Wimbledon Championships

FILE - This June 24, 2010, file photo shows John Isner of the U.S. and France's Nicolas Mahut, right, posing for a photo next to the scoreboard following their record-breaking men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon. The All England Club said Friday Oct. 19, 2018, it will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers at Wimbledon next year when a match reaches 12-12. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)
October 19, 2018 - 6:50 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — On the day Wimbledon introduced final-set tiebreakers, the player behind the two longest ever matches at the All England Club needed yet another one to advance to the semifinals of the Stockholm Open. Big-serving John Isner won his second all-American matchup of the week in the...
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FILE - This June 24, 2010, file photo shows John Isner of the U.S. and France's Nicolas Mahut, right, posing for a photo next to the scoreboard following their record-breaking men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon. The All England Club said Friday Oct. 19, 2018, it will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers at Wimbledon next year when a match reaches 12-12. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)
October 19, 2018 - 8:05 am
LONDON (AP) — That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged. The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider. The grass-court Grand Slam tournament is the second...
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Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, reacts after winning a point against Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 07, 2018 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the U.S. Open final when Rafael Nadal retired after the second set with a right knee injury. Del Potro led 7-6 (3), 6-2 when the defending champion was forced to stop playing...
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Novak Djokovic, right, of Serbia, hits a backhand to John Millman, of Australia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 06, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo are rounding back into the form that helped them win the 2017 Wimbledon doubles title. The seventh-seeded tandem from Poland and Brazil beat Radu Albot and Malek Jaziri 7-6 (3),...
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Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after winning the third set against Alex de Minaur, of Australia, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 02, 2018 - 1:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:25 a.m. No. 7 seed Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, and 19-year-old Alex de Minaur are heading to a fifth set in their third-round match. Cilic dropped the opening two sets 6-4, 6-3, before tying the match...
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Maria Sharapova, of Russia, serves to Jelena Ostapenko, of Latvia, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 01, 2018 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Five-time major champion Maria Sharapova improved to 23-0 in U.S. Open night matches and returned to the fourth round by beating No. 10 seed Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2. The 22nd-seeded Sharapova got plenty of...
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Garbine Muguruza, of Spain, hits a return to Karolina Muchova, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
August 30, 2018 - 1:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:10 a.m. Two-time major champion Garbine Muguruza let a lead slip away and was stunned in the second round of the U.S. Open by 202nd-ranked Czech qualifier Karolina Muchova 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. The 12th-seeded Muguruza was...
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Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot to Ryan Harrison, of the United States, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
August 27, 2018 - 11:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Twitter is abuzz over an ad featuring Serena Williams. Ending with the tag line, "It's only crazy until you do it," the spot for her shoe and clothing sponsor shows video of Williams as a young girl,...
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August 22, 2018 - 10:01 am
Li Na could become the first player from Asia elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The two-time major champion from China is one of eight Grand Slam title winners who are candidates for the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2019, a list that includes Goran Ivanisevic,...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Adrian Mannarino, of France, in the second round at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 16, 2018 - 8:53 am
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him throughout his career. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach and a sluggish first set Wednesday, beating Adrian Mannarino 4-6...
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