Women's tennis

Spain's Rafael Nadal arrives for a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The chief executive of the All England Club says the formula used to seed players at Wimbledon is not contentious. Rafael Nadal, who is ranked second in world but was seeded third for the grass-court major, complained...
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Britain's Paul Jubb smiles as he arrives for a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 30, 2019 - 3:06 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Paul Jubb chatted with Andy Murray. He ate in the vicinity of childhood idol Rafael Nadal. So Jubb's first Wimbledon already has been quite a memorable experience for the 19-year-old Englishman who won an NCAA singles championship for South Carolina. "I was like, 'That's...
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United States' Serena Williams smiles during a press conference ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, June 29, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships start on Monday, July 1 and run until Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Florian Eisele/Pool Photo via AP)
June 29, 2019 - 3:27 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It's hard to know exactly what Serena Williams will be able to do over the next two weeks at the All England Club. On the one hand, due at least in part to an injured left knee, Williams is short on matches and training time this season, factors she cited after her third-...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a ball during a training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, June 27, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019 will be held in London from 1 July to 14 July. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 9:14 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Within the first minute of the Wimbledon draw ceremony Friday there arrived a bit of information many were wondering about: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were indeed set up for a potential semifinal meeting, with Novak Djokovic possibly awaiting that showdown's winner in...
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Angelique Kerber of Germany, right, shakes hands with Simona Halep of Romania, after defeating her at the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley International tennis tournament, at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Kerber won 6-4, 6-3. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 3:37 pm
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following...
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Alize Cornet of France in action during the singles match against Ons Jabeur of Tunisia during day five of the Eastbourne Open tennis tournament at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, England, Thursday June 27, 2019. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 2:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Fed Cup is following the Davis Cup with a new tournament format. Starting next year, the women's tennis event will be a six-day final tournament in April with 12 teams playing for an $18 million prize on clay courts in Budapest, Hungary, the International Tennis Federation said...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a ball during training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019 will be held in London from July 1 to July 14. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 1:35 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A glance at Wimbledon, the year's third Grand Slam tennis tournament: SURFACE Grass courts SITE All England Club SCHEDULE The 13-day tournament begins Monday. The women's singles final is Saturday, July 13; the men's singles final is Sunday, July 14. There are no night...
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FILE - In this July 16, 2017, file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates with the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic in the men's singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. As the start of play at the All England Club approaches, nothing captures the completely disparate states of men's and women's tennis at the moment than these two recent trends: The Big 3 of Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have combined to win the past 10 Grand Slam tournaments, while nine women have collected major trophies in that span, including a half-dozen first-time champions. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
June 27, 2019 - 1:25 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — As the start of Wimbledon approaches, two recent trends capture the completely disparate states of men's and women's tennis at the moment. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have combined to win the past 10 Grand Slam tournaments, while nine women collected...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Ben Sidgwick wrings out his mop on Center Court at the All England Club at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. Wimbledon was first played in 1877 and is the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
June 26, 2019 - 10:39 am
How well do you know Wimbledon, where play begins Monday? Give this quiz a try: ___ 1st Round: How many women won at least one of the first 18 WTA tournaments this season? a.) 8 b.) 12 c.) 16 d.) 18 ___ 2nd Round: Tiebreakers will be played at the All England Club in the third sets of women's...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2019, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal grimaces after scoring against Switzerland's Roger Federer during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings and creating a debate about whether the All England Club’s seeding system should be changed. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
June 26, 2019 - 9:14 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings and creating a debate about whether the All England Club's seeding system should be changed. Top-ranked Novak Djokovic, the...
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