Saturday, July 11, 2015
Thirty-five years after Vitas Gerulaitis famously exclaimed that nobody beats him 17 times in a row, Maria Sharapova now knows how the flamboyant American felt.
On the tennis courts of a posh Islamabad country club, veteran coach Mahboob Khan drills his charges, but they aren't dreaming of the pristine lawns of Wimbledon.
Friday, July 10, 2015
Defending champion Novak Djokovic eased into the Wimbledon semifinals on Wednesday as Roger Federer and Andy Murray set-up a mouthwatering clash for a spot in the championship match.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus -- older, taller, stronger -- who usually beat Serena.
Temperamental Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios slammed swimming legend Dawn Fraser as a "blatant racist" Tuesday after she told him to "go back to where his parents came from" following his stormy Wimbledon exit.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived a barrage from big-hitting Kevin Anderson to reach his seventh successive Wimbledon quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Nine Grand Slam champions line-up on Wimbledon's manic Monday with places in the quarterfinals at stake and most interest centered on the latest chapter in the three-decade long Williams sisters story.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Petra Kvitova, the defending champion, crashed out of Wimbledon on Saturday while Roger Federer and Andy Murray both needed four sets to secure their passage into the second week.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and 2004 winner Maria Sharapova swept into the Wimbledon fourth round Friday as controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios bolstered his reputation as the next generation's brightest star.