Tennis

Six-time major winner Boris Becker has said that tennis must “wake up to the greatness” of Novak Djokovic following his 16th Grand Slam title win at Wimbledon on Sunday. World No.1 Djokovic, 32, defeated Swiss great Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) to win his fifth title at the All England
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LONDON — Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men’s doubles title, beating France’s Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin at Wimbledon on Saturday. Cabal and Farah won a tough, physical match 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-3 in a final that lasted just under
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LONDON — Serena Williams will seek to play more tournaments outside of Grand Slams to bolster her bid for major title No. 24 after losing the Wimbledon women’s final to Simona Halep on Saturday. Williams is one Grand Slam off equaling Margaret Court’s record of 24, but her latest bid at Wimbledon was ended by
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12:23 AM ET Manoj BhagavatulaESPN Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal in the 40th episode of their storied rivalry to book a place in the Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic, who beat Roberto Bautista Agut to make the final. In the women’s draw, Serena Williams and Simona Halep defeated Barbora Strycova and Elina Svitolina respectively to
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LONDON — Novak Djokovic watched his Wimbledon semifinal opponent’s shot hit the net tape, pop in the air and slide over for a winner that tied things at a set apiece. Centre Court spectators stood and cheered, perhaps thinking Roberto Bautista Agut was ready to keep this one tight, after all. Walking to his changeover
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11:23 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN LONDON — It’s been a memorable fortnight for Serena Williams at Wimbledon. Entering the tournament having played in just five events this year and struggling with injuries throughout the season, expectations were uncharacteristically low for the 23-time Grand Slam champion. However, thanks to some stellar play and an unexpected partnership
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11:52 PM ET Manoj BhagavatulaESPN Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the top-three seeds in the men’s draw, advanced to the semifinals at Wimbledon on Wednesday. In the women’s draw, Serena Williams, Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina were the only seeds to make the last four. Here are some of the notable statistics from
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