wimbledon, with its hordes of tennis fans arriving from the world over to camp out for days or even weeks to get hold of tickets, has not faced the same problem.

Former Olympic doubles champion Flach dies, aged 54

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 05:00 GMT

Tennis was mourning the death of former Wimbledon and Olympic doubles champion Ken Flach on Tuesday.

New British number one Edmund wants 'legitimate' Murray battle

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Kyle Edmund is proud to have become Britain's top ranked tennis player but the 23-year-old says he would have preferred to have beaten Andy Murray.

Nadal confirms participation in Queen's Club Championships

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 02:14 GMT

Rafa Nadal will return to this year's Queen's Club Championships in what will be the 10th anniversary of his memorable triumph.

Murray undergoes hip surgery, eyes Wimbledon return

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 - 08:33 GMT

Three-times grand slam champion Andy Murray underwent hip surgery on Monday but is optimistic about his chances of returning in time for Wimbledon

Federer, Nadal shine as rivals hobble into 2018

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Written off as dead men walking, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal defied time to sweep the Grand Slams in 2017 while the injury curse which dogged their rival.

Former Wimbledon champion Bartoli announces return to WTA Tour

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 03:42 GMT

Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli announced on Tuesday that she would return to professional tennis in 2018 after more than four years in retirement.

Federer wins Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 07:58 GMT

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer won Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for the fourth time in his career after a public vote.

Wimbledon champion Novotna dies after battle with cancer

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 12:21 GMT

Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a Wimbledon champion in 1998 and 16-time grand-slam winner in doubles and mixed doubles, has died at the age of 49.

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