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WIMBLEDON, England — The Grand Slam looked over for Rafael Nadal on Wednesday at Wimbledon, but he kept the hunt alive by fighting through an abdominal injury and coming back to beat the rising American star...
WIMBLEDON, England — The highlight on the Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios, whose confrontations with opponents and Wimbledon officials have made his matches can’t-miss theater for the past week, grew hotter Tuesday when news emerged that...

What’s the Most Curious and Fraught Job in Tennis?

Consider Halep’s quarterfinal match against Amanda Anisimova of america set for Wednesday. For greater than six years, Darren Cahill, the longtime coach and ESPN...

Close Friends Ons Jabeur, Tatjana Maria to Meet in Wimbledon Semifinal

WIMBLEDON, England — A working mother of two, Tatjana Maria had the kid care under control on Tuesday.As she and Charles-Edouard, her husband and...

Novak Djokovic Beats Jannik Sinner at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Novak Djokovic has pulled off some masterly escape acts on Centre Court.Roger Federer serving with two match points for the championship...

In Wimbledon’s Queue, Waiting Is a Pleasure, and the Point

WIMBLEDON, England — It was nearing 10 p.m., and Richard Hess, an 81-year-old American, was sitting inside his small tent and merrily preparing for...

The Nick Kyrgios Show, Also Referred to as Wimbledon, Gets One other Encore

WIMBLEDON, England — Going up against the tennis talents of Nick Kyrgios, the powerful Australian with hands as soft as a masseuse’s, is plenty...

Roger Federer’s Absence Leaves a Void at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — There he was, a surprise, perhaps the largest of this Wimbledon fortnight: Roger Federer within the flesh Sunday on Centre Court.As...

When Will Federer and the Williams Sisters Call It Quits? Possibly Never.

WIMBLEDON, England — Most tennis professionals are retired by their mid-30s. But last week, there was Serena Williams, at almost 41, grinding against a...

Sinner Beats Alcaraz in a Match Befitting Wimbledon’s Centre Court

“I believe what we showed today, it’s an important level of tennis, great attitude from each of us,” Sinner said. “There are still so...

Nick Kyrgios, a Dream and a Nightmare for Wimbledon, Is Winning

WIMBLEDON, England — All white is the dress code at Wimbledon, the oldest and most traditional of the 4 Grand Slam tennis tournaments. So...

Iga Swiatek Falls at Wimbledon, Ending a Long Win Streak

WIMBLEDON, England — Iga Swiatek, the world No. 1 and the highest seed at Wimbledon, did something she had not done in greater than...

Iga Swiatek, a World No. 1, Gets Comfortable Using Her Clout

WIMBLEDON, England — Iga Swiatek, cap still pulled low after her latest victory, was sitting in a players café perched high above the All...

Tennis Gets One other Fairy Tale in Tim van Rijthoven, Perhaps the Craziest One Yet.

WIMBLEDON, England — Tennis has had its share of come-out-of-nowhere stories lately. A qualifier named Emma Raducanu won the U.S. Open last September. The...

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