Wimbledon Championships

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark shakes her head to avoid the flying insects on court during the women's singles match against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia on the third day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 04, 2018 - 5:25 pm
LONDON (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki complained about the flying insects at Wimbledon, demanding that bug spray be brought to the court. She wondered aloud whether play should be halted because of a brief drizzle. And the No. 2-seeded Wozniacki was not exactly gracious in defeat after staving off five...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova during their women's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 04, 2018 - 4:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams' recent marriage has shined a spotlight on one of Wimbledon's many quirky traditions. Suddenly "Miss Williams" has become "Mrs. Williams" in the words of chair umpires — a small change that has led to bigger-picture questions about whether the All England Club is too...
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Kristina Mladenovic, of France, celebrates defeating Germany's Tatjana Maria during their women's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 04, 2018 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Kristina Mladenovic advanced to a Wimbledon third-round meeting with Serena Williams after defeating Tatjana Maria 6-2, 6-2. The 62nd-ranked Mladenovic was only slowed by a 30-minute rain delay as she cruised to victory without...
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Slovakia's Lukas Lacko serves to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 04, 2018 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer and Serena Williams are making it look easy at Wimbledon — again. Caroline Wozniacki is heading home early — again. Federer and Williams cruised into the third round with straight-sets victories on Wednesday, looking at home on the Centre Court where they have won 15...
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Serena Williams of the United States screams after winning a point against Bulgaria's Viktoriya Tomova during their women's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 04, 2018 - 12:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Serena Williams continued her Wimbledon return by moving into the third round with an emphatic 6-1, 6-4 win over Viktoriya Tomova. The seven-time champion lost just five of 32 points on her first serve as she took a little over an...
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Sam Querrey of the US returns a ball to Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine during their men's singles match on the third day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 04, 2018 - 11:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Gael Monfils overcame Paolo Lorenzi 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) to set up a third-round meeting with 2017 Wimbledon semifinalist Sam Querrey. After hitting just four winners in the opening set, the 44th-ranked Monfils improved to a...
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Venus Williams of the US sits in her chair after losing the first set to Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania during their women's singles match on the third day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 04, 2018 - 10:19 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams once again dropped the opening set, and once again dominated the rest of the way to win. The No. 9 seed, at 38 the oldest woman in the draw, came back to beat 141st-ranked qualifier...
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Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu returns the ball to Britain's Katie Swan during their women's singles match, on the third day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 04, 2018 - 8:10 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania has become the first player to book a place in the third round of Wimbledon. The 29th-seeded Buzarnescu beat Katie Swan of Britain 6-0, 6-3, clinching the match with a backhand winner on No. 3 Court...
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Madison Keys of the US arrives for the women's singles match against Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand on the third day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 04, 2018 - 6:53 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Play is underway on Day 3 at Wimbledon, with former finalist Milos Raonic of Canada among the early starters as the second round begins at the All England Club. The 13th-seeded Raonic was playing John Millman of Australia as he...
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Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia during their women's singles match on the second day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 03, 2018 - 5:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — These are not the sorts of matches Maria Sharapova is supposed to lose, letting lead after lead slip away Tuesday against a qualifier ranked 132nd — and in the first round of Wimbledon, no less. Then again, at this edition of The Championships, as they prefer to call the event around...
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