Wimbledon Championships

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning a point against Spain's Rafael Nadal during a men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 2:44 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 7:43 p.m. Roger Federer will play for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title in his 12 final at the All England Club after beating Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court. The 20-time Grand Slam singles champion will...
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Spectators cheer as Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning a point against Spain's Rafael Nadal during a men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 1:51 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Roger Federer is within one set of reaching a record-extending 12th Wimbledon final. Federer leads Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3 in the semifinals on Centre Court. In the third set, Federer broke Nadal for the first...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal throws a towel during a men's singles semifinal match against Switzerland's Roger Federer on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (Andrew Couldridge /Pool Photo via AP)
July 12, 2019 - 1:12 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Rafael Nadal won the second set of his Wimbledon semifinal against Roger Federer 6-1 to level the set score at 1-1. Nadal saved two break points at 1-1 in the second set before breaking Federer twice in a row and serving...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Spain's Rafael Nadal during a men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 12:36 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Roger Federer has won the first set 7-6 (3) in his Wimbledon semifinal against Rafael Nadal. Nadal led 3-2 in the tiebreaker before Federer won five straight points, clinching the set with a forehand winner. Nadal saved...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in a Men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 12, 2019 - 11:24 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — 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...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut during a men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 11:01 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 4 p.m. Novak Djokovic has reached the Wimbledon final for the sixth time. The defending champion came through a tough match against Roberto Bautista Agut on Centre Court 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Djokovic is a four-time champion at the...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 7:26 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — There are, of course, many reasons why Serena Williams has been as successful as she's been, for as long as she's been. The serve. The returns. The groundstrokes. The court coverage. And more. A little insight into one aspect of the way she approaches matches arrived via...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning a men's quarterfinal match against United States' Sam Querrey on day nine of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 11, 2019 - 2:04 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Eleven years later, it's time for the next installment of the Roger vs. Rafa rivalry at Wimbledon. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face each other in the men's semifinals, their first meeting at the All England Club since...
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United States' Serena Williams reacts as she plays Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)
July 11, 2019 - 1:17 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hours before her Wimbledon semifinal, Serena Williams spent some time deep in thought and arrived at a couple of conclusions. For one thing, she shouldn't focus too much on trying to raise her Grand Slam title total to 24, a number achieved by just one other player in...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 11, 2019 - 11:19 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams made it look easy in the Wimbledon semifinals. What she really cares about, of course, is what comes next. That's why she puts in all the work. Why she keeps at it with everything she's already won, everything she's already accomplished. Williams is once...
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